EMMITSBURG, Md. - The USA Rugby Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS U16s opened their first-ever international series with a 71-0 shutout of Rugby Québec Friday on the campus of Mount Saint Mary's.
LAFAYETTE, Colo. - ATAVUS and USA Rugby have announced three Girls HS All American teams to play 15s against Canadian opposition.
The program is splitting the teams along age (two U18s and one U16s) and geographic lines (West and East) with 80 athletes participating.
BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby has announced an age-grade pool of 38 women players that were identified at the winter National All-Star Competition in Lakeland, Fla., as well as the various 2015 tours. The age-grade coaches have identified the players they believe have a strong chance to become Eagles and play in World Cups and Olympics.
BOULDER, Colo. (USA Rugby Release) – Building on a highly successful first year in 2015, USA Rugby’s Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS has expanded its schedule in 2016 to continue to grow the pool at the girls under-18 level, better prepare athletes for elite competition, and help accelerate these athletes’ trajectory through the age-grade pathway.
Tomorrow the Girls High School All Americans (GHSAAs), powered by ATAVUS, will look for their second win against the British Columbia U18s. Yesterday, the GHSAAs defeated their Canadian host 58-0 in the program's first-ever 15s game. Sunday's match kicks off at 8:45 a.m. but will not be streamed.
An element of surprise tints many of Renee Gonzalez's rugby experiences, but the now-senior was expecting to attend her second Stars & Stripes camp as a veteran. That was, of course, until the Stars staff asked the 17-year-old fullback to have a go at flanker. The forwards. Scrums.