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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.

RUGBY AMERICAS NORTH (RAN) U-19 15’s CHAMPIONSHIPS: July 2018 USA Rugby South Release The South Panthers won this tournament in 2016 and 2017. Rugby players interested in defending our title must be born January 1, 1999, or later. The 2018 RAN Men’s U19 tournament will be held in Mexico City. Players must have a valid passport, attend camps and have the ability to cover travel & tour expenses. www.rugbyamericasnorth.com. Tour Budget Expenses to attend open camps & Atlanta Assembly on your own TBD. Airfare to Mexico from Atlanta estimated $700. Team Fee with kit $300 Mexico Lodging estimated $300 Entertainment…

Eagles Win 2018 Americas Rugby Championship The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles went undefeated in the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship, the first team to ever do so. They now have won consecutive titles and are unbeaten in 10 matches. The team will also rise on Monday to 15th place in the World rankings. Uruguay was the last team to beat the Eagles in the Americas Rugby Championship on March 5, 2016, at the same Estadio Charrúa. The Eagles topped the standings with 24 points, with Argentina XV (21), Uruguay (14), Canada (11), Brazil (4), and Chile (1). Uruguay v…

The first two years of the Americas Rugby Championship saw both Argentina XV and the United States winning the 2016 and 2017 titles, respectively, with each team drawing against each other. This year, the USA has an opportunity to defend its title if it wins its fifth match in a row in 2018 against Uruguay. With a win, they would also be unbeaten in 10 matches. Uruguay was the last team to beat the Eagles in the Americas Rugby Championship on March 5, 2016, at the same Estadio Charrúa where they will play on Saturday. The Eagles currently lead the…

RICHIE MCCAW DOCUMENTARY CHASING GREAT Press Release New York, NY – February 23, 2018 – Chasing Great, a documentary that chronicles New Zealand Rugby legend Richie McCaw will have a premiere showing in the United States on February 28th at Cineopolis Chelsea in New York City in advance of its national rollout.  Abramorama, an industry leader in film distribution, marketing, and promotion, will release the feature documentary across the United States and Canada with national support from Augusto, Oktane Media and Falco Ink. Through the theatrical and subsequent digital release, fans and moviegoers will have ample opportunity to watch this…

The USA Rugby 17th ranked Men’s Eagles travel to South America for the 4th and 5th leg of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship. This Saturday, Feb. 24, the Eagles will face 27th ranked Brazil at Estádio Martins Pereira, in São José dos Campos. The following Saturday, they conclude the tournament against 18th ranked Uruguay in Montevideo. The Eagles are 3-0 after winning three consecutive matches at home and are in first place with 14 points in the standings. Brazil is 1-2 and is 5th place in the standings with 4 points. Kickoff is set for 3:40 PM ET this Saturday…

The Men’s Eagles face Chile this Saturday at 2 PM PT in their final home match of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship at Titan Stadium (Cal State Fullerton). The team is 2-0 after back-to-back wins over Argentina XV (17-10) and Canada (29-10). The USA has made many changes in the squad as most of their European professionals return to their clubs. Titi Lamositele, Nick Civetta, Andrew Durutalo, Will Hooley, Blaine Scully, and Joe Taufete’e have completed their availability to the team, with matches against Chile, Brazil, and Uruguay remaining. Taufete’e sustained a knee injury against Canada and will have a…

USAWR QUAD NATIONS SQUAD USA Wheelchair Rugby Release by Jen Remick on February 7, 2018 “USA Wheelchair Rugby is pleased to announce the squad that will compete at the 2018 Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations event March 9-11 hosted in Leicester England. The U.S. joins Great Britain, Japan and Australia for the 3-day event. The first ever Quad Nations is set to be live streamed, details to be shared soon. Amongst the scheduled games is a highly anticipated rematch of the gold medal game from Rio with the U.S. facing Paralympic champion Australia on the 10th. The USA opens up against…

ARC 2018: USA Rugby Men’s Eagles vs. Canada The Men’s Eagles opened the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship with a 17-10 win against Argentina XV on Saturday, February 3 at the StubHub Center, Carson, California. They now face Canada on February 10 at 3 pm PT at Papa Murphy’s Park in Sacramento. The Eagles are defending ARC champions and with the defeat of Argentina XV, the 2017 ARC runners-up and 2016 champion, they are off to a good start to defend their title. Rival Canada is next for the Eagles before facing Chile at 2 pm PT at Titan Stadium at…

ARC 2018: USA Rugby Men’s Eagles vs. Argentina XV The Men’s Eagles open the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship against Argentina XV on Saturday, February 3 at 5 pm PT at the StubHub Center, Carson, California. The undercard was supposed to be the first Super Rugby regular season match between the Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers, however, due to an inability for contractual flight accommodations being available, UCLA and Arizona will play a D1A Rugby match prior to the Eagles and Argentina XV instead. Super Rugby fans in the United States will need to wait for a match until at least…

MACCABI USA Rugby & 2018 INTERNATIONAL MACCABI YOUTH GAMES Philadelphia, PA, January 30, 2018 (Release) – “Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish High School Rugby Players (born 2002-2004) to represent the United States in 7’s at the inaugural Maccabi Youth Games in Israel, July 22-August 1, 2018. To learn more about the sports offered and to access an application, please visit www.maccabiusa.com. This ten-day event will combine tournament-style competition paired with touring and experiential education. Athletes will compete and experience Israel alongside their Jewish teen counterparts from around the world including Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Israel, South Africa and more. The…

Canada vs. Uruguay: ARC2018 & RWC2019 Qualifier Canada hosted Uruguay on January 27 at BC Place in Vancouver in the first fixture of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship and the first leg of two of the Rugby World Cup Americas 2 qualifier. Uruguay leaves with a 38-29 win over Canada, with the two teams meeting again on February 3 in Montevideo, Uruguay for the second and deciding RWC2019 qualifier. Canada will need to win and to overcome a nine point Uruguay advantage next week to become the Americas 2 representative. There is a consolation in that the loser will be…

Americas Rugby Championship 2018 The 2018 Americas Rugby Championship kicks off this Saturday as Canada hosts Uruguay in Vancouver in the first match of the ARC 2018 series. The match doubles as the first leg of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Americas 2 qualifier, with the second match on February 3 in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Americas 2 qualifier will be in Pool D alongside Australia, Wales, Georgia and Fiji at the RWC2019 in Japan. Last year’s ARC champion, USA Rugby, will look to defend their title. They will meet the 2016 champion Argentina XV in Los Angeles on February…

USA Wheelchair Rugby Announces 2018 Training Squad USA Wheelchair Rugby held their 2018 Training Camp January 3-7 at the Lakeshore Foundation U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site in Birmingham, AL. Sixteen athletes were selected to train and compete throughout 2018. They include eight Paralympians Butler, Cohn, Fredette, Scaturro, Delagrave, Melton, Wheeler, and Aoki. Previous national team athletes include Pabon, Jackson, Kennedy, Chun, Daily, and Deller. Milstead and Torres will make their national team debut. Head Coach James Gumbert said “The athletes who were at camp this week had our selection committee working overtime.  Their efforts, sacrifices, and drive displayed some of the…

USA Wheelchair Rugby 2018 World Championship Camp USA Wheelchair Rugby announced that 33 athletes will be attending the 2018 World Championship Team Selection Camp January 3-7, 2018.  Over 35 athletes received an invitation to attend and three of invitations were rescinded due to their legal status within the USQRA. The Selection Committee also received three petitions for an invitation and all were granted. At the conclusion of the camp, up to 16 athletes will be nominated to train for a spot on the GIO 2018 IWRF World Championship team, which will be named in May. The camp will be led…

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