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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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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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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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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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