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Big Match: Ontario Blues vs Glendale Raptors – May 20th.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontario Blues vs Glendale Raptors – May 20th. BURLINGTON, ONTARIO – The defending MacTier Cup champion Ontario Blues Senior Men’s side will open their home schedule against the visiting Glendale Raptors. This matchup is much anticipated, with the Glendale Raptors of the Pacific Rugby Premiership set to join Major League Rugby – a […]

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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Announced for Canada, Georgia, Ireland Tests

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For Immediate Release Submitted by USA Rugby May 12, 2017 LAFAYETTE, Colo. – Thirty capped USA Men’s Eagles will assemble for the Emirates Airline Summer Series and Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifiers this June and July, including 23 players from the squad that won the second annual Americas Rugby Championship earlier this year. In Head […]

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VIDEO: Rugby Town Hall Parts 1 & 2: USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne, Tess Feury, Steve Lewis

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*Part 2 was added on April 6th. See below. MONTCLAIR, NJ – In keeping with his promise to make things a bit more transparent when it comes to USA Rugby, its membership and rugby fans in America, CEO Dan Payne came to this nice New Jersey town to the Yogi Berra Museum, foreign open forum […]

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Life West, Tiger Rugby brings Sir Graham Henry to the US

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Press Release: Life West, Tiger Rugby brings Sir Graham Henry to the US CHICAGO, IL – A casual chat between rugby colleagues has led to an opportunity to bring former Rugby World Cup winning coach, Sir Graham Henry, to the United States in April. The joint venture between Tiger Rugby, the Northern California RFU (NCRFU), […]

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More PRO Rugby/USA Rugby Uncertainty. Last Head Coaches Let Go. Story and Quotes

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NEW YORK, NY – Earlier this week, PRO Rugby let go of the remaining head coaches on the payroll. Sean O’Leary of the league’s champion Denver Stampede, Ray Egan of the San Diego Breakers and Luke Gross of the Sacramento Express. I called PRO owner Doug Schoninger for comment and asked to verify the coaches […]

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More Professional Rugby in USA? Q&A With Diana Anderson of Major League Rugby

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NEW YORK, NY  – With all the chatter be bandied about re professional rugby in the United States, the line between fact and fiction can become blurred. What do we know? We know that PRO Rugby and USA Rugby are currently not on the same page as per year two of that 5-team, history-making set-up. […]

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