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Monday, February 5, 2018

Opening Kick

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National Teams/MLR:

The Eagles gave their ARC title defense hopes a big boost on Saturday with a tight win over Argentina XV.

If you missed the match you can catch up with our Match Commentary. We'll also have more later in the day.

Things were more mixed for the Eagles 7s. They beat Canada on day one but then lost to Samoa and drew with Kenya to miss out on the top eight.

Day two went much better for the team with three convincing wins.

Seattle is making the news up in Canada for their large number of Canadian players.

They are not in MLR yet but the owner of the New York team was on the radio in New Zealand

Take the jump to read more.


Club/College:

Life had no trouble defeating rivals Arkansas State over the weekend.

Central Washington fielded a team of younger players but they still had a big win over Washington.

Not to be left out Cal also had a big win. They beat San Diego State. In the Red River, Baylor picked up a win.

One local paper profiles a young player who is headed to college. 

Canada:

Canada's hopes of making the World Cup are on life support after losing their qualifying series against Uruguay.

Jamie Cudmore has spoken out about his time with Oyonnax.

World:

England, Wales, and Ireland all won their Six Nations openers.

Planet Rugby looks at who's hot and who's not.

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