• Posts Tagged ‘pelican’

    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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    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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    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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    Winter 7’s Rugy

    by  • January 14, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    In an effort to play rugby all year round Ol’ Sharky found himself in South Jersey for a Winter 7’s tournament and ended up having a blast. It was 30 degrees outside, very windy, and when the sun ducked behind a cloud it dropped below zero; but footy is footy and everyone had a blast. We lost in the semi-finals but all in all it was a great day. #goodfooty

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