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Adulting in Rugby

This month’s blogapalooza challenge is to write about the first time we felt like an adult. Personally, it was probably the first time I was left alone with a set of triplets and another child to watch solo when I was in high school, around sophomore year. Yeah, that happened.  It was absolutely terrifying. The... Read more »

Sam Cane's advice to young ruggers

Sunday, before the All Blacks left Chicago, there was one final chance to ask some questions about how they felt after their game, their time in Chicago, and if they would want to come back again. One player that was available was Same Cane, who had his test debut against Ireland in 2012. The twenty-four... Read more »

The Rugby Weekend an amazing event

This match was historic in so many ways. The sell out crowd in Soldier Field brought a sea of green to support the Irish Rugby club. 62,300 people cheered on this match. The Chicago Cubs beat a 108 year dry spell, and the Irish were in high hopes to break a 111 year of no... Read more »
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The Rugby Weekend Kicks Off

The Cubs’ giant win and early city celebrations aided to the excitement of The Rugby Weekend, that AIG brought to Chicago.  Local Boy Scouts lined the tunnel to welcome players onto the field. After the National Anthems of both countries the crowd became excited, for the Maori to do the Haka. In the first minute... Read more »

Conor Murray and Andy Farrell talk Chicago

The World Series is over, and I am sorry Cubs fans, congratulations, but The Rugby Weekend, by AGI, is now here. That’s right, the city of the World Series Champions will host the worlds best rugby players. Conor Murray and Andy Farrel took some time this week to talk about their expectations for this weekend’s... Read more »

Blogapalooza, Songs with Meaning

Yes. That is right. Marilyn Manson, Beautiful People. This is the song that has meaning to me. I LOVED Marilyn Manson, from the Portrait of an American Family album, to Holy Wood. This song I listed to before most rugby games I played.  I listen to this song after bad break ups, family fights, and... Read more »
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RUGBY WORLD CUP 7s IN THE USA

SAN FRANCISCO – A vibrant new logo for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018, depicting the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge, was unveiled in host city San Francisco on Wednesday with fans encouraged to sign up to register their interest in tickets via the newly launched tournament website. The iconic AT&T Park in San Francisco will provide... Read more »

PRO RUGBY LOOKING TO GROW!

LAFAYETTE, Colo. – Following the successful launch of the nation’s first professional competition, PRO Rugby North America, and commercial successes around rugby’s return to the 2016 Summer Olympics, rumors have developed surrounding the expansion of international professional rugby competitions in the United States. “There is currently a lot of interest in our country from abroad,”... Read more »

9/11 We will always remember and be With You

It is 15 years, since the attacks on 9/11 happened. I remember where I was when it happened, like most everyone who was old enough to comprehend it at the time. My high school library, watching the morning news network, when it was interrupted. I didn’t get what was going on at first. It wasn’t... Read more »
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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 »