Entries by Sportlomo

USA Rugby Executive Committee – What is it?

Last month, USA Rugby officially opened nominations and applications for the soon to be formed Executive Committee or “EXCO”. This committee will comprise of appointed representatives from the USA Rugby Board of Director, Congress and National Office to correspond regularly and streamline communication between each entity. The committee is designed around proper representation of the […]

Women's Eagles 2019 Performance Squad announced

CHULA VISTA, CA. – 38 athletes have been named to the new Women’s Eagles (15s) 2019 Performance Squad, USA Rugby announced today. The Performance Squad serves as the top tier of a new player pool structure, to be announced at the beginning of each year and remain equivalent in status across both the Women’s and […]

MEMBERS LIKE ME: Leap of Faith

As rugby continues to broaden its reach, more and more opportunities begin to emerge for new members and athletes to find the game. Take it from USA Rugby member, Caleb Meyer, who first picked up a rugby ball at the age of 22 and found himself signing a contract with Major League Rugby (MLR) team […]

MLR Week 3 Picks: Can Anyone Stop NOLA?

Three weeks into the season and it’s proving to be tough to predict, with the teams so evenly matched. NOLA Gold has stormed into 2019 looking vastly different to their 2018 edition, but could face their stiffest challenge yet, when they welcome the defending champion, Seattle Seawolves into town. The Seawolves will be hoping for […]

Club Rugby Saturday Six Pack: South Comes Out to Play

Red River Women’s Division II: Little Rock Stormers vs. Austin Valkyries:Two of the strongest Women’s Division II teams in the country face off in the Red River Competition. Little Rock’s Stormers will welcome in Austin’s Valkyries as both teams put their undefeated seasons on the line. They each enter the contest with impressive starts to […]

Restructuring of Rugby International Marketing (RIM) announced as USA Rugby Partners

As part of overall restructure, commercial operations of Rugby International Marketing (RIM) have been reintegrated with the national office, now recognized as USA Rugby Partners, LLC. Mark Griffin officially appointed as Commercial Director, reporting directly to USA Rugby CEO, realigning partnership activities with the union. Direction of USA Rugby Partners to focus on developing partnerships […]

Location for 2019 USA Rugby College Sevens National Championship Announced

The location for USA Rugby’s 2019 Collegiate 7s National Championships have been finalized, with Tucson’s Kino Sports complex playing host on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26.  There will be a up to 64 teams competing across various divisions- marking the largest field of teams competing in the history of the tournament. Tickets now available. “The […]

Pacific North Recap: PRP Leaderboard Sees Fresh Faces

Samurai Sportswear Pacific Rugby Premiership: After a lop-sided home opening loss last week, San Francisco Golden Gate (SFGG) looked to this weekend to not get into a home-field deficit.  Visiting Santa Monica Dolphins would have something to say about that.  SFGG hooker Neill Barret would score a quick try, but then give the Dolphins the […]