Final pool standings, final placement games, and all the scores and stat leaders in the 2015 Pacific Nations Cup.
Goff Rugby Report accumulated stats for the four USA games during the Pacific Nations Cup, and here's the report on how the team, and the players, fared.
USA prop Eric Fry spoke with Goff Rugby Report Editor after the Eagles' dramatic 15-12 victory over Canada.
The USA team, said Fry, just needed to keep to the plan, where they showed good continuity with the ball, and tested the Canadian defense. And while that work didn't produce tries, it did produce scoring opportunities, and AJ MacGinty made the penalties pay.
The USA defeated Canada 15-13 in a wild finish at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, BC Monday to take 5th in the Pacific Nations Cup.
The Eagles did not score a try, and while the Eagles led most of the game, they were behind from the 71st minute until just before the end.
USA Head Coach Mike Tolkin has named his lineup to face Canada Monday in the final day of competition in the Pacific Nations Cup.
After losing to Samoa, beating Japan, and losing to Tonga, the USA was ranked #5 among the six teams and will play off with 0-3 Canada for 5th.
Tonga defeated the USA 33-19 Wednesday at BMO Field in Toronto to move to 2-1 in the Pacific Nations Cup action.
Well there’s no rest for the weary.
Several USA players get the day off tomorrow as Eagle Head Coach Mike Tolkin has shifted some players around for tomorrow’s Pacific Nations Cup clash with Tonga. The entire backline is changed from the previous game.
And there’s plenty to live up to, as the Eagles came away with a 23-18 victory after pushing Samoa in a 21-16 loss.
TORONTO (USA Rugby) – Former Traverse Bay U19 standout Phil Thiel will captain the USA against Tonga Wednesday in the final pool match of the 2015 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup.
Here are video highlights of the Pacific Nations Cup match between USA and Japan from July 24, 2015.
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Here are the latest Pacific Nations Cup standings with one more round to go.
July 29 in Toronto USA takes on Tonga, Fiji plays Japan, and Samoa plays Canada.
The USA Men's 15s National Team held on in a thrilling and weird game to beat Japan 23-18 in the Pacific Nations Cup.