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10.05.2018 - GRR Staff

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Rugby athlete Alex Cleary (Ferndale, Washington) was selected as Team USA's flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, which runs from Oct. 6-18 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the United States Olympic Committee announced today.

03.09.2017 - Alex Goff

Week two in Rugby Washington and Budd Bay hosts Eastside while Chuckanut and Liberty are on the road.

07.16.2016 - Alex Goff

The Eagle Impact Rugby Academy U17s completed a two-game sweep of the British Columbia U17s with a 38-7 defeat of their hosts Saturday at the campus of the University of British Columbia.

EIRA U17s beat BC U17s 58-17 on Wednesday in a game that was impressive in terms of their ball movement, but also featured a couple of BC scores the tourists would have liked back. 

07.15.2016 - Alex Goff

After the Eagle Impact Rugby Academy U17s hammered the British Columbia U17s 58-17 Wednesday and look for a repeat performance at the campus UBC on Saturday.

Or maybe better than a repeat. Players and coaches quickly pointed to things they’d like to do better.

05.15.2016 - Alex Goff

The Rainier Highlanders and Liberty Patriots will face off for the Rugby Washington DI final after both somehow survived tense semifinals this weekend.

03.27.2016 - Alex Goff

It’s a tight but somewhat surprising race for the top in Rugby Washington after the third week of games.

03.21.2016 - Alex Goff

We're just two weeks into the Rugby Washington Boys DI league, and already we've got some interesting developments.

The first development is that recently-promoted Rainier Highlanders, who won the D2 competition last year, now sit 2-0 after beating Kent 40-19.

03.15.2016 - Alex Goff

Liberty opened the Rugby Washington HS season with a 15-10 defeat of Budd Bay at Budd Bay.

For Liberty, it was a gratifying win, albeit one that came about eight months too late.

Liberty was 10-2 in Rugby Washington league and playoff competition, but those two losses - one in the regular season and one in the state final - came against Budd Bay.

08.04.2015 - Alex Goff

The Chuckanut U15 boys team not only won the Washington State Games U15 Rugby 7s championship on Sunday, they clinched early and dominated the competition.

Chuckanut had the gold medal wrapped up well in advance of the final game, and coach Darin Hamm said that’s because of team unity.

“We’ve got some experienced kids who go to the same school and decided to stick together

09.30.2014 - Alex Goff

Longtime USA prop Shawn Pittman has announced his retirement from the game of rugby effective immediately.

At just 26 years of age, Pittman has represented the United States on the international rugby stage for the better part of nine years, including the AIG Men’s Junior All-Americans in the 2007 and 2008 IRB Junior World Championships.

06.17.2014 - GRR Staff
USA prop Shawn Pittman is returning to the high school program that got him started in rugby to run a camp this summer. Pittman first began playing rugby for the Chuckanut Bay club in northern Washington state, starring as a No. 8 and earning the nickname “Grizzly” for his wild hair and beard.
05.26.2014 - Alex Goff
Forty players enter camp for the USA Men's National team, and as usual this team comes from a variety of sources. There are crossovers who came to rugby from football (Miles Craigwell), and basketball (Hayden Smith); there are players who learned the game overseas and moved to the USA (Luke Hume), and players who learned the game overseas but through USA parentage (Tom C