Tag: PRO Rugby

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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Statement Summarizing USA Rugby Congress Meeting

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Congress Statement to the Membership Regarding Congress Meeting, February 11th, 2017 Dear USA Rugby Members, As your representatives to USA Rugby, we want to provide you with an opportunity to learn more about this past weekend’s Congress meeting so that you will be better informed about the discussions and decisions that were made in support […]

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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 Head Coach John Mitchell to PRO D2 Oyonnax?

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NEW YORK, NY – Some early morning Twitter-verse had us scrambling to find out more re the reported move of USA Rugby Head Coach John Mitchell to Oyonnax in the French PRO D2 set-up. USA Eagles Coach Linked to French Club https://t.co/wriojUy3Fr #rugbyunited pic.twitter.com/xC90AQB7Lq — Americas Rugby News (@americasrugby) February 6, 2017 After first seeing […]

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Cruden, Festuccia, Muldoon, Mbongemi, Champions and Challenge Cup

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NEW YORK, NY – Okay, it’s been busy three/four days, so we need to catch you up on what you have missed in the rugby world. Here’s what/who stood out: Aaron Cruden, Carlo Festuccia, John Muldoon, Bongi Mbongemi, Champions and Challenge Cup. News & Transactions: Top14: All Blacks fly-half Aaron Cruden has signed a three-year […]

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