Giltinis Get Long Awaited Flyhalf Reinforcement

To say the LA Giltinis need help at ten is no surprise. To say where that long need help is coming from might be. LA's Round 16 lineup includes a return to the 23 for Eagle Luke Carty. The younger brother of Ireland international Jack Carty has spent the year sidelined with a pectoral injury. … Continue reading Giltinis Get Long Awaited Flyhalf Reinforcement

3 Things – Americas Rugby World Cup Qualification

Most weeks, we use ‘3 Things’ to highlight stories that deserve more attention but aren’t worthy of a full post. This week, the story’s probably each deserve multiple posts each. However, that’s not the editorial schedule, so here we are. Uruguay Dominates USA, Claims Americas 1 It was a day that felt inevitable. While the … Continue reading 3 Things – Americas Rugby World Cup Qualification

3 Things: 2021 RAN 1 Playoff Series: Second Leg

https://youtu.be/xREIWxRC0bs Gary Gold demanded a response from his side after they were handily defeated by Canada a week before. Boy, did the US meet that demand. Without further ado, the 3 Things that stood out. The Eagles have a Young Crop of Potential Stars For all the value that comes from experience, it was the … Continue reading 3 Things: 2021 RAN 1 Playoff Series: Second Leg

Marcel Brache Could be the Key to Gary Gold’s Bench

https://youtu.be/xREIWxRC0bs With a 13 point deficient and a spot in the Americas 1 RWC playoff on the line, USA Rugby head coach Gary Gold selected his second consecutive non-traditional back line bench. After Nate Augspurger, AJ MacGinty, and Tavite Lopeti filled the reserves last week, MacGinty and Lopeti have found their way into the first … Continue reading Marcel Brache Could be the Key to Gary Gold’s Bench

USA Eagle’s Squad for RAN 1 Playoff: Second Leg

https://youtu.be/xREIWxRC0bs With a clear path to Rugby World Cup qualification on the line and a 13 point deficit to overcome, Gary Gold announced significant changes to his game day squad. https://twitter.com/USARugby/status/1436000741701861376 While the front line rotates, all 13 forwards return. The biggest note is that Cam Dolan is fit. His 38th minute departure for an … Continue reading USA Eagle’s Squad for RAN 1 Playoff: Second Leg

3 Things – USA v Canada: RAN 1 Playoff Series 2021

34-21. Canada. The statement was made. While no one necessarily expected a blowout, most observers expected an Eagles victory. While the Canadians deserve some credit, this was more of a US loss than a Canadian win. Match Roster Was... Odd If you listed the 23 for this game simply as a pool of players, it … Continue reading 3 Things – USA v Canada: RAN 1 Playoff Series 2021