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Irish-American Ronan Nelson is from California, is a new UCLA Bruin and is a rugby lifer. Plus he's got two passports. But that's just scratching the surface. He's got more courage and resolve in his thumbnail than most of us combined. Le Wolf of Wheelchairs is a man amongst men. Check him out in this video: https://www.facebook.com/PrayForRonanNelson/videos/vb.377373885627475/995548307143360/?type=2&theater and follow him on Twitter: @ronan_nelson

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USA Eagles vs. Ireland: What Can Be Fixed

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HARRISON, NEW JERSEY — Before Ireland waltzed passed the United States in Saturday’s test match at Red Bull Arena I wrote that the Eagles had a great opportunity to beat a Tier 1 side. The on-paper potential of the players head coach John Mitchell had selected in his starting 23-man roster had me believing, or […]

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Eagles Capable of Historic Victory Against Ireland

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The Eagles, winners of this year’s America’s Rugby Championship (ARC), are at the threshold of great opportunity, seemingly poised to leap into the next era of USA Rugby. Head coach John Mitchell has led the team to consistent improvement under his tenure and has provided much welcomed hope to the international-stage viability of the Eagles. But his resume with the USA still lacks a top-class defining moment.

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Saracens Join European Elite in #ChampionsCup Final

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Dublin, Ireland — I’d like to give a huge shoutout to the rugby gods because THAT was the #ChampionsCup final we were all hoping for. The on-field product displayed in Saturday’s European Rugby #ChampionsCup Final by eventual champions, Saracens, and reigning finalists, Clermont Auvergne, was enthralling. There were big hits, beautiful offloads, stunning tries, and records […]

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Champions Cup Preview: Edinburgh Final Awaits Saracens vs Clermont

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DUBLIN, IRELAND — After two high-profile, high-intensity semi-finals it’s hard to believe that tomorrow is the European Rugby #ChampionsCup Final.Yes, tomorrow’s final in Edinburgh between reigning champions, Saracens, and perennial almosts, Clermont Auvergne, is shaping up to be an absolute cracker, but the buzz that should surround Europe’s grand finale doesn’t seem to be there. […]

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#RWC2019 Pool Draw Reactions

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DUBLIN, IRL – The pool draw for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019 (#RWC2019)took place this morning (4 AM EST) and fans across the world are hesitantly refreshing their computer screens praying their country didn’t get shunted into a group with New Zealand (or England, Australia, Ireland, South Africa, or Argentina for that matter).  The Webb Ellis Cup […]

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RWC Japan 2019: Rugby World Cup Pools Draw Mean Death vs Delight

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DUBLIN, IRELAND – With speculation on Warren Gatland’s British & Irish Lions squad over, the European Rugby Champions Cup semi-finals concluded, the news of Super Rugby’s impending doom contraction setting in, and international rugby on hiatus until June, a look towards rugby’s biggest event seems appropriate. That’s right… let’s go ahead and take a look […]

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