Monday, August 28, 2017

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

National Teams/MLR/ODAs:

The Women Eagles finished their World Cup campaign in fourth place with a loss to France. Overall, it was a very strong tournament for the squad and a team for all of us to be proud of their accomplishments.

If you missed the match you can check out the highlights here.

Two Americans, Sara Parsons and Kris Thomas, made the Dream Team at the tournament.

Alex Goff has a nice chat with Peter Malcolm and profiles Olympic hopeful Devin Short. Meanwhile, Dan Lyle was the latest guest on Rugby Wrap Up.


Led by Waisale Serevi the Fiji Savu Water team claimed first place at the RugbyTown 7s in a thrilling final over the Ramblin Jesters. A recap of that match, Utah's win in the 3rd place match, and the Tiger Rugby taking the Plate can be found here.

Take the jump to read more.

The Bowl went to the College All-Americans while Navy went home with the Shield.

Army dominated the Armed Forces division to win that championship.

A recap of day one, the second day of pool play, the quarterfinals for the Cup/Plate and the Bowl/Shield, and the semi-finals can be found by clicking on the links.


The Ontario Arrows are launching ahead of their match against the Glendale Merlins.


New Zealand are the Women's World Cup champions after defeating England.

Planet Rugby has their list of who's hot and who's not

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