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

USA Rugby Women’s Selects vs. England Academy USA Rugby Aalina Tabani LONDON, ENG. – The USA Women’s Selects (15s) have been named for a developmental game with England Academy Tuesday, Nov 13 at 2:30 PM ET at Newbury RFC in England. The Selects will be led by Senior Women’s Eagles Head Coach Rob Cain in a game designed to boost preparation ahead of the Women’s National Team’s test match with Ireland Sunday, Nov. 18. USA players for the developmental game have been selected from the Eagles’ traveling roster for the Autumn Internationals 2018. Veteran Women’s Eagle Katy Augustyn will serve…

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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Face Samoa Updated Nov. 9th with Samoa squad. Head Coach Gary Gold has made seven changes to his starting XV for the match against Samoa. The match falls within the November test window, so there is now access to the team’s European professionals for the three international tests. The Men’s Eagles face 16th ranked Samoa in their first test match of November this Saturday, Nov. 10 at 12:30 PM ET, LIVE on FloRugby. The front row will include Joe Taufete’e at hooker and Titi Lamositele at loosehead prop. Greg Peterson moves in a lock. The backs…

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Team USA: USA Women’s Sevens & Ilona Maher Finalists U.S. Olympic Committee announces Best of October finalists for Team USA Awards presented by Dow USA Rugby Release COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee today announced finalists for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of October, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from last month. Fans are invited to vote for their favorite athletes and teams at TeamUSA.org/Awardsthrough midnight Tuesday, Nov. 6. A total of 10 sports – including archery, beach volleyball, figure skating, rugby sevens, surfing, taekwondo, tennis, track and field, weightlifting and wrestling…

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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Squad – November 2018 UPDATE 10/25Chance Wenglewski, Alex Maughan, Tim Maupin, Psalm Wooching, Luke Hume, Marcel Brache and Gannon Moore added. Olive Kilifi out due to injury. UPDATE 10/28Mika Kruse, Anthony Purpura and Nate Brakeley added. USA Rugby Release CHICAGO, IL – The U.S. Men’s National Team (15s) has added seven players to its squad for the November Internationals 2018, with one serving as an injury replacement.   The additions include 2018 Collegiate All-Americans Chance Wenglewski and Alex Maughan, Tim Maupin, Psalm Wooching, Luke Hume, Marcel Brache and Gannon Moore. Olive Kilifi who was named in…

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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Squad – Nov. Internationals The U.S. Rugby Men’s National Team Eagles have been named for the November 2018 Internationals. The team will play four international fixtures against New Zealand’s Maori All Blacks, Samoa, Romania, and Ireland. Men’s Eagles Hanco Germishuys, Ryan Matyas and Dylan Audsley have joined the team fresh from the 2018 Americas Pacific Challenge. Germishuys and Audsley played with the Eagles in the June tests, and Matyas rejoins the team since playing in the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship. Paul Mullen will also be back with the team after earning 3 caps in the June…

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USA Rugby & Chris Brown USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabani CHULA VISTA, CA – Following a comprehensive search, USA Rugby has formally appointed Chris Brown as Head Coach of the Women’s Eagles Sevens. Brown assumed the position of Interim Head Coach in August having previously served as the Assistant Coach for the Men’s Eagles Sevens. Overall, he’s spent more than four years ingrained in the USA Rugby Sevens program with assistant coach, strength & conditioning and coach development roles. He’s also led as Head Coach for Falcons tours at the developmental level. Through his time, Brown has been a…

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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles November Tests Finalized USA Rugby Releaseby Aalina Tabani SAN SEBASTIAN, ESP. – The U.S. Men’s National Team (15s) will open the road leg of their Fall Internationals against No. 16 World Ranked Samoa on Nov. 10 in Spain, USA Rugby confirmed today. Taking place at Anoeta Stadium in San Sebastian, the Men’s Eagles and Samoans will face off for the first time in more than three years. With both teams qualified for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019, the game could be a foreshadowing of what’s to come in just under one year’s time. The match kicks…

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USA Rugby Women’s Eagles Nov. 2018 Test Squad USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabani 34 players selected to represent Women’s National Team this November Heavy representation of collegiate athletes with up to 21 new caps awarded Eight players return from Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 Kate Zackary to serve as Captain CHULA VISTA, CA. – The Women’s National Team has officially named its 34 player roster to face No. 1 New Zealand, No. 2 England and No. 8 Ireland for the upcoming November Internationals 2018. After last taking the pitch for their fourth-place finish at Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017,…

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USA Rugby Release CHULA VISTA, CA. – 12 Women’s Falcons have been selected to participate in the developmental Hokkaido Governor’s Cup tournament taking place in Japan Sept 22-24 (based on Eastern time). The competition — which includes 12 sevens teams — will allow emerging USA women’s players to gain valuable playing time ahead of selections for the opening round of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2019 at the senior level. Drawn in pool A, the USA will face teams from New Zealand, Diana, and the Cook Islands. Australia, rival-Canada, Ireland and Japan will also bring teams to the…

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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles November Schedule The U.S. Men’s Eagles, ranked 15th in the world, will face the 17th ranked Romania in Bucharest on November 17. It will be the first time in more than 2 years that the team has met the Oaks. Initially, the Eagles will open their November schedule in Chicago against the Maori All Blacks on November 3 as part of The Rugby Weekend triple-header. The Eagles will travel to Europe for their first Fall test with an opponent to be announced later, then face Romania and close out their tour with 2nd ranked Ireland on…

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USA Rugby Women’s Eagles USA Rugby announced the final November 2018 fixture for The U.S. Women’s National team. The Women’s Eagles will play England’s Red Roses on November 9 at Allianz Park in London. The match is part of the Quilter Internationals 2018 and will kick off at 2:45 PM ET and serve as the Women’s Eagles’ first road test of their Fall tour. The Women’s Eagles will open their November tests against New Zealand on November 3 in Chicago as part of The Rugby Weekend’s triple-header at Soldier Field. The Women Eagles will then travel to England to play…

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USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabani CHULA VISTA, CA. – Dates and a location have been set for USA Rugby’s Girls and Boys High School All-American (HSAA) winter camps, hosted at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Assemblies will take place from Dec. 27-31 on the Girls side and Dec. 26-31 on the Boys side, with invitations for both sent this September. The girls camp will see U18 and U19 teams compete in intra-squad play, allowing all teams to face the best players in their age-group. The boys camp will have two U18 teams and one U19 team…

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USA Rugby & Richie Walker Richie Walker has been an outstanding head coach for the Women’s Eagles Sevens program since he took over as coach prior to the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Both in Rio and at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament last month, the team performed well against the best teams in the world, losing to both New Zealand and Australia in close matches. Walker has been accessible as head coach and has continued to build a cohesive national team. His departure comes as a surprise.  This leaves the interim coach and any new coach with two…

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Collegiate All-Americans Camp Collegiate All-American Head Coach James Willocks has pared his squad to 30 athletes. They will continue to compete for 1st or 2nd team All-American honors at the 2018 Men’s Collegiate All-American Camp. Seven additional collegiate players will join camp from the Club 7s National Championships, as all athletes prepare for a full match against the Glendale Raptors on Friday, Aug. 17. The game is free to the public with kickoff set for 7 PM MT at Infinity Park. Following the game, USA Rugby will announce 1st Team All-Americans in a special presentation featured on Facebook.com/USARugby. Details and…

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