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Americas Rugby Championship #USAvCAN Recap. Todd Clever Tricks

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Coming into the #USAvCAN match in Round 2 of the Americas Rugby Championship, the Eagles had won 3 in a row against Canada.  At Dell Diamond Stadium just outside Austin, TX, the announced crowd of 7,145 had plenty to cheer about, especially in the second half.  The first half was a tight affair, […]

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Notes from Houston: Pre-Game Thoughts for Americas Rugby Championship #USAvARG

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HOUSTON, TX – With a new coaching staff and 5 new caps, there is a lot we don’t know about how the Americas Rugby Championship match between USA Rugby’s Eagles and the Argentina XV will go tonight.  I am pretty sure that whatever the specifics of the match, the scoreboard operator who put up his/her guess […]

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Rugby World Cup: What Now for USA?

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NEW YORK, NY – What lies ahead for the #bluenation2015, after a winless Rugby World Cup? It’s an interesting question. We will look at this year’s world cup performance overall. We will then analyze the state of the program, what we can build on for qualifying in 2019 and the search for a new coach. […]

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Quins’ Maul Too Much for Eagles

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PHILADELPHIA, PA –There seems little doubt that Harlequins got what they came for on their trip to America and the match against the USA Eagles at PPL Park.  The Eagles will find positives from the 24-19 defeat, but the loss also highlighted some old problems. After the match, USA Coach Mike Tolkin looked at the defensive […]

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USA Eagles v. Harlequins Match Live Blog

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Refresh the page for updates from PPL Park, as the USA Eagles take on Harlequins in a World Cup warm up match. Live stream is available at ESPN3. Match day squads are available below. Eagles: 1) Eric Fry 2) Phil Thiel 3) Titi Lamositele 4) Cam Dolan 5) Greg Peterson 6) AJ McFarland 7) […]

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Interview with Uncapped Eagle Joseph Taufete’e

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USA Rugby Headquaters – The Eagles’ 31-man squad for their Rugby World Cup warmup matches against Canada, Harlequins and Australia came with one major surprise in the form of young, uncapped prop/hooker Joseph Taufete’e of Belmont Shore. Nick Attewell caught up with Taufete’e to get to know the newest member of the USA player pool. […]

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