Rugby Union World Cup

1-17-16 Rhinos Squash USA Hawks 74-6

On a breezy sunny January afternoon the USA national rugby league side, the Hawks, were crushed by the Leeds Rhinos 74-6. What was supposed to be a preseason warm-up match for the Rhinos proved to be more of a one-sided track meet. The Hawks crashed straight ahead into the waiting tackles of the experienced European […]

USA Hawks Prep for 2017 Rugby League World Cup vs Leeds Rhinos

The USA qualified for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup in December and on Sunday, January 17th, 2016, in Jacksonville, Florida, they play a warm-up match against the Leeds Rhinos. The Rhinos laid claim to being the best rugby league side in Europe by winning the 2015 Challenge Cup. Against the Rhinos the USA Hawks […]

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 […]

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2015-2016 Articles

4/13/16 Update: Mobile Area Rugby Foundation and Battleship Rugby

“It has been a lengthy process and everyone has worked diligently to get to this point.” From Robert Corley, Chairman, Mobile Area Rugby Foundation Coordinator, To our teammates (new and old), friends, family and supporters, I hope this email finds you well in these early months of 2016. For some, the recent passing of friends and […]

Deep South Rugby 2015-16 Season

4/23/16 Tulane Wins Golden Eagles 7s Tulane Men defeated the hosts, Univ of Southern Mississippi, in the final 40-14 to claim the championship. 4/19/16 Brennan Falcon Starts for the USA u-20 in World Trophy Tournament  In the USA’s opening pool play match in the World U-20 tournament in Zimbabwe, Brennan Falcon (Shaw, LSU) started at […]

Referee Course in New Orleans May 8th

The Deep South Rugby Referee Society will host a Level 1 referee course in New Orleans on May 8 from 9 a.m. ’til 5 p.m. The course will begin at 9:00 am at Finn McCools, located at 3701 Banks St. in New Orleans. The course will then move to the Crescent City rugby pitch in […]

Ireland to play All Blacks in Chicago next year

Ireland to play All Blacks in Chicago next year The Irish Times has reported that Ireland will play the All Blacks in the US for the first time. Ireland last took on New Zealand in November 2013. By Gerry Thornley The Irish rugby team is to break new ground by playing New Zealand in Chicago […]

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