GRR: JD Stephenson
Obscured within all the other rugby news this summer was the small fact that the USA U20s, after being thoroughly beaten by Canada in their opening clash June 13, won their second game.
The victory was somewhat pyrrhic as Canada easily won the two-game series (1st score was 46-12, second 25-27, leaving the aggregate scoreline 71-39).
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In this latest installment of the RuggaMatrix America podcast, Bruce and Alex talk about Bruce's new plan for a huge college conference, and why it matters. Also - Alex checks in with All American coaches Gavin Hickie (College) and JD Stephenson (U20s) as they talk about player expectations.
With the USA U20 winter camp done, and with three games against the Men’s Collegiate All Americans in the books, it’s time to look ahead to the next job, which is a two-game qualification series with the Canada in June.
The USA U19s exacted revenge for their December 30 loss to Canada's U19s with a 27-19 victory Monday at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.