Todd Clever has announced that he will be retiring from international rugby following the June 24 and July 1 Rugby World Cup Qualifiers against Canada.
The USA did what was required in Santiago, dispelling the demons of a 2002 loss to Chile and defeating the Condors 57 to 9 Saturday in Americas Rugby Championship Round 4.
The USA improves to 4-0 in the ARC, matching Argentina XV and setting up a winner-take-all clash in Comodoro Rivadavia next week.
USA Men's 15s Head Coach John Mitchell has named his squad for Saturday's clash with Canada in the Americas Rugby Championship.
Canada Names Lineup to Face USA
ARC 2017 Standings
The USA Men's National 15s team will kick off Saturday afternoon against Uruguay in San Antonio with history on their side.
USA Men's 15s Head Coach John Mitchell has named his list of players for the Americas Rugby Championship (ARC).
The Eagles will play in five games:
Uruguay - Saturday, Feb. 4 at Toyota Field, San Antonio, Texas
Brazil - Saturday, Feb. 11 at Dell Diamond, Round Rock Texas (Austin area)
BUCHAREST, Romania - USA Men's National Team Head Coach John Mitchell has named his lineup to face Romania Saturday at Stadionul Arcul de Triumf in Bucharest, bringing Todd Clever back as captain, and awarding new 15s caps to four players.
Before a packed Toyota Park in Chicago Friday night, the Maori All Blacks defeated the USA Men’s National Team 54-7.
Why did John Mitchell pick the players he picked? We tell you, and tell you what those guys bring to the table for Friday night's clash with the Maori All Blacks.
(All photos by David Barpal except the photos of Civetta and Campbell.)
On a very hot evening in Sacramento, the USA shut out Russia 25-0 in a game that showed some tenacity, but not always precision.
The USA and Russia both struggled to make their chances pay off with a try, but finally the Eagles got on late through Mike Te'o.
USA captain Todd Clever will set a new record for most caps by a USA player Saturday when he leads the Eagles out against Russia.
Ths start will ensure Clever of his 68th cap, bypassing Mike MacDonald's old record of 67.
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (Edited from USA Rugby Release) - USA Head Coach John Mitchell has named his squad to face Italy Saturday in San Jose, Calif.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (USA Rugby Release) – The Men's Eagles squad for the final match of the inaugural Americas Rugby Championship has been selected, with several players coming back into the team for Saturday's match against Uruguay.