Canada failed to qualify for the Rugby World Cup for the first time after being beaten 33-24 by Chile on Saturday, while Uruguay clinched their place after overturning a three-point first-leg deficit against the United States.
The NSW Waratahs have entered a historic commercial partnership with Major League Rugby franchise the San Diego Legion in a bid to develop growth and alignment between Australian and American rugby and help curb player drain.
America has long boasted to have the world's best athletes, but can they be turned into rugby players? That's the goal of RugbyTown, USA, which is also the name of a 10-part series set to air on ESPN in Australia & New Zealand from his weekend.
The U.S. men's national rugby team will host New Zealand in Washington for an October test match designed to grow interest in the sport among Americans in hopes of staging a future Rugby World Cup.
Ireland will host New Zealand in one of four international tests announced by the Irish Rugby Football Union for Andy Farrell's squad in October and November.
England scored seven tries as a virtual reserve team beat a spirited United States 43-29 in an entertaining though ragged Twickenham clash on Saturday.
England have included eight uncapped players in their starting line-up to play the United States at Twickenham on Sunday.
The United States has thrown its hat into the ring to host the Rugby World Cup, with USA Rugby clearing the first hurdle in an attempt to bring the game's global showpiece to North America for either the 2027, 2029 or 2031 events.
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.
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