Posts tagged "rugby"

9/11 We will always remember and be With You

It is 15 years, since the attacks on 9/11 happened. I remember where I was when it happened, like most everyone who was old enough to comprehend it at the time. My high school library, watching the morning news network, when it was interrupted. I didn’t get what was going on at first. It wasn’t... Read more »

THE Back to School Sport, RUGBY!

That’s right. Back to School time is officially here. Colleges are now in session with their activity fairs going on throughout campus. High Schools and middle schools are slowly returning or having back to school nights. One sport that is growing is continually is rugby. Hinsdale Central had 40 young women interested in playing during... Read more »

How to keep Olympic Momentum

15s season is literally right around the corner. The New York Times called rugby the best sport to watch this Olympic’s game. Youth rugby is growing at an amazing rate, and we had TWO team go to Club National’s for 7s Rugby. If you have not yet figured out who you want to play with... Read more »

THE Rugby Weekend in Chicago

USA Men’s Eagles to meet New Zealand Maori All Blacks November 4 at 7 p.m. CT at Toyota Park; World Champion New Zealand All Blacks take on No. 6 Ireland at 3 p.m. CT November 5 at Soldier Field    VIA USA Rugby     CHICAGO – USA Rugby and TLA Worldwide today announced the starting times for “ The Rugby Weekend... 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 »

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 »

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 »

What the NFL can learn from Jarryd Hayne

In week one, Jarryd Hayne is already making a name for himself in the NFL. Only over a month ago, he had never even touched an American football, and in preseason and his first real game he has shown what a tremendous athlete he is. So what is the take away from his first few... 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!