The Danny Giannascoli journey to being drafted by Major League Rugby’s Utah Warriors is in many ways a classic rugby journey in which good coaches and sometimes daring decisions all have a hand.
Late last month National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) CEO Steve Cohen wrote to World Rugby seeking clarification on World Rugby regulations that might affect NCR’s relationship with USA Rugby—the reply was not necessarily as clear as either NCR or USA Rugby probably wanted.
National Collegiate Rugby has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Go4Ellis, a national, on-demand platform for hiring per diem Athletic Trainers.
Go4Ellis is a Preferred Provider of the NATA (National Athletic Trainers’ Association). Their website is https://go4ellis.com/.
Saint Mary's prop Payton Telea Ilalio has received his 2019-2020 Scholz Award trophy.
Telea Ilalio was named the Rugby Sorensen Award Winner as the top men's college player in the country. He would normally have received his trophy at the annual awards dinner in Seattle, Wash. But with the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, the dinner was canceled.
High School and College Rugby have some steps to take as USA Rugby fixes itself.
Youth & HS took a major step earlier this month, while some college conferences are still playing a waiting game.