Tag: Matt Hawkins

MLR’s San Diego Legion Holds Combine. Ronan Nelson Reports

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SAN DIEGO, CA — With Major League Rugby (MLR) set to make its debut in late April, the San Diego Legion, the new league’s sole California franchise (for now), held a two-day combine near the Legion’s training facilities in Carlsbad, CA. It was a low-key opening to the team’s beginnings, with a turnout of around […]

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USA Rugby – PRO Rugby Sanction Agreement Outlines Incompetence, Dysfunction, Mismanagement

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“U.S.A. Rugby has a policy not to comment on agreements we have with third parties, other than what we have disclosed in a public statement.” –Will Chang, USA Rugby Board Chairman “No comment.” –Dan Payne, USA Rugby CEO “No comment.” –Doug Schoninger, PRO Rugby Owner NEW YORK, NY – There are instances in life where […]

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USA Rugby Class of 2014 Review: How Our Predictions Fared

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NEW YORK, NY– While the start of a new year brings much to look forward to, it’s also a good time to look back a bit. So, before we roll out our Class of 2015 later this week, let’s breakdown our USA Rugby Class of 2014, review the year they had and see if our […]

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GC7s Recap: Mike Friday Era Glimmers in Sunshine and Silverware

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GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – He’s a confident man, that Mike Friday. But even the new USA Eagles 7s Head Coach must have had his nerves flutter a bit. This was not Kenya he was brought in to fix/transform/save; it was the United States.  And that’s not taking away from Kenyans – we have a rugby […]

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HSBC 7s Preview Part 2: New Coaches, Olympic Qualifying

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New York, NY- Welcome to Part 2 of our HSBC 7s Preview, or as we like to call it – the Frequent Flyer Miles Tour.  (Here’s Part 1)… We’ll continue discussing coaching changes and about what nation(s) may break into the big four of NZ, SA, England and Fiji, to claim an Olympic spot. We’ll […]

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Weekend Rugby Preview: June Tours, RWC Qualifiers, Super Rugby, Tier 3, USA Rugby News

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NEW YORK, NY- With the near conclusion of the  June International Tours and the completion of the Junior World Cup, there is a break from the chaos and insane amount of rugby that was being played. However, we still have 2 tour matches, 3 Rugby World Cup Qualifiers, the return of Super Rugby and a Tier 3 […]

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