Rugby Union


Wallabies Test more than a game for Eagles coach

High hopes: USA head coach Mike Tolkin.

For US Eagles coach Mike Tolkin whose side plays the Wallabies on Saturday, his hope and vision for American rugby goes beyond trying to make the quarter-finals in the World Cup that starts September 18.

Eagles to use no-fear approach against Wallabies

Pass reception: Matt Toomua collects a high ball during the Wallabies' training session at Notre Dame University.

When the US Eagles play the Wallabies at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday, coach Mike Tolkin will have no fear about playing at the same venue where they were thrashed by the All Blacks last November.

Kenyan star's $117,000 mistake

It is written: Collins Injera signs the ball before making his costly error.

Kenya vice-captain Collins Injera may have left a costly mark on the London rugby sevens tournament after celebrating his 200th international try by pulling a pen out of his sock and signing a television camera.

USA advances to Rugby World Cup

William Webb Ellis trophy

The United States booked a berth in the 2015 Rugby World Cup with a 32-13 victory over Uruguay on Saturday at Kennesaw State University.

Fiji keep Pacific Nations Cup hopes alive

Fiji kept alive their hopes of winning the Pacific Nations Cup rugby tournament when they beat the United States in a comprehensive 35-10 showing in Japan on Wednesday.

Italy thrash USA

USa rugby

Riccardo Bocchino kicked three penalties and two conversions as Italy beat the United States 30-10, running in three tries on Saturday.

Four-try United States beat Georgia


Roland Suniula and Taylor Mokate, brought into the United States starting line-up this week, both scored tries to help the USA Eagles beat Georgia 36-20 on Saturday.

Canada pips USA in thriller

D.T.H. van der Merwe of Canada, runs past Luke Hume of the US Eagles.

New skipper Aaron Carpenter scored the winning try and fullback James Pritchard kicked in 13 points as Canada beat the United States 28-25 in a rugby union match on Saturday.