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STUDIO SHOW: USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne on Gary Gold as Eagles 15s Coach

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NEW YORK, NY – The hiring of Gary Gold as the new Head Coach of USA Rugby Men’s 15s has the global rugby chat rooms abuzz. With that, USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne found time to call from his car to join this week’s Fantasy Sports Network show. This is Part I. Check out Part […]

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USA Rugby Junior All-Americans $$$ Issues, Magleby Clarification, Performance vs U20 Canada

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EDMONTON, ALBERTA – The Junior All-America’s win on Saturday against Canada U20s, 27-25, was not enough to erase the massive point differential accumulated in their 12-46 defeat in game one. A combined aggregate victory of 71-39 by Canada pushes them through to the World Rugby U20 Trophy tournament. BUDGET ISSUES: Before we get to the recap […]

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Dylan Fawsitt: PRO Rugby Ohio Aviators “Butcher” Profiled by Teammate Zack Stryffeler

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Observer #1: “He looks angry.” Observer #2: “Yeah, he doesn’t seem very nice. Yeah, I doubt he’ll gel well with the lads.” Observer #3: “The width of his biceps is greater than the height of his body.” OBETZ, OH – These may be a few of the phrases that you heard in groups of sweaty, […]

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Dan Payne Named New USA Rugby CEO

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Former Eagle and Athletics Director for Life University to lead national governing body of Rugby Union For Immediate Release Submitted by USA Rugby July 5, 2016 LAFAYETTE, Colo.  – USA Rugby today announced the hiring of Dan Payne as its new Chief Executive Officer. Payne, 43, most recently served as the Athletics Director for rugby […]

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Class of 2016 USA Rugby Coaches, Clubs, Administrators to Watch

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NEW YORK, NY – Yesterday, we gave you the Rugby Wrap Up 2016 USA Rugby Players To Watch – as compiled by yours truly, with the patience and help of RWU contributors  Jake Frechette, Grant Cole of This Is Texas Rugby, Wendy Young of Your Scrumhalf Connection and Wil Snape; former Northampton Saints player, Head […]

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Fry and MacGinty: Player Development, Canada, Scrummaging

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – AJ MacGinty and Eric Fry represent two ends of the USA Eagles’ player pool. One was born and raised overseas and only just became eligible to play for the USA. The other was born and raised here in the US, but went overseas to develop as a player. Unless there are a lot […]

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