Rugby World Cup Qualifier Player Pool

For Immediate Release October 22, 2009 USA Rugby Announces Rugby World Cup Qualifier Player Pool, Ticket Information BOULDER, Colo. – The USA Men’s National Team Coach Eddie O’Sullivan officially announced the pool of players for the upcoming Rugby World Cup Qualifier matches against Uruguay. The U.S. will play Uruguay in a home-and-away two match qualifier […]

Austin Valkyries split at Nationals

Congratulations to the women of Glendale and Austin Valkyries! Both teams made it through the first-round of the Women’s Club Championships – Glendale defeated Norcal Triple Threat 20-0, and the Austin Valkyries defeated Belmont Shore (SoCal) 7-5. Unfortunately, both were defeated in their Sunday match (against teams that didn’t play Saturday – strange format!). The […]

USA CDP Course

For the reading challenged the quick and dirty: WHAT: Coaches Development Workshop – Introducing Rugby and Developing Rugby Skills WHERE: Strake Jesuit College Prep. 8900 Bellaire (at Gessner), Houston TX 77036-4699 WHEN: December 5th and 6th, ’09 from 8 to 5 on Saturday and 9 to 4 on Sunday. WHY: USARFU Certification Requirements This looks […]

Club Nationals – Womens Update

ACTON, Mass. – Despite soggy conditions, the crowd at NARA Park witnessed its share of exciting matches day one of the USA Rugby Women’s College Playoffs on Saturday. Following some highly contested matches, Boston, Philadelphia, Glendale and the Austin Valkyries remain in the hunt for the Championships and advance to the round of eight on […]

TRU Game of the Week (Collegiate Women)

The TRU Collegiate Womens Division Two cup season kicks off this weekend and has a good local darby feel to it with the Women of Rice University making the short trip up I-45 North to Huntsville to play host Sam Houston State Universirty Women’s Rugby Club. TRRA referee Gary O’Bannon will make the short commute […]

TRU Game of the Week (Collegiate Men)

The fall season is off and running and two clubs that are excited about the new season will be playing this weekend in San Angelo, TX. Texas Tech will be travelling to play Angelo State University on Saturday with TRRA referee Jacob Lenington flying out cover the match. Jeff Price with Ram Rugby is excited […]

USA Select XV loses to Ontario

Despite Late Comeback, U.S. Select XV Lose Nail-Biter to Ontario MARKHAM, Ontario – Despite a valiant comeback at the hands of U.S. captain Kevin Swiryn, the American Select XV side lost, 27-24, in the final moments as the Ontario Blues made a match-ending penalty kick to clinch the bronze medal in the inaugural Americas Rugby […]