Lauren Doyle: USA “definitely a force” ahead of Tokyo 2020

Lauren Doyle: USA “definitely a force” ahead of Tokyo 2020

Hearing Lauren Doyle talk about appearing at a second Olympic Games, you are left with the impression she has unfinished business on sport’s grandest stage. Doyle was part of the USA team that finished fifth as rugby returned to the Olympics at Rio 2016, losing to New...

USA sevens star Naya Tapper: We want to bring back Olympic gold

USA sevens star Naya Tapper: We want to bring back Olympic gold

As rugby sevens returns from a year-long lay-off in Madrid this weekend, USA star Naya Tapper says she is “super-excited” to be finally back doing what she does best – tearing up the rugby field. More than a year has passed since Naya Tapper and her USA team-mates got...

Major League Rugby 2021: Your club-by-club guide

Major League Rugby 2021: Your club-by-club guide

Major League Rugby (MLR) enters its fourth season in 2021 and represents the highest level of professional club rugby in North America. From a roster of seven teams in its inaugural year in 2018, the competition has grown to 12, and now spans the border between the...

ERIN KENNEDY: CHANGING THE WORLD WITH RUGBY

ERIN KENNEDY: CHANGING THE WORLD WITH RUGBY

Thanks to her participation in the IOC’s Young Leaders Programme, American-born Erin Kennedy launched her project, Girls Rugby – which teaches young girls rugby and leadership skills – in her homeland. The programme is now available in multiple locations around the...

The next generation of America’s rugby talent: The forwards

The next generation of America’s rugby talent: The forwards

USA Rugby showed competitive flashes at Rugby World Cup 2019, even hinting at an upset against France for 60 minutes. However, the Americans returned to home soil winless and still looking for their first Rugby World Cup victory since 2011. Much has been talked about...

The next generation of America’s rugby talent: The backs

The next generation of America’s rugby talent: The backs

Former Men's Eagles Sevens player and World Rugby commentator, Dallen Stanford, recently picked out the 17 players who could transform USA Rugby’s forward line-up in the years to come. Now his attention has turned to the players who may soon be lighting up the...