The City of Glendale is moving ahead with its plan to run an academy for crossover athletes who want to learn rugby and become professional and international rugby players, and they're filming it.
In a move almost overwhelming in its logic, USA Rugby and the City of Glendale have announced a new partnership with the National Governing Body moving its headquarters to Glendale and establishing Infinity Park as the official National Training Center for the Men’s and Women’s Eagles XVs.
GLENDALE, Colo. – American rugby is entering a new stage of professional athletics and increasing ability to compete on the international stage. With a new professional league set to launch in 2018, the need to develop young rugby players into high-performance athletes is greater than ever.
The Denver 7s team won the Serevi RugbyTown 7s this past weekend, just getting by the Ramblin' Jesters in the semis and Glendale in the final.
Rocky Mountain Rugby has started a new U20 initiative, becoming the pilot program for USA Rugby.
The idea is to provide competitive options for players 18-20 - perhaps players who are not in college or not in a college that has a rugby team.