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Thursday, June 30, 2016

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:

In case you were looking, here are the squads for both men's and women's Olympic camps.

One of the players expected to make it on to the final roster is Danny Barrett, who is the subject of this great profile from Cal.

Carlin Isles should also be there. He as recently featured in Time magazine while Alex Goff has more on Kevin Swiryn and his recovery.

Rugby, specifically PRO Rugby is getting a attention from NPR's The Takeaway.

Take the jump to read more.

The High School All-Americans are in Ontario for a two match tour.

Alongside the Super Series this week will be the women's All-American Stars and Stripes camp.

Ronan Nelson has his take on the positives and negatives of the Eagles vs. Russia.

Club/College:

The new Atavus Tackle System has everybody talking about the proper way to tackle.

Sacramento State have officially joined the California Conference.

Jackie Finlan shares that the Scion Sirens have high goals this season.

Harvard is getting a brand new Rugby facility.

World:

The pools for the Champions Cup are in with Saracens being paired with Toulon.

The fixtures for the upcoming NRC in Australia have been released.

Ben Franks will be back with London Irish next season while Ali Williams has come out of retirement to join Racing 92. 

1 comment:

  1. Curtis, you mention the women's All-American Stars and Stripes camp.
    Is there such a thing for men?
    I'm sure there is, but could you post about it, please?
    Thank you.

    ReplyDelete