USA Men’s Rugby Squad For Summer Series & RWC Qualifier

USA Rugby modified release – Photo Travis Prior

USA Men’s Eagles Head Coach Gary Gold has named 30 players to the traveling roster for the Summer Series and Rugby World Cup Qualifiers this July. The USA Men’s National Team XVs kick off this summer with a match against the French Barbarians in Houston on July 1st, before traveling to Santiago for the first of a home-and-away series against Chile to compete for Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification.

The squad named is the result of Gold and the Men’s Eagles coaching staff visiting and scouting MLR clubs over the past few months, and hosting a two-day alignment camp in early May. “Players will enter camp in Houston through a staggered entry as many continue to compete with their respective MLR, Premiership and Top 14 club competitions, with the full 30-man roster in assembly by week of the French Barbarians match.”

Tickets are now available to the upcoming home matches in Houston, TX and Glendale, CO via and all summer series matches will be streaming LIVE on FloRugby.


Roster Highlights

  • 22 of 30 traveling roster players are currently competing in Major League Rugby (MLR) as the growing league nears completion of its fifth season.
  • Tokyo 2020 Olympian, Martin Iosefo named to the greater player pool, following transition to MLR for the 2021-22 season.
  • Lock Samu Manoa returns from an international hiatus following a strong season with the Seattle Seawolves.
  • New England FreeJack Mitch Wilson has the potential to make his USA debut and earn first cap during Chile matches.

USA Men’s Rugby Squad

David Ainu’u Prop Toulouse (FRA)

Malon Al-Jiboori Backrow Houston Sabercats

Nate Augspurger Scrumhalf /Wing San Diego Legion

Michael Baska Scrumhalf Rouen Normandie (FRA)

Ben Bonasso Backrow Rugby New York

Marcel Brache Fullback / Center Austin Gilgronis

Nate Brakeley Lock Rugby New York

Bryce Campbell Center Austin Gilgronis

Luke Carty Flyhalf LA Giltinis

Nick Civetta Lock Rugby New York

Ruben de Haas Scrumhalf Saracens (ENG)

Cam Dolan No. 8 NOLA Gold

Christian Dyer Wing Houston Sabercats

Hanco Germishuys Backrow LA Giltinis

Will Hooley Fullback / Flyhalf San Diego Legion

Martin Iosefo Wing Seattle Seawolves

Titi Lamositele Prop Montpelier (FRA)

Paul Lasike Center Utah Warriors

Tavite Lopeti Center Seattle Seawolves

AJ Macginty Flyhalf Sale Sharks (ENG)

Siaosi Mahoni Lock Houston Sabercats

Samu Manoa Lock Seattle Seawolves

Paul Mullen Prop Utah Warriors

Greg Peterson Lock Newcastle Falcons (ENG)

Kapeli Pifeleti Hooker Saracens (ENG)

Mikey Sosene-Feagai Hooker Toulon (FRA)

Joe Taufete’e Hooker / Prop LA Giltinis

Moni Tonga’uiha Backrow NOLA Gold

Chance Wenglewski Prop Rugby New York

Mitch Wilson Wing New England Free Jacks


USA vs French Barbarians | Houston, TX
July 1, 2022 7:30 PM CT at Aveva Stadium
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Chile vs USA | Santiago, Chile | Rugby World Cup Qualifier
July 9, 2022 Time 6:00 PM ET at Estadio Santa Laura Universidad
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USA vs Chile | Glendale, CO | Rugby World Cup Qualifier
July 16, 2022 1:00 PM MT at Infinity Park
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