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.

Rucks and Rings Dinner Announced!

Rucks and Rings Dinner Announced!

10.17.10

USA Rugby would like to invite you to a fundraising dinner in Denver on November 19. There will be silent and live auctions and great opportunities to meet fellow rugby-supporters! Click "Read More" to learn about how you can attend or sponsor the event and help support American rugby!

Eagles November Tour: RWC Implications

Eagles November Tour: RWC Implications

10.17.10

Eddie O’Sullivan and his staff have named the 28 man squad that will travel to Europe for the Eagles’ November tour. With the 2011 Rugby World Cup less than a year away, the Tour will be a prime opportunity for O’Sullivan to evaluate the players he will bring to New Zealand next year.

Canada edges out Select XV in ARC Closer

Canada edges out Select XV in ARC Closer

10.14.10

The USA Select XV had a very close encounter with the Canada Selects in the final round of the Americas Rugby Championship. With only one try in the match, the USA Select XV defense seemingly got a shot in the arm after the loss to Argentina on Sunday.

Thompson, Lawrence assume new roles

Thompson, Lawrence assume new roles

10.13.10

USA Rugby is excited to announce that two positions in the men’s age-grade program have been filled. Former High School All-Americans coach, Scott Lawrence, will coach the USA Men’s Under-20s and Salty Thompson will coach the High School All-Americans.