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Rugby World Cup: Every 4 years – Began 1987 in New Zealand & Australia, last played in England & Wales in 2015. In 2019 Japan will host.

World Rugby Repechage: Canada vs. Hong Kong Canada defeated Hong Kong 27-10 in the final World Rugby repechage match in Marseille, France and to win the repechage. In the other match, Germany defeated Kenya 43-6 and finished in second place in the repechage, with Hong Kong third and Kenya in fourth. As the result of winning the World Rugby Repechage, Canada will advance to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan in Pool B alongside defending champions New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, and Namibia. Match Recap Hong Kong controlled the majority of possession during the first 12 minutes. The team…

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World Rugby Repechage: Canada vs. Hong Kong Canada and Hong Kong will face each other in the final World Rugby repechage match in Marseille, France this Friday at 3 pm ET. Last week, Canada defeated Germany 29-10 and Hong Kong’s strong second half resulted in a 42-17 win over Kenya. Canada now has the inside track to advance to the 2019 Rugby World Cup either with a win over Hong Kong or a draw. They can also advance in they get a bonus point. Hong Kong win needs a bonus point win and to deny Canada obtaining a bonus point.…

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Germany vs Kenya Preview Germany and Kenya will face each other in the final World Rugby repechage match in Marseille, France this Friday at Noon ET. Neither team can win the repechage, but Germany can still finish second should Hong Kong lose against Canada. Germany has made six changes in the starters with Jörn Schröder and Matthias Schösser the props and Ayron Schramm gaining his first start at No. 8. In the backs, the wings have been swapped with Marcel Coetzee and Steffen Liebig starting and Hagen Schulte gaining the start at inside center. Kenya has made five changes to…

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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…

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July 1, 2017 Eagles Qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 with Win Over Canada Photo: Miss Colleen Rugby Pix Doug Coil After playing to a 28-28 draw last weekend in Hamilton, Ontario, the Eagles beat Canada Saturday, July 1 at Torero Stadium in San Diego. With the win, the Eagles qualified for the Rugby World Cup 2019 at the Americas 1 team. They will be in Pool C along with England, France, Argentina and the Oceania 2 team. Canada will play against Uruguay January 27 and Feb 3 to become the Americas 2 team, while the loser of that match…

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June 29, 2017 Eagles & Canada Play to Advance to Rugby World Cup 2019 Photo: Miss Colleen Rugby Pix Doug Coil The Eagles and Canada played to a draw in the first of two Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier on June 24 at Tim Horton Field in Hamilton, Ontario. The second match of the Qualifier will conclude on July 1 at Torero Stadium in San Diego with the kick off at 6 pm ET/ 3pm PT. The winner of the Qualifier matches between the USA and Canada will qualify as the Americas 1 team in Pool C of the Rugby…

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June 24, 2017 Eagles and Canada Draw in first RWC2019 Qualifier Doug Coil The Eagles and Canada played to a draw in the first of two Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier on June 24 at Tim Horton Field in Hamilton, Ontario. The second match of the Qualifier will conclude on July 1 at Torero Stadium in San Diego with the kick off at 7 pm ET/ 4pm PT. The winner of the Qualifier matches between the USA and Canada will qualify as the Americas 1 team in Pool C of the Rugby World Cup 2019. They will join England, France…

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June 22, 2017 Eagles & Canada Squads for Game 1 RWC 2019 Qualifier Photo: Miss Colleen Rugby Pix Doug Coil The Eagles will face Canada in a two match Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier on June 24 at Tim Horton Field in Hamilton, Ontario and on July 1 at Torero Stadium in San Diego. In preparation for the RWC 2019 Qualifier, the Eagles played two Emirates Airlines Summer Series match losing to 4th ranked Ireland on June 10 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey and losing to 12th ranked Georgia 21-17 at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw…

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May 10, 2017 Rugby World Cup 2019 Draw Doug Coil The draw for the Rugby World Cup 2019 that will be held in Japan was held earlier this morning. The USA Men’s Eagles could end up in three possible pools. Should the USA beat Canada this summer, they will qualify at the Americas 1 and be in Pool C along with England, France, Argentina and Oceania 2. The later could be either Fiji, Samoa or Tonga. If the USA loses to Canada this summer, then they would need to qualify as the Americas 2 where they would likely play Uruguay.…

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April 4, 2017 Rugby World Cup 2019 Pool Draw Doug Coil World Rugby and the Japan organizing committee will host the Rugby World Cup 2019 poll draw on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Kyoto’s State Guest House. The Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan will consist of 20 teams that are allocated into four pools of five teams.  Twelve of the teams directly qualified from Rugby World Cup 2015 and will be seeded based on the World Rugby World Rankings on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 and positioned into three bands of four teams.World Rugby ReleaseThe 12 directly qualified teams are…

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March 30, 2017 San Diego to Host USA-Canada Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles will play Canada in a two matches series as part of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier. At stake is a berth in the Rugby World Cup in Tokyo as the Americas 1 representative. The first leg of the Qualifier will be held in Canada on Saturday, June 24, and then the teams will travel to San Diego for a July 1 match at Torero Stadium. USA CEO Dan Payne said that “Hosting the second leg of this home-and-away series, where…

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October 30, 2015 International & USA Rugby Club/College Results O26-N1, 2015 Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International Rugby World Cup South Africa 24-13 Argentina – Bronze New Zealand 34-17 Australia Final Aviva Premiership Saracens 24-14  London Irish Bath 28-38 Harlequins Gloucester 24-22 Worcester Warriors Newcastle Falcons 3-41 Exeter Chiefs Sale Sharks 20-13 Northampton Saints Leicester Tigers 24-16 Wasps Guinness Pro12 Munster 32-28 Ulster Scarlets 25-15 Newport Gwent Dragons Zebre 26-15 Cardiff Blues Connacht 14-9 Edinburgh Glasgow Warriors 31-19 Ospreys Benetton Treviso 3-27 Leinster Top 14 Agen 28-23 Stade Francais Paris Bordeaux Begles 21-16 La Rochelle Racing-Metro 92 17-14…

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October 30, 2015 Aviva Premiership: London Irish Vs. Saracens at Red Bull Arena Photo: Aviva Premiership Rugby – London Irish v Saracens Doug Coil London Irish will be the first club to play an Aviva Premiership match overseas for their Round 16 home match against Saracens at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey on Saturday 12th March 2016. Match tickets are on sale now at www.LondonIrishUSA.com. The London Irish have not included this match in the London Irish season ticket, however, “season ticket holders will be able to enjoy 10% off match tickets for this game using a…

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October 29, 2015 Rugby World Cup Final Lineups: New Zealand v Australia Doug Coil October 31, 2015 New Zealand v Australia, Final, The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, Kick off 16:00– 11am ET Referee: Nigel Owens Assistant Referee: Jerome Garces, Wayne Barnes; TV Match Official: Shaun Veldsman New Zealand’s starting XV is the same as the one that defeated South Africa. McCaw extends his World Cup record captaining his side for the 13th time in the competition. He also extends the world record for test appearances to 148. His 22nd appearance in a World Cup match, McCaw equals the competition…

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