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Rugby TV and Podcast: Major League Rugby; Matt Hughston of RUNY, Playoff Madness, Highlights, Analysis

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s come down to a final, frenetic frenzy of a finish. 4 teams tied for 2nd place with 53 points and a team out of the playoff picture looking like they’d beat anyone anywhere. With that, Matt Hughston of Rugby United NY joins our Matt McCarthy and Bryan Ray of Americas […]

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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 Ohio Aviators Matt Hughston: A Stellar Season Cut Short

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OBETZ, OH – I first met Matt Hughston in October of 2014 in the Denver airport. He was with Charlotte teammate Chris Milledge, and we were all on our way to LAX to meet the rest of the team we’d be going on tour to Australia with. Over the next ten days this rising superstar […]

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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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PRO’s Birth: Denver Nips Ohio in Extra Time

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GLENDALE, CO – Denver won the first ever PRO Rugby match 16-13 over Ohio on Sunday at Infinity Park.  The game was won on a penalty kick by Will Magie in extra time.  The penalty was won 5 meters out from the try line and 5 meters in from touch.  Denver captain Pedrie Wannenburg made the decision to take […]

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PRO Rugby Team Preview: Ohio

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – With PRO Rugby’s kick off inching closer, it is time to look closely at what we know about the teams and how we think they’ll fare on the pitch.  There is, or course, lots we don’t know about how this first season will go and how the rosters will or won’t gel, or […]

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