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April 25, 2016 Denver Forwards Charge to Win Against San Francisco Doug Coil PRO Rugby opened their season two weeks ago as Sacramento suffered a 37-25 loss at Sacramento, while Denver came back to tie Ohio in regulation and win 16-13 in extra time. PRO Rugby week 2 had Denver traveling to San Francisco and leaving with a 35 -18 win to top the standings. San Francisco will travel next week to Ohio with both teams seeking their first win. Denver will travel to San Diego in a battle of unbeaten teams. PRO Rugby San Francisco v Denver: Week 2…

USA Rugby Coaching L300 Course: Northeast Academy, West Haven, CT – May 21-22 Northeast Academy Press Release: Ryan Trost, April 21, 2016 USA Rugby Coaching L300 Course; May 21 – 22, 2016, West Haven, CT The Northeast Academy, in partnership with the University of New Haven Women’s Rugby Club, will host a USA Rugby Level 300 Coaching Clinic on the weekend of May 21, 2016. The two day course will focus on advancing tactical game plans and technical skill development. The highest certification offered by USA Rugby’s development model, the course is designed to prepare coaches for the rigorous standards…

April 25, 2016 World & USA Rugby #WRugby Results Apr 25-May 1, 2016 Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International PRO Rugby Ohio 51-17 San Francisco – M1 San Diego 22-16 Denver Aviva Premiership Sale Sharks 11-12 Gloucester A30 Exeter Chiefs 24-3 Wasps Leicester Tigers 31-17 Worcester Warriors Northampton Saints 15-14 Bath Saracens 23-14 Newcastle Falcons London Irish 25-32 Harlequins Guinness Pro12 Benetton Treviso 22-21 Connacht Glasgow Warriors 70-10 Zebre Munster 27-19 Edinburgh Ulster 30-6 Leinster Cardiff Blues 27-40 Ospreys A30 Newport Gwent Dragons 20-34 Scarlets Top 14 Agen 37-19 Brive Bordeaux Begles 35-25 Stade Francais PAris Castres…

April 24, 2016 Cal Edges Central Washington to Move to Championship Photo: ABFlyer Photo Cal Athletics Press Release: April 23, 2016 BERKELEY – The No. 2 Golden Bears edged No. 6 Central Washington, 14-13, Saturday on Witter Rugby Field in the national semifinals of the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup Rugby Championship. California (19-2) advances past the Wildcats (7-4) and into the final to face No. 1-ranked Brigham Young, who defeated No. 7 Arkansas State, 68-20, in Saturday’s second semifinal in Provo. The Varsity Cup national championship is set for Saturday, May 7, at 2 p.m. MT, televised live on NBCSN…

April 22, 2016 Empire GU Rugby Commits to Select Side Programs Empire GU Press Release: April 22, 2016 High Performance budget to fund 15s / 7s Men’s and Women’s Teams    The Empire GU Board last night approved a plan which commits to a comprehensive Select Side and High Performance program for 2016/17. The goal of the program is to offer development opportunities to all disciplines within rugby including athletes, coaches, S&C coaches, managers, referees, media relations video & technical staff. The athletes and staff will return skills and methodologies to their respective Empire GU clubs, thus increasing the level…

April 22, 2016 PRO Rugby San Diego Squad vs Sacramento Photo: PRO Rugby San Diego Doug Coil PRO Rugby San Diego had a bye last week and begin their season on Saturday home against Sacramento in Torero Stadium. Sacramento opened their season at home last week with a thrilling 37-25 win against San Francisco at Bonny Field. The match is on TV on One World Sports and is being streamed live on AOL.com on Saturday April 23rd at 3pm PT. Key match ups will be in the scrums, with Sacramento expected to test San Diego early. Hubert Buydens is Internationally…

April 22, 2016 PRO Rugby Sacramento Squad vs San Diego Doug Coil Sacramento opened their season at home with a thrilling 37-25 win against San Francisco at Bonny Field. This week they travel to meet San Diego in their first PRO Rugby match and home opener at Torero Stadium. The match is on TV on One World Sports and is being streamed live on AOL.com on Saturday April 23rd at 3pm PT. Last week against San Francisco, Sacramento used their forwards as a platform in which to attack. Defenders were drawn in and backs were then in a position to…

April 22, 2016 PRO Rugby Denver Squad vs San Francisco Photo: PRO Rugby Denver Doug Coil After a thrilling 16-13 win against Ohio in extra time, Denver travels to meet San Francisco who lost last week to Sacramento 37-25. Sean O’Leary has inserted Casey Rock for Brodie Orth at Lock, while switching Christian Weissing to #4. In the backs Will Magie moves from Fullback to Flyhalf pushing Ata Malifa to Inside Center. Dustin Croy moves into Wing and Max de Acheval will be the Fullback. Mike Garrity took some pushing hits from Ohio last week and will be a reserve…

April 21, 2016 PRO Rugby San Francisco Squad vs Denver Photo: PRO Rugby San Francisco Team Doug Coil PRO Rugby’s San Francisco team have announced their starting lineups for their clash with Denver at Boxer Stadium (SF) this Sunday, April 24, 2016. They began their season on the road last week against Sacramento losing 37-25 in a very exciting match. San Francisco has made changes at both scrumhalf and flyhalf from last week.  Dev Ferris and Orene Ai’i start at 9 and 10, respectively; and Voleny Rouse moves from flyhalf to the wing, making the back three explosive. In the…

April 18, 2016 World & USA Rugby #WRugby Results Apr 18-24, 2016 Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International World Rugby U20 Trophy USA 44-46 Namibia USA 32-12 Hong Kong PRO Rugby San Diego 37-24 Sacramento A23 San Francisco 18-35 Denver A24 European Champions Cup SF Saracens 24-17 Wasps SF Racing 92  19-16 Leicester Tigers European Challenge Cup SF Harlequins 30-6 Grenoble SF Montpellier 22-12 Newport Gwent Dragons Super Rugby Highlanders 14-15 Sharks A22 Melbourne Rebels 36-14 Cheetahs Sunwolves 36-28 Jaguares A23 Hurricanes 27-28 Chiefs Western Force 13-49 Waratahs Sormers 40-22 Queensland to  Reds A24 Southern Kings 10-45…

April 17, 2016 PRO Rugby Launches League With Denver vs. Ohio Doug Coil In a much anticipated launch of the PRO Rugby Leagues season, the first of two League matches was held in Glendale, Colorado pitting Denver against the Ohio team. The other PRO Rugby match was in Sacramento  with the Sacramento team facing San Francisco. San Diego has a bye and starts their season next weekend. The League, coaches and players having been actively promoting in the communities. On Friday, Infinity Park’s pitch was in pristine conditions and the Stadium crew worked hard to prepare for this event by…

April 16, 2016 Cal Squeezes by Army to Varsity Cup Semi-finals Photo: ABFlyer Photo Cal Athletes Press Release: April 16, 2016 WEST POINT, N.Y. – The No. 2 Golden Bears earned a semifinal berth in the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup Rugby Championships with a 41-29, come-from-behind win over No. 11 Army Saturday on Warrior Field at the Anderson Rugby Complex. California (17-2) got six tries from five players, Russell Webb notching two tries and a conversion, and Harry Adolphus contributed three conversions (3-for-5) and a penalty kick (1-for-1). The Black Knights (9-5) notched five tries from five players, with Andrew…

April 16, 2016 PRO Rugby Ohio Squad for Opener Against Denver Photo: PRO Rugby Ohio Team Doug Coil Denver is anxiously awaiting the arrival later today of the PRO Rugby Ohio team. PRO Rugby kicks off their inaugural League season tomorrow at Infinity Park, Glendale, Colorado. The kickoff will be at 2pm MT, Sunday, April 17th. This match is the first of two League openers. The other match will take place in Sacramento, California as Sacramento hosts San Francisco. The training has been intense and this historic match is only hours away. The players will be ready to take the…

April 16, 2016 PRO Rugby Denver Squad For Opener Against Ohio Photo: PRO Rugby Denver Team Doug Coil The PRO Rugby Denver Squad was announced last night just after their Captain’s run and prior to their meet and greet. The team has been busy promoting their team and to attract a following in the area. They have more meet and greets both today and tomorrow. DJCoil Rugby’s Tim Coil  will be covering many of the team matches in Denver and will be interviewing many of the players and coaches during the course of the season. I am glad to be…

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