Thursday, November 2, 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:

Mike Friday has selected a mixed veteran and newcomer side for this weekend's Silicon Valley 7s.

Pat Clifton talks with Mike Friday who says his players need to be paid more.

Andrew Durutalo is expected to make a big impact for Worcester in his debut this weekend.

The latest Red, White, and Black Eye podcast is out talking all things Eagles and American rugby.

Austin Elite were busy yesterday signing a Tongan international and a player with European Challenge Cup experience.

Aladdin Schirmer will have the opportunity to stay with his hometown Seattle Seawolves.

Take the jump to read more.

Eagle JP Eloff is headed to New Orleans to play with the Gold.


OMBAC's Jed Gillespie has had a big year and is the subject of this profile. 

UCLA has announced their latest Hall of Fame class.

It was close but in the Midwest Metropolis have stayed perfect.

Both Life and NYAC came away with strong wins in the ARP.

Jackie Finlan notes that three of the four WPL semi-finals spots are taken.

Four teams are still in the hunt for the title in Midwest DII play.

Rugby League:

The Toronto Wolfpack have learned their 2018 schedule. The first half of the year is on the road and the second half is at home. 

As part of that schedule the Wolfpack will play in the Summer Bash.


South Africa got a big boost to their hopes of hosting the 2023 World Cup.

The All Blacks have named their starters to play the Barbarians.

1 comment:

  1. New episode of Earful of Dirt too!