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Guinness Pro14 Inaugural Season Preview

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DUBLIN (VIA SAN DIEGO) — South Africa, the final frontier. These are the voyages… Tomorrow the Guinness Pro14 makes its competitive debut in the world of dual-hemispheric rugby competitions. The inaugural match between Ulster and the Toyota Cheetahs in Belfast marks the start of a high stakes game for the Pro14 as it flies south […]

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USA Rugby vs Rugby Canada: Eagles Off To Great North Seeking World Cup Berth

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HAMILTON, ON — The Canadian port city of Hamilton, Ontario will be taken over by Canadian and American Rugby fans this Saturday as the USA Eagles travel to take on Canada in the first leg of the Americas Rugby World Cup Qualifying Series. Dubbed “one of rugby’s fiercest rivalries” by World Rugby, this rendition of […]

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Eagles Look to Improve Against Visiting Georgians

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KENNESAW, GA — The test against Rugby Europe’s reigning champion, Georgian Rugby, is the USA Eagles’ opportunity to put in a positive showing before June 24’s World Cup qualifying series opener against Canada. This is the USA’s “learn from your mistakes” moment. My belief in Eagles’ potential remains steadfast, but the outcome of the match rests […]

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USA Eagles vs. Ireland: What Can Be Fixed

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HARRISON, NEW JERSEY — Before Ireland waltzed passed the United States in Saturday’s test match at Red Bull Arena I wrote that the Eagles had a great opportunity to beat a Tier 1 side. The on-paper potential of the players head coach John Mitchell had selected in his starting 23-man roster had me believing, or […]

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Eagles Capable of Historic Victory Against Ireland

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The Eagles, winners of this year’s America’s Rugby Championship (ARC), are at the threshold of great opportunity, seemingly poised to leap into the next era of USA Rugby. Head coach John Mitchell has led the team to consistent improvement under his tenure and has provided much welcomed hope to the international-stage viability of the Eagles. But his resume with the USA still lacks a top-class defining moment.

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#Canada7s: @USAWomens7s Middle Of The Pack, Unstoppable Black Ferns

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LANGFORD, CANADA – The fifth leg of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series produced a solid performance from @USAWomens7s. For the rest of the world, New Zealand made their move to get to the head of the pack and try and lock up the title with one leg to go. Let’s review: @USAWomens7s […]

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