USA managed to score their first tries in the IRB Junior World Championship 2013 but it was not enough to stop them losing 46-12 to Fiji in the 11th place play-off in Nantes and be relegated back to the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy which they won last year.
As players land and international teams being to stream into Russia’s largest city, we take a look back at the birth of game that has been played for 200 years, yet only featured on the world stage six times since its inception.
Eric Fry and Chris Wyles helped the Men’s Eagles get on the front foot in the first half of their final IRB Pacific Nations Cup match against Japan Sunday, but Japan managed to come back and earn a hard-fought 38-20 win at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium.
The USA Rugby AIG Men’s Collegiate All-Americans finished their New Zealand Tour with a dominant 34-11 win Saturday against New Zealand Universities, who narrowly won the first meeting between the two teams last Sunday 17-10.
USA Rugby AIG Men’s Junior All-American Head Coach Jason Kelly has chosen the starting roster for his team’s final match of the 2013 IRB Junior World Championship in France Sunday – the 11th Place Playoff against Fiji at Stade Pascal Laporte.