Tag: AJ MacGinty

USA Eagles vs. Ireland: What Can Be Fixed


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


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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Americas Rugby Championship Round 3 Recap

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NEW YORK, NY – Round 3 of the Americas Rugby Championship is now complete. The favorites are playing like favorites, so it will be an interesting final two rounds. As it stands, Argentina is in first place but the USA is chasing hard. It looks like that the eventual match-up between the two nations will […]

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Americas Rugby Championship Round 2 Recap and Round 3 Preview


NEW YORK, NY – The second incarnation of the Americas Rugby Championship is off and away. It has started out much like last season with favorites Argentina looking like the ones to beat. Also as expected they are chased by the two North American nations USA and Canada.  Brazil are a shock fourth place side […]

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First Round ARC Preview: Eagles Shake Up Starting XV


HANOVER, NH – While the European 6 Nations Tournament starts this weekend, don’t forget that Americas Rugby Championship commences as well. Brazil (36), Canada (18), Chile (29), America (17), Uruguay (21), and the Argentina XV (N/A) will face off starting February 4th and commencing March 4. It’s worth noting that Argentina is sending its national “B team” made up of domestic players not […]

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USA Eagles vs. Russia: Positives and Needed Improvements


SACRAMENTO, CA – Victories are always a welcome occurrence when it comes to the USA Eagles Men’s National Team, and it was positive to see the United States beat Russia 25-0 last Saturday. AJ MacGinty was brilliant from the tee and put in a solid performance in at #10, Mikey Te’o proved why he is […]

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