Posts in category "women"

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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

All about that bass, and the skinny bitches

  So this morning, I got into a long Facebook debate over the Meghan Trainor song, and another blog that is saying it hates on skinny girls. I am so sick of women hating on each other. For someone being taller than them, that they can forever be comfortable in flats, or women being short... Read more »
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USA v ALL BLACKS, Game Day Details

USA Rugby has released game day details to make planning your Halloween weekend a bit easier. It’s only TWO WEEKS AWAY! Friday the Chicago Griffins will be playing Arkansas State at noon, The CARFU Masquerade Ball ends after midnight, but you will want to make sure you rest up for the big day! You can... Read more »

Hard choices, sometime made for us

I stopped playing rugby, when I was almost 26. It was in fact one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. When I hung up my boots, I first of all did know it was going to be the end of my playing days. I had torn my ACL,  I needed surgery, my insurance sucked... Read more »

Rugby Kick-Offs this weekend

As college and high school students head off to school, the summer festivals begin to slow down, and the weather… well the weather changes daily so that’s invalid, but it all means one thing. The fall season of Chicago Area Rugby is upon us! That’s right 15s season is here and if you are a... Read more »
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Women's Rugby World Cup and Rugby Benefits

It’s about that time of year. Teams are gearing up for 15s practice to begin, 7s season is just about over with just nationals left to go for club teams. So how can you get your rugby fix this weekend? You can start off your Saturday by going to the World Cup Viewing Party at... Read more »