International Rugby News
Japan and USA have maintained their unbeaten starts to the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2019 to set up a title decider in their final match in Suva next weekend.
GREELEY, CO. - Women’s Collegiate All-American XVs Head Coach Katie Dowty has named her match day roster to face the WPL East All Stars tomorrow, KO 5 PM MT, at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.
Old Glory DC signing Jack Iscaro will be going to Scotland as he has signed a training contract with the Glasgow Warriors.
Iscaro, who was a High School All American while at Gonzaga HS before attending Cal and being a standout for the Bears.
GLENDALE, CO. - Men’s Collegiate All-American XVs Head Coach James Willocks has named his match day roster to face All-Canadian University XVs in the conclusion for Selection Camp 2019 this Saturday, KO 3 PM MT, in Glendale, CO.
The Pan-Am Games rugby competition kicks off Friday in Lima, Peru with both the women's and men's events logging one pool game on the first day.
The schedule is as follows:
Game times are local time (same as Central Time)
9:50AM: Colombia vs Argentina Women
10:15AM: USA vs Trinidad & Tobago Women
10:40AM: Brazil vs Peru Women
Mexico defeated USA Rugby South 30-20 to win the Rugby Americas North Men's U19 Championship in Barbados.
The game was as tight and dramatic as expected, with Mexico's vaunted defense tested by a smart USA South attack that crashed ball up the middle and tried to exploit out wide.
USA Rugby South has named its starting lineup to face Mexico in the final of the Rugby Americas North Men's U19 Championships Sunday in Barbados.
Mexico won the Women's U19 10-a-side championship at the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships, defeating Jamaica 22-0 in the final.
USA Rugby South took 3rd. Mexico shut out Trinidad & Tobago in the quarterfinals 34-0 before edging USA South 17-10 in the semis. That afforded Las Serpientes the chance to avenge a 12-12 tie with Jamaica from yesterday. They did.
Day Two of the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships was a good day for USA Rugby South.
LOUGHBOROUGH, UK. - USA Women’s Under-20s head coach Ricardo Ramirez has named his match-day roster to face England U20s in the opening game of the Tri Nations Cup Saturday, KO 10 AM ET, at Loughborough University.
USA Rugby South Panthers Head Coach Mark Williams said that his team's 2-0 start is nice, but there are more tough games to get through.
"We came through but we have a ot of work to do," said Williams. "Bermuda was a good team, one of the best Bermuda teams I have seen."
USA Rugby South and Mexico emerged 2-0 from Day One of the Men's U19 competition at the Rugby Americas North championships.
The competition has changed to one in which teams play two shortened games on Day One and also on Day Two, getting everyone through Pool Play and through the semifinals.