Tag: Hayden Smith

VIDEO: USA Rugby CEO Nigel Melville re Olympics, Matt Hawkins, Carlin Isles and Elite Cup


LAS VEGAS, NV – After another excellent Vegas 7s tourney, the American leg of the HSBC IRB Sevens World Series, our Matt McCarthy sat down with USA Rugby CEO Nigel Melville. The topics discussed: Team USA’s Olympic Qualifying Hopes: Will they make it? Choosing Captain Matt Hawkins as the Head Coach of the 7s team: […]

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Ruggers In The NFL Update


This is the most important time of the year for players trying to make NFL rosters. After this weekend’s games finish up, teams have to cut their rosters from 90 players to 75, and then to the final 53 one week later. As sad as I am to say, some of our Ruggers are in […]

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NFL For Rugby Heads: 4 Bold NFL Predictions


RUGBY, ENGLAND – NFL training camp has started and since Rugby is the NFL’s daddy, we’re up for this week’s dose of football at RWU! So, while I’m feeling too big for my britches, here are my 4 Bold NFL Predictions for the upcoming season: 1) The New England Patriots will not win the AFC […]

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Rugby To NFL: Hayden Smith Update


LONDON, ENGLAND – Mark Sanchez held his Jets West Camp this weekend and one of his new teammates was making news by not attending the incumbent starting quarterback’s camp – rookie Geno Smith. However, another Jet couldn’t make the camp, but he had something much more important to do. New York Jets tight end Hayden […]

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Where’s The Love?! Have We Forgotten Hayden Smith


NEW YORK, NY – With all of this talk about San Francisco 49ers newly acquired defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye, it’s easy to forget about last year’s rugby to football sensations; New York Jets tight end Hayden Smith and New England Patriots special teamer Nate Ebner. With that, this week’s post will update Smith’s progression and […]

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NFL Picks for Rugby Heads… Week 1O


HOUSTON, TX – After a depressing week of selections (I went 0-3), I’m primed for a huge comeback this week. The record stands at 13-15, but  it’s going to get chang… STAT. New York Jets (3-5) at Seattle Seahawks (5-4): The New York Jets are hang on to slim playoff hopes this week. And the problem… […]

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