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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.

Darlington Mowden Park Sharks vs. Worcester Valkyries The Darlington Mowden Park Sharks defeated the Worcester Valkyries 39-5 in a Tyrrell’s Premier 15s match played at Northern Echo Arena. Worcester Warriors Release “Valkyries found themselves just 10-5 behind at the halfway stage after a Nikita Frere debut try but missed several opportunities to gain the advantage. And they were punished in the second period as Darlington ran away with the contest with five tries to secure a 39-5 win. Elle Bloor got the game’s opening score after some powerful carrying but Valkyries hit back when debutant Hannah Bluck’s strong run allowed…

Rugby World Cup 2019 Match Schedule DUBLIN, Ireland – World Rugby officially released the Rugby World Cup 2019 schedule for the tournament hosted in Japan between 20 September and 2 November. The 48 matches will be spread across 12 host cities, with each match venue hosting a minimum of two matches. Traveling to Japan will provide a diversity of unforgettable cultural experiences, while 80 per cent of the Japanese population will be within 30 minutes of a match. The United States will first take the pitch on Thursday September 26, against England. World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont said: “Today the…

Worcester Warriors Release REPORT | Worcester Valkyries 0-43 Gloucester-Hartpury Women Worcester Valkyries endured a tough day in poor conditions as they were beaten 43-0 by West Country rivals Gloucester-Hartpury Women at Sixways on Saturday in the Tyrrells Premier 15s. Beth Jones, Ceri Large, Eloise Hayward and Rebecca Belcher gave Gloucester-Hartpury a healthy advantage at the break before Leah Carey, Sarah Bern and a penalty try wrapped up the result in the second period. The visitors got on the scoreboard instantaneously with Jones crossing the whitewash after Gemma Sharples peeled off the back of a well-constructed scrum move. Worcester was then undone…

Worcester Warriors Adds Eagle Andrew Durutalo Andrew Durutalo, a USA Eagle flanker, joined the Aviva Premiership Rugby Worcester Warriors from the Ealing Trailfinders where he enjoyed a remarkable start to the season with five tries in just six games. He also was selected for the man-of-the-match award on three occasions and leaves the Greene King IPA Championship Trailfinders in second place in the standings, four points behind Bristol Rugby. Durutalo will join USA Eagle Hooker and Prop, Joe Taufete’e, who has been a key contributor for the Warriors. The 29-year-old has made 19 international appearances, scoring tries on four occasions, and…

Americas Pacific Challenge: USA Selects Beat Canada A The USA Selects won 45-26 against Canada A in the final Americas Pacific Challenge match, held at Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay. The USA Selects split their first two matches, losing to Samoa A 48-28 and beating Uruguay A 49-36 and are in second place in the standings. Canada A lost both their matches to a strong Argentina XV team 71-17 and then to Tonga A 31-15 and are in third place in their pool. With the win, the USA Selects finished second overall in the Americas Pacific Challenge, as Argentina XV…

Americas Pacific Challenge: USA Selects Face Canada A The USA Selects face Canada A in the final Americas Pacific Challenge match at 1 pm ET at Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay. The USA Selects split their first two matches, losing to Samoa A 48-28 and beating Uruguay A 49-36 and are in second place in the standings. Canada A lost both their matches to a strong Argentina XV team 71-17 and then to Tonga A 31-15 and are in third place in their pool. The teams are rivals and both want to win, however, the Americas Pacific Challenge is about…

In the second round of the Americas Pacific Challenge on October 11, 2017, the USA Selects defeated Uruguay A 49-36. In the first round, the USA Selects were defeated by Samoa A 48-28, while Uruguay A beat Tonga A 34-25. USA Selects Play Canada A on Sunday October 11, at Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay at 1pm ET. The match will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel and on World Rugby outside the U.S. Americas Pacific Challenge – USA Selects v Uruguay A Recap First Half The USA Selects had the majority of possession for the first 28 minutes of…

The second round of the Americas Pacific Challenge will be held October 11, 2017. The USA Selects will play Uruguay A at 3pm ET. The Selects were defeated by Samoa A 48-26 in the first round. Uruguay A beat Tonga A 34-25. USA Selects Play Uruguay A on Wednesday October 11, at Estadio Charrua in Montevideo, Uruguay at 3pm ET. The match will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel and on World Rugby outside the U.S. Americas Pacific Challenge – USA Selects USA Selects have made eight changes in the starters and have a new addition in the reserves. Chance…

Worcester Valkyries fell to a 48-12 defeat to Richmond Women in Round 4 of the Tyrrells Premier 15s at Richmond Athletic Ground. Winger Emelie Hellgren opened the scoring in the second minute for the hosts before full-back Katherine Wallis crossed after 15 minutes as Richmond built an early lead. Rowena Burnfield then went over and Abi Chamberlain’s third straight conversion gave them a 21-0 advantage. But Worcester hit back almost immediately when Brooke Clarke beat four defenders to touch down after a neatly-worked move from the scrum, to leave the score at 21-5 at the break. The hosts then showed…

The USA Rugby Selects opened the Americas Pacific Challenge 2017 with a win against Samoa A on October 7 at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo, Uruguay. The USA selects will face Uruguay A on October 11 at 3:30pm ET and conclude the tournament on Oct. 15 against Canada A at 1pm ET. All matches involving the USA will be broadcast live on The Rugby Channel. Other matches will be streamed by World Rugby.  USA Rugby Selects vs. Samoa A Recap  After back and forth play by both sides, the USA Rugby Selects had the first scoring opportunity as Samoa was penalized…

Americas Pacific Challenge 2017 will take place on October 7, 11, and 15 at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo, Uruguay. After a three day camp in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the USA Selects traveled to Uruguay to begin this tournament. The USA Selects will face Samoa A on October 7 at 10:30 ET, Uruguay A on October 11 at 3:30pm ET and conclude the tournament on Oct. 15 against Canada A at 1pm ET. All matches involving the USA will be broadcast live on The Rugby Channel. Other matches will be streamed by World Rugby. USA Selects USA Selects Head Coach Scott…

Worcester Valkyries Can’t Stop Saracens Women’s Packer Worcester Warriors Release Worcester Valkyries 0-72 Saracens Women Marlie Packer, who joined Sarries from Bristol Ladies Rugby earlier this month, scored six tries to mark her debut in spectacular fashion. Poppy Cleall, Bryony Cleall, Lotte Clapp, Georgie Gulliver, Seraphine Okemba and Sonia Green also crossed the whitewash on a difficult day for the young Valkyries. Saracens started well and were rewarded early on when Bryony Cleall offloaded the ball to her sister Poppy, who crashed over from close range. The visitors looked in full control despite Worcester’s best efforts and made their dominance…

USA Rugby Selects & Americas Pacific Challenge By Doug Coil The Americas Pacific Challenge is being held in Montevideo, Uruguay. USA Rugby Selects Head Coach Scott Lawrence will meet in Fort Lauderdale with 27 athletes and the 10 home reserves prior to leaving for the competition in South America. Alex Maughan, Benjamin Cima, Bryce Campbell, Hanco Germishuys, Jean-Paul Eloff and Matthew Jensen, who played in the 2016 tournament, will travel to Montevideo. Chance Wengleski also played in the tournament and will be a home reserve. The United States finished with a 1-2 record following 2016 play. The Americas Pacific Challenge…

Loughborough Lightning Defeat Worcester Valkyries in Premier 15s Opener Worcester Warriors Release: 18 September 2017 Loughborough Lightning 46-12 Worcester Valkyries Worcester Valkyries endured a tough start to their Tyrrell’s Premier 15s campaign, losing 46-12 to an experienced Loughborough Lightning outfit at Loughborough University on Saturday. A young Worcester side put up a valiant effort but conceded eight well-worked tries as Lightning were watched on by new Player-Coach and England captain, Sarah Hunter. Loughborough’s Olivia Jones scored a double accompanied by tries from Bethan Zeidler, Natasha Jones, Charlotte Pierce, Ofure Ugiagbe, Lucy Nye and Celia Quansah to secure victory. Valkyries picked…

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