30 10, 2015

[Vice Sports] What American Football Can Learn from the Rugby World Cup

2016-11-29T16:54:39+00:00

Once upon a time, American football and rugby were pretty much one and the same. Then came Walter Camp and the 1880 college football rules convention that replaced scrums with an uncontested line of scrimmage, and a subsequent century of increasing delineation and mutual indifference: hard plastic helmets and the domestic dominance of Monday Night [...]

[Vice Sports] What American Football Can Learn from the Rugby World Cup 2016-11-29T16:54:39+00:00
6 10, 2015

Preparing for South Africa at RWC 2015 – Matt Trouville

2016-11-29T16:54:40+00:00

A post by our very own: Matt Trouville Tonight I received one of the greatest honors I could ever dream of, the chance to wear the USA jersey in a Rugby World Cup match. Just to say those words is indescribable! I remember sitting in my lounge room as a kid with a ball under [...]

Preparing for South Africa at RWC 2015 – Matt Trouville 2016-11-29T16:54:40+00:00
22 09, 2015

A Week At The Rugby World Cup

2016-11-29T16:54:41+00:00

Shalom Suniula checks in post game one The RWC experience so far has been breathtaking.The highlight of my week was being announced on the roster to play against Samoa. Being Samoan myself, this game had extra meaning to it. I have family back in Samoa sending me messages and pictures wearing USA gears showing their support for the [...]

A Week At The Rugby World Cup 2016-11-29T16:54:41+00:00
11 09, 2015

Preparing for the Aussies – Matt Trouville

2016-11-29T16:54:42+00:00

What a week I just had! The lowest of lows and then the highest of highs all within a seven day period. Returning from Philly after the Harlequins match, on Wednesday I was called by our team manager informing me that I would be returning to the squad to prepare for the historic Wallabies match [...]

Preparing for the Aussies – Matt Trouville 2016-11-29T16:54:42+00:00