Posts in category "rugby"

Australia falls from Atlanta 7s Cup contention with loss to Eagles in Quarterfinal

VIA USA Rugby KENNESAW, Ga. –   The Women’s Eagles Sevens knocked the second-ranked team in the 2014-15 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series standings – Australia – out of the Cup round with a 10-5 victory in the Atlanta 7s Cup Quarterfinal Sunday. Kathryn Johnson and Kristen Thomas scored the Eagles’ tries in front of... Read more »

Vegas 7s, Sunday Schedule

Sunday 2/15 9:30am Gates Open at Sam Boyd Stadium 10:20am – 4:05pm Semifinals and Finals in men’s play, Finals in women’s play 5:00pm Official Wrap Party – Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino – The Pub at Monte Carlo, The Plaza at Monte Carlo and Double Barrel at Monte Carlo – Entertainment and sponsor drink specials... Read more »

Last minute Valentine Gifts, for you favorite athlete

<p> Maybe you love rugby! Maybe you don't. But we all know last minute restaurant reservations are a pain n the ass. </p>
<p>So order some pizza, sushi, or burgers, and cuddle up on the couch and watch some of the Sevens tournament today, and then tomorrow grab some bloodies and watch the final day of games
I don’t know about you, but I feel like this years Valentine’s Day snuck up on me! Maybe it was the past two weeks weather, maybe because I’m single, or maybe because all I really care about is that tomorrow, all the candy will be 1/2 off! If none of these work, share a project... Read more »
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Loving that's socially acceptable to spread around

I’m talking about Project Rugby Love, or #ProjectRugbyLove. You may have already received some loving from a friend or co-player. Social media is the most acceptable, and germ free way to send some love to many people all at once, and not have to worry about H1N1, or whatever the latest communal disease is. Chicago... Read more »

NFL, please stop using rugby terms you don't know

I am so excited to be hearing rugby mentioned more on mainstream sports broadcasting. The Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events in the world, and this exposure to the sport is AMAZING for the growth of it in the USA. However Yes here comes my complaints, as well as most rugby... Read more »

Tackle like a Rugby play, Seahawks advice

If you have been online at all today, and have any friend who play rugby, I am sure you have seen linked the article from the Boston Globe, where the Seahawks Coach, Pete Carroll, is getting credit for teaching his defense to “tackle like a rugby player”. The debate of who hit harder, a rugby... Read more »
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2014, Chicago Club Highlights

A Quick listing of Chicago’s Clubs, and some of the top moments this past year (no particular order other than what my brain sends out) : South Side Irish and their Whiskey 10′s tournament.  We had an INSANELY cold winter this last one, and thought weather.com says it was 40 out during the day, we... Read more »

Rugby National Development Summit here in Chicago! All Details!

VIA USA RUGBY- The list of presenters and presentations for the 2015 National Development Summit in Chicago, Ill., has been announced. More than 35 administrators, coaches, and referees will interact with hundreds of attendees at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare hotel and conference center Jan. 23-25, 2015, including Men’s Eagles Sevens coaches Chris Brown and Mike Friday. Sponsored... Read more »

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 »
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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 »