COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The Olympic Training Center plays host as 43 rugby players from across the country arrive for the national team’s four-day selection camp. The camp will determine the roster for the team’s upcoming European tour.
The largest player assembly in USA Women’s Rugby history concluded Sunday with the Eagle Whites team securing the Elite Performance Series title by virtue of a single bonus point. The Whites were forced to score an 81st-minute try to bring the score line to an even 17-17 against the Eagle Reds team.
The Women’s National Team, the Eagles, are hosting one of USA Rugby’s largest player assemblies next weekend at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo. The Women’s Eagle pool will be split into three squads that will compete throughout the week, along with the Women’s Collegiate All-Americans team.
Thirty-eight women participated in the five Eagle Training Centers held by the USA Women’s Eagles this past weekend introducing an integrated athlete development model. Players from the 15s and 7s pool gathered to implement a model covers rugby skills, physical development, nutrition, mental skills and life management
Rugby Oregon presented a Girls High School skills clinic to over 100 beginner and advanced players at the West Linn High School, in West Linn, OR. USA Women’s Eagles Head Coach, Pete Steinberg and USA Women’s U20 Assistant Danielle Miller, put the players through 4 sessions that worked areas of attack and defense.