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World Rugby is the sanctioning organization for rugby. Rugby 15s, 10s and 7s are played. National Men’s and Women’s teams play in the Rugby World Cup, RWC Sevens, in the HSBC Sevens, & Women’s Sevens Series, and in competitions, like the Americas Rugby Championship, Americas Pacific Challenge, Rugby Americas North tournaments and U20 & U18 competitions.

The USA Women’s Eagles will face the Barbarians for the first time on April 26 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado. Rob Cain will bring the full training squad of 51 players to Glendale in advance of the match. Players were selected based on performances in the Eagles’ Regional Training Program. “Everyone has been incredibly busy since the November Internationals. It’s been a lot of fun with a lot of hard work and effort from the players, staff, and community,” said Head Coach Rob Cain. “The regional rugby training gave our players a continuous opportunity to show us what they…

The fifth match of the Cara Cup features Irish Provincial A sides, Munster and Leinster meeting on Wednesday 10th April at Union Point Sports Complex, Weymouth MA. Leinster A jumped out to a 41-14 lead at the break, with Munster A storming back in the second half, but coming up short, 53-49. In the first match, the Connacht Eagles defeated the New England Free Jacks 38-7. The second had the Connacht Eagles beating the Ulster Ravens 44-21. In the third match, the New England Free Jacks lost to Ulster A 43-15. The 4th match featured the New England Free Jacks…

The fifth match will have Irish Provincial A sides, Munster and Leinster meeting on Wednesday 10th April, 7.00pm (1 am Irish time) at Union Point Sports Complex, Weymouth MA. In the first match, the Connacht Eagles defeated the New England Free Jacks 38-7. The second had the Connacht Eagles beating the Ulster Ravens 44-21. In the third match, the New England Free Jacks lost to Ulster A 43-15. The 4th match featured the New England Free Jacks vs Munster A on Saturday, April 6 at the Irish Cultural Centre GAA Field in Canton, MA. The Free Jacks played a competitive…

USA Rugby will host the Women’s Rugby Super Series from June 28 to July 14 with the world’s top five teams competing in a round-robin tournament in the greater San Diego area. The Super Series will feature No. 1 New Zealand, No. 2 England, No. 3 Canada, No.4 France, and No. 5 United States. The tournament was last hosted by the United States in 2016 where Canada won the title and England claimed runner-up for the second consecutive cycle. The Super Series is hosted in partnership with World Rugby and provides more exposure for the women’s game and provides athletes…

In the second match of the Cara Cup, the Connacht Eagles defeated Ulster A 44-21 on March 20 at Union Point Sports Complex in Weymouth, MA. The Connacht Eagles also beat the New England Free Jacks 38-7 in match one. Connacht will return to Ireland, while Ulster will face the Free Jacks on Sunday, March 24 at 6:30 pm EDT at the Union Point Sports Complex. Match Recap Connacht took an early lead with a penalty from Conor Dean and tries from Conor Hayes and Jonny Murphy. Dean converted the second for a 15-0 lead. The Eagles extended their lead…

The second match of the Cara Cup will feature the Connacht Eagles vs the Ulster Ravens on Wednesday, March 20 at Union Point Sports Complex in Weymouth, MA. Kickoff is at 7:00 pm (11 pm Irish time) and the match is being broadcast on NESNplus. Get tickets and use CaraCup10 for a discount. In the first match, the Connacht Eagles defeated the New England Free Jacks 38-7. Connacht will return to Ireland, while Ulster will face the Free Jacks on Sunday, March 24 at 6:30 pm EDT at the Union Point Sports Complex. Match Comments & Squads Connacht Eagles have…

The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles scored a try in the 79th minute to edge Canada 30-25 in the finale of the Americas Rugby Championship 2019  on Mar 8 at Starfire Sports in Seattle, WA. The USA moved to second place with a 3-2 record and 17 points, pending the outcome of Uruguay versus Brazil. An Uruguay win would give them second place. Canada finished the ARC in fifth place with a 1-4 record and 7 points. Match Recap The U.S. struck first with a penalty kick by Will Magie for a 3-0 lead. Canada answered back after attacking from a…

The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles and Canada have named their match-day 23 for the finale of the Americas Rugby Championship 2019 this Friday, Mar 8 at Starfire Sports in Seattle, WA. Kickoff is set for 7 PM Pacific Time with the game broadcast live on FloRugby in the U.S. and live in Canada on TSN.ca and on tape delay at 11 pm ET/8 pm PT on TSN3. The match is considered a home match for Canada. Professional rugby commitments in Europe and for Major League Rugby have impacted the availability of players, as well as the consistency of squads from…

The USA Men’s Eagles faced Uruguay in the fourth round of the 2019 Americas Rugby Championship on March 2 at Starfire Sports Stadium. Uruguay emerged with a 32-25 win, Los Teros first win over the Eagles on U.S. soil. As the result of the loss, the Eagles fell to 15th place in the World Rugby standings, while Uruguay moved to 16th. The Eagles will conclude the ARC against Canada on Friday, March 8 at Starfire Sports with the kickoff at 10:10 pm ET and will be broadcast LIVE on FloRugby. Match Recap Less than a minute into the match, the…

USA Men’s Eagles Head Coach Gary Gold continues to juggle his match-day squad as he attempts to cooperate with European and Major League Rugby Clubs. The 13th ranked Eagles will face 17th ranked Uruguay this Saturday, March 2 in the fourth round of the Americas Rugby Championship 2019 at Starfire Sports. Kickoff is set for 10 PM Eastern Standard Time, LIVE on FloRugby. Head Coach Gary Gold has made five changes to the starting roster forwards Joe Taufete’e at hooker and Tevita Tameilau at flanker. Taufete’e is only one try away from passing Keith Wood as the highest scoring front…

The United States Men’s Rugby National team defeated Brazil 33-28 in Round Three of the Americas Rugby Championship (ARC) 2019 on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Dell Diamond in Austin, TX. The U.S. is now in second place following their loss to Argentina XV, while Brazil drops to fifth place. The Eagles will travel to Seattle for two final games against Uruguay on March 2 and finish the ARC against rival-Canada March 8 at Starfire Sports. Tickets for all three remaining matches are available at usarugby.org/tickets. All games will be broadcast LIVE on FloRugby, exclusively in the U.S. Match Recap The…

The 13th ranked United States Men’s Rugby National team will face 26th ranked Brazil in Round Three of the Americas Rugby Championship (ARC) 2019 this Saturday, Feb. 23 at Dell Diamond in Austin, TX. Gary Gold has needed to juggle his squad with the return of several players to Major League Rugby, European, and a couple of college clubs. The squad sees the return of captain Blaine Scully and the full squad has 360 cumulative caps. Kapeli Pifeleti could earn his first cap if he enters from the reserves. The U.S. is currently in third place following their loss to Argentina…

USA Rugby Release – Aalina Tabani AUSTIN, TX. – The USA Men’s Eagles have announced changes to the full squad for the final three rounds of the Americas Rugby Championship 2019 taking place on home soil. After receiving a red card during the USA’s previous match against Argentina XV, center Paul Lasike’s appeal to the judicial decision was upheld, reducing his original suspension from four weeks to one week. Lasike fulfilled the suspension when he sat out from playing with his professional club (Harlequins) during the ARC 2019 bye week. The athlete will now be available for selection to the…

The USA Rugby Men’s National Team faced two-time runners-up Argentina XV in the second round of the Americas Rugby Championship 2019 on Saturday, Feb 9 in Argentina. Match Recap AJ MacGinty kicked to open the match and Felipe Ezcurra executed a box kick that was tapped back into Argentinan hands. The ball went wide left with Julian Dominguez racing down touch and offloading to Santiago Carreras for a try. Martin Elias slotted the conversion to a 7-0 lead. Argentina XV attacked from a lineout after a penalty, taking the ball inside and Lucas Favre finished the attack with a try…

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