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Monday, November 30, 2015

Opening Kick

Opening Kick is a segment devoted to bringing you all Eagles and U.S.A. Rugby news in one location. It is brought to you everyday by Rugby Marketplace, your independent rugby store

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National Teams/PRO Rugby:

SANZAR has once again hinted at expansion to North America.

Pat Clifton checks in with Kevin Swiryn who is happy to be back on the 7s Series.


The Northeast Academy and Team Quebec came away as champions on the New York 7s. We'll have a full recap later today.

The New York Times was out at the tournament and has a fantastic article.

Take the jump to read more.

The SoCal Griffins will face off against the NorCal Pelicans this weekend in Carson.

Ed Turbidy of Northeastern is the ECRC Coach of the Year.

Alex Goff says why he thinks the ACRC Bowl Series is important and weighs in on the DI-AA playoffs.

Ryan Matyas is doing well playing 7s down in New Zealand with North Harbour.

Doug Coil recaps all the scores from around the world.

Out in Guam rugby is being used to teach others about health.


If you haven't seen it yet you must check out the haka at Jonah Lomu's memorial service.

The RFU set a record profit this year thanks to the World Cup.

Staying in England, Eddie Jones is already being limited by the RFU.

Nemani Nadolo will leave the Crusaders at the end of the Super Rugby season for France.

Americas Rugby News has their latest Up and Under.

Japan are the latest women's team to qualify for the Olympics. 

1 comment:

  1. Any word on where the Dubai 7s will be broadcast in the USA? Streaming or on TV. With Universal Sports Network now down what are our options. The HSBC World Series 7s site still shows Universal Sports Network as the rights holder for the USA.