International Rugby News
LAFAYETTE, CO (USA Rugby Release) – USA Rugby today announced the appointment of Ross Young to the position of Interim CEO and Director of Operations with the National Governing Body. Young steps in as Dan Payne transitions into his new role and puts his focus solely on the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018.
LAFAYETTE, CO. – The USA Girls’ and Boys’ U18 7s programs will compete in the USA Futures 7s competition during the 45th annual CAN-AM Rugby Tournament at Saranac Lake Placid July 27-29. Taking place in the host region of two Olympic Winter Games (1932 & 1980) and a U.S.
Longtime and very well-liked Northern California referee Scott Wood died Saturday after refereeing a game.
The 12 team captains gathered inside the Kokura Castle Japanese Garden on Thursday ahead of the third round of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series this weekend.
The seven newest members of the United States Rugby Hall of
LAS VEGAS, NV. - With a squad in place, USA Rugby will compete in the North American Region Qualifiers in Las Vegas on Mar. 1-3 to secure their position at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. Lead by Emilie Bydwell on the girls side, and JD Stephenson on the boys side, both teams will seek an opportunity to represent the United States at the Games October 8-18.
The Northeast Olympic Development Academy (ODA) has named its Men’s and Women’s squads to compete in the Las Vegas Invitational March 1-3, 2018.
Philadelphia, PA, February 20, 2018 (Maccabi USA Rugby Release) – David Rudzinsky, Maccabi USA Rugby Chairman, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Harrison as Head Coach for the Boys’ Rugby team at the 2018 International Maccabi Youth Games.
After the recent article on FloRugby about how Salty Thompson got an award, but maybe won't have as much to do with the HS All Americans going forward (in part because the HSAA team will be less active), we wanted to look at players who have gone through the Thompson system and have been capped by the USA.
USA Rugby has announced it is launching its official search for the USA Women's 15s National Team Head Coach.
Pete Steinberg stepped down in October following the Women's Rugby World Cup. His post has been unfilled since then, while new General Manager of Women's High Performance, Emilie Bydwell, has been working on a new strategic plan.
Well this is a different one.
Bruce McLane speaks with learning expert Barb Oakley about how to approach new things ... like rugby.
By Austin Willis
While the NFL sees their youth participation decline due to the pressing concussion issue, rugby has quickly become the fastest growing sport in the United States increasing by 81% between 2008-2013 (Sports & Fitness Industry).