Philadelphia, PA, February 20, 2018 (Maccabi USA Rugby Release) – David Rudzinsky, Maccabi USA Rugby Chairman, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Harrison as Head Coach for the Boys’ Rugby team at the 2018 International Maccabi Youth Games.
Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish High School Rugby Players (born 2002-2004) to represent the United States in 7’s at the inaugural Maccabi Youth Games in Israel, July 22-August 1, 2018. To learn more about the sports offered and to access an application, please visit www.maccabiusa.com.
The journey to Maccabiah Games gold for the USA was a long one.
The USA has won the Gold Medal at the Men's 15s rugby event at the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Tel Aviv, Israel.
The Maccabiah Games are the Jewish Olympics, a multi-national, multi-sport sporting festival that attracts world-class athletes. The rugby competition is a hotly-contested event every four years, and the USA won their first 15s gold medal since 1997.
The USA Maccabia team is into the semifinals of the Maccabiah Games Men's 15s rugby tournament after sweeping their two pool games.
The inaugural class of the Maccabi USA Rugby Hall of Fame will be inducted Friday, March 3, 2017 in Las Vegas alongside the USA 7s World Series tournament.
The inductees are Jeff Ebner (z”l), Craig Levine, Jeff Simon, and Jordan Weinstein.
Chase Schor Haskin was intending to be the starting point for a new Maccabiah USA U18 rugby team to play in the Maccabiah Games, but then a funny thing happened - the senior team figured out how good he is.
Philadelphia, Pa. – The Maccabi USA Open Men’s Rugby squad assembled in Aspen, Colorado this past week to accomplish some specific goals in preparation for their goal of winning two Gold medals at the 20th World Maccabiah Games in Israel.
The World Maccabiah Games Organizing Committee will be entering a Boys Junior team at the 20th World Maccabiah Games in July, 2017.
Philadelphia, Pa. – From December 28, 2015 to January 4, 2016, Maccabi USA’s Open Men’s Rugby team participated at the 13th Pan American Maccabi Games in Santiago, Chile, winning a gold medal in Rugby 7s, their 3rd in international Maccabi competitions – as well as a silver medal in 15s Rugby.
The USA Maccabi rugby team is trying to get to the Maccabi Pan-Am Games, and needs your help.
The Maccabi Games is an Olympic-style, multi-sport event held for Jewish athletes from around the world. The Pan-Am Maccabi Games welcomes teams from North and South America, and will have rugby as part of its slate of events.