International Rugby News
The USA High School Americans came back from a 40-24 deficit to beat the Canadian U18s 46-43 in dramatic fashion Sunday night on Vancouver Island.
The Americans had won two practice games by 24-7 and 27-7. This game was a little different as Canada blw apart what had been a very tight game (21-19 at halftime) to lead by more than two converted tries with 13 minutes to go.
Two USA HS All American sevens teams took on two Rugby Canada U18 sevens teams in a Can-Am series this week, culminating in the final games on Saturday, July 13.
Played as part of the Great North 7s in Ontario, this tournament was designed to expose almost 50 high school players to top-level competition.
The Boys HS All Americans are cooling off in the chilly waters around Vancouver Island—think the world’s most Orca-dense ice bath—after two solid outings in the team’s assembly in Canada.
Two USA HS All American sevens squads are getting ready to face off against two Canadian teams over the next two days in a Can-Am Series.
It will be Canada White vs USA Stars, and Canada Red vs USA Stripes and then on Friday the Stars will play the Stripes before playing the Canadian opponent they haven't met yet.
The top two teams will then meet in the final.
SHAWNIGAN LAKE, B.C. - USA Men’s U20s head coach Scott Bracken has named his match-day roster for the finale of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifiers against Canada tomorrow, KO 8 PM ET, LIVE on facebook.com/RugbyCanada. Canada head coach Jeff Williams has also named his lineup.
VANCOUVER, B.C. - Boys High School All-Americans (U18) Director Brendan Keane has named his full squad for the North American Summer Series taking place July 7-14 at Brentwood College.
SHAWNIGAN LAKE, B.C. - Head Coach Scott Bracken has named his match-day roster for the USA Men’s U20s’ first match of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifier Series against rival-Canada tonight.
Head Coach Ricardo Ramirez has selected 36 Women’s U20s for an upcoming preparation camp, June 2-6, hosted in partnership with NSCRO at Neumann University in Aston, PA.
LOUGHBOROUGH, ENG. - The USA Women’s Under-20s will face Canada and England in the U20 Women’s Tri Nations Cup hosted in LoughboroughUniversity from July 20-28. Canada hosted the tournament last year where England won the title and the Canadians were runners-up.
GREELY, CO. - USA Rugby will host Women’s All-Star Week, a two-part competition taking place August 1st and 3rd at the University of Colorado in Greeley, featuring teams from the Women’s Premier League (East and West), Division I and Division II All-Stars, as well as the Collegiate All-Americans.
World Rugby has today launched a new ‘Women in Rugby’ brand identity and landmark global campaign ‘Try and Stop Us’ aimed at driving increased participation and engagement among fans, audiences, players and investors in the women’s game.