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

USA Rugby Release: Photo – Mike Lee / KLC Fotos Director of Women’s High Performance Emilie Bydwell will lead a young group of USA Women’s Sevens players for Fast Four tournaments in Vancouver (Sept 18-19) and Edmonton (Sept 20-21). Taking place less than two months after the Tokyo Olympics, both events will see up-and-coming talent shine against the likes of Tokyo silver-medalists France, Team GB and Canada. Full schedule will be confirmed by World Rugby in the coming weeks at world.rugby/sevens-series. Matches will be broadcast on NBC’s family of networks with exact locations to be confirmed closer to date. Roster…

The No. 17 USA Men’s National Team will face No. 21 Canada in the second of a two-match Rugby World Cup 2023 Qualifier Series on September 11 at Infinity Park at Glendale. The kickoff is at 7 pm MT (9 pm ET) and broadcast on Flo Rugby in the U.S. and on Premier Sports in Canada. Canada enters the match having beaten the USA 34-21 at Swilers Rugby Club, St John’s, Newfoundland, and on September 4. The USA will need to win be at least 14 points to move on to face Uruguay on October 2 and 10, with the…

The No. 16 USA Men’s National Team will face No. 22 Canada in a two-match Rugby World Cup Qualifier Series on September 4 at Swilers Rugby Club, St John’s, Newfoundland, and on September 11 at Infinity Park at Glendale. The kickoff on September 4 is 3 pm local time (1:30 pm ET) and on September 11 is 7 pm local time (9 pm ET). The matches will be broadcast on Flo Rugby in the U.S. and on Premier Sports in Canada. The winner of the two-match North American series is determined by an aggregate score across both games. The winner…

The USA Women’s XVs National Team will resume test matches against Canada in a two-match series at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO on November 1st and 5th at 6 pm MT. The Series between the sixth-ranked USA and third-ranked Canada will officially kick off the USA Women’s Eagles autumn tour. Tickets to both matches will be available in September, however, fans can register for the exclusive presale to earn early access to seats and in-stadium experiences now. The USA will return to test play after their series losses to Canada in November 2019. The team has had three assemblies and…

Rugby Canada Release Rugby Canada is excited to announce four key fixtures beginning in November that will see Canada’s National Senior Women’s 15s face the USA, Wales and world No. 1 England as they continue preparations for the rescheduled Rugby World Cup in October 2022. Canada’s Women’s 15s squad is in the midst of their week-long “Road to the Rugby World Cup” selection camp in Halifax. The camp includes evaluations, skills and tactical training, as well as strength and conditioning sessions. The camp culminates with a “Red vs. Black” Match, presented by DHL, on Friday, August 20 at Wanderers Grounds.…

USA Rugby Release, AALINA TABANI • AUGUST 17, 2021, Photo Travis Pryor The USA Women’s XVs National Team have confirmed an away fixture against England on November 21 as one of four international matches in their Fall tour. Venue, KO time and broadcast info will be confirmed by the RFU over the coming weeks. Details for the remaining three test matches are currently being finalized and should be announced this month. England and the United States women last met at Super Series 2019 where the Red Roses came away victorious. Since then, the Eagles have held 17 total weeks of…

USA Rugby Release Head coach Gary Gold has selected 31-players for the opening stage of Rugby World Cup qualification against rivals Canada. The first match takes place on Sept 4 (KO 3 PM NT) in St. John’s, NL with the second on Sept 11 (KO 7 PM MT) at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO. Broadcast info will be confirmed closer to date. Tickets for the Glendale match are available at http://www.usa.rugby/tickets. A total of 24 players will return from the Eagles’ July tests against England (L 29-43) and Ireland (L 10-71) with Flyhalf AJ MacGinty returning as Captain. MacGinty recently…

USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabani, Photo: Mike Lee / KLC Fotos TOKYO, JPN. (August 5, 2021). – Following the conclusion of rugby competition at the Tokyo Olympics, Chris Brown has decided to leave his position as Head Coach of the USA Women’s 7s National Team to pursue new professional opportunities. Along with Brown, USA Women’s Head of Physical Performance and Assistant Coach Matt Long has also decided to move on so he can be closer to his family in New Zealand. Coach Brown said: “I will always support this team and be cheering on each individual. I want to…

USA Rugby Release USA Rugby to host New Zealand All Blacks in Washington, DC on Saturday, October 23 at FedEx Field Men’s Eagles to host New Zealand All Blacks for first time since 2014 in marquee matchup at FedEx Field in Washington DC.The match marks only the third visit for the world-renowned All Blacks on US soil in the last seven years.The tier one fixture rounds out Men’s Eagles fall schedule, paired with Rugby World Cup qualifiers in Glendale, CO. WASHINGTON, DC (July 26, 2021) – The USA Men’s National Team XVs will host the most successful rugby team in the sport’s history,…

USA Rugby Release Head Coach Rob Cain and staff have selected rosters for the upcoming Stars vs Stripes match presented by DAC. Following a 60-minute pre-scrimmage on Tuesday, Cain evaluated player roles for the intra-squad match with a few adjustments and settled on rosters for the Saturday, July 10 curtain call. Kate Zackary will captain the Stars side while Emily Henrich will captain the opposing Stripes squad. With a handful of uncapped players slated to play, the full 80-minute competitive setting will stage a positive opportunity for development towards Rugby World Cup 2021 in New Zealand. The match is closed…

Rugby Canada Head coach Kingsley Jones has named his side to face England this Saturday, July 10th at Twickenham Stadium in London. Kick off at 10 am ET / 7 am PT.   Lucas Rumball (Toronto Arrows) continues as captain with Ben LeSage (Toronto Arrows) the vice-captain.  There are two changes in the squad which faced Wales in Cardiff.  In the forwards, Reegan O’Gorman (Austin Gilgronis) moves from the back row to start at lock in place of the injured Josh Larsen (New England Freejacks) with Cory Thomas (LA Giltinis) at flanker. Lachlan Kratz (NOLA Gold) makes his test debut at…

Head coach Gary Gold has made four changes to the starting XV with three new reserves as the USA Men’s XVs National Team faces Ireland at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday, KO 2:15 PM ET, on florugby.com. Bryce Campbell will be the captain and the team enters the match against Ireland after an impressive performance against England on July 4 at Twickenham. The USA was rusty in the first half but came back in the second half outscoring England 26-17 for a final score of 43-29. Roster Changes Joe Taufete’e starts at hooker (previously on the bench vs England)…

USA RUGBY Release by AALINA TABANI – Photo Neil Kennedy Nearly two years since last taking the pitch, the USA Men’s XVs National Team met No. 3 world-ranked England in their home at Twickenham. After a disappointing first half where the English dominated at nearly every outset, the United States came back with an incredible energy to win the second half at 26-17, despite losing the match at 43-29. It stands, without question, that the second half performance against England is a testament to the growth of Major League Rugby. Where years ago the USA men would struggle to keep…

Wales vs Canada Rugby Canada Release Head coach Kingsley Jones has named his side to face Wales this Saturday, July 3rd at Principality Stadium in Cardiff.  Kick off at 10am ET / 7am PT. Lucas Rumball (Toronto Arrows) will captain the side and Ben LeSage (Toronto Arrows) has been named vice-captain.  Canada will field a young team against Wales that includes 7 uncapped players.  It will be a test match debut for Ross Braude, Quinn Ngawati, Cooper Coats, Tyler Rowland, Michael Smith, Donald Carson, and Siaki Vikilani. The squad assembled earlier this week in a training bubble in Bristol, England…

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