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

Q & A with Phaidra Knight By Doug Coil & Bryan Cornelis Feb 28, 2015 RTS: What drives you to excel and make the tremendous sacrifices that you do? PK: Purpose and positivity are what drive me to excel. Many things fall under those umbrellas – my immediate family, my friends, the younger generation that, collectively, have not quite realized the power of hard, persistent work. I sacrifice because that’s naturally what happiness is to me. I believe it’s what we are all meant to do – to give of ourselves for the greater good. RTS: What has contributed to…

Phaidra Knight, The Journey and Return of a USA Women’s Rugby Eagle By Doug Coil & Bryan Cornelis, Rugby Journalists, Real-time Sports Feb 2, 2015 Phaidra has been described as a Renaissance woman. She is a professional athlete, scholar, lawyer, coach, mentor, television analyst and commentator, businesswoman, philanthropist, advocate, leader and motivational speaker. She is engaging and her spirit is inspiring. Some describe her as intimidating, while once you talk with her this quickly dissipates and mutual respect is established. She is an articulate speaker, as well as a rugby advocate, who gives back to the community through volunteer work…

USA Falcons – Plate Winners at Viña del Mar Sevens, Chile January 18, 2015 Doug Coil, Journalist, Real-time Sports The USA Falcons gained valuable experience at the Viña del Mar Sevens in Chile this weekend. The Falcons won the Plate Final 29-0 vs. Canada and finished with a 4-2 record. The tournament had two main brackets. One Pool served as the CONSUR Hong Kong Qualifier Bracket, while the other was an International one. In the Hong Kong Bracket, Uruguay and Brazil finished the Pool first and second, respectively, and both qualified for the World Rugby Sevens, Hong Kong Sevens Tournament.…

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