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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Opening Kick

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National Teams/MLR:

David Sternberg is out as RIM CEO. After the poor performance of the organization it seemed like a matter of time.

Steve Tomasin has recovered from injury and will be available for selection for Hong Kong and Singapore.

Make sure you check out the latest Red, White, and Black Eye podcast. So is the Earful of Dirt podcast.

Major League Rugby has partnered with ESPN to deliver content that isn't on the CBS Sports Network.

A group is looking at potentially bring a Super Rugby team to Hawaii.

We look at five overseas Americans that we think MLR sides should try and sign (apparently one has already been snatched up).

Dylan Fawsitt was the subject of an article in Ireland and his journey in America.

The son of legend Richard Tardits has played for the French youth national team.

Take the jump to read more.

It seems the local media in Utah is paying attention to the Warriors.

Life legend Kimberly Semiglia has been playing her rugby down in Australia.

ODA/Club/College:

Tiger Rugby have learned their pool for the Hong Kong 10s.

OMBAC are perfect so far in the PRP but there is a logjam behind them.

Cal came away from the weekend with a win over Utah to sweep the PAC Conference. They play Dartmouth this weekend.

The West Point women recently had the chance to train with the Women Eagles 7s.

Central Washington host Utah State in DI-A play this weekend.

North Texas has joined the DI-A in a solid move for the club.

Very cool to see the rugby community working with children with autism.

The head coach of the University of Wyoming is getting noticed and not just for rugby.

Jackie Finlan checks in with some of the top stories from women's college rugby.

Canada:

Canada could benefit from the Spain RWC qualifying fiasco.








1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing the autism story. Exactly what I hope to see programs here in America start doing. This is where the MLR can set it self apart from the other pro leagues in the USA, inclusion and acceptance.

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