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USA Rugby to hire Korn Ferry for final stages of CEO search

VIA USA RUGBY   The application window the position of USA Rugby Chief Executive Officer ended Saturday, April 16 and the national governing body of the rugby in the United States will now begin the process of interviewing eligible candidates. In order to help with the selection process and ensure all candidates are given a... Read more »

Salt Lake City to host Women's Rugby Super Series

VIA USA RUGBY LAFAYETTE, Colo. – USA Rugby, in conjunction with Rugby Utah and Utah Sports Commission, will host the second year of the Women’s Rugby Super Series, featuring the USA Women’s Eagles and the top three nations from Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014, in Salt Lake City. England finished second in last year’s competition, held in... Read more »

USA Rugby Academy, Summer 2016 Resident Camps

SEATTLE – USA Rugby and ATAVUS today announced dates and locations for the 2016 USA Rugby Academy Resident Camps, Powered by ATAVUS, providing a “360° Athlete Experience” for promising men, women, and boys and girls high school athletes. As a key entry point to USA Rugby programs and teams, the five-day Resident Camps replicate training... Read more »
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The beauty of the bruise

So, our monthly challenge topic to write about this time around was to talk about something you find beauty in, that others do not. For me, the first thing that came to mind, was bruises. I am not sure why, but I have always been fascinated by them. I was the kid who’d get a... Read more »

SIX NATION INVASION Round 1

The Super Bowl is upon us, but a large part of the world will instead be shifting their focus to the Six Nations. The First round of games  The Super Bowl is upon us, but a large part of the world will instead be shifting their focus to the Six Nations. The first round of... Read more »

Ma'a Nonu, be by bff?

Hey Nu, I am so excited and totally proud of your advancement into the Rugby World Cup Finals. In this run at RWC, you have not only scored and outrageous amount to tries as well as have achieved your 100th cap!  I have been a fan of yours since I started playing rugby, the same... Read more »
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Win eludes USA at Rugby World Cup 2015

VIA USA RUGBY GLOUCESTER, England – Taku Ngwenya and captain Chris Wyles capped the Men’s Eagles’ Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign with tries at Kingsholm Stadium Sunday, Oct. 11, but Japan came away with the 28-18 victory. The U.S.’s tournament ends with no wins to show for the effort, despite leading in two of four... Read more »

Sam Cane to captain All Blacks for first time

VIA THE ALL BLACKS- The All Blacks side has been named to play Namibia in their second pool match of Rugby World Cup 2015 at The Stadium, London, on Thursday 24 September (Kick-off: 8.00PM), with openside flanker Sam Cane to captain a new-look All Blacks team for the first time. The team is: (with Test caps... Read more »

Where to watch RWC in Chicago

SO the opening weekend of Rugby World Cup 2015 is upon us. You are probably wondering who will be airing the games, if they will be live or replays, and how to use your sick hours at work to be able to see all the games! Fado Irish Pub- 100 W. Grand, The pub will... Read more »
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What the NFL can learn from Jarryd Hayne

In week one, Jarryd Hayne is already making a name for himself in the NFL. Only over a month ago, he had never even touched an American football, and in preseason and his first real game he has shown what a tremendous athlete he is. So what is the take away from his first few... Read more »