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May 12, 2017 USA Rugby College 7s National Championship Pools Doug Coil The USA Rugby College 7s National Championship will be held on May 19-21 at Infinity Park at Glendale in Colorado. The Men’s Division 1 competition will consist of 16 teams that are part of four pools. Both the Men’s Division II and Women’s brackets have twelve teams assigned to three pools. Pool play for the Men’s Division 1 will be on Friday and Saturday May 19-20 and culminate in crowning a National Champion on May 21. The Men’s DII and Women’s Championship Pool play will take place on…

May 12, 2017 Luke Gross Joins Glendale Raptors Rugby Glendale Raptors Rugby Release: May 12, 2017 Gross to head up development pathway from youth to pro. GLENDALE, CO: The Glendale Rugby Football Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Luke Gross as Director of Rugby Development. Prior to joining the Glendale Rugby staff, Luke worked for several years with USA Rugby as the High-Performance Player Development Manager, coaching at USA Eagles and All-Americans camps and most recently served as Head Coach of the now-defunct Sacramento Express PRO Rugby team. “I’ve always admired the program at Glendale and am thrilled…

May 12, 2017 Eagles XV Squad for Summer Tests Doug Coil Head Coach John Mitchell has selected the USA Men’s Eagles XV squad for the Emirates Airline Summer Series and the Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifiers this June and July. Thirty capped Eagles are part of the squad, with 23 of them from the squad that won the Americas Rugby Championship in March. The Eagles squad consists of 18 forwards and 12 backs as they play 3rd ranked Ireland at Red Bull Arena on June 10th and 12th ranked Georgia at Kennesaw Stadium in Georgia on June 17. The Eagles…

May 11, 2017 USA-IRELAND RUGBY MATCH LIVE FROM RED BULL ARENA JUNE 10 AT 5 PM ET ON NBCSN USA Rugby Release NBC SPORTS PRESENTS USA-IRELAND RUGBY MATCH LIVE FROM RED BULL ARENA SATURDAY, JUNE 10 AT 5 PM ET ON NBCSN Emirates Airline Summer Series continues June 17 with USA-Georgia in Kennesaw, Ga. LAFAYETTE, Colo. – NBC Sports’ coverage of international rugby continues this summer with a live presentation of the Emirates Airline Summer Series match between the USA Men’s Eagles and Ireland at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 10, on NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.…

May 11, 2017 2017 NYC Men’s HP Selects Tryouts May 14 Empire GU Release: May 11, 2017 A select side comprised of players from NYC/CT/LI/Hudson Valley is being selected to play the ‘NJ’ and ‘Upstate’ Selects in May. We are looking for players, coaches, trainers and administrators Open tryouts/practice will be Sunday May 14th (11:00am -1:00pm) at Columbia University’s football field Matches: Sunday May 21: @ New Jersey Saturday May 27 (Memorial Day Weekend)  vs Upstate (Randall’s Island)   If interested in playing for the NYC Selects this May, please complete the following:  https://goo.gl/forms/3AFFfwPkusk0bsN83

Strikers Rugby Release Strikers Rugby is pleased to announce Charlie Hewitt, a lock, will be joining us. Charlie is a product of Aviva Premiership side Worcester Warriors in England. He has represented England at age grade levels and has played for the Warriors in the Aviva Premiership, Anglo-Welsh & European Rugby Challenge Cup competitions. Charlie played for London Scottish FC in the English Championship and in the British Irish Cup. Charlie says: “I’m really looking forward to coming to America and joining the Strikers. I’ve been in the English rugby setup most of my life and after talking at length…

May 10, 2017 Clayton To – The Claremont Colleges: MVP 2017 NSCRO Champions Cup Photo: Steve Oathout – (L) 2017 NSCRO Men’s 15s Champions Cup MVP, Clayton To of The Claremont Colleges with USA Rugby CEO, Dan Payne (Top Left) 2017 Champions Cup Heart & Soul Winners (LSUA not pictured) (Top Right) 2017 Champions Cup Most Impressive Tackler Winners (LSUA not pictured) (Bottom Right) All Championship XV Team (LSUA not pictured)  National Small College Rugby Organization Release: May 10, 2017 Medford, NJ  10 May 2017 – Following the 2017 NSCRO Champions Cup National Championship at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO on 30…

May 10, 2017 True South Rugby Union Training Opportunities Photo: True South Rugby Union True South Rugby Union Release: Jon Glassmeyer True South AGM – Birmingham AL Club Administration – Friday August 18 7:00 pm – TBA Level 1 Referee – Saturday August 19 – REGISTER Level 200 Coaching – Saturday August 19 – REGISTER Battleship Tourney – Mobile AL Club Administration – Nov 9th  7:00 pm – TBA Coaching of Match Officials 1 – Friday November 9 6:00 – 9:00 pm /Saturday November 10 at Tourney – REGISTER New Orleans LA – December 9 2017 Level 1 Referee -…

May 10, 2017 Empire GU Hosts Women’s Development Camp at Rutgers Photo: Empire GU Empire GU Rugby Release The Empire GU will be hosting its first Women’s Development weekend at Rutgers University, NJ on Saturday & Sunday May 20th/21st 2017, 10am – 2.00pm. The camp will provide players and coaches of all levels the chance to work with USA Rugby All-American coaches as well as current USA Rugby Women’s Eagles Tiff Faaee and Alycia Washington. The weekend will also be used as a selection tool for Empire GU Women’s Select Side for 2017 and a USA Rugby WNT Pathway National…

May 10, 2017 Alaska Rugby Union 2017 Mother Tucker Rugby Ruckus Photo: Alaska Rugby Union Doug Coil The Alaska Rugby Union will host their “lets start the season” tournament, the 2017 Mother Tucker Rugby Ruckus on Saturday, May 27 at Davis Park in Anchorage, Alaska from 10am to 8pm. The tournament provides the perfect opportunity for new players to get playing time and learn the game, as well as for experienced players to shake off the rust or to try a new position. This is a CIPP mandatory event geared toward the nurturing of our new players. When: May 27st…

May 10, 2017 Ohio College Selects Play Legacy Rugby Academy College All-Stars Photo: Legacy Rugby Academy Doug Coil On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the Ohio College All-Stars will play the Michigan All-Stars at 2:30pm at Fred Beekman Park on the Ohio State University Campus in Columbus, Ohio.  This is the first of two matches between these two sides and will showcase the College rugby talent in both Ohio and Michigan. It is a further example of how representative rugby is helping to provide High Performance opportunities to athletes to develop. The Ohio and Michigan squads are listed below. Ohio College…

May 9, 2017 Utah Youth Rugby & Rugby Utah Partner to Host High School Finals & MRC Match Photo: Rugby Utah Rugby Utah Release: Kimball Kjar, May 9, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT–Rugby Utah (RU), the USA Rugby recognized state organizing body for men’s rugby, and Utah Youth Rugby (UYR), the USA Rugby recognized youth and high school governing body, announced today that they are partnering to host the Youth and High School State Championship Finals and the Rugby Utah Select XV Major Rugby Championship (MRC) match against the Austin Huns at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City,…

May 9, 2017 Teagan Hill-Norby & Ornella Bisamaza 2016 NSCRO Women’s Best Tackles of the Year Photo: NSCRO – Winner of the NSCRO Best Tackle of the Year, Teagan Hill-Norby of Northwestern College (L) and runner-up Ornella Bisamaza of Ohio Wesleyan University National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Release: May 9, 2017  Medford, NJ  09 May 2017 – Congratulations to Teagan Hill-Norby of Northwestern College, Iowa, the winner of the 2016 National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Women’s Best Tackle of the Year and runner-up, Ornella Bisamaza of Ohio Wesleyan University. In shortlisting the final tackles, emphasis was placed on technique, situation,…

May 9, 2017 USA Rugby 2018 National Development Summit to be Held in Denver, Colorado  The USA Rugby 2018 National Development Summit will be held in Denver, Colorado on January 19-21. This is a well attended annual event that features an education and entertainment filled weekend with content for all members of the rugby community: players, coaches, administrators and organizations. The weekend provides opportunities for rugby coaches, referees, administrators and players to share and discuss topics, network, and learn from leaders within the rugby community. https://djcoilrugby.com

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