Posts tagged "RWC"

Why JJ Watt's sack isn't a big deal

All over newspapers,  is the fact that JJ Watt, a professional football player, was able to make a tackle even with out a helmet on. People are amazed that he’s still good at football even with out a helmet to protect him. I am sorry but when you have a $100-million contract, you better be... Read more »

North Shore's Daley, Continues to motivate Women's RWC team

VIA USA RUGBY- In a must-win match, the Women’s Eagles open the second round of pool play at IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 against Kazakhstan Tuesday. Having secured a bonus point against Ireland, the Eagles will need the victory and a bonus point by scoring four or more tries to keep the “Final in ’14”... Read more »

USA Rugby, The Illinois Tornadoes, and the British Are Coming!!!

  Happy 4th of July to you all. As we take this day to soak in the awesomeness of America, let’s remember if it’s weren’t for the British who we fought for our freedom, we wouldn’t have the sport of Rugby. America has much to celebrate this year in the rugby world. We are putting... Read more »

Upon RWC Confirming future of Cup Games, USA Rugby hopes to put in BID!

VIA USA RUGBY    and RWC •    RWC Sevens to provide springboard to the Olympic Games •   Event fully integrated into multi-sport Games cycle •    Keenly contested tender process anticipated •    RWC Sevens 2013 in Moscow on track to thrill The International Rugby Board today announced that, following consultation with Member Unions and major stakeholders, the... Read more »

Rugby Turkey Bowls, start a new tradition

Before Christmas fully takes over the nation we should all pause and take a moment to remember the things we are grateful for. First, I am thankful that rugby is back in the Olympics and has the entire nation developing youth leagues so we can compete in the games. I am also thankful for how... Read more »

Proud to be an American, and a Rugger

The 10th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks had the entire nation at pause. Football and baseball games today honored those lost as well as our veterans. Around the country, cities held ceremonies for the heroes of 9/11/01. In New Zealand, at the Rugby World Cup a young, and developing team, the USA Eagles played hard... Read more »

RWC Starts Off Big

     60-thousand were in attendance for the first game of the Rugby World Cup, millions of others watched on TV or over the internet. I know I was beyond excited watching the start up of the first game of the Cup, smiling the whole time. The New Zealand All Blacks took on Tonga’ Ikale Tahi who started with... Read more »

World Cup, 3 Days Away

Rugby World Cup starts this Friday and it could be a good way for American Rugby to step up not only in the world’s view, but the amount of attention the game will get state side. RWC is the third most watched sporting event in the World only behind the Olympics and Soccer. Many Americans... Read more »