As anticipated, Toyota Field in San Antonio will host the Eagles Americas Rugby Championship opener against Uruguay on February 4th. The stadium holds roughly 8,000 fans which should be a perfect sized venue for the match. The week after the Eagles will be playing Brazil at Dell Diamond in Austin to finish out their homestand. They will play Canada in Vancouver the week after before heading to South America to play Argentina and Chile. Tickets for the match in San Antonio go on sale next week. Tickets for the match in Austin are already on sale.
“Texas has shown a real uptick in participation and growth over the last few years, so we know the fans in the are going to enjoy seeing two rugby nations compete for higher rankings and ARC spoils,” said Alex Magleby, USA Rugby’s General Manager of National Teams & High Performance in a U.S.A. Rugby press release. “We’re excited to bring our great game to a new batch of youth in San Antonio, and hopefully plant the seed for the next generation of great American rugby players.”