Browsing: North America Rugby

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January 18, 2016 World & USA Rugby #WRugby Results Jan 18-24, 2016 O Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International European Rugby Champions Cup Toulouse 17-28 Saracens Ulster 56-3 Oyonnax Clermont 28-37 Bordeaux-Begles Exeter Chiefs 33-17 Ospreys Glasgow Warriors 22-5 Racing 92 Scarlets 10-22 Northampton Saints Benetton Treviso 5-28 Munster Stade Francais Paris 36-21 Leicester Tigers Bath 14-19 Toulon Wasps 51-10 Leinster European Rugby Challenge Cup Connacht 47-5  Enisei-STM Newcastle Falcons 27-23 Brive Castres 24-7 Pau Sale Sharks 38-5 Newport Gwent Dragons Cardiff Blues 74-6 Calvisano Montpellier 42-9 Harlequins La Rochelle 35-11 Worcester Warriors Zebre 11-14 Gloucester Agen…

January 17, 2017 Cal Bears Beat UCLA To Win Dennis Storer Rugby Classic Photo:ABFlyer Photo Cal Bears Athletics Press Releases: Anton Malko, Jan. 16-17, 2016 Day Two LOS ANGELES – The Golden Bears beat UCLA, 38-0, Sunday for their fourth win of the weekend to end the Dennis Storer Classic on North Athletic Field at UCLA. Center Jesse Milne had a hat trick, fullback Harry Adolphus scored a try and kicked two conversions (2-for-3) and three penalties (3-of-3), and flyhalf Russell Webb kicked a penalty as California exited the two-day event with a grand total of 29 tries and none…

January 17, 2016 USA Rugby Falcons Finish 5th at Viña del Mar Sevens, Chile Photo: USA Falcons at previous week’s American Sevens Doug Coil The USA Rugby Falcons finished fourth in the American Sevens at Mar del Plata, Argentina on Jan. 9-10, 2016 and play in the Viña del Mar Sevens, Chile on January 16-17, 2016. Essential to the USA Rugby Eagles Sevens team’s development is creating an expanding pool of players that can challenge for a position and step into the Eagles Sevens, as needed. The Falcons have an opportunity to learn from last week and are in a…

January 14, 2016 USA Rugby Junior All-American Camp Logo: USA Rugby All-Americans The USA Rugby AIG Men’s Junior All-Americans Camp for the upcoming World Rugby U20 Trophy qualifier against Canada begins Friday, Jan. 15, at Lindenwood University. Interim Head Coach JD Stephenson and Lindenwood Rugby’s Director of Rugby and his staff will conduct the camp in preparation for the February 13 match with Canada’s U20 side. The winner of the one-off playoff will represent North America in the U20 Trophy in Zimbabwe. A Camp was held last month and invitations were sent out for this vamp based on performance. Some…

January 13, 2016 Cal Starts Spring Rugby 15s at UCLA Photo: ABFlyer Photo of George Vrame Cal Athletics Press Release January 13, 2016 BERKELEY – Having turned to the 15-a-side game for its 134th year as the longest-tenured intercollegiate sport at the University of California, the Cal rugby program is in the homestretch of two weeks of double-day training sessions prior to the start of the spring semester and will soon break camp to begin its competition schedule Saturday and Sunday, January 16-17, in Los Angeles. “Camp has gone well. We’ve battled some wet weather and a flu bug while…

Rugby Utah and Scion Rugby Academy Join USA Rugby Olympic Development Academy Photos: Norma Salinas & Brian Ackenbach -KLCFotos USA Rugby Press Release: Chad Wise, Jan. 12, 2016 BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby announced Rugby Utah and Scion Rugby Academy as the two newest additions to the USA Rugby Olympic Development Academy in the first Olympic year to feature the sport of rugby since 1924. Current National Development Academies in areas such as the Pacific Northwest (ATAVUS Academy) and Southeast (American Rugby Pro Training Center, Life NDA) have provided hundreds of athletes the opportunity to train at an elite level…

January 12, 2016 Pro Rugby San Francisco Combine Doug Coil Pro Rugby held it’s first combine on December 19-20, 2015 in Irvine, California. They now have scheduled their second in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday, January 31, 2016. PRO Rugby is seeking both current players and non-rugby high-performance athletes for its inaugural 2016 season. Please click the link and register by January 16th as space is limited. Over this past weekend 40 players received medical evaluations and were interviewed. This Is American Rugby reports that “All players being offered contracts by PRO Rugby will have to complete both…

January 12, 2016 Monroe College Seeks Men’s Head Rugby Coach For New Program Logo: Monroe College Athletics Doug Coil Monroe College is seeking a men’s rugby coach to build a new rugby program (Academy) at their college which is located in the Bronx, NY with a sports campus up in New Rochelle. Mark Griffin, CEO and Founder of Play Rugby USA is assisting in this effort to identify a new head rugby coach. This new program is likely to receive participants from the newly designated Community Olympic Development Program to continue playing rugby at the College level. Play Rugby USA…

January 11, 2016 Austin Huns RFC Lose To Griffins To Begin 2016 Photo: NormaSalinasPhotography Austin Huns Rugby Football Club Press Release Austin, TX (January 11, 2016). The Huns lost for the first time this season on a cold blustery day in Austin, Texas, being edged out by the Allen Griffins 24-34. With four tries each, the teams were well-matched with the visitors’ kicking game and adaptation to the conditions being the difference. Going into a strong wind in the first half, and under massive pressure from the Griffins in the scrums, the home team fell behind early and trailed by…

January 11, 2016 USA Rugby Falcons 4th at American Sevens, Mar del Plata, Argentina American Sevens -Mar del Plata, Argentina Jan. 9-10, 2016 Doug Coil Essential to the USA Rugby Eagles Sevens team’s development is creating an expanding pool of players that can challenge for a position and step into the Eagles Sevens, as needed. This is the group that played in the American Sevens, Mar del Plata, Argentina on Jan. 9-10, 2016 and will play in the Viña del Mar Sevens, Chile on January 16-17, 2016. The USA Falcons spent only a few days together prior to leaving on…

January 11, 2016 Downtown Rhinos Defeat LA Rugby Club in a D1 League Opener Photo: Tom Carter Doug Coil Downtown Rhinos D1 Match Report v Los Angeles Rugby Club: Match Jan. 9, 2106, Adaptation from Tom Carter report This was the first league game of the season as the Los Angeles Rugby Club traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada for the match. The Downtown Rhinos opened the scoring with a penalty kick 11 minutes into the match to take a 3-0 lead. After that, the first half the match was one of seesaw possession. It wasn’t until the 34 minute mark…

January 11, 2016 International & USA Rugby Men’s & Women’s Club/College Results Jan 11-17,2016 I Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International Vina del Mar Sevens – Chile Canada 0-40 South Africa USA Falcons 7-22 Argentina 12:20 pm ET J16 USA 7-33 South Africa 2:40 pm ET Canada 5-22 Argentina USA 21-17 Canada 5:50 pm ET Argentina 7-24 South Africa Hong Kong 7s Qualifier – Chile & Brazil Qualify Chile 31-0 Peru Brazil 19-12 Uruguay Uruguay 33-7 Peru Chile 24-0 Brazil Brazil 56-0 Peru Uruguay 10-26 Chile Vina del Mar Sevens – Chile Day 2 South Africa 54-0…

January 10, 2016 Saratoga Rugby Club Launches Boys & Girls High School Rugby Saratoga Rugby Club Press Release: Eric Huss – Saratoga Rugby Club VP & Commercial Manager Saratoga Springs, NY – The Saratoga Rugby Club is proud to announce the introduction of 2 new High School Rugby teams! Both the Boys & Girls teams will be part of Saratoga Rugby Club and fit in between their Youth & Collegiate programs. The teams will attract players from the Saratoga County region and their home will be the Saratoga Rugby Grounds at 5 Clement Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY. “With the…

January 7, 2016 Wheeling Jesuit University Adds Women’s Rugby Wheeling Jesuit University Athletic Department Press Release: Jan. 7, 2016 WHEELING, W.Va. – In recognizing the growth of rugby in the USA and its inclusion as a 2016 Olympic sport, Wheeling Jesuit University will add Women’s Varsity Rugby beginning this 2016 fall semester. The WJU women’s program wants to join the growing effort to move women’s rugby beyond its “emerging sport” NCAA status and add to the more than 367 women’s rugby programs and 12 NCAA varsity programs across the country. Wheeling Jesuit will begin a national search for a women’s…

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