James Deeley

In Today's Edition

📰 HEADLINES

COLLEGE RUGBY

Lindenwood: Women's Rugby Elevated to NCAA Emerging Sports Status (Lindenwood Lions)

  • Takeaway: Lindenwood University announced that Women's Rugby, which has been competing in NCAA's D1 since 2022, will join the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) "as its 29th member" this fall.

WORLD RUGBY

Men's Rankings: Mexico the Big Winners in the World Rugby Women's Rankings (World Rugby)

  • Takeaway: Mexico jumped up five spots to 43rd place after a triumphant return from a 18-month international absence.
  • USA: The Men's Eagles remain in 17th place.

Women's Rankings: History-Making Fiji and Hong Kong Move Up World Rugby Women's Rankings (World Rugby)

  • Takeaway: The Top 10 has remained the same - with the U.S. in seventh place - but Fiji moved up to 15th place and Hong Kong to 17th place.

🏉 QUICK HITS

England: Championship Clubs Fear Bankruptcy without Fairer Deal from RFU (The Guardian)

High School Rugby: Marquette HS Impressive in Wisconsin HS Final (Goff Rugby Report)

Red Roses: Feaunati & Crake Among Players Offered England Contracts (BBC Sport)

Poll Question

MLR Pick'Em Time: San Diego Legion vs. Houston SaberCats?

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Yesterday's Poll Answer

MLR Pick'Em Time: Dallas Jackals vs. Utah Warriors?

70% of respondents voted for Dallas over Utah.