Amelia Luciano was awarded the Don Morrison Scholarship, named after one of USA Rugby's most accomplished referees, and will spend the entire 2013 season in Christchurch, New Zealand, as a full-time member of the Canterbury Referee Association.
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA -- Over 120 athletes participated in the opening round of the Eagle Training Center (ETC) camps across the country, with 16 competitors meeting at the State College ETC on Friday night. Opening the 2013 Women’s Eagles selection vehicle, the State College ETC camp started by introducing players to expectations for the weekend, which was then followed by fitness testing and a general rugby skills session.
Belmont Shore may have taken the USA Rugby Division I Club Championship from fellow finalists Glendale Raptors last June, but the Elite Cup offers a new opportunity to succeed for Andre Snyman's Raptors.
Rugby is the fastest growing sport in the United States and has found a new audience in the Deaf community. The modern growth of Deaf rugby began in 2009 when Mark Burke started a high school program at the Model Secondary School for the Deaf in Washington, D.C. Last year, Burke founded the All Deaf Rugby Football Club with the hope of fostering senior men’s club rugby in the Deaf community.