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

USA Rugby modified release – Photo Travis Prior USA Men’s Eagles Head Coach Gary Gold has named 30 players to the traveling roster for the Summer Series and Rugby World Cup Qualifiers this July. The USA Men’s National Team XVs kick off this summer with a match against the French Barbarians in Houston on July 1st, before traveling to Santiago for the first of a home-and-away series against Chile to compete for Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification. The squad named is the result of Gold and the Men’s Eagles coaching staff visiting and scouting MLR clubs over the past few…

The USA Women’s Eagles squad for the Pacific Four Series 2022 was named by Head Coach Rob Cain. The team will compete in the regional tournament against Canada, Australia and hosts New Zealand. Twenty eight players will assemble in New Zealand six days ahead of their June 5 kick off against Canada. USA WOMEN’S EAGLES TRAVELING ROSTER | PACIFIC FOUR SERIES 2022 FORWARDSCatie Benson (Sale Sharks, UK), Charli Jacoby (Loughborough Lightning, UK), Nick James (Sale Sharks, UK), Maya Learned (Gloucester-Hartpury, UK), Hope Rogers (Exeter Chiefs, UK), Joanna Kitlinski (Sale Sharks, UK), Kathryn Treder (Beantown), Evi Ashenbrucker (San Diego Surfers), Jenny…

USA Women’s National Team XVs Head Coach Rob Cain named 42 players to the Rugby World Cup player pool for New Zealand this coming fall. Rosters will be selected for the Pacific Four Series 2022, a Rugby World Cup preseason assembly, and a UK preparatory tour ahead of a finalized traveling roster for the Rugby World Cup in October. Position Group Player Name Club Prop Hope Rogers* Exeter Chiefs Maya Learned Gloucester-Hartpury RFC Catie Benson* Sale Sharks Erica Jarrell Beantown RFC Nick James* Sale Sharks Charli Jacoby Loughborough Lightning Jett Hayward Life West Gladiatrix Hooker Joanna Kitlinksi Sale Sharks Saher…

The Nextgen Women’s Sevens tournament will be held in Langford, BC on April 29-30 in conjunction with the HSBC Canada Sevens Tournament. The USA Women’s Falcons team will mainly consist of players aged 18-23 who have been identified through USA Rugby Talent ID, National Development Programs, along with fifteens and sevens competitions and camps. The team will play against three Canadian developmental sides: Canada East Selects, Canada West Selects, and the Maple Leaf Academy. USA WOMEN’S FALCONS SEVENS ROSTER | NEXTGEN 7s LANGFORD Player Name Club Simone Bautista Los Alamitos High School (CA) Autumn Czaplicki West Chester University Summer Harris-Jones…

USA Rugby modified release with photo by Mike Lee USA Women’s Sevens named former USA Eagles 7s/XVs back, Zack Test, as Assistant Coach. The selection panel included Head Coach Emilie Bydwell, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Coaching Director Chris Clements, and International Athlete Representative Kelly Griffin. Test served in an interim role since the opening rounds of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai. His appointment will be through the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in Cape Town and the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Test was one of the leading players in USA sevens history, with…

The USA Men’s Eagles XVs will host the French Barbarians on July 1, 2022, at Aveva Stadium in Houston, Texas. This warmup match precedes the Rugby World Cup qualifying fixtures against Chile in the following weeks. Tickets will be available to the general public starting Friday, April 29 at 10 AM CDT through usa.rugby/tickets. Live stream coverage will be provided by FloRugby. The French Barbarians are an invitational side of rugby players assembled to celebrate an open and exciting style of rugby. The club first started in 1979, with its inaugural match against Scotland in May 1980, and most recently…

USA Rugby Release Women’s Eagles Head Coach Rob Cain heads to Glendale, CO for second training assembly with USA based pool players.22 players will gather at Infinity Park for a three-day intensive camp culminating in an exhibition match against Women’s Premier League (WPL) Selects on March 26thWPL players and coaches eager to kick off the 2022 season with a unique challenge against the USA Falcons side. GLENDALE, CO (March 16, 2022) – 22 USA based Women’s Eagles pool players will gather in Colorado later this month for a second spring assembly under Head Coach Rob Cain. Following a successful camp…

USA Rugby Release For the first time since 2019, USA Rugby High Performance Pathways will host its annual Winter Camp, bringing 97 men’s players to the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA from December 27 to January 2. Winter Camp 2021 will invite some of the best U18, U20 and U23 male athletes to train and compete across the week under the guidance of a robust roster of high performance staff. The annual assembly typically serves as a primary touchpoint for players within the Junior National Team pipeline, increasing development and scouting opportunities for senior national teams going…

USA Rugby Release Following two illustrious careers in sevens, Olympians Martin Iosefo and Matai Leuta have announced their departure from the USA Sevens Residency program. Both athletes spent the past seven years with the program, making their respective debuts in the 2014-15 season and going on to help the United States claim its most notorious and record-breaking achievements on the World Stage. While the duo has decided to leave their roles with USA Sevens, they also look ahead to the next chapter of their rugby careers. Leuta has already signed with the Houston SaberCats of Major League Rugby and Iosefo…

USA Rugby Release by Calder Cahill USA Rugby is proud to announce that Emilie Bydwell has been selected as Head Coach of the USA Women’s Sevens National Team, in a unanimous decision by a five-person selection panel. “It is the honor of my career to be selected for this position,” said Bydwell, “I have been working towards the dream of coaching this team and leading this program for over a decade. The USA Women’s Sevens team is more than a rugby team, it is a group of incredible women that have the power to inspire meaningful change in their communities…

USA Rugby Release The USA Men’s Sevens National Team have welcomed seven athletes to high performance training camp with just two weeks until the squad departs for the two opening rounds of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2022 in Dubai. Canada joins the group for a series of scrimmages this week, after which Coach Friday will review performances and make selections for the first two events of the new season. Athletes returning to camp are as follows: Aaron CummingsAki RaymondD’Montae NobleLucas LecampChase HaskinLogan Tago Athletes unavailable due to injury with a targeted return in 2022: Jack Wendling (January)Adam Channel…

The USA Women’s Rugby National XVs Team will face Ireland in Dublin this Friday, followed by England in Worcester on November 21. The USA began their two year hiatus from playing test rugby with two close losses to Canada in the Pacific Four Series. There are several roster changes with Gabby Cantorna and Joanna Kitlinski out of both tests due to injury. Kathryn Treder joined the team as an injury reserve. Ilona Maher and Alev Kelter return to USA Sevens residency for training ahead of the start of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Joanne Fa’avesi will not travel to…

The USA Women’s National Rugby Team played their first test match in two years against rivals, Rugby Canada at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado, losing 15-9. The United States and Canada will face each other in a rematch on Friday, November 5 at Infinity Park with the kick-off set for 7:53 pm ET/4:53 pm PT. The match is available to view in the USA on World Rugby Facebook and in Canada on TSN.ca or through the TSN app. Play in this test was halted in the fourth minute when Canada’s blindside flanker Janna Slevinsky suffered a leg injury and was…

USA Rugby Release Head Coach Rob Cain has named his match-day roster as the Women’s Eagles play Canada in their first test match in two years this Monday, November 1 at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO. The match takes place as part of World Rugby’s Pacific Four Regional Series and will be dedicated to the memory of former Captain and Head Coach Kathy Flores who passed away last week. The kick-off is set for 6:00 PM Mountain Time with a live stream on World Rugby’s Facebook and YouTube channels. Tickets are available at usarug.by/PACFOUR. Roster Highlights Kate Zackary will lead…

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