Tag: USA

Wheelchair rugby, will make your head spin!

The best sport on two wheels isn’t cycling, it’s wheelchair rugby. Also known as Murder Ball the sport is making its 6th appearance in the Para Games, is not only exciting it is also a coed sport.  Since the Atlanta games in 1996, where they games was a demo sport, the sport has grown, has an... Read more »

USA Rugby men, women qualify for Rio 2016

VIA USA RUGBY- The United States will be represented in the Rugby Sevens competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games in both genders after the Men’s and Women’s Eagles Sevens won their respective competitions at the 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships Sunday. Both teams defeated a border rival in the Championship matches, with the women beating... Read more »

USA and ALL Blacks at The Bears

VIA USA Rugby- USA Eagles Seamus Kelly and Andrew Suniula – as well as the city of Chicago – welcomed Ryan Crotty and Victor Vito of the New Zealand All Blacks this weekend. Crotty and Vito traveled to the United States just a week following the All Blacks’ 51-20 win against Australia in the 2014... Read more »
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USA v All Black, tickets in high demand, world wide!

VIA USA RUGBY   Due to the large demand around the world for tickets, The Legacy Agency announced that Ticketmaster will provide easy, convenient ticket sales globally for the historic USA Eagles match against the New Zealand All Blacks Nov. 1 at Chicago’s Soldier Field. The match, presented by AIG and televised by NBC, has already sold... Read more »

One season bleeds into the next...

I feel like June has snuck upon me and that the year has flown by. College Sevens Championships was last weekend, the weekend before we had Illinois High School State Championships and now summer sevens training has begun and summer clinics. For Boy’s High School State Championships, the Brother Rice Crusaders won Tier I, Lake... Read more »

Viva Las Vegas! Two Chicago players in this weekend's games

It’s boasted to be the biggest rugby party of the year. As the fifth stop on this year’s HSBC Sevens World Series, the world’s best rugby players will br invading Las Vegas for three days where 16 countries will play 44 matches, and ruggers from all over the country to come together to party and... Read more »
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Wherever You May Roam a Rugger Has a Home

     I’m back from being out of town and am glad to say that no matter when I travel I can find people and friends who are part of the rugby community. During my recent trip to New York I was invited to come out the NYC v Long Island rugby game. It’s always exciting... 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 »