Residents added to USA Rugby programs at Olympic Training Center

Residents added to USA Rugby programs at Olympic Training Center

11.12.15

USA Rugby has announced the updated list of athletes contracted at the United States Olympic Committee's Olympic Training Center in southern California for the Men's and Women's Eagles Sevens programs.
Elite Coach Development Program seeking applications from qualified, driven coaches

Elite Coach Development Program seeking applications from qualified, driven coaches

11.11.15

The Women’s Eagles have announced the next cycle of the Elite Coach Development Program.
WPL Playoff Preview: Championship Semifinals

WPL Playoff Preview: Championship Semifinals

11.10.15

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) is poised for its seventh national championship, which takes place at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado, on Friday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 15.
WPL Playoff Preview: 5th Place Semifinals

WPL Playoff Preview: 5th Place Semifinals

11.10.15

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) is poised for its seventh national championship, which takes place at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado, on Friday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 15.
USA Rugby Reaction to World Rugby Governance Reform

USA Rugby Reaction to World Rugby Governance Reform

11.10.15

In a historic move, World Rugby has approved a wide-ranging reform of its governance structure creating opportunity for additional union and regional representation. Included in the reform will be an independent skills-based voice on the international federation’s decision-making bodies.
USA Rugby Seeks Applicants for Men’s Eagles National Team Head Coach

USA Rugby Seeks Applicants for Men’s Eagles National Team Head Coach

11.09.15

USA Rugby is seeking applicants for the position of Men’s Eagles Senior National Team Head Coach. Following the expiration of former Head Coach Mike Tolkin’s contract, a comprehensive review of the Eagles program and 2015 Rugby World Cup performance has led to the national governing body of rugby in the United States to open the application process on a global level.
PRO Rugby Launches First Professional League in North America

PRO Rugby Launches First Professional League in North America

11.09.15

For the first time, North American rugby union fans and players will have a professional league, the Professional Rugby Organization (PRO Rugby) announced today. Exclusively sanctioned by USA Rugby and World Rugby, competition will begin in April 2016 with six teams in major metropolitan areas in the Northeast, the Rocky Mountains and California.
Wildcats

Wildcats "better" than 2014-15 runner-ups

11.06.15

A little more than five months ago, 12 Central Washington University women's rugby players left the University of Denver campus without a championship trophy, falling to Pennsylvania State University at the 2015 USA Rugby Emirates Airline College 7s National Championship.
Aspiring Referees: Travel the World and Hone Your Skills – Cost Free!

Aspiring Referees: Travel the World and Hone Your Skills – Cost Free!

11.05.15

The Shanagher Morrison Referee Fund (named after two of USA Rugby’s most storied referees) was created to encourage more young people to become referees and is completely donor funded through USA Rugby Trust. The fund covers all costs, including travel and lodging and living expenses, for the recipient to travel and spend an entire season refereeing in a major rugby country.
WPL Player of the Week: D.C.'s Anna Cohen-Price

WPL Player of the Week: D.C.'s Anna Cohen-Price

11.04.15

The final week of the Women’s Premier League season meant different things to different teams. For many, the goal was qualifying for the semifinals; for others, Week 6 was the last chance for a win. The D.C. Furies found themselves in the latter category, and after a long season of patience and growth, the team was rewarded with a 17-10 win over New York.