Posts tagged "USA Rugby"

USA Rugby's Women's Olympic Squad for Rio

Via USA Rugby LAFAYETTE, Colo. –   USA Rugby has announced the 12 athletes and eight staff members nominated to represent Team USA in the first Rugby Sevens competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games. This will also mark the first time women’s rugby will be played at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad,... Read more »

USA Rugby announce Men's Olympic Team

Via USA Rugby, LAFAYETTE, Colo. USA Rugby Men’s Sevens Head Coach Mike Friday has selected the 12 athletes and his seven staff to represent Team USA in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The diverse roster includes athletes from across the country, international rugby stars and an NFL Super Bowl Champion. “It’s a huge honor to represent your country at... Read more »


VIA USA RUGBY LAFAYETTE, Colo. – Men’s Eagles Head Coach John Mitchell has selected a squad of 34 players to assemble for Summer Series matches against Italy and Russia in northern California this June. Both matches will be streamed live on The Rugby Channel. Eight players that made their debuts during the inaugural five-match Americas Rugby Championship - at which... 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 »

The Rugby Weekend, Ticket Presale starts!

Citi® Cardmember Pre-sale for “Rugby Weekend Presented By AIG” Begins April 1, General Public Begins April 7 CHICAGO – It was today announced that the tickets for the November 4-5 “Rugby Weekend Presented by AIG” matches in Chicago will go on sale starting on Friday, April 1 at 10:00 am CDT. The weekend kicks off on November... 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 »

Six Nations and World Cup Champions, coming to Chicago

USA Rugby and TLA officially announced the return of elite rugby to Chicago’s Soldier Field, with the 2015 World Cup Champion All Blacks facing the Irish national team on November 5 at Soldier Field. TheUSA Eagles will also meet The Maori All Blacks at Toyota Park on November 4 as part of “The RugbyWeekend”. It will be the first time The... Read more »

Win eludes USA at Rugby World Cup 2015

VIA USA RUGBY GLOUCESTER, England – Taku Ngwenya and captain Chris Wyles capped the Men’s Eagles’ Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign with tries at Kingsholm Stadium Sunday, Oct. 11, but Japan came away with the 28-18 victory. The U.S.’s tournament ends with no wins to show for the effort, despite leading in two of four... Read more »

#Pass4Prostate Bringing awareness to a cause and the game

The USA v AUS game coming up in less than a month will not just help bring the sport of rugby into the mainstream for American, but it is also helping to spread awareness about Prostate Cancer. USA Rugby created the social media to help tackle a serious issue for the second most common cancer... Read more »

New Sponsor for USA v AUS

Via USA RUGBY- USA Rugby announced Wednesday that Astellas Pharma will be the title sponsor of the USA Men’s Eagles’ international test match against the Qantas Wallabies of Australia, set for Chicago’s historic Soldier Field on Sept. 5. This marks the second consecutive year that Astellas will be a key sponsor of a USA Rugby match in Chicago.... Read more »