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XoXo Summertime in the city!

Dearest City of Chicago, I know we have a long time on again off again relationship. I just needed to let you know that deep down, I really do love you. I have put up with the cold of the winters, and apparently the current monsoon season. I deal with the city sticker renewal lines.... Read more »

USA v ALL BLACKS, TICKET INFO ANNOUNCED!

The moment we have all been waiting for, with baited breath, has finally arrived….   VIA USA RUGBY BOULDER, Colo. – Ticket pricing information for the June 16 on-sale date for the USA Eagles’ match against the New Zealand All Blacks, sponsored by AIG, at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 1, has been announced. Tickets start at... Read more »

NCS 2014

The USA Rugby National Championship Series for the Senior Clubs was held in Madison, WI this pat Saturday. It was a n absolutely beautiful day for the games, and though the crowd started small, it grew throughout the day.
NCS 2014, a wrap up with photos!
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USA Rugby Senior Club National Championships- Men's Games

VIA USA RUGBY MADISON, Wis. – The Life Running Eagles won their second Men’s Division I Club ChampionshipSaturday at the 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club National Championships with a 39-7 defeat of New Orleans Rugby Football Club. Less than a month after its undergraduate program lost the D1A Rugby National Championship in Stanford, Calif., the... Read more »

USA Rugby Senior Club National Championships-Women's Games

VIA USA RUGBY MADISON, Wis. – Oregon Sports Union scored five first-half tries against Chicago North Shore in a 48-10 victory to win the Women’s Division I Club Championship in its first attempt at the 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club National Championships in Madison, Wis., Saturday. Chicago put the match’s first attack together and pushed... Read more »

ISO Clubs after College: The Lions

The oldest rugby club in Chicago is the Lions. They are in the midst of celebrating their 50th anniversary. Patrick O’Reilly, the club’s president told me a lot about the club, it’s past, where it is, and where it hopes to go in the coming years. Like any club, they have their reputation, but part... Read more »
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Advice to new graduates: How to find the right rugby club after college

So, you graduated college and are stepping into the real world. Trying to find that first salaried job, moved back home and going a little crazy, ready for a crazy summer, and starting to realize that you won’t be living down the block or hallway from your closest friends. What’s more besides not having $2... Read more »

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 »

American Rugby Model, how the game will develop

VIA USA RUGBY-   USA Rugby released details Tuesday for the updated American Rugby Model (ARM), a long-term player development program providing an integrated framework through which rugby players can be developed at all levels of participation and experience. The ARM is player-centered in that specific characteristics to each development stage are based on the particular... Read more »
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Upon RWC Confirming future of Cup Games, USA Rugby hopes to put in BID!

VIA USA RUGBY    and RWC •    RWC Sevens to provide springboard to the Olympic Games •   Event fully integrated into multi-sport Games cycle •    Keenly contested tender process anticipated •    RWC Sevens 2013 in Moscow on track to thrill The International Rugby Board today announced that, following consultation with Member Unions and major stakeholders, the... 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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