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Full Interview with Pro Rugby CEO Doug Schoninger

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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 […]

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USRPA: United States Rugby Players Association Includes PRO Rugby Players

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SACRAMENTO, CA – The newly-formed United States Rugby Players Associations (USRPA) will extend membership to the PRO Rugby players, effective immediately. The USRPA pledges its support to help PRO Rugby players through this critical period. USRPA is an independently governed organization whose mission is to promote and protect the welfare of US rugby players. As […]

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PRO Rugby Owner Doug Schoninger on Credit/Liens Allegations

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NEW YORK, NY – Just down the street from Penn Station, Madison Square Garden and the famously-decorated Macy’s Department Store, a relaxed PRO Rugby Owner, Doug Schoninger, greeted me at the elevator bank on the 36th floor of his One Penn Plaza office. After quick handshakes, we spirited off to the conference room. While we […]

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Internet Exchange Between Pro Rugby and USA Rugby Paints Bleak Picture

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Today saw an exchange on the Internet Exchange Between Pro Rugby and USA Rugby paints a bleak picture for Year 2 of the fledgling league. Here is that exchange: PRO Rugby Players, As some of you may or may not know, we have been having serious issues with the cooperation and the enforcement of our […]

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U.S. Rugby Gaining Popularity but Not There Yet

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Although rugby continues to gain popularity internationally, the sport has not quite gained a foothold in the United States. While many countries throughout the world continue to embrace the rough-and-tumble sport, the majority of U.S. based fans continue to pour their passion into American football. The sport is starting to see gains in popularity across […]

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Cal Cup Round 2: Results, Team Notes, Quotes

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SAN DIEGO, CA – If there was to be an unofficial “rivalry week” in the California Cup, the second weekend of the Cal Cup competition would be it. San Francisco Golden Gate squared off against Bay Area rivals Olympic Club, Life West and the Old Aztecs added another brilliant chapter to their budding rivalry, and […]

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