Well we learned something from Nanjing, and the main lesson is, you can’t half-way the Olympics.
Now, I’m not saying that the coaches phoned it in or the players didn’t care, or anything like that. What I am saying is, it’s not that easy to just get a bunch of young players together, most of whom can count the number of 7s tournaments they’ve played on one hand, and win a medal.
Tackling in football is changing in large part as a response to the long-overdue increase in concern about concussions, and as those changes filter through the game, American football’s pa
Every summer is a bigger and better summer for high school 7s.
And while, contrary to what some might think, I don’t believe 7s should replace 15s in the hearts and minds of all rugby players, I do think that 7s is enormously important for young American athletes learning the game.
As Goff Rugby Report reported on July 18 that they would, the US Military Academy made men’s and women’s rugby varsity Friday, marking a dramatic turnaround for the men’s program.
Inside the 22 is a column by Goff Rugby Report editor Alex Goff, which attempts to make a point in 22 words or fewer. All the photos surrounding this column were taken by Ian Muir and are form the USA's 23-17 loss to Ireland in the opening match of the Women's Rugby World Cup (click on smaller images to enlarge).