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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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Women’s 7s: @USAWomens7s Looking Good, Black Ferns Are Back

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LAS VEGAS, USA – The third tournament of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series was another fantastic leg and @USAWomens7s nearly matched their feat from the previous round. For the rest of the world, New Zealand fired off a loud warning shot that they are still around and a threat to win the […]

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Las Vegas 7s Women’s Preview & Predictions by Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber

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LAS VEGAS, USA – The 2016-17 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series kicked off its second leg in Las Vegas. For a long time, USA rugby fans have called for the USA leg of the men’s and women’s world sevens series to be at the same location and weekend like other legs. After years of resistance […]

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Are World Rugby High Tackle Laws Working?

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NEW YORK, NY – Last month, the high-tackle Laws of Rugby changed, or at least been adjusted by World Rugby. In terms of what constitutes a high tackle, the law is still the same, as any tackle above the line of the shoulders qualifies. Even if the player initiates a tackle below the line of […]

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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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Women’s Sydney 7s Recap: @USAWomens7s Fantastic, Marvelous Maple Leafs

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SYDNEY, AUS – The second tournament of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series was one to remember. There were several upsets led by the @USAWomens7s, who knocked off two heavyweights and almost third. For the rest of the world, Canada upset the host and defending champions Australia as they claimed the title for […]

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