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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Eagles Abroad: Weekend Review


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Even though a couple of Americans were still with the Eagles as they played Canada over the weekend it was still a very busy weekend for Americans overseas. In particular, it was a good weekend for scoring try. Callum Black had a try for Ulster and Blaine Scully had one in PRO12 play. Over in Canada, Graham Harriman captained James Bay and scored a try for his team as they picked up a big win. Circling back to Black, it was his 100th appearance for Ulster and yet his tally was his first try of his Ulster career. Elsewhere, some players had the weekend off. One team that didn't fall under that category was the Saracens where all three Americans were on the pitch together in the second half. Unfortunately it couldn't prevent a big loss.

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British Isles:

Aviva Premiership

Chris Wyles started and played 80 minutes while Hayden Smith came off the bench for 24 minutes and Titi Lamositele did the same for 36 minutes as Saracens lost to Wasps 64-23 on Sunday.

Paddy RyanEric Fry, and Todd Clever were not in the line-up for Newcastle as they bat Leicester 26-14 last Friday. Fry and Clever were with the Eagles.

Guinness Pro12 

AJ MacGinty started and played 79 minutes for Connacht as they beat the Dragons 26-21 last Thursday.

Greg Peterson started and played 80 minutes for the Glasgow Warriors as they lost to Ulster 13-10 last Friday. Callum Black started, played 57 minutes, and scored a try for Ulster.

Sam Underhill started and played 80 minutes for the Ospreys as they beat Munster 21-17 on Sunday.

Blaine Scully started, played 80 minutes, and scored a try while Cam Dolan was not in the line-up for Cardiff as they beat Benetton Treviso 13-7 on Saturday.

National League 1

Robbie Shaw and Hartpury lost to Darlington Mowden Park 36-27 on Saturday.

Ronnie McLean and Richmond beat Henley 36-0 on Saturday.

Derek Lipscomb and Blackheath beat Loughborough Students 39-12 on Saturday.

Other

Will Magie plays with Old Albanians.

Ollie Drew plays with Bournemouth University.

Louis Mulholland plays with Bath University and occasionally with Cheshunt.

Dan Hostetler plays with Cardiff University.

All Ireland League

Tim MaupinConor KearnsJake FeuryWill SimsOisin Brady, and Ian Kinsley, and Trinity had the weekend off.

Ross Deacon and Lansdowne had the weekend off.

Liam Bourke and UCD had the weekend off

Liam MurphyPierce Dargan, and Clontarf had the weekend off

Gearoid McDonald and Dundalk had the weekend off.

France:

Top 14

Samu Manoa is injured and was not in the line-up for Toulon as they lost to Bordeaux 15-12 on Sunday.

Dave Ryan and Agen had the weekend off.

Gagi Bazadze and La Rochelle had the weekend off.

Pro D2

Taku Ngwenya and Biarritz had the weekend off.

Christian Ostberg and Aurillac had the weekend off.

Federale 1

Roland Suniula and Chalon had the weekend off.

Seta Tuilevuka and ROC La Voulte-Valence had the weekend off.

Mate Moeakiola and Castanet had the weekend off.

Other

Victor Camptat plays for the Brive Reserves.

Mose Fualaau plays for the Clermont Academy.

Inaki Basauri plays for Stade Nantais.

Italy:

Serie A

Nick Civetta and Medicei had the weekend off.

Japan:

Super Rugby

Andrew Durutalo started for the Sunwolves as they beat the Top League XV 52-24 in a pre-season match on Saturday.

Australia:

Super Rugby

Marcel Brache was not in the line-up for the Western Force as they beat the Asia Pacific Dragons 34-26 on Saturday in pre-season.

National Rugby Championship

Tom Coolican and the Sydney Stars have finished their season.

James Hilterbrand and the North Harbour Rays have finished their season.

Shute Shield

James McMahonPaula HafokaChris Chapman, and Sydney University have finished their season.

Kevin Reed and Manly have finished their season.

New Zealand:

Super Rugby

Toni Pulu was not in the line-up for the Chiefs as the beat the Waratahs 17-12 last Friday in pre-season.

Other

Michelle Wong is training and playing with Sydenham.

Devin Ibanez is training and playing with Glenfield.

Other:

BC Premier League

Graham HarrimanDerrick Van Klein, and James Bay beat the Castaway Wanderers 32-0 on Saturday. Harriman captained and scored a try.

Other

Alex Aronson is playing and training in the Philippines.

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