Saracens down Eagles 20-6

Saracens down Eagles 20-6

11.08.10

The Men's National Team dropped their Tour opener to Saracens, with a final score of 20-6. A strong defensive effort and efficient set-piece are promising signs as the Eagles prepare for Portugal on Saturday.

Women's Clubs Gear Up for Championships

Women's Clubs Gear Up for Championships

11.08.10

The best Division I, II, and Women’s Premier League (WPL) women’s rugby teams in the country will compete for their respective National Championships at Quail Run Sports Complex in Mesa, Arizona on November 12 and 14. The 2010 Emirates Airline USA Rugby National Championships promise to provide entertaining rugby.

Eagles Squad Set for Saracens Clash

Eagles Squad Set for Saracens Clash

11.07.10

The USA side to face Saracens on Tuesday has been announced. The Eagles square off on Tuesday at the Honourable Artillery Garden in London with a Saracens side that is currently fourth in the Aviva Premiership.

Ringgenberg Newest USAR Board Member

Ringgenberg Newest USAR Board Member

11.03.10

(wewantrugby.com photo) USA Rugby would like to congratulate the newest member of the USAR Board of Directors, Christy Ringgenberg. Ringgenberg will fill the “International Athlete” position vacated by Jen Joyce.

Eagles take off for European Tour

Eagles take off for European Tour

11.02.10

USA Rugby’s Men’s National Team, the Eagles, depart today for their first international tour in four years. Domestically-based players will muster at the Newark Airport and depart for London today. Eagles in the professional ranks will join the team as they are released from their respective club duties.

Eagles to help tackle cancer in ‘Movember’

Eagles to help tackle cancer in ‘Movember’

10.27.10

Every 2.7 seconds a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer. That fact, among others, is why this November the Eagles will be sporting some fantastic, eye-catching “Mos” (slang for mustaches). The team will participate in “Movember,” an annual global men’s health and cancer awareness campaign.

Texas football player kicks drop goal

Texas football player kicks drop goal

10.24.10

(From Austin RFC )On October 20, 2010 in Austin, Texas, JV Kicker Jason Pan kicked a historic drop kick for the extra point. The referees (after stopping the game to consult a rulebook) awarded two points for the kick, surprising the crowd and the coaches, who believed the drop kick was worth only one point.

Teagarden makes ref history

Teagarden makes ref history

10.20.10

USA Rugby is proud to announce that National Panel Referee Dana Teagarden has been appointed by the iRB to referee the upcoming international test match between The Netherlands and Hong Kong in December. This makes Teagarden the first woman ever to referee a senior men international match.

IRB launches new Player Welfare website

IRB launches new Player Welfare website

10.19.10

The International Rugby Board has launched a new interactive Player Welfare website aimed at educating and informing the global Rugby family on best-practice medical and player welfare policies and research.

Flores steps down as WNT Head Coach

Flores steps down as WNT Head Coach

10.18.10

Kathy Flores, USA Rugby’s Women’s National Team head coach, has announced that she is stepping down from her position at the end of 2010, after eight years at the helm.