GRR: USA U20s
Goff Rugby Report Editor Alex Goff sat down with USA Rugby Men’s High Performance Pathways Manager Brendan Keane and USA Rugby General Manager of Performance Pathways JD Stephenson to discuss the new NDP pathway plan.
The USA Men’s Under 20 team may or may not take the field this year—everything is up in the air—but the players selected still deserve recognition in what is becoming an increasingly competitive team to make.
Arizona State standout No. 8 Carson Shoemaker isn’t taking the honor lightly.
USA Men's U20 Head Coach Scott Bracken has named 33 players to the 2020 team, with Saint Mary’s freshman Miles McCormick as captain.
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The group is comprised of US collegiate and high school players, with some players from overseas included.
USA Rugby has today announced new naming standards for its men’s and women’s age-grade programs, with the All Americans monikers not used anymore for teams competing on the field.
High School and Collegiate All-American terms will now only be used for honors lists.
Naming schemes are as follows and will be consistent across men’s and women’s programs:
The USA Men’s Under-20s finally has a real series of games to play, and is also getting a helping hand from an unlikely source.
The U20s will join five other national U20s teams in a tournament in Montevideo, Uruguay. This U20 Americas Rugby Championship is supposed to be an annual event that gives all of these countries a chance to expose young talent to international play.