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RUGBY BECAUSE CONCUSSION ARE COOL

RUGBY BECAUSE CONCUSSION ARE COOL

The U.S. Men’s Rugby Sevens team kicks off at high noon verse the Puma’s of Argentina on NBC sports and I’m drinking aready in anticipation. In addition to being the best olympic sport, view its also the most fun to gamble on since the games are only 14 mins long. We’re going to be favored in our first two games (Argentina at 12, link and Brazil at 5 pm) today and here’s why betting on the US Eagles is a good idea

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PRO Rugby has officially announced San Diego as the third team in the league. Like Sacramento and San Francisco, purchase the two other officially announced sides, the San Diego team has yet to be named. The team will play out of Torero Stadium on the campus of the University of San Diego. The 6,000 seat stadium is host the USD football and soccer teams and was also host to the San Diego Spirit of the defunct WUSA.

San Diego makes the third California team in the league. For the first year competition travel is a factor and having another team in the West fits in with the overall goals of the league. San Diego also is a magnet for the talent that resides in Southern California. With several clubs to draw upon San Diego could be considered one of the early favorites, even before players have been assigned.

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PROTECTION: RUGBY VS AMERICAN FOOTBALL

PROTECTION: RUGBY VS AMERICAN FOOTBALL

It’s an all-star club vs. regional select side as the Stars XV take on the Capital Selects. Both teams have named their rosters for the match and each has a number of players worth paying attention to. On the Capital Selects men’s team you have Ben and Matias Cima, who are now turning out for Rocky Gorge. Also on the team is Chris Saint. He’s spent some time playing in New Zealand and has been in Eagles camp. The Stars similar have a strong line-up that would have even been bolster more with the presence of Brodie Orth but he was called into Eagles camp.

One the women’s side of things the Stars are bringing in Wisconsin star Justine Wypych as well as several players from the DC area. The Capital Selects have a wide variety of players from Capital Region clubs but have also brought in some players from the college game in the area, including the U.S. Naval Academy.

The match is set for Sunday in Leesburg, Virginia.

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SOME OF US CARRY OUR HEART IN OUR HANDS

SOME OF US CARRY OUR HEART IN OUR HANDS

LAFAYETTE, Colo. – USA Rugby is pleased to recognize 67 student-athletes for selection to the 2015-16 Women’s Collegiate All-American teams.

Representing 29 universities across both Divisions I and II, the All-American selections were aided by coach nominations, as well as scouting reports by national age-grade coaches, AIG Women’s Collegiate All-American Head Coach Sue Whitwell, Women’s Eagles Player Development Manager Martha Daines, and other members of the Women’s National Team High Performance staff. While the selection process for the All-Americans closely resembles those of previous years, the criteria for selection for the 2015-16 team differs in in the added emphasis on selection based on specific positions, and players’ performances during their postseason fixtures.

“Players were selected from the teams that participated in the Fall and Spring USA Rugby Collegiate Championships,” explained Whitwell. “The selections, made by a committee of WNT High Performance Coaches, were based on the players deemed to be the best in their position in the playoff series.”
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The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.

It was an up an down year for the Women Eagles 7s. They didn’t get the start to the season they wanted last year but then turned it on down the stretch to make the final in Atlanta, knock on the top four, and then eventually qualify for the Olympics. There were a lot of factors into their improvement (they did suffer a setback this year in Dubai) but one of the biggest factors was the play of Alev Kelter, our Women Eagles 7s Player of the Year.

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LAST YEAR WE WERE ALL SIZZLE AND NO STEAK...

LAST YEAR WE WERE ALL SIZZLE AND NO STEAK… 

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