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New Zealand All Blacks Defeat USA Eagles in Chicago

New Zealand All Blacks vs. USA Rugby Eagles (Michael Lee / KLC Fotos) Click here to receive information about the Rugby World Cup 2015. (Reuters) – Code hopper Sonny Bill Williams made a successful return to international rugby union by scoring two tries as New Zealand hammered the United States 74-6 in their test at Soldier […]

USA Rugby Eagles Win Bowl at Gold Coast Sevens

Click here for the 2014-2015 schedule of rugby matches on Universal Sports. GOLD COAST, Queensland – The Men’s Eagles Sevens staved off a second-half comeback from France Sunday at Cbus Super Stadium to win the match, 31-15, and the Bowl at Gold Coast Sevens. Zack Test kicked off the festivities with the match’s first try […]

USA Women’s Eagles Win Big In World Cup Match Over Kazakhstan

USA Women’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Jonathan Swart PARIS, France – The Women’s Eagles had two goals against Kazakhstan – win and score four tries. With “Final in ‘14” on the line, they accomplished exactly what they needed to by defeating the Nomads, 47-7. “We talked about getting four tries and it was great […]

Mike Friday Appointed Men’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach

Mike Friday (Twitter: @LSFCOfficial) BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby announced Friday Mike Friday will become the next Men’s Eagles Sevens head coach, replacing Matt Hawkins. Friday will work alongside National Development Director for the Men’s Eagles Sevens Alex Magleby and Assistant Coach Chris Brown while continuing his duties at London Scottish for the 2014-15 Greene […]

USA Women’s Eagles Announce Roster For Rugby World Cup

The USA Women’s National Rugby Team (Twitter: @USARugby) BOULDER, Colo. — The Women’s Eagles have been selected for the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014. In total, 26 players will have the chance to represent the U.S.A. in Paris for the prestigious tournament. Additionally, four players will accompany the team to Paris as reserves. “It […]

Matt Hawkins Steps Down as Men’s Eagles Sevens Coach

Matt Hawkins (Martin Seras Lima/USA Rugby) CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Following a program review, Matt Hawkins will step down as head coach of the Men’s Eagles Sevens Thursday, USA Rugby announced. Hawkins took over as head coach ahead of the 2013-14 IRB HSBC Sevens World Series and led the Eagles to a combined 14-2-34 record in […]

USA Rugby Eagles Defeat Canada for First Time Since 2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles put an end to a winless streak against Canada with a thrilling, 38-35 victory in front of a sold-out crowd at Bonney Field Saturday. The afternoon kickoff forced the referee to stop play during each half for water breaks, but both teams ensured the fans would get a full […]

Blaine Scully Scores Hat Trick But Eagles Lose Pacific Nations Cup Opener

Blaine Scully (Sam Rubinroit/Universal Sports) CARSON, Calif. – Blaine Scully scored three tries Saturday at StubHub Center, but the Eagles could not rebound from a quick, second-half attack from Japan in a 37-29 loss in their first match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. Scully almost opened his account in the seventh minute of […]

USA Eagles Host Japan in Pacific Nations Cup

USA Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) By Chad Wise CARSON, Calif. – The USA Eagles will look to bring a winning brand of rugby to Southern California June 14, when Japan crosses the Pacific Ocean for the Eagles’ opening match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. StubHub Center previously hosted the Eagles’ Pacific Nations Cup match […]

USA Men’s Eagles Suffer Painful Loss Against Scotland

HOUSTON, Texas – The Men’s Eagles lost two players to injury in the first 20 minutes of Saturday’s match against Scotland at BBVA Compass Stadium, a 24-6 loss in front of 20,001 fans. Shalom Suniula, starting his first match for the Eagles, got the game started with the kickoff and Blaine Scully nearly won it […]

Men’s Eagles Sevens Win Shield at London Sevens

LONDON, England – The Men’s Eagles Sevens rebounded from a fourth consecutive loss at Marriott London Sevens to take home the Shield Sunday at Twickenham Stadium. The Eagles gained three standings points in London to bring their 2013-14 IRB HSBC Sevens World Series total to 41, good for 13th place. Andrew Durutalo opened the scoring […]

USA Eagles Qualify for IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

MARIETTA, Ga. – The Men’s Eagles scored three tries in eight minutes in a 32-13 win against Uruguay Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University to qualify for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015. Both teams entered the second leg of the RWC Qualifier even after last weekend’s 27-27 draw at Estadio Charrua […]

USA Eagles Play For Spot in IRB Rugby World Cup

To qualify for the 2015 IRB Rugby World Cup in England, the USA Men’s Eagles need to defeat Uruguay on Saturday, March 29, at 3 PM ET LIVE from Atlanta. With a spot in the Rugby World Cup on the line, Saturday’s match cannot end in a tie. If USA and Uruguay are deadlocked at the […]

Olympic Sports Notes

UniversalSports.com presents Olympic Sports Notes, a one-stop-shop for the latest in Olympic Sports related news. Check back often for updates. Friday, November 14, 2014 OLYMPICS ALPINE SKI – MIKAELA SHIFFRIN: FROM ONE BREAKTHROUGH TO THE NEXT LINDSEY VONN – GOPRO TRAINING VIDEO FROM Wednesday SPEED SKATING – US LONG TRACK SPEED SKATERS READY TO REBOUND […]

U.S. A Sleeping Giant of World Rugby: Wallabies’ Greats

Sam Cane of the All Blacks scores a try during the International Test Match between the United States of America and the New Zealand All Blacks at Soldier Field on November 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images) (Reuters) – The United States was the ‘sleeping giant’ of world rugby and the […]

All Blacks Game Could Be Catalyst for U.S. World Cup Bid

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) Click here to receive information about the Rugby World Cup 2015. By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The All Blacks test against the United States in Chicago could provide the springboard rugby needs in the competitive American sports market and even prove a catalyst to bid for […]

Sonny Bill, Cruden to start for All Blacks against U.S.

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/NIGEL MARPLE (Reuters) – Code-hopper Sonny Bill Williams and humbled flyhalf Aaron Cruden have been named in an experimental-looking New Zealand side to face the United States in their rugby test at Chicago’s Soldier Field on Saturday. Williams, who was playing in Australia’s National Rugby League last month before crossing codes again to try […]

One Year to Go Until IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/Taiwan Mike Photography) Click here for the 2014-2015 rugby viewing schedule. Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Group today announced multi-platform coverage plans for next year’s IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 one year out from the tournament final at Twickenham Stadium in London, England. From September 18 through October 31, 2015, […]

USA Rugby vs. All Blacks Preview

USA Eagles vs. All Blacks (Meghan Wojnowski/USA Rugby) Click here to receive information about the Rugby World Cup 2015. The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles will take on the New Zealand All Blacks in a historic match on November 1. Here’s what you need to know: Television Coverage Universal Sports Network will host a pre-game show at […]

Rugby: Team USA prepares to take on the New Zealand All Blacks

The USA Eagles arrived for their first day of training on a practice pitch just outside of downtown Chicago. The squad began preparation for one of the greatest challenges in USA Rugby history, taking on the New Zealand All Blacks on American turf this Saturday.

Jarryd Hayne Stuns Australia by Ditching NRL for NFL

Jarryd Hayne (Mark Nolan/Getty Images) By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Parramatta Eels fullback Jarryd Hayne sent shockwaves through Australian sport on Wednesday when he announced he is quitting the world’s richest rugby league competition to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL. The 26-year-old, one of rugby league’s highest-paid players, broke […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Portugal

In the Bowl Semi-Final, the US Eagles blank Portugal 33-0 as their two speedsters Carlin Isles and new man Perry Baker rack up tries.

2014-2015 Rugby Viewing Schedule

Date Event TV Time (ET) Live Online (ET) 10/10 Rugby Sevens World Series: Gold Coast  –  7:30 PM 10/11 Rugby Sevens World Series: Gold Coast  –  7:15 PM 10/12 Rugby Sevens World Series: Gold Coast 11:00 PM  – 11/1 Barbarians FC vs. Australia 10:30 AM 10:30 AM 11/1 USA Eagles vs. All Blacks Pre Show 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 12/6 Rugby Sevens World […]

USA Rugby in World Cup Fifth-Place Game After Close Win Against Australia

USA Women’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) The USA Women’s Eagles got their wish of a rematch with the New Zealand Black Ferns on Sunday, albeit only after Australia full back Ashleigh Hewson missed a penalty attempt with the last kick of the match, one which would have forced the first extra-time of WRWC 2014. Australia […]

USA Rugby Misses Out on Semifinals at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. PARIS, France – Two tries by the Women’s Eagles may have been the difference in Saturday’s match at IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 that saw New Zealand win, 34-3. Two tries were taken away from the Eagles – tries […]

Meya Bizer: The Human Sledgehammer

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. By Seth Rubinroit There is no mystery why Meya Bizer is nicknamed “The Human Sledgehammer.” Bizer has earned a reputation for delivering bone-crushing hits, despite being far from one of USA Rugby’s biggest players at 5-foot-8, 158 pounds. Watch some of her hardest […]

Prince Harry Supports England’s Women at Rugby World Cup

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. By Seth Rubinroit Prince Harry recorded a video message to express his support for England at the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup in Paris. “I’m calling on you to get behind the team,” Prince Harry said in the recorded message. […]

2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup: Sacramento, CA: USA vs. Canada (Mobile)

The Eagles will finish their 2014 Pacific Nations Cup campaign against the border rival Saturday, June 21, at Bonney Field. The area has been kind to the team in recent years, with the Eagles winning two of their last three matches in Santa Clara and Stanford, but Canada is coming off of two close losses this summer and a seven-match unbeaten streak against the Eagles.

2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup: Sacramento, CA: USA vs. Canada

The Eagles will finish their 2014 Pacific Nations Cup campaign against the border rival Saturday, June 21, at Bonney Field. The area has been kind to the team in recent years, with the Eagles winning two of their last three matches in Santa Clara and Stanford, but Canada is coming off of two close losses this summer and a seven-match unbeaten streak against the Eagles.

Previewing USA Rugby vs. Canada

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles are in Northern California this week looking to reverse a recent trend of Canadian dominance on the rugby pitch. Canada took all three of the two teams’ meetings last year, including a two-leg IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 Qualifier series win in […]

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Japan: Japan wins again

Japan increases it’s winning streak to four against the USA. Winning 37-29 with two penalty kicks and a conversion kick more than the Eagles, Japan is now 2-0 and USA is 0-1 in the Cup.

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Japan: Clever Interview

USA Eagles’ Captain Todd Clever talks about the loss and getting ready for Canada next.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Japan: Los Angeles, CA (Mobile)

The Eagles have a 12-1-7 all-time record against Japan, with last year’s PNC match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo the 20th meeting between the two nations.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Japan: Los Angeles, CA

The Eagles have a 12-1-7 all-time record against Japan, with last year’s PNC match at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo the 20th meeting between the two nations.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Scotland: Houston,TX (Mobile)

The U.S. Men’s National Rugby Team, the Eagles, will host the Scottish Rugby Union at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas as one of the only international matches being held in the U.S. this year.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Scotland: Houston,TX

The U.S. Men’s National Rugby Team, the Eagles, will host the Scottish Rugby Union at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas as one of the only international matches being held in the U.S. this year.

Coach Mike Tolkin Selects Squad for USA Rugby’s Summer Series

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) CLICK HERE for the complete 2014 Universal Sports rugby schedule.  BOULDER, Colo. – Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 40 players for the upcoming Denver Camp ahead of the Summer Series, in which the Eagles will face IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 pool rival Scotland and […]

Universal Sports Adds LIVE Coverage of USA Rugby Before 2015 World Cup

(Courtesy of USA Rugby) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network announced on May 19 exclusive LIVE TV and digital coverage of all three of USA Rugby’s upcoming summer test matches. In a primer to next year’s Rugby World Cup, the Eagles will face Tier 1 nation Scotland on June 7 at 8 p.m. ET in […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: USA vs Porugal

In the Shield Semi-Final, Team USA ends their nine game losing streak by crushing Portugal 45-7. The Eagles move on to the Shield Final.

USA Rugby Roster Announced for Final Stops of IRB Sevens World Series

CLICK HERE for the latest Rugby Sevens viewing schedule.  CHULA VISTA, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles Sevens will depart for Glasgow Saturday for the eighth stop of the IRB HSBC Sevens World Series – Emirates Airline Glasgow Sevens. Head Coach Matt Hawkins has made two changes to the squad from Tokyo Sevens and Cathay Pacific […]

Universal Sports Network: Podium 360: Todd Clever

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi talks to Union Rugby American Eagles Captain, Todd Clever, about his season in Japan and howTeam USA is preparing for the World Cup.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Uruguay: Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA is the battleground for the Men’s Eagles first international test home game of 2014, as USA Rugby takes on Uruguary in a rematch of a match that ended in a draw on the 22nd of March…

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs South Africa

In the Cup Quarterfinal, the American Eagles just lose out, 17-12 to South Africa, and head to the Plate Semi-Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs Australia

In the Plate Final Team USA only manages one try a half and loses 17-12 ti Australia, still it’s the American Eagles best finish all season in 6th place.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vegas: Shield interview

Zack Test talks about the American Eagles performance in Las Veags and winning the Shield Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vega: USA vs France

In Pool play again the American Eagles lose another close one on home soil, as France knocks them out of the Cup Quarterfinals 14-12.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: USA vs England

Despite the best efforts of Carlin Isles, England, clearly upset to be playing for the bowl, beats the American Eagles 33-14.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: USA vs France

In the Shield Semi-Final, the American Eagles go home winless, as France scores 19 unanswered points in the second half to advance to the Shield Final

2013-2014 Rugby Viewing Schedule

Date Event TV Time (ET) Live Online (ET) 11/30 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai 7:00 PM 12/8 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa 7:00 PM 1/24 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vegas 8:00 PM 1/26 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vegas 12:30 PM 2/10 Rugby Sevens World Series: New Zealand 8:00 PM 2/11 Rugby Sevens World Series: […]

2013 IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens: USA vs Argentina

In the Bowl Quarter-Final, too many mistakes play into Argentina’s hands as they move on to the Semi-Final beating the American Eagles 28-5.

2013 IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens: USA vs Georgia

In pool C play on day one, the American Eagles defeat the weaker seed Georgians with a big first half, 26-19. Meanwhile Canada lost to New Zealand in the pool.

USA Rugby Rising: Pregame Countdown

The countdown to the Men’s Eagles game versus Ireland in Houston has begun. Take a behind the scenes look at how the Eagles get their minds and bodies ready for a match.

USA Rugby Rising: Win From Within

The Men’s and Women’s Eagles and Eagles Sevens weigh in on what the phrase “Win From Within” means to them.

USA Rugby Rising: Balancing Rugby And Life

The Women’s Eagles describe how they commit 100% to the sport they love while at the same time juggle a career and family with only 24 hours in a day.

2013 Pacific Nations Cup Rugby: Tolkin interview

USA Eagles head coach Mike Tolkin talks about their loss to Tonga.

 
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