Rugby Union World Cup

May 28, 2016 Pete Steinberg on 7s, 15s, & Pathways to Future

Following the USA Women 7s’ team first two pool matches at the Clermont 7s Tournament (26-7 loss to England & 12-10 loss to Spain), spoke with Pete Steinberg who is USA Women’ 7s’ assistant coach & head coach for USA Women 15s. What are you saying to the team now? Steinberg: In terms […]

USA Fan’s 2015 World Cup Review

Thirty thousand feet over the Atlantic Ocean and six hours from the USA the 2015 Rugby World Cup receded to the East as Norwegian Air out of Gatwick chased the setting sun. When I started writing the stories about this world cup, I struggled to find a theme to unite all the separate stories in […]

10-31-15 The Greatest Team’s Final Haka

It was the day of the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final and rugby’s biggest rivalry would be played out on its biggest stage. The All Blacks seemed to have the early lead in crowd support and costuming effort. It was Halloween in London and some early Trick-or-Treaters could have been mistaken for All Blacks’ fans. […]

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2016-2017 Articles

2016-17 Deep South News

7/29/17 Rugby Americas North Championship in Georgetown, Guyana David Coleman (Birmingham) selected to play in championship match for USA Rugby South Panthers vs Guyana for championship. 7/22/17 Southern 7s Atlanta NOLA as the True South champions in Pool B with Charlotte, Boca Raton, & Optimus in competition to qualify for national championship to be held […]

Plans for LA/Deep South Youth Rugby 2017-18

On Jul 6, 2017, Gary Gieper wrote, “With our General Meeting coming up in August, I am trying to gauge how many high school teams we will have in the La/Deep South High School League next year. Will Niceville and Mississippi be able to field a team next year? What about Shaw, West Jeff, NOMMA, […]

11 LSU Players Make Red RiverAll Conference Team

Red River Conference Player of the Year Brennan Falcon   First Team Hunter Breit – hooker Zach Stratton – flanker Brennan Falcon – flanker Trevor O’Neil – wing Cameron Troxler – fullback   Second Team Joseph Ruocco – flanker Todd Dupree – 8 John Crilly – fly-half Alec Miller – wing Honorable Mention Andy Mullins […]

New Orleans bound Mardi Gras rugby players are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Krewe of Ruckus

New Orleans bound Mardi Gras rugby players are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Krewe of Ruckus on Mardi Gras Day. The group will congregate at Markey’s Bar (640 Louisa) in the Marignay at 9 a.m. and join the St. Anne’s Parade at 10 a.m. for the march over to the French Quarter. Ruggers […]

Capt Shreve’s First 2 Matches in New Orleans

High School Rugby action opened up this weekend with the newly formed Capt Shreve Rugby Club traveling to New Orleans to take on both Jesuit and the Barbarians. Capt Shreve started the season with a tough task of having to go against one of the oldest high school rugby teams in the state. Capt Shreve […]

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History of Deep South Rugby

A Brief History of Deep South Rugby

LSU Rugby: The Maryland Moon – November 1971

Maud’s History – Part 1 – Tulane’s Beginning

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