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Joe Taufete'e sat down to talk about his move to Worcester.
An identification combine for PRO Rugby and USA Rugby will be held in Santa Barbara.
The latest Cal Cup Power Rankings are out. SFGG hold the top spot but Life West and Belmont Shore move up.
St. Mary's had a successful swing in SoCal beating Santa Monica and a group of players trying to make the Griffins.
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Arizona head coach Sean Duffy recaps his team's pre-season.
The ECRC has named their All-Conference selections. There are some good players on the list.
Alex Goff checks in with his top 50 backs in college DII.
Americans trying out for the Toronto Wolfpack will get a chance to play in a pre-season scrimmage this weekend.
One Victoria, Canada teens is also trying to make the team.
If you make contact to the head of an opponent, even accidental, it's going to now cost you a penalty.
Dylan Hartley was given a six week ban for a swinging arm in the head. The repeat offender is back in time for the Six Nations. Paul Emerick would have been banned for life for the same offense.
Australia will be visiting Japan next November in a first-ever visit.
London Welsh have been given a temporary reprieve.
Adam Jones is going to become a forwards coach at Harlequins.