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Matt McCarthy comes to RugbyWrapUp.com from their partner in the USA, MeetTheMatts.com. RWU and MTM feature a stable of diverse contributors, with coverage that is both serious and with a wink.

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Chat with Andrew Trimble of Ireland pre USA Rugby Match at Red Bull Arena

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NEW YORK, NY – With the St. Paddy’s Day feeling filling the frigid air here in a frozen NYC, Ireland and Ulster star wing Andrew Trimble warmed us up a bit with a quick Q&A. Hopefully  we’ll get to follow-up with Mr. Trimble in person come in June, when his squad comes Red Bull Arena […]

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Sub-Plots for Final Day of Vancouver 7s: Father Time, Kids, Scooby Doo?

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VANCOUVER, CANADA – Yesterday was a great day of rugby; one where your special someone or family members asks, “You’re still watching rugby?” You know, with THAT LOOK… We were anchored at our favorite rugby pub in NYC, the Pig N Whistle on West 36th Street, at 8:30 AM EST for Italy [rucking & losing] […]

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More PRO Rugby/USA Rugby Uncertainty. Last Head Coaches Let Go. Story and Quotes

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NEW YORK, NY – Earlier this week, PRO Rugby let go of the remaining head coaches on the payroll. Sean O’Leary of the league’s champion Denver Stampede, Ray Egan of the San Diego Breakers and Luke Gross of the Sacramento Express. I called PRO owner Doug Schoninger for comment and asked to verify the coaches […]

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Pre-World Cup Can-Am Event: Chula Vista for USA Women’s Eagles vs Rugby Canada

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For Immediate Release Submitted by USA Rugby March 8, 2017 USA Women’s Eagles to play Canada in rankings test in front of home crowd LAFAYETTE, CO – The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center will host the 2017 Women’s Can-Am rankings test between the USA Women’s Eagles and Rugby Canada at 3 p.m. PT Saturday, […]

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Official Rugby Canada Statement re Poor Americas Rugby Championship Showing

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LANGFORD, BC – After a very disappointing Americas Rugby Championship performance, Rugby Canada reflected that sentiment on social media. A stunning loss to Chile was a lot for Canadian fans to accept and questions were being asked. To their credit, team management didn’t run for shelter. Instead, GM Jim Dixon went public on Twitter and […]

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More Professional Rugby in USA? Q&A With Diana Anderson of Major League Rugby

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NEW YORK, NY  – With all the chatter be bandied about re professional rugby in the United States, the line between fact and fiction can become blurred. What do we know? We know that PRO Rugby and USA Rugby are currently not on the same page as per year two of that 5-team, history-making set-up. […]

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