Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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National Teams/PRO Rugby/ODAs:
After dropping their first match the Junior All-American Development Team beat Canada in the series finale.
Thretton Palamo is love playing with the Samoan players at Bristol.
Paul Keeler spoke with Rugby Wrap Up about his situation in regards to PRO Rugby.
Titi Lamositele saw good time for Saracens over the weekend. More in Eagles Abroad.
The Women's Junior All-American camp wrapped up as part of the NASC.
The High School All-Americans were also in camp over the holidays and were working hard.
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The TIAR Awards continue to roll along. The Seattle Saracens are the Women's Club of the Year. Mystic River won the Men's Club of the Year.
Hannah Stolba took home the Women's Club Player of the Year.
Alex Goff notes that Penn State is looking for a new head coach and gives awards to Chris Burian and Mike Scarcella,
Ciaran Hearn has signed a new two year extension with London Irish.
Monte Gaddis is looking to take his football and rugby experience to the Toronto Wolfpack.
One the potential biggest stars for the Wolfpack is Quinn Nagati who also played with the Canada U-19s over the holiday.
Leicester has parted ways with long-time coach Richard Cockerill.
Craig Joubert reflected on his long refereeing career.