Tag: olympics

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 »

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 »

Want your kids to try the newest Olympic Sport?

With the USA Women’s Eagles placing in the top five in the world this Olympics, and the men’s team with a few win under their belts, how can you and your kids get in on the game? Youth rugby is quickly growing through out the country and Rugby Illinois and USA Rugby are helping that... Read more »
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USA Olympic Selections

From USA Rugby RIO DE JANEIRO – Richie Walker has selected the starting seven for Team USA’s first Rugby Sevens event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games, a Saturday matchup against Fiji set for a noon ETkickoff. Led by captain Kelly Griffin, the U.S. will play the fifth match of the Women’s Rugby Sevens competition at Deodoro Stadium... 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 »

SUMMER SELECTIONS FOR EAGLES

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 »
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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 »

Sochi's secret sabotage

Well as the Olympics are now in full swing, and daily reports of conditions are filling the internet, I cannot help but think maybe this was all planned. I am someone who enjoys a good conspiracy theory, and I now have one of my own. As games began, before opening ceremonies, I couldn’t help but... Read more »

What the NFL can bring and take from Rugby

Back in August, the NFL announced their plans to invest in professional rugby, starting a National Rugby Football League.  An American investment group, which has cleverly titled themselves ‘Rugby Law’ has also invested in this venture with  the NFL. Rugby law is a sports and entertainment company that coins themselves as the Alpha and Omega... Read more »
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Ralph Lauren can take back his uniforms… and give back rugby.com

So I’m sure I am not the only person who has been looking for new rugby gear, or for information about the sport of rugby in general and decided, “Hey, why not just type in rugby.com”? It annoyed me to then be taken to a Ralph Lauren website. Perhaps you were looking for a local... Read more »