Scully To Become 10th Eagle To Get 50th Cap Saturday

Coffee With The Eagles: The People's Cafe

USA captain Blaine Scully will earn a rare honor when he runs onto the field at BC Place in Vancouver Saturday night, as he'll log his 50th cap for the USA.

The former Cal All-American will bypass another former Cal All-American in Kort Schubert with his 50th cap, and he'll only the 10th Eagle to achieve the milestone.

Of those nine with 50 caps at present, only three are backs, led by scrumhalf Mike Petri with 57. Todd Clever is the all-time most-capped Eagle at 76.

null

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In


A hugely respected player all over the world, Scully is known as a student of the game and as a cerebral leader. This will be his 19th test match as USA captain, and if the Eagles win he will tie lock Alec Parker as having been on a winning USA team 23 times, third all-time behind Clever and Cam Dolan.

Watch Blaine Scully and the USA take on Canada LIVE on FloRugby (available worldwide except Canada). KO 10PM ET, 3AM UTC/GMT.

USA lineup vs Canada

1. Eric Fry; 2. Joe Taufete'e; 3. Titi Lamositele; 4. Ben Landry; 5. Greg Peterson; 6. HancoGermishuys; 7. John Quill; 8. Cam Dolan; 9. Nate Augspurger; 10. Will Magie; 11. Martin Iosefo; 12. Paul Lasike; 13. Marcel Brache; 14. Blaine Scully (C); 15. Will Hooley

16. Dylan Fawsitt; 17. Olive Kilifi; 18. Paul Mullen; 19. Nate Brakeley; 20. MalonAl-Jiboori; 21. Shaun Davies; 22. Bryce Campbell; 23. Mike Te'o

Canada lineup vs USA

1. Hubert Buydens; 2. Eric Howard; 3. Matthew Tierney; 4. Evan Olmstead; 5. Kyle Baillie; 6. Justin Blanchet; 7. Lucas Rumball; 8. Tyler Ardron (C); 9. Gordon McRorie; 10. Peter Nelson- Dungannon; 11. DTH van der Merwe; 12. Ciaran Hearn; 13. Ben LeSage; 14. Jeff Hassler; 15. Patrick Parfrey

16. Andrew Quattrin; 17. Djustice Sears-Duru; 18. Jake Ilnicki; 19. Mike Sheppard; 20. Matt Heaton; 21. Jamie Mackenzie; 22. Shane O'Leary; 23. Nick Blevins

Heineken Cup Round 1 Results & Highlights

The biggest and best professional club competition in the Northern Hemisphere kicked off this past weekend. There were a few surprises, a few close calls, and more than a few great highlights. 

Three Things To Watch In The Can-Am Series

null

In the most recent outing between the United States and Canada, the Eagles mounted a second half comeback to ring in their first win over the Maple Leafs since 2015. 

2019-20 Heineken Champions Cup Ready For Takeoff

Saracens aim for a fourth Heineken Cup victory in five years this season, which would be an extraordinary achievement for the English juggernauts. 

Sonny Bill Couldn't Turn Down Toronto Opportunity

Sonny Bill Williams said he could not turn down the opportunity to join Super League new boys Toronto Wolfpack in a deal reportedly worth over £5 million ($6.4 million) to the former All Black.

College Fall Playoff Brackets Set

As we now approach the end of the year, the fall season playoffs are upon us and teams know where they'll be heading on their road to a national title. 

What's Happening In Women's D1 College Rugby?

The women's D1 fall season has entered its playoff phase, with 12 teams still in contention for the title. 

What's Happening In Men's D1AA Rugby?

The men's D1AA competition is a bit fragmented, as about half the conferences play a fall-only schedule and the other half continue on in the spring. 

How To Watch: Fiji vs Barbarians FC

As we move forward from the conclusion of the Rugby World Cup, the Autumn Internationals are upon us. We won't, however, be seeing any full-on test matches. 

Loaded Barbarians Set For Autumn Tour

The dust has settled on a wild six weeks of rugby and the spectacle that was the World Cup in Japan. 

4 World Cup Champs Suiting Up For Barbarians

Makazole Mapimpi, scorer of South Africa's sensational first try in their 32-12 humbling of England in the World Cup final, is one of four Springboks named in a Barbarians squad for three matches in November.