With an impressive resume as player, coach and administrator, Nigel David Melville took over as CEO and President of Rugby Operations of USA Rugby, the National Governing Body of the sport in America, in 2006. He has been instrumental in the development of the game at the youth level and the senior level in the U.S.
Great effort by the Eagles Women's team last night, their 10-11 lead going into injury time was taken from them by a late (6 minutes of injury time) try by England. With only a short assembly time going into the game, this was a huge effort and we are looking forward to them building on this performance at the weekend against Canada. Congratulations to Peter Steinberg, their new Head Coach - solid start!
Congratulations to Mike Tindall (England Rugby Player) and Zara Phillips (The Queens Granddaughter) who were married today at a private ceremony held in Scotland.
I have been asked to provide more information about the Olympic Training Centre (OTC) at Chula Vista. All our National Teams have used the OTC during the last 24 months. The facilities and the environment are a perfect setting for team and player development.
Its been a busy summer so far and I managed to spend at least one week taking my eleven year old son to Yorkshire in the North of England to spend time with his grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins – great to see them all together – and how they’ve all grown – and how old they all look – and that’s not just the kids!
Congratulations to the Sixty-five student-athletes from 30 schools have been named to the first USA Rugby College Academic Honor Roll.
It takes a ref to play rugby. No matter what level of rugby you play or are a fan of, rugby just wouldn’t be rugby without match officials. That is why USA Rugby is pleased to announce that July is Referee Appreciation Month in the United States.
Highlights of yesterday's Eagles win over Russia are now available courtesy of our broadcast partners Universal Sports.
Congratulations to the Eagles who ended their Churchill Cup campaign with a solid 32-25 Bowl Final win over Russia to gain momentum heading to their August fixtures against Canada and Japan.
This week I read about the passing of the World's Oldest living International rugby player - a Canadian!!
On Sunday the USA Eagles Men's National Team arrived in the UK for the 2011 Churchill Cup, this is not just an end of season international event for the Eagles, its the first steps in their preparation for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in September.
Yesterday I was in London at the offices of Capgemini one of the worlds leading business consultancy groups hosts to the International Rugby Boards Tier One Economic Summit. My role at the meeting was to represent the growth of rugby in new markets, my focus being the USA.
With an impressive resume as player, coach and administrator, Nigel David Melville took over the helm of U.S.A. Rugby in 2006. His goal was to help rugby achieve the ‘American Dream’ by establishing a professional league, and guiding the Eagles to new heights, a quarter-finals run at the 2011 World Cup.
A new CDC fact sheet, Returning to School After a Concussion: A Fact Sheet for School Professionals it provides steps that school professionals can take to help facilitate a student’s return to school and recovery after a concussion.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Gilbert Blitz 8S rugby cleat is a great cleat at a great price of $69.99. Get a new pair of cleats today.
A cool looking all black rugby cleat with the high performance adidas is known for. Get in the Gear!
Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.