Nick “Bones” Attewell

Monte Gaddis: From Football to Rugby League to Rugby 7s

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CLEVELAND, OH – Less than a year after his introduction to rugby, Monte Gaddis has already made an impact in two codes. Spotted by a rugby league scout after standing outside of Cleveland Browns headquarters asking for an NFL tryout, Gaddis is showing that he means business. Despite having no rugby background at the time […]

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New USA Sevens Flyer ConRoy Smith Profiled

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Chula Vista, CA – USA Rugby held an open combine last January that introduced us to the names Mataiyasi Leuta and Ahmad Harajly. Another athlete to emerge from the successful venture is NCAA sprinter ConRoy Smith. Brand new to the sport when he tried out in front of Eagles coaches, and boasting a 10.45 second […]

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Interview with Uncapped Eagle Joseph Taufete’e

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USA Rugby Headquaters – The Eagles’ 31-man squad for their Rugby World Cup warmup matches against Canada, Harlequins and Australia came with one major surprise in the form of young, uncapped prop/hooker Joseph Taufete’e of Belmont Shore. Nick Attewell caught up with Taufete’e to get to know the newest member of the USA player pool. […]

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2015 USA Rugby Players To Watch

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NEW YORK, NY – A few years back we saw an idea in a magazine that called out to us. Instead of selected players noted for their previous year’s achievements (2014, in this case), we chose them for what we expect them to achieve in the new year (2015). And while we started with just […]

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RWU Proposes The Northern Rugby Championship

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Nick “Bones” Attewell is back after contributing on several articles over the past few months. Bones felt inspired and has decided to pen this piece for us. ATLANTA, GA:  USA Rugby CEO Nigel Melville authored some interesting tweets early last week after legendary Ireland hooker-turned-BBC pundit Keith Wood made an impassioned call for the Six […]

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Rugby Rain Men Analyze Canada vs USA

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Please see more on the match by clicking here. NEW YORK, NY: Canada beat Team USA, again and on consecutive weekends, to deservedly win the Rugby World Cup Qualifier series and officially qualify for the Rugby World Cup 2015. That brought the USA losing streak up to seven. With that, we enlisted Rugby Rain Men, […]

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