Author Archive for Junoir Blaber
Born in Osu, Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Junoir Blaber is a rare commodity; while most Ghanians eat, sleep and dream Soccer (football), Junoir is all about Rugby. A self-proclaimed Rugbyologist, he has been involved in Rugby as a ref, coach, administrator and player since Columbus discovered Ohio. His useful/trivial rugby knowledge qualify Blaber as RWU's Senior Correspondent & known in rugby circles as The Rugby Rain Man. He can also be found moonlighting for our American partners at MeetTheMatts.com.
NEW YORK, NY – Round 3 of the Americas Rugby Championship is now complete. The favorites are playing like favorites, so it will be an interesting final two rounds. As it stands, Argentina is in first place but the USA is chasing hard. It looks like that the eventual match-up between the two nations will […]
NEW YORK, NY – The second incarnation of the Americas Rugby Championship is off and away. It has started out much like last season with favorites Argentina looking like the ones to beat. Also as expected they are chased by the two North American nations USA and Canada. Brazil are a shock fourth place side […]
SYDNEY, AUS – The fourth tournament of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Men’s Sevens Series lived up to the standard set by the previous 3 tournaments. The @Eagles7s got back on track with an impressive performance while the Blitzbokke of South Africa remained in scintillating form as they swept all before them. Let’s review: @Eagles7s […]
SYDNEY, AUS – The second tournament of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series was one to remember. There were several upsets led by the @USAWomens7s, who knocked off two heavyweights and almost third. For the rest of the world, Canada upset the host and defending champions Australia as they claimed the title for […]
SYDNEY, AUS – The 2016-17 World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series heads to Sydney with a 9:30pn, NYC time kickoff, so forgive me for not keeping you current. The #Sydney7s is the fourth of 12 legs on the Men’s circuit. It is early days but teams with hopes of winning this year’s series need to make moves now, if […]
SYDNEY, AUS – The 2016-17 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series kicked off its second leg in Sydney around midnight, NYC time, so forgive me for not keeping you current. The #Sydney7s is one of three 7s stops that includes both the men’s and women’s circuits. It’s the second consecutive stop for the women that they […]