The USA national team programs can never have enough props, and one who seems set to be a big part of American rugby's front row is David Ainuu.
Among the performances of note last month was a special second half from an unexpected quarter for AIC.
Long known (and rightly so) for an excellent backline, American International also features a pretty solid forward pack. Central to that was all-conference lock Corey Momsen, a big, powerful tight-five forward who made key defensive players, won rucks, and worked the lineout.
Eagle Impact Rugby Academy hosted a skills clinic this past weekend with a special visit from EIRA Head Man Salty Thompson.
The players worked on skills and decision-making in the chilly air of Pelham, NY.
What elite-level HS Boys 7s teams are playing in the New York 7s this weekend?
Here's a look at three of the top US-based teams, Eagle Impact Rugby Academy NY, Play Rugby Academy CODP, Northeast Academy - Boston, and Rugby Pa.
The New York 7s kicks off this weekend with 12 divisions of competition.
Once a go-to event on the club 7s calendar, the NY 7s is still that, but has seen the number of HS teams increase dramatically.
This year sees a HS Boys Premier and a HS Boys Open, as well as a HS Girls Premier and HS Girls Open.
Our Eagle Impact Rugby Academy player spotlight this week is Jake Feury, longtime back for Middlebury College.
The Rugby Bowl Series schedule has been set, with 12 college rugby teams facing off this coming weekend at Iona College.
The Eagle Impact Rugby Academies are either underway or about to start their sessions.
We discuss who is ready to go here - EIRA Sessions Starting Around the Country, but here's some additional info on a few of the locations.
Eagle Impact Rugby Academies sessions are underway.
Bowling Green hooker Phil Bryant is our Player Spotlight this week after he helped spark a 47-14 win over Western Michigan.
The Eagle Impact Rugby Academy program has confirmed a series of competitive assemblies for 2017.
While EIRA exists as academies around the country helping committed players elevate their skills, more and more we are seeing EIRA teams compete in 7s tournaments and on 15s tours. This coming year, we'll see that happen again.