News Briefs

The IRB Women’s Sevens World Series has its next stop in America and the U.S. Women’s 7s team will be ready after announcing their squad. Veterans Christy Ringgenberg and Irene Gardner will make their return to the team. Ringgenberg had been a leade...
Eagles 7s head coach Matt Hawkins has made two changes to his squad for the Wellington 7s with Madison Hughes and Garrett Bender coming into the team. The changes were necessary as both Steve Tomasin and Nu’u Punimata picked up injuries in Vegas. Hughes i...
The U.S. stop on the HSBC Sevens World Series tour lands in Las Vegas this weekend and teams are gearing up and getting ready for the first kick today.  And even if you could not make it to Las Vegas you can still watch the action on the NBC networks. NBC will ...
Press Release (January 22, 2014)-Underscoring its commitment to ensuring Rugby is a Game for all while promoting player welfare, the IRB has approved a global trial whereby approved Rugby Goggles can be worn in all levels of Rugby. The new Rugby Goggles, which ...
The Six Nations, the annual championship of the top northern hemisphere rugby union sides, kicks off on February 1, 2014. Wales hosts Italy at the Millennium Stadium and France welcomes England to the Stade de France on the opening day followed by Ireland playi...
The 2nd stop on the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series lands in Atlanta this weekend.  The tournament will be hosted at the Fifth/Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw State University and the pools and match schedule were announced on Monday. The Eagles are in Pool A al...
It appears that Carlin Isles’s journey into rugby has lasted less than two years. AHe signed with the Detroit Lions practice squad today. After realizing he wasn’t going to make the 2012 Olympics as a sprinter Isles picked up rugby to keep his Olympic dreams al...
Serevi Rugby is working with USA Rugby to help identify the top rugby players in the U.S. through their High Performance Training Camps.  The 2014 schedule runs from February through May with camps in 7 locations across the country. The USA Rugby Academy 2014 s...
He’s back! Sonny Bill Williams will be returning to rugby in 2015 with an eye on earning a place on the All Blacks squad for the World Cup. It was thought that he might leave the Sydney Roosters and the NRL after just one season but he has committed to them thr...
A former rugby player is turning his attention and changing his name to make it big at the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi.  And the move is coming with some controversy. Fuahea Semi is a rugby player from the Pacific nation of Tonga.  Or maybe we should say was....