How Old is Too Old?

How old is too old when it comes to training and competing? Dara Torres has re-written Olympic history and is competing in her 5th Olympics at age forty. On my rugby team alone we have over 6 women that are still playing well into their thirties and don’t show any signs of slowing down. Are … Read more

Women’s National Team Prepares for Nations Cup

from USA Rugby: WASHINGTON, D.C. – This past weekend, the Women’s National Team met in Washington, D.C. in preparation for the Nations Cup Tournament to take place in England on August 19-26. The Eagles trained at two locations during the weekend camp: the Exiles pitch in Rockville, MD and Gonzaga High School in Washington, D.C. … Read more

USA WNT Announces Team Traveling to England for Inaugural Nation’s Cup and New Events

Eagle Squad for Nations Cup Selectedfrom womeneagles.com The US has selected an elite squad to compete at the newly formed Nations Cup in August. Hoping to stimulate World Cup-like competition in the years preceeding the actual WRWC, England established the first Nations Cup to take place August 15-31, 2008. The national teams, all top finishers … Read more

More News from Across the Pond on ELVs

Via my Google Reader feed I read today about some interesting news about U19 players and the new ELV law changes. This is from Letchworth Girls’ Rugby blog: Thanks to Spike (from Swaffham) and Simon Shutler for pointing out the good news that sanity has prevailed in the RFU and that – in England at … Read more

Rugby Video Monday: Rugby is beautiful

This rugby video has over 15,000 views and is a great representation of rugby and its beauty. The beauty of its players, the beauty of the game, movement and more…love it. I’m not sure of all the teams, but it mainly seems to be England focused with them playing Wales, Scotland and a few other … Read more