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

Rob Cain Named Women’s Eagles Head Coach LAFAYETTE, CO. USA Rugby Release Following an extensive search process, Saracens Women’s Head Coach and Director of Rugby Rob Cain has accepted an offer for Head Coach of the United States Women’s National Team (XV), USA Rugby announced today. Cain, who possesses a wealth of experience in developing athletes, will serve as the first full-time head coach in the history of the women’s program. With his intended start early this Summer pending visa approval and the role based at the Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA, Cain looks forward to embedding himself…

MEN’S EAGLES ROSTER FOR SUMMER TEST SERIES Gary Gold, Head Coach of the USA Men’s Eagles XV will have 30 national team players will begin training camp in preparation for three June test matches, against Russia, Scotland, and Canada. Camp will begin on May 27 with David Tameilau, Samu Manoa, AJ MacGinty and Eric Fry making their season debuts. Both Paul Mullen and Callum Black will have opportunities to earn their first caps in the front row. The first two matches of the Emirates Airline Summer Series will be home against No. 19 Russia on June 9 in Denver and…

Men’s Eagles 2018 Summer Tests The Emirates Airline Summer Series will be held on June 9th in Denver, Colorado against Russia at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park at 6 PM MT.  Tickets are on sale now starting as low as $20 through AXS. Discounted hotel offers are available on usarugby.org/summerseries. The team will then travel to Houston, Texas where they will play against Scotland on June 16th at BBVA Compass Stadium at 8:00 pm CDT. That match will be televised LIVE on CBS Sports Network. Both matches will be available on a streaming basis via The Rugby Channel. The Men’s Eagles…

The USA Men’s Eagles held off Argentina XV to win 17-10, to begin their title Americas Rugby Championship defense. The USA dominated the early possession, however, five minutes into the match, Marcel Brache needed to be replaced by Dyan Audsley after a no wrap late tackle by Juan Cappiello, who was sent to the bin. It is hoped that the hit to Brace’s knee is not severe. The ensuing penalty kick by Will Magie was missed. Argentina XV then had a sustained run into USA territory, before electing to kick for points after a USA penalty. Juan Cruz González also…

USA Men’s Eagles & Georgia The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles, ranked 17th in the world traveled to Tbilisi, Georgia to meet the 12th ranked Lelos on Saturday, November 25 at Mikheil Stadium. The match was broadcast on The Rugby Channel at 9 am ET in the United States. On November 18 the USA Rugby Men’s Eagles defeated Germany 46-17 at Brita Arena in Wiesbaden. Georgia comes into the match with a 54-22 win against Canada two weeks ago and a 13-6 loss to Wales last week. The teams last played in June with Georgia emerging with a 21-17 victory. Georgia…

USA Men’s Eagles & Georgia The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles which are ranked 17th in the world traveled to Tbilisi, Georgia to meet the 12th ranked Lelos on Saturday, November 25 at Lokomotiv Stadium. The match will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel at 9 am ET in the United States. On November 18 the USA Rugby Men’s Eagles defeated Germany 46-17 at Brita Arena in Wiesbaden. Georgia comes into the match with a 54-22 win against Canada two weeks ago and a 13-6 loss to Wales last week. The teams last played in June with Georgia emerging with a…

The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles defeated Germany 46-17 at Brita Arena in Wiesbaden on Saturday, November 18. The USA entered the match ranked 17th, while Germany was 22nd. Live broadcasts were available on sport1 in Germany and on The Rugby Channel in the United States. The match against Germany was the first of the Eagles two match November tour. They play the 12th ranked Georgia on November 25 in Tbilisi, Georgia. A match preview of the Germany vs. USA match was published earlier. Germany vs. USA Match Recap The USA Men’s Eagles had the first scoring opportunity in the match…

The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles face Germany in Wiesbaden on Saturday. The kickoff will be at 5 pm local time, 11 am Eastern, and 8 am Pacific. Live broadcasts will be available on sport1 in Germany and on The Rugby Channel in the United States. The USA is currently ranked 17th by World Rugby, while Germany is 22nd. Germany has improved immensely and can not be taken lightly. Last weekend, Germany defeated Brazil 45-12 in Leipzig and a match recap is available from Americas Rugby News. This is the first of the Eagles two match November tour. They play the…

Phiadra Knight Joins World Rugby Hall of Fame Phaidra Knight will be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame on November 10, 2017 in Rugby, England. At the ceremony, she will be part of a class of five inductees along with Argentina’s Felipe Contepomi, Al Charron of Canada, Englishman Rob Andrew and Fabien Pelous of France. Knight played stellar rugby internationally at both prop and flanker. Later is her career, she also played hooker. As a Women’s Eagles player, she earned 35 caps and was named USA Rugby Player of the Decade in 2010 by Rugby Magazine. USA Rugby…

Men’s Eagles Nov. 2017 Tests: Germany & Georgia The USA Men’s Eagles will have a traveling squad of twenty-six players for their match against Germany November 18 at Brita Arena in Wiesbaden, Germany. The Eagles are ranked 17th by World Rugby rankings, while Germany is 23rd. The Eagles will then travel to play 12th ranked Georgia in Tbilisi, Georgia. Germany, in turn, will return to the United States in June for a test match. New Eagles Head Coach Gary Gold, attending to Worcester Warrior’s responsibilities, will work remotely with Interim Head Coach, Dave Hewitt. Dave was a former Crusaders and…

Roland Suniula – Rugby Reggio Roland Suniula has signed a contract with Rugby Reggio in Emilia, Italy for the remainder of the 2017-2018 season. He will join the team in November. The team plays in the Italian Eccellenza League (Top 10). Suniula last played with the Columbus Rugby Club during 2016-17 and is a Tiger Academy Rugby Coach. Roland Suniula Rugby Career Roland Suniula was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa in 1986 and his family moved to Auckland, New Zealand while he and brothers Andrew and Shalom were young. All attended Kelston Boys’ High School in Te Atatu, a…

Pete Steinberg Leaves Women’s Eagles Pete Steinberg has stepped down as the Women’s Eagles 15s Head Coach after 7 years at the helm. Steinberg assumed the Head Coach position in 2011 and led the team through the 2014 and 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cups, including making the semifinals for the first time in 19 years this past August. Steinberg core team will hopefully compete for the title in 2021. While Head Coach, Steinberg worked to build a unified Women’s National Team pathway and bring the age grade programs in line with the National team. Many people were involved in…

Gary Gold New USA Rugby Eagles Coach Doug Coil USA Rugby announced the selection of Worcester Warriors Director of Rugby, Gary Gold, as the head coach of the Men’s Eagles. Gold has almost 20 years of coaching and rugby leadership experience. Dan Payne, USA Rugby CEO said “We are very fortunate to have recruited an individual with Gary’s experience, commitment and values. Myself and our hiring panel were more than just impressed with his rugby history. We saw a sincerity and skill set in Gary that fits perfectly with how we want this position to contribute toward the growth of…

Girl’s HS All-Americans Women’s U18 Sevens Squad for 2017 European Women’s Sevens Championship By Doug Coil The Girl’s High School All-Americans Powered by Atavus return for the second consecutive year to the European Women’s U18 Sevens Championship. Last year they lost 34-24 to France in the finals. This year’s roster consists of returning players Cassidy Bagell, Lolohea Makaafi, Julia Riekena and Kathryn Stowers, while the majority of the team is new. After some early training overseas, tournament play will commence September 16-17th at Stade Darragon. The tournament consists only of European teams, with the United States and Canada also invited.…

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