Friday, December 22, 2017

Eagles Abroad: Weekend Preview

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After many Americans overseas got a break last weekend for the European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup they are back at it this weekend. In the Top 14 both Samu Manoa and Dave Ryan are on the bench for their respective sides. Manoa just came off starting two weeks in a row for Toulon. In the Pro D2 David Tameilau is on the bench for Narbonne. Over in the Pro 14 Blaine Scully could be involved for Cardiff as they play on Boxing Day. In the Premiership, Joe Taufete'e is on the bench for Worcester, AJ MacGinty will start for Sale, and Chris Wyles will start for Saracens. He could face off against Chris Baumann who is on the bench for Leicester. In the RFU Championship it will be a busy weekend. Nic Civetta continues to yo-yo clubs with another sting at Doncaster. Ronnie McLean will start for Richmond and Dino Waldren is on the bench for London Scottish. Most other competitions have the weekend off for Christmas.

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British Isles:

Aviva Premiership

Chris Wyles will start while Titi Lamositele is not in the line-up as Saracens as they play Leicester on Sunday. Chris Baumann is on the bench for Leicester.

Nick Civetta is on loan from Newcastle to Doncaster.

AJ MacGinty will start for Sale as they play Bath on Saturday.

Joe Taufete'e is on the bench while Andrew Durutalo is not in the line-up for Worcester as they play London Irish today.

Pro 14

Greg Peterson is not in the line-up for Glasgow as they play Edinburgh on Saturday.

Blaine Scully and Cardiff play the Dragons on Tuesday.

Callum Black is not in the line-up for Ulster as they play Connacht on Saturday.

RFU Championship

Thretton Palamo is not in the line-up for Bristol as they play Cornish Pirates today. Palamo is injured.

Nick Civetta will start for Doncaster as they play Rotherham on Saturday.

Ronnie McLean will start for Richmond as they play Ealing on Saturday.

Dino Waldren is on the bench for London Scottish as they play Bedford on Saturday.

Robbie Shaw is not in the line-up for Hartpury as they play Jersey today.


Conor Kearns plays with Oxford University.

Ollie Drew plays with Romsney.

Louis Mulholland plays with with Cheshunt.

All Ireland League

Pierce Dargan and Old Belvedere have the weekend off.

Tim Maupin and St. Mary's College have the weekend off.

Kevin O'ConnorAlex McDonaldWill Sims, Liam Smith, and Trinity have the weekend off.

Kalei Konrad and Terenure College have the weekend off.

Women's Premiership

Jess Wooden and the Harlequins have the weekend off.


European Champions Cup/Challenge Cup

Samu Manoa is on the bench for Toulon as they play Oyonnax on Saturday.

Dave Ryan is on the bench for Agen as they play Brive on Saturday.

Pro D2

Eric Fry is not in the line-up for Vannes as they play Bezier today. Fry is injured.

David Tameilau is on the bench while Siaosi Mahoni is not in the line-up for Narbonne as they play Perpignan today.

Christian Ostberg is not in the line-up for Aurillac as they play Montauban today.


Victor Camptat plays for the Brive Reserves.

Mose Fualaau plays for the Clermont Academy.

Inaki Basauri plays for Stade Nantais.

Nafi Maafu plays for the Perpignan reserves.



Roland Suniula and Reggio play San Dona on Saturday.

New Zealand:

Mitre 10 Cup

Toni Pulu and Counties Manukau have finished their season.

Tony LambornPas Dunn, and Hawke's Bay have finished their season.


Michelle Wong is training and playing with Sydenham.

Steven Knight is training in the Southland system.



Marcel Brache and the Perth Spirit have finished their season.

James Hilterbrand and the Sydney Rays have finished their season.

Super Rugby

Chris Coyle is a part of the Brumbies training squad.

Shute Shield

James Hilterbrand and Manly have finished their season.


BC Premier League

Graham Harriman and James Bay have the weekend off.

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