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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 […]

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 […]

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Canada: Face Hit

Todd clever (USA) let’s John Moonlight (CAN) get a real good look at the ball. Moonlight let’s some choice words fly and get busted for it.

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Canada: Top Scores

Check out the best tries as Canada shows Team USA what happens when you make a ball handling error. Still USA got the win 38-35.

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Canada

After seven straight losses, team USA finally scores a win against Canada, winning a seesaw game 38-35. USA is now 1-1, Canada 0-2, with Japan leading the pool at 2-0.

Yes, Naked Rugby Exists

A couple of naked rugby players (Rob Jefferies/Getty Images) By Max Meyer In case you needed another reason to be a rugby fan, naked rugby does in fact exist. New Zealand’s Nude Blacks, one of the premier teams in naked rugby, took on the English naked rugby team this past weekend at University Oval in […]

2014 Rugby Junior World Championship: Interviews

South African captain, Handre Pollard, talks about the loss, while English captain Maro Itoje talks about the win and celebrates with his team.

2014 Rugby Junior World Championship: Top Scores

Check out all four tries as England gets their second straight title win. Beating 2012 winners South Africa 21-20.

2014 Rugby Junior World Championship: England vs South Africa

In the 7th annual Championship, England successfully defend their title. Just barely over 2012 winners South Africa 21-20.

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: Crossing the Line

Kenki Fukuoka (JPN) crossed the try line, although before picking up the try, Folau Niau (USA) slapped the ball out of his hand. Japan would go on to win 37-29.

2014 Rugby Pacific Nations Cup: USA vs Japan: Top Scores

Check out the best tries of the match as Blaine Scully gets a ‘hat trick’ and Japan gets the win with a final score of 37-29.

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: USA vs Scotland: Match Injuries

Team USA loses three players in the first half of play, Phil Thiel, Andrew Suniula, and Jim Hamilton. Even the Captain Todd Clever gets well bloodied.

2014 USA Rugby: USA vs Scotland: Top Score of the Match

Both teams went up for the ball, but Stuart Hogg (SCO) came down with it and took it to the house, helping Scotland win 24-6.

2014 USA Rugby: USA vs Scotland: Match Highlight

As both teams work on getting in fighting shape for the World Cup next year, 10th ranked Scotland beats the 18th ranked Americans 24-6

2014 USA Rugby: USA vs Scotland: Interview

Nick Gismondi talks with the American Team Captain about the tough loss and with man-of-the-match, Scotland’s Suart Hogg.

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.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Coach Mike Tolkin

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Mike Petri

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Louis Stanfill

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Phil Thiel

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Captain Todd Clever

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

Universal Sports Network: USA Rugby: Interview with Scott Lavalla

USN caught up with the Men’s USA Rugby squad as they look ahead to their next three matches of the season.

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 […]

Cal Wins Second Straight Collegiate Rugby Championship

Cal Rugby (Cal Athletics) Watch the Collegiate Rugby Championships on June 3 and 4 at 3 PM ET on Universal Sports. PHILADELPHIA – California culminated its second straight undefeated run through the Collegiate Rugby Championship with a 24-21 victory over Kutztown University to become back-to-back 7s national champions Sunday at PPL Park. The Golden Bears […]

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: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and rag downs from final tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Try Fail

Connor Braid (CAN) apparently wanted to prove the point that you got to keep both hands on the ball, as it slips out of his hands as he attempts to score a try. Lucky for him Canada would go on to win the game and the Bowl Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Zack Test interview

United States Captain Zack Test talks about the end of the season, winning the Shield and getting ready for the Olympics.

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.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: USA vs Spain

In the Bowl Quarter Final, Team USA continues it’s winless streak, losing to Spain 26-7. USA now heads to the Shield semi-Final and Spain to the Bowl Semi-Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Shield Final

Team USA claims another big win to end the season, 36-12 over Japan for the Shield. The Americans end the season ranked 13th out of 15 core teams.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Plays of the Day

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, with some great runs, a chip-n-chase, and final stretch for the try.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Cup Final

New Zealand dominate a tough Australian team to win 52-33, winning five out of nine Cups this season, and becoming World Series Champions for the 12th time in 14 years.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Cup interviews

New Zealand captain DJ Forbes and coach Gordon Tietjens talk about defeating Australia and winnign their 12th World Series. Meanwhile, Australian coach Michael O’Connor talks about the defeat.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 2

The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 2 (Mobile)

The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 1

The 2014 HSBC Sevens World Series is well underway and tournaments have already taken place in Australia, Dubai, USA, New Zealand, Japan and Hong Kong. The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: USA vs Japan

In their worst performance of the season, Team USA is knocked out in the Shield Semi-Final by Japan, newly installed cored team, in extra time 19-14.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and rag downs from 8th tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: USA vs Samoa

Winless in day one puts Team USA in a Bowl Quarterfinal, where Samoa dominated them start to finish 31-12.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: interviews

New Zealand Captain DJ Forbes and Coach Gordon Tietjens talk about their lop-sided win over Canada in the Cup Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: Plays of the Day

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, with some great runs, a tight chip-n-chase, and fancy foot work to stay out of touch.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: Cup Final

Team Canada play in their first ever Cup Final, though suffer defeat to New Zealand 54-7. New Zealand win their 4th Cup this season and have pretty much secured the series title as well.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day #2 (Mobile)

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day #2

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day 1

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

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 […]

Shirtless Rugby Sevens Video Goes Viral

New Zealand’s rugby team (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) The New Zealand All Blacks defeated England, 26-7, in the Hong Kong Sevens Cup Final of the Rugby Sevens World Series on March 30. Yet their celebration attracted all the attention. In a video that has gone viral on the internet, the players removed their shirts and performed a celebratory […]

 
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