Posts tagged "all blacks"

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 »

When Heros go to Heaven

  There is one team that is overall synonymous with legendary in rugby, and that is the New Zealand All Blacks. Yesterday, the world lost one of it’s hero’s of the sport Jonah Lomu. Lomu not only was a hero to young players as he made the All Blacks test squad at just 19, but... Read more »

All Blacks shocked Jonah Lomu death

VIA ALL BLACKS MEDIA- New Zealand Rugby has expressed its shock at the sudden death of Jonah Lomu. The 40-year-old All Blacks legend died in Auckland. New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said: “We’re all shocked and deeply saddened at the sudden death of Jonah.  We’re lost for words and our heartfelt sympathies go... Read more »
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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 »

NZ Rugby talks about Jerry Collins

VIA New Zealand Rugby New Zealand Rugby has tonight expressed its shock and sadness at the death of former All Black Jerry Collins and his partner Alana in a car crash in France earlier today. The crash has also left the couple’s baby daughter Ayla in a critical condition in hospital. “The news has shocked us all... Read more »

USA v All Blacks, weekend to remember

So, if you follow me on Twitter, you know that at the half, I was done because the All Blacks were scoring faster than I could type. The weekend itself however, was AMAZING! After Friday’s mini snow/hail down fall, I was definitely nervous about how Saturday would go. The amount of people and the energy... Read more »
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All Blacks name their starting XV

All Blacks team named to play historic Test against USA Record American crowd to see team take on US Eagles VIA ALL BLACKS MDIA- The All Blacks team to play the United States this weekend has been named, with the All Blacks selectors unveiling a team combining young All Blacks talent and experienced heads for the... Read more »

Practice makes perfect for Eagles and All Blacks

Saturday is expected to be cold, possibly snowy, and very windy. Yesterday both teams were out practicing and though the sun was out, the wind was definitely blowing! Both teams are using local fields, before getting a chance to be out on Soldier Field to prepare for this weekend’s game. The had long sessions to... Read more »

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 »
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Blackhawks Jim Cornelison to sing Anthem!

I’m already excited for the national anthem! VIA USA RUGBY BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby announced Wednesday Jim Cornelison, the popular national anthem singer for the Chicago Blackhawks, and classical New Zealand trio SOL3 MIO will perform the national anthems of the United States and New Zealand, respectively, prior to the USA Eagles – New Zealand All Blacks rugby... Read more »