Eagles Taking Flight: Bye Bye Blaine

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The Eagles are preparing for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in different ways. While Blaine Scully pens a farewell letter to Cardiff fans, Titi Lamositele, Ruben de Haas, and Ben Landry go trophy hunting in three leagues. 

Bye Bye Blaine

In classy captain form, Blaine Scully bid farewell to the Cardiff Blues.  Scully penned a grateful letter to the fans making it clear that his focus had shifted to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Scully told FloRugby that he has no specific plans following the 2019 Rugby World Cup, saying he just wants to "focus on the Eagles and see where everything is at [after that].”

Developing De Haas

Ruben de Haas didn’t see many minutes with the Free State Cheetahs this Pro14 season, but he may have his breakthrough opportunity. The Cheetahs are participating in a domestic competition called the Super Sport Rugby Challenge that spans April to June. Many of the Pro14 players will rest during this talent while the younger players get their chance to step up.

De Haas helped the Cheetahs to a victory over the Sharks and even scored a try in the first match of the tournament.

For a moment it looked like Bryce Campbell and Ben Landry were set to square off in the 2019 RFU Championship Cup Final. Unfortunately for American rugby fans Campbell wasn’t selected for the London Irish squad.

However, Ben Landry came off the bench for the Trailfinders in the 71st minute to help secure the 23-17 victory. 

Titi Lamositele started for the Saracens in their Champions Cup Semifinal victory over Munster just two weeks ago. 


This week he was left off the roster completely for the exhibition match against Exeter. Were the Sarries resting Lamositele for the Champions Cup Final? The Saracens announce the roster on Friday. Check this space.

DIAA National Championship Preview

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So different, yet so alike are Western Michigan and Iowa Central Community College. 

Women's DII Collegiate Semifinal Preview

Four teams remain standing in Women's DII rugby this fall, and by Sunday afternoon there will be just one. 

Schedule: USAR Fall College Championships

This weekend we reach the conclusion of what's been a highly competitive fall campaign of rugby across four divisions - Men's DIAA, Women's DI, and Men's and Women's DII. 

Upright Rouge Women Bring NY Collegiate 7s Title Back To Canada

An incredible late comeback in the final from the Upright Rugby Rouges led the girls to a championship in the Collegiate bracket at this weekend's New York 7s. 

NYAC Boys Dominate NY Collegiate 7s

Nobody was more dominant at the New York 7s this past weekend than the NYAC collegiate side. 

Lions Academy: 2019 NY 7s Men's Premier Champs

The Lions Academy fought off two huge comeback efforts in the semifinals and finals of the New York 7s to take home the Men's Premier Cup championship. 

Atlantis Women Take Home NY 7s Premier Cup

Atlantis swept the field at the New York 7s over the weekend to win the Women's Premier competition. 

Who's Impressed In Men's Club D2 This Fall?

While there are still a number of teams that won't begin their D2 seasons until the spring, we still had plenty of action this fall across the Midwest, the Northeast, and the Middle Atlantic regions. 

Cheslin Kolbe Wants Olympic 7s Gold

World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe said on Monday he would love to win the Olympic rugby sevens gold medal at Tokyo 2020 after he capped off an impressive year, clinching the Top 14 player of the season award.

Tuesday Ten Pack Of Tries

There was plenty of action over the weekend, as the Heineken Cup got its second round underway, and the United States and Canada finished off the Can-Am Series.