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International rugby tours are a tough undertaking, logistically and financially. But the payoffs are immeasurable and ensure that American clubs will be forever sampling rugby on foreign ..
Stars Rugby is en route to Leesburg, Va., for Sunday matches against the men’s and women’s Capital Union All Stars. The games will occur at Evergreen Sports Complex with ..
It’s a familiar scenario: A well established rugby team begins to distance itself from the local competition and must wait until nationals – when it’s too late – to face comparably ..
The country is still relatively quiet in terms of rugby action, especially among women’s senior clubs. But there is some noise in Northern California, and it’s bellowing from Hayward. ..
Since announcing details earlier this month, five elite teams have committed to the Girls High School Club Rugby National Championship, which will be held May 20-22 at Central Washington ..
USA Rugby Women 7s coach Julie McCoy has added Christy Ringgenberg and Cheta Emba as residents at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center. The additions come after a weeklong high performance ..
Welcome to the first in a series of DI college rankings. The below list encompasses those rugby teams that are competing toward the DI spring or DI Elite national championships. Teams ..
The Capital Union Women Select side will be playing the Stars on January 31 at 12 p.m. Eastern at the Evergreen Complex in Leesburg, Va. The match marks the first outing for the new all-star ..
It was a meeting of the undefeateds Saturday, as Central Florida hosted Florida International in the new DI Florida women’s college rugby conference. It was the Knights that ..
Rugby is an amateur sport in the U.S., and the need to fundraise is insatiable. Even at the top, the Eagles run campaigns to raise tens of thousands of dollars just to compete. Ideally, ..
There’s a performance gap between East Coast and West Coast girls’ high school rugby teams, and it’s revisited at nationals every year. But for West End (Va.) coach Matt Estes ..
In an effort to elevate its constituents’ rugby IQ, the West Coast Rugby Conference sponsored representatives from member teams to a USA Rugby touch judge certification course, held ..
This Saturday’s game between Glendale and Seattle brings two rugby champions together, but there is another detail on which to focus: The Saracens don’t really play U.S. teams anymore. ..
Below is a recap of important club and college rugby games that occurred last weekend, January 16-17, followed by a preview of upcoming matches worth a follow. CLUB RUGBY One suspects ..
Raleigh isn’t the only North Carolina women’s rugby team doing some league-leading (read more). Revitalized by eager Univ. North Carolina – Charlotte (UNCC) alumnae, the Charlotte ..
It’s tempting to fixate on the numbers. When it comes to rugby, they decide winners, quantify improvement, and rank the competition. They’re shortcuts to a story. For the USA Women ..
The Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) has done relatively well in promoting Division II teams to DI rugby. Last year, Pittsburgh won the MAC title during its first year in DI, and now Raleigh ..
Stanford has confirmed that it is competing in the inaugural DI Elite championship this spring, and rounds out an eight-team field comprised of teams from around the country. It’s ..
The Girls National Invitational Rugby Championship is drawing good interest for the single-school event, to be held May 20-22 at Lindenwood University. Teams from 12 states have expressed ..
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