Tokyo Sevens, Day One Recap

VIA USA RUGBY The Men’s Eagles Sevens finished Day One at Tokyo Sevens with a 1-1-1 record with an inspired win and draw against Samoa and Fiji, respectively, before falling short of a third comeback attempt against France. Samoa led 17-0 at the half of the Eagles’ first match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, but the Eagles... Read more »

USA Rugby updates scrum engagement communications

VIA USA RUGBY BOULDER, Colo. – The USA Rugby Rugby Committee voted to adopt the IRB’s newest revision to the ongoing scrum engagement global trial: non-verbal communication to indicate to the scrumhalf when the ball can be placed into the scrum. Effective March 1 at all college and club matches, referees will discuss in the... Read more »

The fear of injury

Despite how cool rugby bruises can be, and are a thing of pride and to boast about, one of my biggest fears in life is being injured. My job revolves around the fact that I can participate in sports and truly active activities. It was definitely always something in the back of my mind while... Read more »

BuzzFeed's "Rugby is the Greatest" Is Shameful

Yesterday on BuzzFeed, there was an article “Why Rugby is the Greatest, Most Important Sport of ALL TIME“. Though I definitely agree that rugby is the best sport to have ever come into my life, my reasons are much more valid than Matt Stopera’s views. Like any sport, of course there are plenty of hunks... Read more »

Sochi's secret sabotage

Well as the Olympics are now in full swing, and daily reports of conditions are filling the internet, I cannot help but think maybe this was all planned. I am someone who enjoys a good conspiracy theory, and I now have one of my own. As games began, before opening ceremonies, I couldn’t help but... Read more »

Chicago Doyle, the future of the All Blacks

A ten year old, who holds our cities name as his own, has been taking the internet by storm. Chicago Doyle is the future of rugby. Youth development of rugby in the United States on the uprise, but as we look to our future in the 2016 Olympics, is does not look as bright as... Read more »

USA Sevens: Day Three

VIA USA Rugby LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Men’s Eagles Sevens won the war of attrition in the USA Sevens Shield FinalSunday with a dominant 31-0 win against Spain at Sam Boyd Stadium. Captain Nick Edwards lived up to his nickname by starting the show in the second minute with a great individual effort for the... Read more »

USA Sevens: Day Two

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A highlight-reel try could not save the Men’s Eagles Sevens from a 12-7 loss to Wales in the USA Sevens Bowl Quarterfinal Saturday night. With the loss, the Eagles will move into the Shield Semifinal against Uruguay Sunday at 12:42 P.M. ET. Neither team could get much going in a scoreless first half in... Read more »

USA Sevens: Day One

USA Rugby- LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Two tries from Men’s Eagles Sevens flyhalf Pono Haitsuka were not enough as France finished day one at USA Sevens by dealing the Eagles a 14-12 loss. A six-man ruck straight from the French kickoff resulted in Andrew Durutalo kicking to touch to clear danger. France won its own... Read more »

Severi Rugby, World Rugby bringing scholarships to rugby!

USA RUGBY-  Serevi Rugby® (, a leading provider of on-field programming for players and coaches from beginner to the U.S. National Team, has partnered with World Rugby Shop ( to create a scholarship program providing greater access to young men and women who have the potential and interest in growing their rugby skills by participating... Read more »