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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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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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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles to Host Ireland at Red Bull Arena

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TLA Rugby 2017 USA-IRE Announcement Release: USA MEN’S EAGLES TO HOST WORLD NO. 4 IRELAND IN “EMIRATES AIRLINES SUMMER SERIES” RUGBY MATCH AT RED BULL ARENA February 21, 2017- USA Rugby and TLA Worldwide, today announced that the Ireland Rugby team is returning to the United States to face the USA Rugby Men’s Eagles at […]

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Statement Summarizing USA Rugby Congress Meeting

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Congress Statement to the Membership Regarding Congress Meeting, February 11th, 2017 Dear USA Rugby Members, As your representatives to USA Rugby, we want to provide you with an opportunity to learn more about this past weekend’s Congress meeting so that you will be better informed about the discussions and decisions that were made in support […]

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USA Rugby – PRO Rugby Sanction Agreement Outlines Incompetence, Dysfunction, Mismanagement

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“U.S.A. Rugby has a policy not to comment on agreements we have with third parties, other than what we have disclosed in a public statement.” –Will Chang, USA Rugby Board Chairman “No comment.” –Dan Payne, USA Rugby CEO “No comment.” –Doug Schoninger, PRO Rugby Owner NEW YORK, NY – There are instances in life where […]

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