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

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SYDNEY, AUS – The 2016-17 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series kicked off its second leg in Sydney around midnight, NYC time, so forgive me for not keeping you current. The #Sydney7s is one of three 7s stops that includes both the men’s and women’s circuits. It’s the second consecutive stop for the women that they […]

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Six Nations Round 1 Preview and Predictions

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DUBLIN, IRE – The 2017 Six Nations is finally here to the dismay of cardiologists across the world. The Championship has produced some incredible action in its long history, and we can only hope we get some more of that heart-stopping play. Get ready for Saturday’s and Sunday’action with all three match previews and check out […]

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