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Rugby TV and Podcast: Major League Rugby Analysis, Highlights, Player Spotlight. Bryan Ray, Matt McCarthy


HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – With the playoff races tightening in an increasingly tense final month of #MLR action, Bryan Ray of Americas Rugby News out of Halifax joins Matt McCarthy (@Matt_McCarthy00) at The World’s Best Rugby Pub, the Pig N Whistle on W36th in NYC, all things Major League Rugby. Included, along with their Analysis, […]

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More Professional Rugby in USA? Q&A With Diana Anderson of Major League Rugby


NEW YORK, NY  – With all the chatter be bandied about re professional rugby in the United States, the line between fact and fiction can become blurred. What do we know? We know that PRO Rugby and USA Rugby are currently not on the same page as per year two of that 5-team, history-making set-up. […]

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PRO Rugby Profile: Ohio Aviator’s JP Eloff by mate Zack Stryffeler


OBETZ, OH – I had heard his name before. I had the opportunity to play against him. I had heard stories of his older brother Phil being an incredible player with pace to burn and skills to shine. All the while, I was asking “Who is this kid and… wait… he’s how old?” To say […]

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USA Club 7s National Championships Preview


PITTSBURGH, PA: Welcome to the Steel City, home of the USA Club 7s National Championships. The Pittsburgh Harlequins (with a rumored club membership of over 2000) have wrestled away hosting honors from San Francisco – Golden Gate, the long-standing host of the 7s championships. That said, let’s  finish our last can of Iron City Beer […]

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Ref Review: Developing Nation (Mexico) & England’s Consett RFC Play In Lakefront 7s


MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – This weekend I was reffing at Lakefront 7s, the largest rugby tournament within the Midwest.  The Milwaukee West Side Harlequins RFC host the tourney, which attracts about 65 teams and over 1000 participants from across the country and around the world to historic Milwaukee. There were a few interesting teams but among them […]

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