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11.20.2019 - Alex Goff

USA and former Wisconsin-Whitewater All American Ben Landry will play for the Barbarians Thursday in a clash with Brazil in Sao Paulo.

11.20.2019 - GRR Staff

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (USA Rugby release) — USA Rugby Boys HS All American Head Coach Brendan Keane has named 51 players to assemble for the North American Four (NA4), taking place December 28 and 31 as part of Winter Camp 2019. 

11.18.2019 - Alex Goff

Officially the Sevens World Series 2019-20 season has started with the USA women's team's thrilling victory in Glendale, but with a two-month break between that tournament and Dubai, really it feels like it all starts in earnest in a few weeks.

11.13.2019 - Alex Goff

Registration for the Los Angeles Invitational tournament is open.

The LAI is the satellite tournament to the LA SEVENS HSBC Sevens World Series event Feb 29-March 1 2019.

Games will be Friday, Feb. 28 all day, and then the early part of the day on Saturday, Feb. 29. 

11.12.2019 - GRR Staff

(World Rugby Announcement)—World Rugby has announced that Spain will host the 13th edition of the World Rugby U20 Trophy in September 2020.

The age-grade competition will be organised in the Valencia region at the Campo de El Pantano, a rugby stadium located in Villajoyosa, from 14-27 September.

11.04.2019 - Alex Goff

Change can be a worrying thing and with the USA stop on the Men's Sevens World Series moving to Los Angeles, we thought we'd give readers a chance to voice their concerns or questions about the shift.

11.04.2019 - GRR Staff

CHULA VISTA, CA. - USA Women’s National Team XVs Head Coach Rob Cain has named 27 players with two traveling reserves for a two match test series against rival Canada on November 20 and November 24 in Chula Vista, Calif.

10.31.2019 - GRR Staff

World Rugby has announced the shortlists for the prestigious Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year awards for 2019, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at The Prince Park Tower in Tokyo, Japan, on 3 November.

10.31.2019 - GRR Contributor

As we head into the championship game of the most beautiful sport on the planet, I’ve been reflecting on my buddy’s journey to get to where he is now.

10.30.2019 - Alex Goff

Yes, we're back. RuggaMatrix America is back on the job after a hiatus. Bruce McLane is off his hospital bed and Alex Goff is on the job.

The guys look at the 2019 Rugby World Cup effort by the USA, and some other stuff too.

Listen here>>

10.28.2019 - GRR Contributor

From World Rugby—South Africa will host Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 after the World Rugby Council awarded the hosting rights for the premier tournament to South Africa at its Interim Meeting in Tokyo today.

10.24.2019 - Alex Goff

Mike Friday has a tough job to do right now. 

The USA Men's 7s Head Coach is looking down the short runway through the 2019-2020 World Series season that ends with the 2020 Olympics. If Friday wants his team on the podium—a place they are certainly capable of landing—it has to be firing on all cylinders, and it has to be healthy.