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TRU Six Pack, Isolation Edition - Blaine Scully, USA Eagles

Latest to answer our quickfire Isolation Edition questions is former USA Eagles captain Blaine Scully.
29 April 2020

Dave Clancy - Developing America

The University of California, Los Angeles has a rich rugby history and Joe Harvey caught up with Dave Clancy, the man who is now charged with taking UCLA forward.
27 April 2020

Mike Friday: Rugby still has a fantastic opportunity to grow in America

Speaking on the latest Talking Rugby Union Podcast, Mike Friday spoke about how he is managing the USA Sevens side from afar, USA Rugby’s recent bankruptcy and how he thinks this period could be used to redevelop the sevens series in order to make it more sustainable for the future.
26 April 2020

TRU Quarantine-Cast 7 - All Things Sevens

Join Joe Harvey as he talks all things sevens with former USA captain Dallen Stanford and current USA 7s coach Mike Friday!
25 April 2020

Blaine Scully: We have a lot of things we need to work on

When Blaine Scully was replaced after only 20 minutes in the USA’s final 2019 World Cup pool stage fixture, little did the wing know that would be the final time he would step out on a rugby field as a player.
20 April 2020

TRU Six Pack, Isolation Edition - Will Magie, Austin Gilgronis/USA Eagles

Next to answer our quickfire Isolation Edition questions is USA international and Austin Gilgronis' Fly-Half Will Magie.
3 April 2020

USA Rugby renames all teams depending upon age group

USA Rugby has made the announcement as of March 19, 2020 that new naming standards for both its men’s and women’s age-grade programs have been introduced.
2 April 2020

USA Rugby files for bankruptcy due to financial constraints

USA Rugby becomes the latest sporting causality of the pandemic coronavirus after it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to financial constraints.
31 March 2020

USA captain Blaine Scully announces retirement from professional rugby

USA captain Blaine Scully has announced his decision to retire from professional rugby with immediate effect.
11 March 2020

MLR 2020: Week Four

After another weekend in which there were surprises, great tries and legends of the game in action, Talking Rugby Union’s Joe Harvey brings you the latest from Major League Rugby.
5 March 2020

MLR 2020: Week Three

The opening two weekends have provided thrills, spills and so much more. Quite frankly, week three was no different. With each side in the league so evenly matched, there is no certainty of one of the leagues perceived stronger sides coming away with four or five points.
27 February 2020

Mtawarira is the big star in Washington, but Mason is making his mark in MLR

There are home debuts and then there are home debuts - and Mungo Mason had a “monster game” last weekend for Washington-based Old Glory DC, according to the experts who pick the Major League Rugby (MLR) team of the week.
20 February 2020

MLR 2020: Week Two

After another round of, quite frankly, enthralling action across the pond, TRUs Joe Harvey has once again rounded up what has happened in the second week of Major League Rugby.
20 February 2020

MLR 2020: Week One

Last weekend saw the return of Major League Rugby. Taking place for a third season, TRUs Joe Harvey watched several of the games and has rounded up last weekend’s action and looked ahead to the fixtures taking place this weekend.
13 February 2020

Ben Foden: 'Everyone is hungry to learn, hungry to play'

Two weeks ago, Talking Rugby Union released an interview with former England full-back, Ben Foden, about his thoughts on Saracens.
5 February 2020

MLR 2020: All about to kick-off

With the third season of Major League starting on Saturday, Joe Harvey has previewed the burgeoning professional league in North America.
5 February 2020

Magie ‘proud’ of his journey to the top

Returning to his native London after two years of plying his trade in Major League Rugby, Will Magie’s journey to being a professional rugby player is certainly a unique one.
13 December 2019

'Keys to the kingdom are through Sevens' - Friday

In an Olympic year, USA head coach Mike Friday is hoping he can continue guiding his side in the right direction.
3 December 2019

USA's John Quill announces international retirement

United States of America flanker John Quill has announced retirement from international rugby with immediate effect.
6 November 2019

Athlete Factory Sevens - Final Whistle

Following the end of play at the Athlete Factory International 7s competition, Joe Harvey caught up with winners Ireland as well as England and the USA.
28 October 2019