Tag: JP Eloff

USA Rugby Men’s Selects Named for Battle With Uruguay XV

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MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – The USA Rugby Men’s Selects are set for the second match of the Americas Pacific Challenge (APC) 2018 against Uruguay XV this Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 12:30 PM With five changes to the starting lineup and four days to regroup, Head Coach Scott Lawrence and his team are in position to build […]

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Rugby TV & Podcast: State of USA Rugby Address: CEO Ross Young, Board Rep Phaidra Knight, Congressman Steve Lewis

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NEW YORK, NY – Interim USA Rugby CEO Ross Young answers questions from feisty fellow Scotsman/USA Rugby Congressman Steve Lewis, World Rugby Hall of Famer turned USAR Board member Phaidra Knight and host Matt McCarthy in a State of USA Rugby Address. Topics include: -Past Failures & Accountability -Future Positives –Dan Payne –Major League Rugby […]

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Full Interview with Pro Rugby CEO Doug Schoninger

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NEW YORK, NY – With a showdown looming between USA Rugby and Pro Rugby (specifically its owner, Doug Schoninger), the Internet has been abuzz. There are those condemning Schoninger, citing the grievances and lawsuits being filed. Others are blaming USA Rugby for its inaction, bad decisions and lack of direction. And as is the case […]

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PRO Rugby Profile: Ohio Aviator’s JP Eloff by mate Zack Stryffeler

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OBETZ, OH – I had heard his name before. I had the opportunity to play against him. I had heard stories of his older brother Phil being an incredible player with pace to burn and skills to shine. All the while, I was asking “Who is this kid and… wait… he’s how old?” To say […]

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Pro Rugby San Diego Swipes Stuns Ohio, Hubert Buydens On Camera with Ronan Nelson

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NOTE: The Hubert Buydens/Ronan Nelson interview is at the bottom of the recap. PHILADELPHIA, PA – San Diego saved the sharp dagger for the dying moments against Ohio.  Charlie Purdon scored a try in the 81st minute to give San Diego the lead, and Kurt Morath converted to make it a 24-20 final. The momentum for the […]

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Ohio Cruise in Home Opener over San Francisco

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Ohio was ready for their Week 3 home-opener – they were ready in terms of getting the pitch set and a crowd out, and they were ready to play some good rugby.  Hosting San Francisco, the match was dominated by good support running by Ohio and San Francisco handling and set-piece errors.  The […]

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