International Rugby News
In 1974, a small group of men playing rugby for the Blackthorn Rugby Football Club made a decision to break away and start a rugby club in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. In the beginning, it was a team of men playing rugby and forming friendships.
Rugby tours find their genesis in many ways, from a coach harkening back to the good old days when touring was often the purpose of the game, to a desire to find challenging competition; what happens when the coach just falls in love with a country?
The eight newest members of the United States Rugby Hall of Fame will be honored at the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner to be held at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO on Friday, July 26, the night before the test match between the United States and Canada.
The U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Class of 2019:
LAS VEGAS, NV. - The USA Men’s Falcons have named their 13-player roster for the Las Vegas Invitational taking place this week Feb 28 - Mar 2 alongside the senior HSBC USA Sevens tournament.
CHULA VISTA, CA. - 38 athletes have been named to the new Women's Eagles (15s) 2019 Performance Squad, USA Rugby announced today.
The USA will play Argentina XV live on FloRugby this weekend (click here to watch or subscribe), and at the center of this group is indication that the USA pathway is working.
Gary Gold and his Men's Eagles team practiced in Fort Lauderdale, FL before journeying to South America for the Americas Rugby Championship tournament. On Saturday, Jan 26, Head Coach Gary Gold, Team Manager Chris Hanson, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Huw Bevan, flyhalf A.J.
Since the inception of World Rugby’s ambitious plan, Accelerating the Global Development of Women in Rugby 2017-2025, which aims to strengthen and support the growth of the women’s game and promote parity, important advances have been made both on and off the field in year one of implementation.
CHULA VISTA, CA. - USA Rugby has announced the names of 24 athletes who will train full-time as part of the Women's Eagles Sevens Residency Program at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Players will be available for selection for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 and PanAm Games 2019 with the potential to also compete in developmental Falcons tours.
The Boys HS All American/U18 winter camp finished off with a win and a tie over Canadian opposition to finish off the camp games with a 3-0-1 record.
USA Blue took on Canada White and dominated, winning 33-0.
The USA and Canada boys U18 teams will face off in two clashes today, December 28.
To start off the holiday tour, Canada White will take on USA Red with kick off at 1:00pm PT/ 4:00pm ET on December 28th before Canada Red faces off against USA Blue at 3:00pm PT/ 6:00pm ET.
The teams also play December 31