Tag: 2016 Summer Olympics

First Match USA Womens 7s Roster Selected for Rio 2016 Rugby Sevens


For Immediate Release Submitted by USA Rugby August 6, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO – Richie Walker has selected the starting seven for Team USA’s first Rugby Sevens event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games, a Saturday match-up against Fiji set for a noon ET kickoff. Led by captain Kelly Griffin, the U.S. will play […]

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Pros and Cons: Nate Ebner Going Back to Rugby


RWU HQ – Happy Holidays!!! After starting my two-column Pros and Cons series last week when I weighed the options of Nate Ebner sticking with the NFL, we’re now going to look at the idea of the dual-sport athlete returning to rugby. Ebner’s contract with the New England Patriots is up at the end of the season […]

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Pros and Cons: Nate Ebner Sticking With The Pats

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RWU HQ – For those of you who follow my writing at Meet The Matts, I often tie in some of the hit late night talk show segments into my columns. Well, for the first time I’m bringing that aspect of my writing to Rugby Wrap Up. At the end of this season New England Patriots […]

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