Entries by Sportlomo

Training And Education Courses Set Eagles Up For Future Opportunities

While in residency, the Men’s Sevens took part in T&E career development opportunities offered in conjunction with USA Rugby’s CARE Program In the fall of 2018, USA Rugby and the US Rugby Players Association announced its Career Advancement, Rugby Enhancement (CARE) Program. This program is designed to prepare current Eagles for careers after playing by […]

Club Rugby Recap: Weekend Of October 5-6

ATLANTIC NORTH Women’s There were four lead changes between Raleigh (1-1) and Boston (1-1), and the teams were within one try of each other the 79th minute. That’s when the Venom prop Megan Gilmore scored the game’s final try, and Chelsea Garber’s third conversion afforded the 31-19 win. In the lead-up, outside center Shawn Gatewood dotted […]

WPL Round-up Week 8

Week eight of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) saw three teams clinch semifinal berths to the national championship (Nov. 1-3, Glendale, Colo.). Life West and Glendale will represent the West Conference in the trophy bracket, while East Conference’s Atlanta will take its first trip to the final four since 2014. The second berth out of […]

United States Vs Argentina Roster & Preview

Kick off Oct 9 at 12:45 AM ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold KUMAGAYA, JPN. – Following a much-improved performance against France, the USA Men’s National Team XVs will face Argentina Weds, Oct 9 (KO 12:45 AM ET on NBCSN) in their third Pool C matchup of Rugby World Cup Japan 2019. QUICK LINKS […]

2019 WPL Expert Picks – Week 8

The Women’s Premier League competition has just three weeks left of the regular season, with the East and West’s top teams, Atlanta (+11 points) & Life West (+7 points), sitting temporarily comfortable atop their respective conferences. Atlanta & Life West may be ahead by a substantial margin on points, but it’s anyone’s game to steal […]

Club 6 Pack Preview: October 5-6

Women’s DI – Midwest: Boston Rugby vs Raleigh Venom Starting off this week’s Club 6 Pack Preview, is a Midwestern battle between two teams who are very familiar with one another throughout the years. The Raleigh Venom, established in 2002, are a USA Rugby Women’s Division I team that competes within the Midwest union and […]

Club Rugby Recap: Weekend Of September 28/29

As the Eagles are playing for their country in the Rugby World Cup in Japan, the next crop of American superstars had competed across the USA this past weekend. With the opening games far behind and the summer rust worn off, club teams are now in the heart of their schedules and are proving their […]

WPL Round-up Week 7

Week 7 of the Women’s Premier League produced two single-digit decisions, keeping the standings close and the pressure intense for the remainder of the regular season. Just one point separated Life West (5-1) and Berkeley (3-3) in the Bay Area rematch, and the Gladiatrix overcame a halftime deficit to win 15-14. In Week 6, Life West was on the wrong side […]