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Women’s Collegiate All-American Sevens USA Rugby Release: Chula Vista, CA. – The Women’s Collegiate All-American Sevens have assembled for a three-day training camp beginning today at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Set to undergo a rigorous schedule of activities in preparation for the Women’s Academy Tournament later this week, 12 athletes who possess the characteristics to excel in the senior program will be challenged to adapt together in a high performance (HP) training environment. During camp, graduating student-athletes will be evaluated for 2018-19 Women’s Sevens contracts. Younger players will be scouted for future senior HP training…

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2018 Junior World Trophy North American Qualifier The USA Rugby Men’s Junior All-Americans (MJAAs) lost to a dominant Canadian U20s side in their first match of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifier series at Penberthy Rec Sports Complex at College Station, Texas. At the end of the first half, the match was close with the USA losing 15-10. During the second half, Canada took over winning 60-22. The second and final match of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifier will take place at Rice University on Sat, June 16 at 3:30 PM CT. The Canadians opened the scoring with a try by…

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MJAA Squad vs. Canada: World Rugby Trophy Qualifier USA Rugby Release: COLLEGE STATION, TX. – Men’s Junior All-Americans (MJAAs) Head Coach Scott Bracken has named his starting lineup to compete in the first match of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifier series with Canada’s U20s tomorrow at 7 PM CT. After a week of rigorous preparation, including an exhibition game against Austin Elite Academy, the MJAAs look ahead to a promising showing in the first of two games against northern neighbor Canada. The match takes place at Penberthy Playing Field at Texas A&M University. Admission is complimentary but parking (located in…

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USA Rugby Women’s 2018 Pathway USA Rugby Release LAFAYETTE, CO. – After several months of preparation, USA Rugby rolls out a comprehensive women’s schedule for the remainder of the 2018 calendar year. By leveraging existing resources and prioritizing age-grade assemblies, the schedule makes a commitment in looking ahead to the 2021 World Cup; with a shared emphasis on succession planning for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games and 2025 World Cup. Each event focuses heavily on talent verification, player development, and competition. In alignment with the restructured American Rugby Model, the schedule incorporates nine total age-grade assemblies which capitalize on breaks…

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World Rugby Trophy Qualifiers The Major Junior All-Americans require your support as they take on the Canadian U20s this June in Houston with the winner advancing to the Junior World Trophy. Get behind the team and back them in their bid to unseat the Canadian 2017 North American Qualifiers. Every bit counts and donations are 100% Tax deductible!  Donate at: http://bit.ly/futureeagles Men’s Junior All-Americans (U20s) Head Coach Scott Bracken has announced a 26 man roster that will compete against Canada in the two-game World Rugby Trophy qualification series on June 12 and 16th. The winner will represent North America in…

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MJAA World Trophy Qualifier Squad Against Canada Men’s Junior All-Americans (U20s) Head Coach Scott Bracken announced a 26 man roster that will compete against Canada in the two-game World Rugby Trophy qualification series on June 12 and 16th. The winner will represent North America in August in Romania. Houston, Texas will host the series, with the venue, announced later. Twenty-six athletes survived the fifty, who participated in a training camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista. Six members of the squad are from the newly launched U.S. professional league, Major League Rugby. The remaining squad members were…

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USA Men’s Eagles June Test Squad Based on USA Rugby Release Training camp for the Men’s Eagles begins this Sunday. The June test squad has had two changes. Titi Lamositele has replaced Callum Black while David Ainuu, a Men’s Junior All-American (U20s), will complete the now 31-man training squad. The Men’s Eagles will face Russia on June 9th at 6 P.M. MT in Denver, Scotland on June 16th in Houston (time TBA), and Canada on June 23rd in Halifax at 3 PM ET as part of the June tests. The first two games will be hosted in the United States as…

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Rob Cain, USA Women’s Eagles Head Coach A USA Rugby video conference with members of the USA Rugby media just concluded with Rob Cain, Alex Magleby, Aalina Tabani, Jackie Finlan, Alex Goff, Curtis Reed, and Doug Coil participating. USA Rugby staff members includeRob Cain, Women’s Eagles Head Coach, Alex Magleby, the General Manager of National & High-Performance Rugby and Aalina Tabani, the High-Performance Communications Manager. Members of the rugby media include Jackie Finlan of The Rugby Breakdown, Alex Goff of the Goff Rugby Network and FloRugby, Curtis Reed of This Is American Rugby, and Doug Coil of DJCoil Rugby. Once…

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USA Women’s Eagles November Tests The U.S. Women’s Eagles will play Ireland at Energia Park on November 18 as part of the 2018 November Test series. The USA will first play the New Zealand Black Ferns at Soldier Field on Nov. 3, part of The Rugby Weekend, as well as another test in Europe and an “A” level game to be announced later. Earlier Rob Cain was hired as the first full-time Women’s Eagles head coach and the November tests will usher in a new era for USA Women’s Rugby. Emilie Bydwell, General Manager for Women’s High Performance, said that…

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Next Olympic Hopeful USA Rugby Release COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. – The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has opened registration for the opening phase of Scouting Camp: The Next Olympic Hopeful. Launched in 2017, the talent identification program encourages athletes from all backgrounds to test their skills for a chance to join Team USA in one of eight Olympic sports, including rugby sevens. Registration is open until June 2nd at nextolympichopeful.teamusa.org. From the pool of applicants, approximately 100 athletes (50 men, 50 women) will be invited to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs to undergo intensive, sport-specific training with…

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MJAA Complete World Rugby Trophy Qualifier Camp LAFAYETTE, CO. USA Rugby Release The Men’s Junior All-Americans have completed their training camp in preparation for the two-match World Rugby Trophy Qualifier Series against Canada’s U20s this June. Through the camp weekend, Head Coach Scott Bracken and his staff worked to identify players’ strengths and weaknesses, with the goal of bridging gaps to prepare the next generation of youth for elite international competition. The two-match World Rugby Trophy Qualifier series will be hosted in Houston, Texas on June 12th and June 16th at locations to be named later. Updates will be available…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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