• Guest Post

    Posts from guest authors/contributors from the Rugby community

    American Rugby Continues to Get Passed By

    by  • March 7, 2012 • Guest Post, News • 1 Comment

    The March 6 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer carried a story that should cause every rugby fan to shake their head.  The article mentioned that there is now a professional Ultimate Frisbee league and that”5 million people currently play it nationwide, as compared with lacrosse, which is 1.9 million”. USA Rugby’s website indicates it...

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    Brotherhood’s Our Rule We Cannot Bend

    by  • March 6, 2012 • Guest Post, News • 0 Comments

    The word ‘mate’ has many different meanings, but in our global network of footy it refers to our unique brotherhood.  The following note was sent from former player/coach Barry Randall from the Victoria Police Rugby League Club.  Barry was here to play with the Hibos/Sharks back in 2000 and he has stayed in touch...

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    Can America Support 3 Rugby Codes?

    by  • February 15, 2012 • Guest Post, News • 2 Comments

    American rugby has developed an interesting foothold in our sporting world. This foothold is divided between Rugby Union, Rugby League, and Rugby 7’s.  A very common scenario involves animated conversations between aficionados of each code that extol the virtues of their favorite while denigrating the other versions and all those who participate in them. ...

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    RE: Sharks – A Guest Post from David Niu

    by  • January 23, 2012 • Guest Post, News • 0 Comments

    The Sharks have been an integral part of the development of the sport of rugby league in the USA. Not only has the club been a foundation member of the American National Rugby League competition since 1998, but the founding club members were also part of the birth of rugby league out of the...

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    American Made Rugby

    by  • January 16, 2012 • Guest Post • 4 Comments

    The AMNRL is poised to expand across the USA.  First time spectators will immediately recognize some very familiar activities; lots of running, ball-handling and tackling. Most American males have played sports involving these activities since a young age and are generally very comfortable with them. This leads to a sensitive question; why do American...

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