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UPDATE While the North American High School (NAHS) 7s Series was canceled due to Covid-19, the North American Invitational (NAI) 7s on July 31 – Aug. 1 is happening, pending some ..
The USA Rugby (USAR) reorganization decentralized the management of the different stakeholder groups, and they were tasked to form their own governing bodies. Youth and high school ..
The American Rugby Pro Training Center (ARPTC) is set to host its first virtual training program of the summer. COVID-19 restrictions landed rugby programs, athletes, and the globe ..
United graduating seniors (player IDs at end of article). Trish Griffee Photography The 2020 High School Club National Invitational Tournament (NIT) would have showcased another great ..
Photo: DC Furies Women’s Rugby Facebook COVID-19 has demolished the rugby calendar. As teams digest “Return to Play” guidelines, event organizers are simultaneously deciding ..
When The Rugby Breakdown (TRB) asked the rugby community for financial backing in order to exist, readers put down their credit cards in support of content they value, and they continue ..
Sarah Wells (left) & Elona Williams (right) It’s graduation season, a pivotal time that places reflection on the past alongside anticipation for the future. The rugby community ..
Scrums are a vulnerable area of the game / Photo: Jackie Finlan (TRB) PRESS RELEASE – World Rugby published its Return-to-Play Guidelines earlier this month and followed with ..
USA Rugby has published “Return to Play Guidelines” that will be implemented beginning June 1, 2020. The resource opens with the following: This information is a proposed ..
As Audra Nelson readied for elementary school, she had already decided that she was going to be a figure skater. The Winter Olympics had wooed her, and she focused all of her attention ..
Photo: World Rugby PRESS RELEASE World Rugby has announced that, with immediate effect, it will no longer be possible to score a try by grounding the ball against the post protector. ..
No huddling during Covid-19 / Photo: Alex Ho (hoiho.net) Covid-19 has halted all rugby competition, but World Rugby is preparing safety guidelines for when it’s time to return ..
Delaney Moyer was cruising a college fair in downtown Indianapolis when a recruitment officer summoned her to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy table. The then-freshman was wearing an oversized ..
It’s a difficult time to launch a new rugby program, but Christian Brothers University (CBU) is taking the time to rightly position itself as a legitimate option in Memphis, Tenn. ..
Photo: Max Rugby Fotos Original post: Women’s Rugby Coaches & Referees Association (WRCRA) At WRCRA, we occasionally field calls from universities and clubs asking if we can recommend ..
USA U18s @ 2019 Next Gen 7s / Photo: Alex Ho (hoiho.net) When Ava Procter reported to her first Girls High School All-American (GHSAA) assembly in 2018, the Lakeridge High School (Ore.) ..
Independence seniors McMillian, Wiley, Key, Tali JC McMillian and Taua Key are the only remaining players who helped the first Independence Lady Warriors team to a Missouri High School ..
All photos courtesy CJRA The Charlotte Junior Rugby Association (CJRA) formed 11 years ago, and today the North Carolina organization runs 28 teams for approximately 2,000 kids in grades ..
American Rugby Pro Training Center (ARPTC) is hosting the first Falcon 7s Tournament this summer. The seven-a-side tournament is set to take place July 2-3 in Little Rock, Arkansas. ..
Rahija (with trophy) with Mentor’s fall 7s runner-up team / All photos: Christine Cancian For Emily Rahija, rugby was not love at first hit, especially since she was the one being ..
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