Rugby World Cup 2021: An American’s Primer

Rugby World Cup 2021 is on its way. Finally. After being delayed a year due to the global COVID pandemic, the women of the rugby world are ready for their time in the spotlight down in New Zealand. We'll get you all caught up on the format below. Format Like the men's World Cup, the … Continue reading Rugby World Cup 2021: An American’s Primer

How Each Americas Side Fared in RWC7s 2022

Rugby World Cup 7s 2022 has come and gone. Below, we look at how each side from North and South America performed. Its important to note the structure of the competition. As a straight knock out bracket, a loss in the opening round (proper) means the team cannot finish above 9th, whereas a win in … Continue reading How Each Americas Side Fared in RWC7s 2022

What Americas Teams have to Play for on the Final Day of RWC7s 2022

After two days in South Africa, Rugby World Cup 7s 2022 heads into its final day. Below, we break down what each side from the Americas has to play for in the tournament's epic conclusion. Argentina Men: After falling to New Zealand in the cup quarterfinal, they'll face South Africa first. The winner of that … Continue reading What Americas Teams have to Play for on the Final Day of RWC7s 2022

USA Eagles’ Path to Rugby World Cup 2023

One path to France has passed. Two more remain. After an exciting exhibition win over the French Barbarians, the USA Eagles are back in official Test action this weekend with the Americas 2 World Cup Qualifier playoff all set. We'll break it all down here. What's at Stake? A guaranteed spot in Rugby World Cup … Continue reading USA Eagles’ Path to Rugby World Cup 2023

Our Annual Commentary on FloRugby

USA men's rugby is back in action on July 1st. With it comes the return of FloRugby. FloRugby isn't a new topic here. The streaming home of USA Rugby has drawn universal revile. At a price of $30/month for occasionally spotty streaming, there's a reason why Twitter loves to hate it. The reasons why FloRugby … Continue reading Our Annual Commentary on FloRugby

USA Eagles 23 Named for French Barbarians Match

Houston, we have a lineup. Gary Gold has named his first Eagles team of the year: https://twitter.com/USARugby/status/1542287007493361664 A trio of internationally based players start in the tight five. Toulouse's David Ainu'u and Saracens' Kapeli Pifeleti team up with Utah's Paul Mullen in the front row. Newcastle Falcons' Greg Peterson pairs with New York's Nick Civetta … Continue reading USA Eagles 23 Named for French Barbarians Match

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

USA Rugby World Cup Bids Approved

It was expected for several months, but that didn’t make the announcement any less exciting. Earlier today, World Rugby voted unanimously to approve USA Rugby as the host of the 2031 men’s and 2023 women’s World Cups. As expected, England was named the host of the 2025 women’s event, while Australia will host in 2027 … Continue reading USA Rugby World Cup Bids Approved

2022 Pacific Four Series Set for New Zealand

After an abbreviated launch in 2021, the Pacific Four Series will make its proper debut in June 2022. World Rugby has announced that the Pacific Four Series will take place in New Zealand over three match days: June 5th, 11th, and 17th. The competition will see New Zealand and Australia join Canada and the USA … Continue reading 2022 Pacific Four Series Set for New Zealand

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