USRF Announces 2009 Kevin Higgins College Scholarship Recipients

San Diego, CA (October 20, 2009) – The USRF has announced the winners of the 2009 Kevin Higgins College Scholarships. The $1,000 scholarships, named in honor of one of the all-time great U.S. centers (pictured), are awarded to graduating high school seniors who have gone on to continue

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United States Rugby Foundation Announce Latest Ball Grant Recipients

San Diego, CA (September 15, 2009) – The United States Rugby Foundation has announced its latest Ball Grant recipients. Over the years, the USRF has provided thousands of size 4 and 5 balls to hundreds of rugby clubs and community programs. “The Rugby

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Don Pati’s Day to Day IRANZ Experience

August 14, 2009 I arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, went through a lot of customs, and then caught another flight to Palmerston North. I soon met Dave who plays for the Canada Under 20s side. Everything was all organized. When we landed

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United States Rugby Foundation Announce Latest Ball Grant Recipients

San Diego, CA (April 13, 2009) – The United States Rugby Foundation has announced its latest Ball Grant recipients. Over the years, the USRF has provided thousands of size 4 and 5 balls to hundreds of rugby clubs and community programs. “The Rugby

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USRF Development Grant Recipient Cameron Dolan Named Captain of USA Men’s U20s Team

San Diego, CA (April 13, 2009) – The USA Men’s Under-20s National Rugby Team heading to Nairobi, Kenya to compete for the 2009 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy will be captained by 2008 USRF Development Grant Recipient Cameron Dolan. That announcement was made when coach Salty Thompson

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USRF Grant Recipient Kevin Swiryn Tied for 4th in Tries on 7s Circuit

San Diego, CA (April 13, 2009) – Another USRF Grant Recipient, Kevin Swiryn (pictured left, courtesy of www.numinaphoto.com), continues to make waves on this year’s IRB Sevens World Series circuit. Swiryn, the recipient of the 2008 USRFF High Performance Grant, is currently tied for 4th in Tries

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Miles “Doc” Hudson and Pat Vincent Honored at USRF Dinner

San Diego, CA (February 14, 2009) – On the Saturday night of the USA 7s, the USRF held their Annual Dinner in part to honor posthumously, Miles “Doc” Hudson and Pat Vincent with USRF Founders’ Awards. Nearly 100 people attended the affair at the Hotel

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New Champions Crowned at 2nd Annual USRF Scrumble

San Diego, CA (February 13, 2009) – It appeared as if the team anchored by Kevin Casey and Wes Shmidt was going to defend its Scrumble crown as they were the early leaders in the clubhouse with a score of -11. The other two members of the

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