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More PRO Rugby/USA Rugby Uncertainty. Last Head Coaches Let Go. Story and Quotes

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NEW YORK, NY – Earlier this week, PRO Rugby let go of the remaining head coaches on the payroll. Sean O’Leary of the league’s champion Denver Stampede, Ray Egan of the San Diego Breakers and Luke Gross of the Sacramento Express. I called PRO owner Doug Schoninger for comment and asked to verify the coaches […]

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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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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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VIDEO: PRO Rugby Fans Name the Nameless PRO Rugby Trophy…

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NEW YORK, NY – When I had the privilege of working the sidelines for the first-ever PRO Rugby championship between the Ohio Aviators and Denver Stampede, and helped present the trophy, a significant question popped up: What’s the name of the trophy? Truth is, we don’t yet have an answer. But since the fans named […]

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Pro Rugby Stats Math Class: First Season In Review

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GREENWICH, CT – The Denver Stampede just barely got past the Ohio Aviators in the league standings to claim the inaugural PRO Rugby Championship. While those two sides were dominant this year, let’s look into what they specifically did so well, and what the some of the other teams struggled with. However, since we only got […]

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PRO Rugby Ohio Aviators Matt Hughston: A Stellar Season Cut Short

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OBETZ, OH – I first met Matt Hughston in October of 2014 in the Denver airport. He was with Charlotte teammate Chris Milledge, and we were all on our way to LAX to meet the rest of the team we’d be going on tour to Australia with. Over the next ten days this rising superstar […]

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