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: MLR Round 13

In LA, Everyone Plays 10 Luke Carty? Still hurt. Matt Giteau? Injured... or missing... no one seems to know. Orene AI'i? Suspended. Luke Burton? Somehow on the bench despite Super Rugby experience at flyhalf. Enter Harrison Goddard. Goddard is one of the top 9s in Major League Rugby and entered LA's game with a 9 … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 13

3 Things: MLR Round 10

Each week brings too many story lines to cover in depth. 3 Things is our weekly feature to rectify that, taking a shallow dive into three story lines that deserve more coverage. LA Has Fully Returned When the Giltinis entered the MLR in 2021, they built a roster that was head and tails above the … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 10

3 Things – MLR Round 9

Each week brings too many story lines to cover in depth. 3 Things is our weekly feature to rectify that, taking a shallow dive into three story lines that deserve more coverage. The Giltinis Have Officially Stirred Can a 42 year old player be considered a revelation? On paper, LA came in ready to defend … Continue reading 3 Things – MLR Round 9

3 Things: MLR Round 1

Each week brings too many story lines to cover in depth. 3 Things is our weekly feature to rectify that, taking a shallow dive into three story lines that deserve more coverage. Let the Overreactions Fly 'SaberCats are going to win it all!' 'The Jackals/Old Glory couldn't beat a college team!' 'Ma'a Nonu is going … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 1

MacGinty, Germishuys out for Americas 1 Second Leg

With a spot in Rugby World Cup 2023 on the line this Saturday in Montevideo, the USA Eagles will be without both their biggest name and an emerging star. Gary Gold announced the line up 23 on Thursday. Flyhalf AJ MacGinty remains out due to injury, while loose forward Hanco Germishuys stayed back due to … Continue reading MacGinty, Germishuys out for Americas 1 Second Leg

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

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