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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles 2018 ARC Starts With Super Rugby Bulls vs Stormers Twinbill

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Men’s Eagles open 2018 ARC campaign at StubHub Center International Rugby Saturday starts 2018 series with Super Rugby’s USA debut, Feb. 3rd in Los Angeles LAFAYETTE, CO – Coming into the Americas Rugby Championship for the first time as defending champions, the United States Men’s 15s look to kick off the 2018 […]

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Americas Rugby Championship Kicking Skills: More Ouch Than Ooooh!

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Even though there were some really entertaining moments, we know that the Americas Rugby Championship in its first year did not see the same standard of rugby as, say, the 6 Nations, which was competed at the same time.  Here is one final look back at the 2016 ARC and some numbers […]

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Penalty Values: Looking at ARC Decisions

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – In an ideal world, rugby teams would know, specifically, what actions during the match most affected their chances of winning and by how much.  The game is wonderfully complex and fluid, with many things being dependent on many other things, so that isn’t easy.  However, we can work to understand broad trends […]

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ARC Stat Round-Up: Lineouts, Scrums, Tries, Kicks

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – While there is a lot to distract us from the recently concluded Americas Rugby Championship (Vancouver 7s, Super Rugby, 6 Nations, Aviva Premiership Match in America…), I am still trying to make sense of how the tournament went.  It took a while before I was able to watch the Chile v Canada match, […]

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ARC Round 5 Recap, How Our Experts Fared

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – The first Americas Rugby Championship – well, the first with this format – is in the books.  Argentina XV ended up in the top spot thanks, in part, to the poor performances by USA in the final 2 weeks.  USA still ends up in 2nd place.  Canada are third, though tied with USA […]

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Recap #URUvUSA

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Uruguay defeated USA 29-25 in a sloppy match to end both sides’ Americas Rugby Championship campaign.  The USA looked to be in control early in the second half, but Uruguay kept pressing, kept winning penalties. It wasn’t a bad first half from the Eagles, but it wasn’t great either.  Both Uruguay and USA […]

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