It was an up and down week for Americans across the globe as some players put in full 80 minute performances for their team while coming away with a defeat, while other played the full match, came off the bench, or didn't even play but and saw their team win. One of the players in the latter category is Chris Wyles, who was on the bench to watch his team beat Samu Manoa's Northampton. Elsewhere, one American picked up silverware in South Africa, while two Americans finished up play ahead of an international break. Take the jump to read more.
Samu Manoa came off the bench and played 54 minutes for Northampton while Chris Wyles was an unused substitute in the Saracens 16-6 win.
Paul Emerick was not in the lineup for London Wasps as beat London Welsh 29-19 on Sunday.
Tommy Seymour started, played 80 minutes, and scored two tries as Glasgow beat Benetton Treviso 24-16 on Saturday. Seymour was called into the Scotland team for the autumn internationals, but we will continue to follow him until he officially loses his U.S. eligibility.
Hanno Dirksen started and plated 80 minutes for the Ospreys as they beat Connacht 26-9 on Saturday.
Callum Black came off the bench for Ulster as they beat the Newport-Gwent Dragons 46-19 last Friday.
Dave Ryan came off the bench and played 28 minutes for Zebre as they lost to Munster 29-3 last Friday.
Robbie Shaw and Richmond lost to Rosslyn Park 37-17 on Saturday.
Jason Law is not in the lineup as Oxford play Henley today.
Nate Brakeley and Cambridge beat a Cambridge RFU Development XV 31-12 on Saturday.
Will Magie and Leeds University play Northumbria on Wednesday.
Pierce Dargan, Shawn Pittman, and Trinity (Dublin University) beat Ballymena 25-11 on Saturday.
Taku Ngwenya started and played 80 minutes for Biarritz in their 19-12 loss Clermont last Friday.
Scott LaValla came off the bench and played 31 minutes for Stade Francais as they beat Toulouse 28-24 on Saturday.
Roland Suniula started and played 61 minutes for Auch as they lost 13-12 to Albi on Sunday.
Inaki Basauri started and played 80 minutes for Tarbes as they beat 28-26 Massy on Saturday.
Neither Seta Tuilevuka nor Otusia Tupouata dressed for Beziers and La Rochelle respectively on Saturday. La Rochelle won the match 48-11. Tupouata is mostly playing with the La Rochelle reserves.
Mate Moeakiola and L’Uson had the weekend off.
Lou Stanfill and Vicenza beat Valpoliclla 23-7.
Marcel Brache was an unused sub for Western Province as they beat the Sharks 25-18 in the Currie Cup final on Saturday. JJ Gagiano was not in the lineup for Western Province.
Todd Clever came off the bench and played 16 minutes for the NTT Shining Arcs as they lost to the Toyota Verblitz 24-23 on Saturday.
Anthony Estrella was not in the lineup for the Toshiba Fuchu Brave Lupus as they lost to the Ricoh Black Rams 28-26 on Saturday.