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Friday, August 31, 2018

Eagles Abroad: Weekend Preview


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There were a lot of Americans moving overseas for the first time over the summer and they are wasting no time getting in on the action. In the Premiership, Paul Lasike will be on the bench for the Harlequins where he will be across from AJ MacGinty who starts for Sale. Down in the RFU Championship, Bryce Campbell will start for London Irish. Andrew Durutalo (Ealing) and Nick Civetta (Doncaster) will start for their new teams. Also starting is Will Hooley and Ronnie McLean.

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British Isles:

Aviva Premiership

Titi Lamositele is not in the line-up for the Saracens as they play Newcastle on Sunday.

AJ MacGinty will start for Sale as they play Harlequins on Saturday. Paul Lasike is on the bench for the Harlequins.

Joe Taufete'e is on the bench while Callum Black will start for Worcester as they play Wasps on Saturday.

Guinness Pro 14

Neither Blaine Scully nor Samu Manoa are in the line-up for Cardiff as they play Leinster today.

Neither Greg Peterson nor David Tameilau are in the line-up for Glasgow as they play Connacht on Saturday.

RFU Championship

Ronnie McLean will start for Richmond are in pre-season. Dino Waldren is injured and not in the line-up for London Scottish.

Ben Landry is not in the line-up while Andrew Durutalo will start for Ealing as they play London Irish on Saturday. Bryce Campbell will start for London Irish.

Will Hooley will start for Beford as they play Nottingham on Sunday.

Nick Civetta will start for Doncaster as they play the Cornish Pirates on Sunday.

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

All Ireland League

Pierce Dargan, Roman Salanoa, and Old Belvedere are in pre-season.

Kalei Konrad and Terenure College are in pre-season.

Kevin O'ConnorAlex McDonaldWill Sims, Liam Smith, and Trinity are in pre-season.

Women's Premiership

Jess Wooden, Kristine Sommer, and the Harlequins are in pre-season.

France:

Top 14

Dave Ryan and Agen play Perpignan on Sunday.

Pro D2

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

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

Other

Mose Fualaau plays for the Clermont Academy.

Nafi Maafu plays for the Perpignan reserves.

New Zealand:

Mitre 10 Cup

Toni Pulu and Counties Manukau will play Pas Dunn and Hawke's Bay on Saturday. Pulu will be moving to the Brumbies next season and is Australia-eligible. We'll leave him here until he loses his U.S. eligibility.

Mike Sosene-Feagai came off the bench and played 19 minutes for Auckland as they beat Waikato 35-17 on Thursday.

Tony Lamborn will start for Southland as they play Wellington today.

Other

Michelle Wong is training and playing with Sydenham.

Australia:

NRC

Marcel Brache will start for the Western Force as they play Brisbane City on Sunday.

James Hilterbrand and the Sydney Rays have the weekend off.

Shute Shield

James Hilterbrand and Manly have finished their season.

Canada:

BC Premier League

Graham Harriman and James Bay are in pre-season.

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