Posts tagged "rugby"

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 »
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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!
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RWC 2015, Eagle's expectations

Tuesday, USA Rugby announced their roster for the Rugby World Cup 2015, and in their press conference yesterday afternoon, they talked about what they need to get ready for those matches, and how the team has been working together so far this year. One of the biggest factors going into the Rugby World Cup is... Read more »

Eagles meet Hope

        This morning, the USA Eagles once again took to the morning heat to get in so conditioning, practice, and all took some time to meet with the future of USA Rugby, Hope Academy’s rugby team, and 2015 D3 Rugby Illinois Champions. USA Men’s National Rugby Team is practicing all this week... Read more »

The Great American Tailgate

When my friend who moved to Ireland came back to visit with her new boyfriend, one of his “must do” list items was to experience at tail gate here in Chicago. Lucky for him he came during the Bears v Packers weekend and he got to have a fantastic time and see the city in... Read more »
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End of August and lots of games!

There is a whole lot of rugby going on this weekend. Tomorrow, you can go out to Manhattan for the season opener for both the Morrigans and the Shamrocks who are hosting the Chicago Rugby Club with the Sirens and the Condors. The Women will be kicking off at 11am and then men’s match will... Read more »