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STUDIO SHOW: Are Simon Zebo and Rugby Moms Rugby’s Demise? George Hook, Mark Griffin, Nick Murray, Pro14, IRFU, WRU

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NEW YORK, NY – Segment I of Show 20’s weekly Fantasy Sports Network show has Irish Rugby Personality George Hook, who also coached Connacht, London Irish & USA Rugby’s Men’s Eagles, joining former Eagle/current CEO of Play Rugby USA, Mark Griffin, County Kildare man, Nick Murray and our Matt McCarthy in a spirited 2 segments re: […]

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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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The 6 Nations Returns: Round Four Preview

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DUBLIN, IRL – After two weeks without the northern hemisphere’s top international competition, the 2017 Six Nations returns this Friday when Ireland travel to Wales to kick off the fourth round of action. The only thing that made last weekend’s gap in the 2017 Six Nations bearable was the return of Super Rugby, but even […]

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