Archive for 2014

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 »

Holidays I'd like to see

Try a New Religion Day  <p>No, not like the band New Religion. Like if you're Catholic, go to a Jewish ceremony. Jewish hope over to the Baptist Church. Mormons, meet someone from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Atheist,  why don't Muslims eat what you eat? Hindu meet someone who is New Age and pick their brain. If we understood each other's ideals more, it's make the world an easier place to live in. This could even be a college course...they could call it, World Religions or something!
With Rugby Christmas over, Ugly Christmas sweater Parties right around the corner, and me currently on day two of cooking/baking for Thanksgiving, there are a few holidays I’d really like to see.  

Thanksgiving means Turkey Bowls

Whether you are hosting or traveling this holiday, you can always make a little time for some rugby. There are a few different Turkey Bowls going on this year. Two of them are on Thanksgiving and a great way to get your family out and moving around before the big dinner, it’s also a way... Read more »
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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 »

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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A little Q & A With your USA Team

The other morning USA Rugby's finest, got up early on their off to meet up with media people and answer any questions they day for them. They also signed jerseys and balls to be given away.
I asked the players, if they'd been to the city before.
How they became involved with rugby.
How they feel about Saturday's game and playing the All Blacks, and since it is Halloween, their favorite movies and costumes.

USA Rugby roster announced for USA v All Blacks

VIA USA RUGBY   CHICAGO – Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 23 players to face the New Zealand All Blacks in a historic match at a sold-out Soldier Field Nov. 1. Making his 60th appearance in an Eagles shirt, Todd Clever will captain the side wearing No. 6 alongside Scott Lavalla. The... Read more »

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 »
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My Perfect Day

So, my dream day is coming up soon. Getting to see the New Zealand Al Black play is just days away. Being able to afford great seats at Solider Field and see an elite game in my home town, along with 62,000 other of my closest rugby friends and co-fans. IF I could choose how... Read more »
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