Oklahoma prevailed against Texas Tech and won the Allied Rugby Conference in the process. In the Mid-South, higher-ranked teams Life and Arkansas State won their matches, but only by a combined 10 points.
The USA Rugby AIG Men’s Collegiate All-Americans announced camp and tour plans for summer 2014 Tuesday, including a two-match series against England’s Cambridge University before hosting Canada’s Ontario Blues.
The Men’s Eagles Sevens exited the Cathay Pacific HSBC Hong Kong Sevens with a 24-19 loss to South Africa in the Plate Semifinal Sunday, a comeback effort symbolic of Matt Hawkins’ team’s never-say-die attitude.
USA Rugby announced Saturday Heathrow Express, the premium Heathrow Airport-to-central London train service, as an official partner - just hours after booking a berth to the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC) in England next year.
Northampton Saints’ Samu Manoa and Leicester Tigers’ Blaine Scully have each been recipients of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Month Award during the 2013-14 English top-flight season, proving to the world American rugby players are not out of their element at the highest levels of club rugby.