Posts in category "USA Rugby"

SUMMER SELECTIONS FOR EAGLES

VIA USA RUGBY LAFAYETTE, Colo. – Men’s Eagles Head Coach John Mitchell has selected a squad of 34 players to assemble for Summer Series matches against Italy and Russia in northern California this June. Both matches will be streamed live on The Rugby Channel. Eight players that made their debuts during the inaugural five-match Americas Rugby Championship - at which... Read more »

Nigel Melville leaves USA Rugby

VIA USA RUGBY LAFAYETTE, Colo. – It has been announced that Nigel Melville will be stepping down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of USA Rugby effective June 30, 2016. In July, Melville will return to England where he has accepted the role as Director of Professional Rugby for the Rugby Football Union (RFU). Mr.... Read more »

First Eagles Elite Training Squad named

LAFAYETTE, Colo. – The first Eagles Elite Training Squad (EETS), incorporating more than 50 capped and non-capped U.S.-eligible athletes, has been announced. Following the inaugural Americas Rugby Championship competition in which first-time Men’s Eagles Head Coach John Mitchell capped 24 new players in five matches, the coaching staff and high performance staff convened to enhance the program’s... Read more »
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The Rugby Weekend, Ticket Presale starts!

Citi® Cardmember Pre-sale for “Rugby Weekend Presented By AIG” Begins April 1, General Public Begins April 7 CHICAGO – It was today announced that the tickets for the November 4-5 “Rugby Weekend Presented by AIG” matches in Chicago will go on sale starting on Friday, April 1 at 10:00 am CDT. The weekend kicks off on November... Read more »

USA Rugby and Touch!

Tomorrow is an off week for Six Nations, however, you can also catch the USA Eagles as they take on Chile, in Ft. Lauderdale , Fl. The game kick off at 5pm, and the Black Rock, 3614 N. Damen, will be showing the game. For $25, you get the game as well as a bar... Read more »

Six Nations and World Cup Champions, coming to Chicago

USA Rugby and TLA officially announced the return of elite rugby to Chicago’s Soldier Field, with the 2015 World Cup Champion All Blacks facing the Irish national team on November 5 at Soldier Field. TheUSA Eagles will also meet The Maori All Blacks at Toyota Park on November 4 as part of “The RugbyWeekend”. It will be the first time The... Read more »
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Eagles ready for RWC 2015

VIA USA RUGBY BRIGHTON, England – The Men’s Eagles’ seventh Rugby World Cup campaign kicks off against Samoa Sunday afternoon from the seaside locale of Brighton Community Stadium. Captain Chris Wyles (Allentown, Pa.) will lead the team from the wing for the second consecutive match, the Saracens professional’s 51st for the United States. Set for... Read more »

Rugby Hangover

Did you get enough rugby in your life this weekend? There was so much going on the past 5 days, that it has really been an amazing week and weekend. From the youth clinic Friday morning, an Old Boys game and a few league matches Friday night straight through Saturday brunches, tailgating, the game, the... Read more »

Why you should see Eagles v Wallabies this Weekend

You will never get a better seat for such a great price at Solider Field.
Why you should go and pick up a ticket for this weekends match. Plus it’s an easy road trip, Chicago is a fun weekend get away, and it’s the WALLABIES v EAGLES!
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RWC 2015, Eagle's expectations

Tuesday, USA Rugby announced their roster for the Rugby World Cup 2015, and in their press conference yesterday afternoon, they talked about what they need to get ready for those matches, and how the team has been working together so far this year. One of the biggest factors going into the Rugby World Cup is... Read more »