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The USA and Canada National Men’s and Women’s teams through all levels.

The 2019 CanAm Series between the USA Women’s Rugby National Team and Canada concluded on 24 October with Canada defeating the Women’s Eagles 52-27. Canada also won the first match on 20 October 19-0 to sweep the series. With the Canadian win, Canada moved up in the World Rugby rankings to third-place behind New Zealand and England, while the USA dropped to sixth-place behind Australia in fifth-place, while France is in fourth. The USA controlled possession and territory for the first quarter of the match and jumped to a 10-0 lead. Canada came back to take a narrow 19-15 lead…

The USA Women’s National Team XVs are set to begin their final test series of the year against rival Canada this Wednesday, November 20, KO 2 PM PT on florugby.com. Admission is open for all fans at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center. The teams will then meet again to conclude the mini-series on November 24. The USA could have up to five players earning their first cap on Wednesday. Life West’s Frieda Fetuu and Leti Hingano will start at lock and fullback, respectively, while Twin City Amazons’ Kathryn Johnson will play No. 8. Beantown Rugby’s Katherine Treder and…

USA Women’s National Team XVs Head Coach Rob Cain has named 27 players with two traveling reserves for a two-match test series against rival-Canada on November 20 and November 24 in Chula Vista, CA. Nine additional injury reserves have also been selected. Both matches kick-off at 3 PM PT at the Elite Athlete Training Center with a LIVE broadcast on FloRugby.com and open admission for all fans. The roster includes ten pool players who didn’t feature during the June Super Series, including seven who could earn their first cap. Two of the players include 2016 Olympian Kathryn Johnson and USA…

USA Rugby Release TOKYO, JPN. – USA Men’s National Team XVs hooker Joe Taufete’e has been nominated as World Rugby Men’s Player of the Year in the 2019 awards, the international federation announced today. The first USA Men’s 15s player to ever be nominated in the category*, Taufete’e earns the recognition after a record-breaking year. In March, Taufete’e scored a hat trick against Uruguay to pass Ireland’s Keith Wood as the highest-scoring hooker in international rugby history. Wood held the record for nearly 14 years while Taufete’e tied and broke the benchmark in what was then only his 21st test…

The USA Women’s National Team XVs will face Canada in a two-match test series at the Elite Training Center at Chula Vista, California on November 20 and November 24. Matches will kick off at 3 pm PT with open admission and games will be broadcast LIVE on FloRugby. The Women’s Eagles defeated Canada in their last meeting during the Super Series in July and are now tied at 19 wins apiece all-time. Director of Women’s High Performance, Emilie Bydwell said “With these two matches, our Women’s team will have played more games in a 13 month period than was played…

The No. 14 USA Men’s National Team XVs edged No. 21 Canada 20-15 at Vancouver’s B.C. Place Stadium in the final match prior to the Eagles departing for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. Captain Blaine Scully earned his 50th test cap with the United States, an honor shared by only 10 other Eagles in U.S. history. The USA Men’s National Team XVs 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan will be announced on Sunday, Sept 8 by 12 PM Pacific Time. Match Recap Canada struck early after winning a breakdown as Gordon McRorie dots down and converts for…

No. 14 USA Men’s National Team XVs will face No. 21 Canada at 10 pm ET at Vancouver’s B.C. Place Stadium in the final match prior to the EAgles departing for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. The match will be broadcast live on florugby.com.Tickets are still available at usarugby.org/tickets. Head Coach Gary Gold and his staff will finalize RWC selections on Sunday. Eric Fry, Joe Taufete’e, Olive Kilifi, and Mike Te’o return from injuries that kept them out of the Pacific Nations Cup. Others have one last chance to impress prior to final selections being made. Captain Blaine…

USA Rugby Release USA Rugby’s Girls High School All-American XVs will assemble today in Canada for West and East camps running August 7-12 at Brentwood College (West) and August 20-24 at Brock University (East). Players in both camps will train jointly with under-18 teams from Canada allowing both sides to maximize development with a taste of international competition. From the summer assembly, Girls High School All-American staff will evaluate performances to select players for the December Winter Camp which includes full internationals against Canada’s U18s as part of the North American Four. Director of Girls High School All-Americans Martha Daines…

USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabani Following the conclusion of Selection Camp 2019 and a strong collegiate rugby season, USA Rugby officially confirms Men’s Collegiate All-American honors lists in both XVs and 7s along with honorable mention. For years, the All-American program has served as a coveted honor for up-and-coming players throughout the collegiate game and also an important feeder to the senior national teams. Many Men’s National Team XVs and 7s players came up through the All-American program including Men’s Eagles Captain and two-time Rugby World Cup athlete Blaine Scully, as well as Men’s Eagles Sevens Captain and 2016…

 Women’s Collegiate All-American XVs Head Coach Katie Dowty selected her match day 26 player roster to face the WPL East All Stars on August 1 at 5 PM MT at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. The match is part of a day one Women’s All Star Week doubleheader with the WPL West and D1/D2 All Stars facing each other at 3 PM MT,  which will be followed by the All-American game. Losers from Day One will face off at 9:30 AM MT on Day Two, followed by winners from Day One at 11:30 AM MT. All matches are…

The Men’s Collegiate All-Stars XVs edged Canada University All-Stars 23-22 prior to the USA Men’s National Team test against Canada at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO on July 27. St. Mary’s College players Tavite Lopeti, Sean Yacoubian,  Payton Telea-ilalio, and Ronan Murphy each scored tries. The Men’s Collegiate All-Americans scored early with a penalty kick by Duncan Van Shalkwyk, 3-0. After some back and forth play, the Canadians Josh Engelbrecht scored a try to take a 5-3 lead. The USA answered back following a scrum with Tavite Lopeti try to regain the lead 8-5. The All-Americans then needed to defend…

The Women’s Collegiate All-American XVs have announced their full squad for All-Star Week  August 1st & 3rd at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. All-Star Week will feature four teams, the All-Americans, Women’s Premier League East & West All-Stars, and a D1/D2 All-Star team. On Day One, the WPL West and D1/D2 All-Stars will play each other first, at 3 PM MT, after which the All-Americans will face the WPL East All-Stars at 5 PM MT. On August 2, the All-Americans will play an exhibition game against the Glendale Merlins’ Division I team at 5:30 PM. On August 3,…

Following Selection Camp, the Men’s Collegiate All-Americans have been named for a final assembly and matchup with All-Canadian University XVs on July 27 at 3 pm at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado. The match will be held prior to the Senior Men’s National Team’s test match against rival-Canada. Tickets are on sale now at usarugby.org/tickets with both games broadcast LIVE on NBC Sports Gold. Head Coach James Willocks named 25 players for Glendale that were selected after last month’s camps held in Norco, CA and New Rochester, NY. After the contest, First, Second and Third-team All-American honors will be named. MEN’S…

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