Tag: Eagles XV

Eagles announce roster

From USA Rugby LAFAYETTE, Colo. – Men’s Eagles Head Coach John Mitchell has assembled a travel squad of 38 players for the three-match November Tour kicking off Friday, Nov. 4, at “The Rugby Weekend Presented by AIG” in Chicago. Todd Clever, current U.S. caps leader at international test level, and Blaine Scully will continue to... 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 »

Eagles give advice to future ruggers

Three of the USA Eagles came out to the south side to speak with current High School rugby players. Tom Coolican, Mike Petri, Sevens player Zack Test and Rookie the Eagle visited the Mount Carmel rugby team to answer questions and share their experiences about being an Eagle. Tom Coolican was asked by a student, how... Read more »

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 »

Eagles Select XVs defeat Canada 30-10 at Americas Rugby Championsh​ip

VIA USA RUGBY   LANGFORD, British Columbia – Tim Maupin scored two tries in the Eagles Select XVs’ 30-10 win against Canada Tuesday night at the 2013 IRB Americas Rugby Championship at Westhills Stadium. Canada’s Guiseppe du Toit put his side on the board first with a penalty goal early, but the Eagles held their own... Read more »

Simple mistakes hurt Eagles in 9-27 loss

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Men’s Eagles fell to Canada 9-27 in front of 5,258 fans at Charleston’s Blackbaud Stadium Saturday. The Eagles will need a big win in the second leg in Toronto next weekend if they are to ensure qualification for the 2015 Rugby World Cup England. The perfect start came from Canada in... Read more »

Griffins hope to help Eagles XV soar!

USA Rugby’ Eagles XV will heading to the 2012 Americas Rugby Championship to be held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on October 12th through 20th. The USA Selects consists of 25 domestic based players competing against Canada, Argentina and Uruguay. Mike Tolkin, USA Men’s National Team Head Coach said in a press release that he hand-picked this team.  “We... Read more »