USA Rugby announced Tuesday the addition of the Life University National Development Academy, as part of the broader USA Rugby Olympic Development Academy program, to help identify and develop rugby players across the country.
Astellas Pharma US, Inc., in partnership with USA Rugby and national patient advocacy organization Men’s Health Network, will offer free health screenings and education around the historic match between the USA Eagles and the world champion New Zealand All Blacks rugby teams.
With 58,000 tickets to the USA Eagles’ match against the New Zealand All Blacks already in the hands of fans around the globe, event promoters have released an additional block of tickets for the Nov. 1 match at Soldier Field, USA Rugby announced Monday.
American International Group, the Official Insurance Partner of New Zealand Rugby, announced that it has pledged USD$50,000 to help improve rugby safety with the launch of a new global awards program, the AIG Rugby Safety Awards.
Tries from Chad London and Tim Maupin could not see the Eagles Select XV through to a win Saturday at Westhills Stadium, as the Argentina Jaguars won the first match of the 2014 IRB Americas Rugby Championship, 41-14.