When the fourth season of Major League Rugby kicks off this weekend, a new team will take their competition bow - one with a rich Australian flavour. For former Wallabies Adam Ashley-Cooper and Stephen Hoiles, it was an opportunity too good to refuse.
Have you heard of the LA Gilitinis? The start-up Major League Rugby franchise debuts this weekend, hoping that a combination of star international recruits, an iconic home venue and entertaining play will resonate with the packed local sporting market.
Former Wallabies star Matt Giteau has been named as the latest signing of Major League Rugby side the LA Giltinis, joining former teammate and good friend Adam Ashley-Cooper at the club.
Kanaloa Hawai'i have no intention of filling their ranks with veterans as they prepare for life in Major League Rugby next season and will instead look to develop the cream of talent from the Pacific Islands, the team's general manager told Reuters.
An expansion bid from Kanaloa Hawai'i has officially been submitted to Major Rugby League officials with five former All Blacks players said to be backing the team.
Major League Rugby will welcome a new franchise from 2021 with the LA Giltinis confirmed as one of two expansion teams for next season.
The latest attempt to bring the sport of rugby union to the American masses certainly isn't short on ambition. Those behind it are determined to create the "IPL of rugby" by tapping in to the nation's love for contact-tackle sports.
The United States captain Blaine Scully has announced his retirement from professional rugby after a decade in the sport.
Fancy playing professional rugby in New York City? What may seem a wild dream is former Sydneysider Harry Bennett's reality. As Major League Rugby prepares to start its third season, Bennett reveals what life is like in one of rugby's newest frontiers.
Another winless campaign had its setbacks, but there is a template for U.S. rugby success being laid down by Japan.
Tonga hooker Paula Ngauamo has been banned for seven weeks for kicking an opponent in the head during his team's 31-19 win over the United States.
Tonga gave captain Siale Piutau a parting gift of a first victory of the Rugby World Cup with a 31-19 win over the United States on Sunday that left the Eagles pointless at the end of their campaign.
Argentina's backline cut loose for the first time at the Rugby World Cup as the Pumas closed a disappointing Pool C campaign with a 47-17 bonus point victory over the United States at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium on Wednesday.
Three tries in the final quarter of the match eased France away from a determined USA in their Pool C encounter in Fukuoka.
World Rugby has warned that the World Cup match between France and the United States could be affected by a typhoon next week.
A late sending off for John Quill has left the U.S. staring at a shutout in their first match of Japan 2019.
The U.S. face England in their opening match in Japan having made huge strides on the path to professionalism since the last World Cup.
Six weeks out from hosting the Rugby World Cup, Japan enjoyed a timely confidence boost by winning the Pacific Nations Cup against the United States.
Seattle Seawolves made it back-to-back Major League Rugby titles on Sunday as they defeated San Diego Legion 26-23 at Torero Stadium at the University of San Diego.
The CEO of World Rugby has reiterated his desire for the USA to launch a bid to host the Rugby World Cup.
A second-string Ireland ended a stellar year by scoring eight tries to beat the United States 57-14.
The U.S. Eagles superstar wants to win the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francsico, but the "fastest man in rugby" has designs also on the Olympic 100m gold medal at the 2020 Games in Tokyo.
Washington Huskies linebacker Psalm Wooching was set to be drafted this week, but instead he has just returned from a trial at Top 14 side Pau. He tells Tom Hamilton his remarkable story.
Ireland will return to the USA in June to face the Eagles in New Jersey on June 10.
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