GRR: Mike Tolkin
Whether USA Head Coach Mike Tolkin chooses John Quill or Andrew Durutalo at openside flanker, it does appear that he has chosen a ball-hawk type #7 for the Eagles.
Mike Tolkin’s changes in the USA lineup for Friday night’s clash with Japan in Sacramento is a reflection mostly of his desire to test players, but that doesn’t mean winning isn’t important.
The most famous American rugby player just got dismissed from the US national team, and it’s OK to feel conflicted about it.
The USA Men's National Team has announced that Todd Clever has been dropped from the team, effective immediately.
The announcement posted today on USARugby.org cited "multiple squad conduct violations."
Also in the announcement, USA Head Coach Mike Tolkin said, "clearly, this is not a pleasant or desirable circumstance for either party."
USA 15s MNT Coach Mike Tolkin may have thrown fans a couple of curveballs in his selections, but we should have been sitting on the curve all along.