GRR: Eagle Men
Fourth place for the USA Men's 7s team in Dubai provided a little look at what a difference some of the more experienced players make.
While everyone who came back from injury is a good player, the one who probably had the greatest influence was Joe Schroeder. Winning restarts and winning the aereal battle suddenly became a lot easier with the former Royal Irish star.
The USA Men's 7s team goes to Dubai this week with a number of injured players back in the lineup.
Captain Kevon Williams returns, as does prop Joe Schroeder, and Stephen Tomasin.
Op-Ed Column By Josh Williams and Jacob Campbell; edited by Ashley Sullivan—This is the second of two contributions on how to improve USA Rugby, to not only ensure we qualify for the next Rugby World Cup in 2027 but that we develop a culture and process for continuous improvement and better outcomes on and off the pitch.
Op-Ed Column By Josh Williams with additional contributions by Jacob Campbell, and edited by Ashley Sullivan—The morning of Friday, November 18 hurt! I drove into the office late after spending the prior few hours yelling “STOP KICKING” at the TV.
An Opinion Column by Alex Goff—This is actually more of a preview; I will have more to say on the USA's failure to qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023 in a bit.
I didn't want to be rash, but I have to put a few thoughts on (virtual) paper.