Author Archive for RWU
RWU Co-host Johnathan Wicklow Barberie is the contrived Kiwi rugby personality who can't go ANYWHERE without being asked for an autograph. He always obliges... Matt McCarthy handles the more serious interviews and handles the RWU Sports Desk.
NEW YORK, NY – Some early morning Twitter-verse had us scrambling to find out more re the reported move of USA Rugby Head Coach John Mitchell to Oyonnax in the French PRO D2 set-up. USA Eagles Coach Linked to French Club https://t.co/wriojUy3Fr #rugbyunited pic.twitter.com/xC90AQB7Lq — Americas Rugby News (@americasrugby) February 6, 2017 After first seeing […]
NEW YORK, NY – With a showdown looming between USA Rugby and Pro Rugby (specifically its owner, Doug Schoninger), the Internet has been abuzz. There are those condemning Schoninger, citing the grievances and lawsuits being filed. Others are blaming USA Rugby for its inaction, bad decisions and lack of direction. And as is the case […]
From the Better Late Than Never Department… GLENDALE, CO – The inaugural United States qualifier for the global Red Bull Uni 7’s tournament was held at Infinity Park (aka RugbyTown USA) on Thursday. The tournament played host eight of the best collegiate Rugby 7’s teams in the country, culminating in a thrilling victory for […]
PRESS RELEASE: Glendale, Colorado to host U.S. Red Bull Uni 7s Qualifier at Infinity Park for the International University Rugby Series Glendale, CO (aka RugbyTown USA) – On August 25, Infinity Park will host eight of the best collegiate Rugby 7s teams in the country for the U.S. qualifying round for the Red Bull Uni 7s […]
NEW YORK, NY – When I had the privilege of working the sidelines for the first-ever PRO Rugby championship between the Ohio Aviators and Denver Stampede, and helped present the trophy, a significant question popped up: What’s the name of the trophy? Truth is, we don’t yet have an answer. But since the fans named […]
OBETZ, OH – As the dust settles on this first-ever and historic PRO Rugby season, we’re happy to bring you the faces to names. Thanks to PRO and Time Warner Sports, our Matt McCarthy was fortunate to speak with Denver Stampede Head Coach Sean O’Leary and Paule Barford, the Ohio Aviators skipper. Both showed their […]