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February 4, 2016 PRO Rugby Selects Luke Gross TO Coach Sacramento Photo: Luke Gross PRO Rugby Press Release: February 4, 2016 “PRO Rugby is pleased to announce the appointment of Luke Gross as Head Coach for the Sacramento team in PRO Rugby’s 2016 inaugural season. Gross represented the USA Eagles 62 times and in 3 World Cups. In the UK, he played professionally for the Harlequins, Llanelli and the Newcastle Falcons. Since 2009, Gross has performed a variety of coaching roles for USA Rugby in both the High Performance and Coach Development fields. He is also acknowledged as one of…

February 1, 2016 World & USA Rugby #WRugby Results Feb 1-7, 2016 J Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International HSBC Sevens – Sydney F6-7 Pools Results Pool D: USA 42-0 Wales USA 33-17 Japan USA 14-17 England USA 7-24 NZL Cup QF USA 21-24 Kenya Plate SF Americas Rugby Championship Canada 33-17 Uruguay USA 35-35 Argentina -Houston, Texas Chile 25-22 Brazil Six Nations France 23-21 Italy F6 Scotland 9-15 England Ireland 16-16 Wales F7 European Nations Cup – Divison 1A Romania 39-14 Portugal Russia 22-20 Spain Georgia 59-7 Germany Aviva Premiership Bath 11-15 Gloucester F5 Harlequins 23-27…

January 30, 2016 WellDog Brokers Wyoming Rugby Exchange In Australia Wyoming Rugby Release, January 28, 2016 Laramie, WY) WellDog Implements College Rugby Exchange with Australia New Queensland-Wyoming program builds on existing University Wyoming student exchange programs to expand Wyoming-Queensland ties and increase competitiveness of participating rugby clubs 28 January 2016 (Laramie, WY) – WellDog announced today that it has established a rugby student athlete exchange program between the University of Wyoming and universities in Brisbane, Australia. The exchange program, developed in partnership with the nascent Wyoming Rugby Organization, will allow Australian and Wyoming students to study and play at the…

January 29, 2016 New Jersey Rugby Business Network Holds First Meeting Doug Coil The New Jersey Rugby Business Network held its first meeting at the Professional Economic Growth Group (Penn Mutual) in Edison, New Jersey on January 27, 2016. Approximately 40-50 people were in attendance. This included members of the New York Rugby Business Network, the Empire Rugby GU, Union County, Morris, Monmouth, Bergen, Rutgers, Atlantis, Northeast Academy and various Rugby New Jersey members. Former Eagles were also in attendance. It was a evening to enjoy, network, promote rugby and enjoy the excellent presenters. The program included Mark Griffin, CEO…

January 29, 2016 Stars Rugby XV Squad For Capital RFU Selects Doug Coil This Sunday January 31st, the Stars Rugby Women’s & Men’s Rugby XVs will continue the resurgence of representative team rugby in Leesburg, Virginia. The practice and match schedule was published earlier this week in an article listed below for the Capital Rugby Union Selects. Stars Women: Colleen Carroll – Kent State University Kayla Cook – James Madison University *Judy Dickson – Atlanta Harlequins *Liz Entwhistle – Fort Miami T Fletcher – Raleigh Venom Nicole Fogwell – Kent State University Emily Fulbrook – NOVA Tricia Harris- Minnesota Valkyries…

January 26, 2016 Battle of Austin: Huns Fall To Blacks Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns RFC Press Release: Match Report V Austin Blacks Austin, TX (January 19, 2016). The Austin Huns suffered a tough loss to crosstown rival Austin Blacks on a bright sunny day at Burr Field. The match started well for the Huns, with wing Justin Hale streaking down right sideline for the opening score to put the underdog visitors up 5-0 after only 8 minutes. The Blacks worked their way into Huns territory after the kickoff, and their sustained pressure was rewarded with a penalty under…

January 23, 2016 World & USA Rugby #WRugby Results Jan 25-31, 2016 Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series – Wellington, NZ Jan 30-31 Pools Results Pool C – France, USA, England, Samoa USA 24-20 Samoa – Jan 29 USA 5-19 England USA 29-21 France Cup Quarter Final – USA 12-21 Fji Jan 30 USA 12-21 Australia- Plate SF Aviva Premiership Northampton Saints 11-24 Wasps J29 Sale Sharks 38-10 London Irish J30 Gloucester 18-19 Leicester Tigers Saracens 19-13 Bath Newcastle Falcons 26-19 Harlequins J31 Worcester Warriors 15-30 Exeter Chiefs Guinness Pro12 Newport Gwent…

Capital Selects Men’s & Women’s Rugby Squad For Stars XV Doug Coil On Sunday January 31, 2016 the Capital Rugby Union Selects Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sides take on the Stars XV in the Men’s third representative side match of the year. This will be the Women’s first. In August, the Men defeated the Empire GU Rugby Selects and then lost to the USA Rugby South in December. The Stars XV Men and Women have both played one representative 15s match against Life. The revival of representative side rugby has been seen from Coast to Coast. It has become an…

January 22, 2016 New Jersey Rugby Business Network Event Jan. 27, 2016 Doug Coil New Jersey Rugby Business Network 1st Event: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 at 6:30 PM, Professional Economic Growth Group (Penn Mutual Life Insurance Office), Edison, NJ (Shared By Kevin Holt) You’re Invited to the 1st ever New Jersey Rugby Business Network Event! Everbrite.com: Register The start of the New Year brings fresh energy and new partners to the RBN! Penn Mutual’s local branch, Professional Economic Growth Group will be the host of our NJ Chapter! Wednesday, January 27, 2016 · 6:30pm – 9:00pm · PEGG Office (110…

January 22, 2016 PRO Rugby Includes San Diego For 2016 Season Pro Rugby Press Release: Jan. 22, 2016 “PRO Rugby is pleased to announce that San Diego will be the third city competing in PRO Rugby’s Inaugural 2016 season. PRO Rugby wants to thank the University of San Diego for hosting us in Torero Stadium, a very special venue. PRO Rugby also wants to give a special thanks to both David Pool, President of the San Diego Mustangs, a local youth club, and Matthew Hawkins, CEO of The Institute of Rugby, for helping us bring professional rugby to San Diego.…

January 22, 2016 Glendale Raptors Name Kitt Wagner Ruiz Women’s Rugby Head Coach Photo: Danya Clark Glendale Raptors Press Release: John Arthur, Jan. 21, 2016 GLENDALE, CO – The Glendale Raptors have named Kittery (Kitt) Wagner Ruiz head coach of the women’s rugby team. Ruiz, a former assistant coach for the Raptors, inherits a team that won the 2014 and 2015 Women’s Premier League (WPL) championship. “Kitt and the next season’s team will develop their own legacy as did the 2015 WPL team, and will continue the path of excellence and high standards that is the Glendale Raptors Rugby program,”…

January 21, 2016 Wil Snape & Brandon Sparks Named  USA Rugby Women’s All-American Head Coaches Photo: Atatus – Wil Snape & Brandon Sparks View Brandon Sparks by DJCoil Rugby after the article. USA Rugby: Jan. 19, 2016 – “Wil Snape and Brandon Sparks were hired as AIG Women’s Junior All-American Head Coach and AIG Women’s Collegiate All-American Sevens Head Coach, respectively. The two led their teams to undefeated tours in 2015 with ‘interim’ tags as the age-grade programs helped begin the post-Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 cycle, and applied for the permanent positions as they opened in the fall. Snape…

January 19, 2016 Austin Huns Lose To Dallas RFC In Closing Minutes Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns RFC Press Release: January 19, 2016 Match Report against Dallas Reds Austin, TX – The Huns gave up a try in the closing minutes for the second week in a row at Nixon Lane, this time losing a bruising encounter with Dallas RFC 17-25. The Reds finished 3rd in the country last season, so the home team knew this would be a test. From the opening kickoff both sides hammered one another, with big hits and hard runs all over the park.…

January 19, 2016 Chris Wyles Retires From USA Rugby Eagles XV Photo: Chris Wyles Doug Coil USA Rugby announced yesterday that Chris Wyles has retired from international XVs duty with the Men’s Eagles and will focus on his contract with Saracens RFC in England. He also plans on joining the USA Eagles Sevens in Chula Vista, California at the Olympic Training Center, after the Saracens end their season. Last year he did the same thing, helping the Eagles Sevens to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games at the NACRA Sevens. This year he wants to become an Olympian.…

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