Tag: Doug Schoninger

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

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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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USA Rugby – PRO Rugby Sanction Agreement Outlines Incompetence, Dysfunction, Mismanagement

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“U.S.A. Rugby has a policy not to comment on agreements we have with third parties, other than what we have disclosed in a public statement.” –Will Chang, USA Rugby Board Chairman “No comment.” –Dan Payne, USA Rugby CEO “No comment.” –Doug Schoninger, PRO Rugby Owner NEW YORK, NY – There are instances in life where […]

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Op-Ed: PRO Rugby vs USA Rugby; Let’s All Calm Down

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NEW YORK, NY – So here we are. We are witnesses to a divisive war in the American rugby community. Having witnessed the Welsh Rugby civil war a couple of years back, I just want to say: Everybody calm the [bleep] down! It is not easy to call for calm when the mobs are baying […]

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More on PRO Rugby Situation: Dismissed Coach Paul Keeler Tells His Side

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NEW YORK, NY – First off, Happy New Year to you and yours. We hope this finds you happy and healthy. On the American rugby front, neither of those terms can be applied to the parties involved in the escalating battle between the Professional Rugby Organization (Pro Rugby or PRO) owner Doug Schoninger and some […]

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Paul Holmes: Ohio Aviators, Tiger Rugby Coach re PRO Rugby, Doug Schoninger, Allegations

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Paul Holmes is the founder of Tiger Rugby & 1823 Rugby, Assistant Coach of the Ohio Aviators, USA U20s & Falcons Coach and successful international businessman.  After seeing our interview with Pro Rugby Organization (PRO) owner Doug Schoninger, Mr. Holmes felt compelled to weigh in on the unfortunate PRO Rugby vs USA Rugby situation and […]

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