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2017 Americas Pacific Challenge XV

Given the almost disturbing ease with which Argentina breezed past the field we might have just named a team full of their players. Besides being colorless, such a stance would have denied several players who performed well despite the inevitable team struggles which accompany an ad hoc tournament. It would ...

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British & Irish Cup – Round 2 Preview

Fans from Argentina, Canada, and the USA will be keeping a watchful eye on the second round of the British & Irish Cup this weekend. Eight players in all from across the Americas will take part with the majority of their influence coming on Sunday. Two former US Eagles caps ...

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European Champions Cup – Round 2 Preview

The second round of the European Champions Cup gets underway on Friday when Scarlets host Bath but there will be no Americas players involved in that fixture, and in fact only three of the 10 matches spread over the weekend will feature players from across the Atlantic. Players from Argentina, ...

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European Challenge Cup – Round 2 Preview

Round 2 of the European Challenge Cup is underway. The second-string club competition sees ten matches played between Thursday and Saturday. Involved are players from the Americas. The round got underway with Gloucester thumping Agen. Both teams have players from the Americas though there was none involved in the fixture. ...

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Pro D2 – Week 9 Preview

Week 9 of the Pro D2 season has begun. France’s second division is proving to be highly competitive and unpredictable. The race to win promotion to the Top 14 and to avoid relegation is proving to deliver results that few expected. Involved in the competition are players from the Americas. ...

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Seattle Seawolves sign Shalom Suniula

Another World Cup veteran is headed to Major League Rugby. Seattle Saracens star Shalom Suniula will play for the Seawolves in the 2018 season, the first for the newest professional competition in the USA. The 29-year-old joins just after the confirmation of Eric Duechle’s signature on Tuesday. One of three ...

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Team of the Week

The Americas Pacific Challenge has come to a close and while our tournament XV is still to come there were some very strong performances over the last two rounds. Some others in Europe also put up their hand. Sadly there were precious few Canadians in contention and while Uruguay were ...

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Seawolves sign Air Force Captain Eric Duechle

The Seattle Seawolves have added some brute force to their roster in the form of US Air Force Captain Eric Duechle. An imposing physical specimen, the former Belmont Shore loose forward earned international recognition with the USA Select XV in the 2012 Americas Rugby Championship. He subsequently spent time at ...

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