Posts in category "rugby"

Thanksgiving means Turkey Bowls

Whether you are hosting or traveling this holiday, you can always make a little time for some rugby. There are a few different Turkey Bowls going on this year. Two of them are on Thanksgiving and a great way to get your family out and moving around before the big dinner, it’s also a way... Read more »

Serevi Rugby, giving back to young women

There were countless things going on the past week for the USA v All Blacks game. Both USA Rugby and All Blacks rugby reached out to youth, and tourists, and embraced the city. However, the best event I went to was the Serevi Rugby clinic that was put on with the Noble Network of schools.... Read more »

All about that bass, and the skinny bitches

  So this morning, I got into a long Facebook debate over the Meghan Trainor song, and another blog that is saying it hates on skinny girls. I am so sick of women hating on each other. For someone being taller than them, that they can forever be comfortable in flats, or women being short... Read more »
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USA v All Blacks, weekend to remember

So, if you follow me on Twitter, you know that at the half, I was done because the All Blacks were scoring faster than I could type. The weekend itself however, was AMAZING! After Friday’s mini snow/hail down fall, I was definitely nervous about how Saturday would go. The amount of people and the energy... Read more »

A little Q & A With your USA Team

The other morning USA Rugby's finest, got up early on their off to meet up with media people and answer any questions they day for them. They also signed jerseys and balls to be given away.
I asked the players, if they'd been to the city before.
How they became involved with rugby.
How they feel about Saturday's game and playing the All Blacks, and since it is Halloween, their favorite movies and costumes.

USA Rugby roster announced for USA v All Blacks

VIA USA RUGBY   CHICAGO – Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 23 players to face the New Zealand All Blacks in a historic match at a sold-out Soldier Field Nov. 1. Making his 60th appearance in an Eagles shirt, Todd Clever will captain the side wearing No. 6 alongside Scott Lavalla. The... Read more »
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All Blacks name their starting XV

All Blacks team named to play historic Test against USA Record American crowd to see team take on US Eagles VIA ALL BLACKS MDIA- The All Blacks team to play the United States this weekend has been named, with the All Blacks selectors unveiling a team combining young All Blacks talent and experienced heads for the... Read more »

My Perfect Day

So, my dream day is coming up soon. Getting to see the New Zealand Al Black play is just days away. Being able to afford great seats at Solider Field and see an elite game in my home town, along with 62,000 other of my closest rugby friends and co-fans. IF I could choose how... Read more »

Practice makes perfect for Eagles and All Blacks

Saturday is expected to be cold, possibly snowy, and very windy. Yesterday both teams were out practicing and though the sun was out, the wind was definitely blowing! Both teams are using local fields, before getting a chance to be out on Soldier Field to prepare for this weekend’s game. The had long sessions to... Read more »
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Eagles give advice to future ruggers

Three of the USA Eagles came out to the south side to speak with current High School rugby players. Tom Coolican, Mike Petri, Sevens player Zack Test and Rookie the Eagle visited the Mount Carmel rugby team to answer questions and share their experiences about being an Eagle. Tom Coolican was asked by a student, how... Read more »
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    Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago. Got hooked on rugby in 2003, played college, CARFU and with Chicago North Shore Women's Club. Love the rugby community, traveling around and being able to find rugby friends where ever I roam.

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