Tag: tight end

Is Tom Burgess The Next Jarryd Hayne?


RWU HQ – It looks like a fellow duel-sport athlete could be joining Jarryd Hayne in the National Football League sooner rather than later. South Sydney Rabbitohs prop Tom Burgess had two tryouts this week. He tried out as a tight end for both the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. “I have shown interest in NFL […]

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Former Arizona State Tight End Chris Coyle Joins Brumbies


RWU HQ – While I spent the last couple of weeks focusing on Paul Lasike, a former Brigham Young University rugby standout making his transition into the NFL,  I’m now turning my attention to Chris Coyle. Coyle played football at Arizona State University from 2009-2013, and also spent some time on the university’s rugby team. But football was […]

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“The Aussie” Is Fast Learner: Hayden Smith NFL Update


By DJ Eberle, a student/athlete at Western New England University. He is an offensive tackle, built like his dad; a rugby Prop. Track him on Twitter @Ebstide52 FLORHAM PARK, NJ – NFL rookie mini-camp opened this week for the New York Jets, the team that features former Australian-born rugby star Hayden Smith. And Smith’s coaches […]

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