Eagles Add Players For November Tests

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Squad – November 2018

UPDATE 10/25Chance Wenglewski, Alex Maughan, Tim Maupin, Psalm Wooching, Luke Hume, Marcel Brache and Gannon Moore added. Olive Kilifi out due to injury.
UPDATE 10/28Mika Kruse, Anthony Purpura and Nate Brakeley added.

USA Rugby Release

CHICAGO, IL – The U.S. Men’s National Team (15s) has added seven players to its squad for the November Internationals 2018, with one serving as an injury replacement.  

The additions include 2018 Collegiate All-Americans Chance Wenglewski and Alex Maughan, Tim Maupin, Psalm Wooching, Luke Hume, Marcel Brache and Gannon Moore. Olive Kilifi who was named in the original roster will be out due to injury.

Wenglewski, Maughan, Maupin and Wooching all recently competed with the Men’s Selects for the Americas Pacific Challenge 2018. Brache was with the Men’s Eagles for their June upset over then No. 6 Scotland and Hume last played with the Eagles in June of 2016.

Moore and Wenglewski have not yet been capped with the Men’s National Team.

PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE RUGBY WEEKEND >>

All newly added players will be available for selection in the Men’s Eagles fall opener against the Maori All Blacks at Soldier Field on Nov. 3. The event itself will also feature the return of the Women’s National Team against the Black Ferns and a match between Ireland and Italy, as well. Tickets are available at therugbyweekend.com with all matches streamed LIVE on FloRugby.

Following The Rugby Weekend, the Men’s Eagles will face Samoa in San Sebastian on Nov. 10 and Romania in Bucharest on Nov. 17 before closing out their November schedule against Ireland on Nov. 24 in Dublin. Broadcast information for these matches will be confirmed closer to date.

U.S. Men’s National Team Roster

Player name

Position

Current Club

Caps

Dylan Audsley

Center

San Diego Legion

6

Nate Augspurger

Wing

San Diego Legion

21

Marcel Brache

Wing

Western Force/Perth Spirit (AUS)

10

Bryce Campbell

Center

London Irish (ENG)

18

Nick Civetta

Lock

Doncaster Knights (ENG)

15

Shaun Davies

Scrumhalf

Glendale Raptors

18

Ruben de Haas

Scrumhalf

Free State Cheetahs (RSA)

4

Cam Dolan

No. 8

Nottingham Rugby (ENG)

37

Dylan Fawsitt

Hooker

Old Blue New York/Rugby United New York

5

Eric Fry

Prop

Vannes Rugby (FRA)

44

Hanco Germishuys

Flanker

unattached

8

James Hilterbrand

Hooker

Manly Marlins (AUS)

16

Will Hooley

Fullback

Bedford Blues (ENG)

4

Luke Hume

Fullback

Old Blue New York/Rugby United New York

20

Tony Lamborn

Flanker

Rugby Southland (NZL)

16

Titi Lamositele

Prop

Saracens (ENG)

23

Ben Landry

Lock

Ealing Trailfinders (ENG)

15

Paul Lasike

Center

Harlequins (ENG)

6

Will Magie

Flyhalf

Glendale Raptors

16

Alex Maughan

Hooker

Life University

1

Tim Maupin

Wing

NOLA Gold

7

Samu Manoa

Lock

Cardiff Blues (WAL)

21

Ryan Matyas

Wing

San Diego Legion

10

Gannon Moore

Center

North Harbor Rugby

0

Paul Mullen

Prop

Newcastle Falcons (ENG)

3

Greg Peterson

Lock

Glasgow Warriors (SCO)

17

John Quill

Flanker

Glendale Raptors

27

Blaine Scully

Wing

Cardiff Blues (WAL)

40

Joe Taufete’e

Hooker

Worcester Warriors (ENG)

16

David Tameilau

Flanker

Glasgow Warriors (SCO)

9

Dino Waldren

Prop

London Scottish (ENG)

12

Chance Wenglewski

Prop

Lindenwood University

0

Psalm Wooching

Flanker

unattached

3

Nate Brakeley Lock Rugby United New York / New York Athletic 16

Mika KruseCenterGlendale Raptors0
Anthony PurpuraPropOld Blue New York 11

U.S. Men’s National Team Staff

Head Coach | Gary Gold

Assistant Coach | Shawn Pittman

Assistant Coach | Greg McWilliams

Strength & Conditioning Coach | Huw Bevan

Performance Analyst | Jimmy Harrison

Head Athletic Trainer | Kevin Ng

Assistant Athletic Trainer | Kristen Douhan

Team Doctor | Angelo Savino (Maori All Blacks)

Team Doctor | Matthew Schmitz (Samoa)

Team Doctor | Richard Kim (Romania & Ireland)

Massage Therapist | Aimee Kern (Maori)

Massage Therapist | Daliah Hurwitz (Samoa, Romania & Ireland)

Team Manager | Chris Hanson

Assistant Team Manager | Kevin McCorry

U.S. Men’s National Team Schedule

The Rugby Weekend vs Maori All Blacks, Sat, Nov. 3 | 6 PM CT Soldier Field, Chicago, IL

vs Samoa, Sat, Nov. 10 | 12:30 PM ET, Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, ESP

vs Romania, Sat, Nov. 17 | Time TBA, Ghencea Stadium, Bucharest, ROU

vs Ireland, Sat, Nov. 24 | 1:30 PM ET, Aviva Stadium, Dublin, IRE

*Times subject to change.

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