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Thursday, February 8, 2018

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National Teams/MLR:


You can name label Blaine Scully an author after he penned a piece about the Eagles.

The South Panthers will take a tour of Europe late next summer.

It was a weekend of mixed results for the Women Eagles at the Brisbane Super 7s. Jackie Finlan has more on the coach and a young player.

Marcel Brache will be staying with the Western Force even though they won't be playing in Super Rugby.

The Seattle Seawolves have partnered with the organization behind the Seattle Storm to help with promotion. This weekend the Seawolves were going to head to up to Canada to play a Vancouver Island select side but that match has been cancelled.

There was some more positive news for the Seawolves as they've signed a Super Rugby prop.

Take the jump to read more.


Major League Rugby has named Ram as their official ball supplier.

The local news is paying attention to the Utah Warriors while the Houston SaberCats had a good weekend.

Club/College:

The Chicago Lions have announced plans for a new complex that includes a stadium.

The Lions will be at this year's Las Vegas Invitational that is looking as strong as ever.

Cal had some mid-week action against Stanford and came away with a victory.

Staying with Cal, Jack Clark was recently on the Finding Mastery podcast to talk about building a team.

The locations of this year's RCT youth tournaments are out.

UC-Davis and St. Mary's will clash this weekend.

Alex Goff has more on Life West, SFGG, and Belmont Shore as they get ready for the PRP.

Rugby League:

The Toronto Wolfpack opened their season with a win while an American international has signed in England.

World:

Ireland, England, Scotland, and Italy have all named their teams for this weekend.

The Cardiff Blues will be looking for a new place to play.

Andrew Forrest says that the Indo Pacific Rugby Championship will go ahead no matter what the ARC says.



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