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Friday, February 23, 2018

Eagles Abroad: Weekend Preview

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It is once again a mixed weekend for Americans overseas. Some teams with Americans have the week off in order to focus on the Six Nations. That includes the All Ireland League and the RFU Championship. But of those that are playing maybe the most notable is Saoisi Mahoni getting the start for Narbonne with David Tameilau coming off the bench. Other than that Eric Fry is once again involved for Vannes.

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British Isles:

Aviva Premiership

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

AJ MacGinty is not in the line-up for Sale as they play Bath on Saturday. He is injured.   

Nick Civetta is not in the line-up for Newcastle as they play Harlequins on Saturday. He is with the Eagles.

Joe Taufete'e and Andrew Durutalo are not in the line-up for Worcester as they play London Irish5on Saturday. Taufete'e is injured.

Guinness Pro 14

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

Greg Peterson is not in the line-up for Glasgow as they play Munster.

Blaine Scully is on the bench for Cardiff as they play Zebre on Sunday

RFU Championship

Ronnie McLean and Richmond have the weekend off.

Nick Civetta and Doncaster have the weekend off.  Civetta is with the Eagles.

Robbie Shaw and Hartpury have the weekend off.

Dino Waldren and London Scottish have the weekend off.

Thretton Palamo and Bristol have the weekend off.

Will Hooley and Bedford have the weekend off.


Conor Kearns plays with Oxford University.

Ollie Drew plays with Romsney.

Louis Mulholland plays with with Cheshunt.

All Ireland League

Pierce Dargan, Roman Salanoa, 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.


Top 14

Samu Manoa and Toulon play La Rochelle on Sunday.

Dave Ryan will start for Agen as they play Stade Francais on Saturday.

Pro D2

Eric Fry is on the bench for Vannes as they play Nevers today.

David Tameilau is on the bench while Siaosi Mahoni will start for Narbonne as they play Grenoble today.

Christian Ostberg is not in the line-up for Aurillac as they play Dax 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 have the weekend off.

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.

Shute Shield

James Hilterbrand and Manly have finished their season.


BC Premier League

Graham Harriman and James Bay play Capilano on Saturday.

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