NCAA Women's Rugby

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πŸ“Ί HOW TO WATCH RUGBY TODAY

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SUPER RUGBY‍

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β€πŸ‰ Hurricanes vs. Moana Pasifika

β€πŸ“‹ Preseason Match

⏰ 8:30 PM EST

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β€πŸ‰ Blues vs. Chiefs

β€πŸ“‹ Preseason Match

⏰ 10 PM EST

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β€πŸ“° HEADLINES

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‍MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY

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Trade Alert: New England & NOLA Gold Execute a Trade (Major League Rugby)

  • Takeaway: As MLR Stats guru James Deeley first pointed out, NOLA Gold sent salary cap considerations in 2024 and their 3rd round pick in the 2024 Collegiate Draft to the New England Free Jacks in exchange for wing Taniela Filimone.
  • Context: As ARN's Bryan Ray shared, NOLA acquired Filimone because Chilean center Domingo Saavedra will stay with Selknam and "miss a big chunk" of the 2024 MLR season due to visa issues.

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‍Trade Alert: Houston & Seattle Join the Trade Party (Major League Rugby)

  • Takeaway: The Houston SaberCats sent hooker DaQuan Perry to the Seattle Seawolves in exchange for salary cap considerations in 2024.

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COLLEGE RUGBY

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NIRA: DI, DII & DIII All-NIRA Teams Named for 2023Β (The Rugby Breakdown)

  • Takeaway:Β The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) named 90 women's rugby players to its 2023-24 All-NIRA teams.Β 
  • Division I: 2023 championΒ Harvard University led the pack with 12 selections across First XV, Second XV, and Honorable Mentions.Β 
  • Division II:Β 2023 champion Davenport University led the pack with seven selections.
  • Division III: 2023 champion Bowdoin College led the pack with 10 total selections on the All-NIRA teams.

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PREMIERSHIP WOMEN'S RUGBY

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Women's Eagles: Round 11 Team of the Week (Premiership Women's Rugby)

  • Takeaway: USA Women's Eagles hooker Kathryn Treder and back row Tahlia Brody where named to the Premiership Women's Rugby Team of the Week.

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β€β€πŸ‰ QUICK HITS πŸ‰

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High School Rugby: Boys HS Club Top 50 Week 6 (Goff Rugby Report)

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‍Six Nations: Italy Call Up Harlequins Wing Louis Lynagh to Six Nations Training Squad (BBC Sport)

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‍Six Nations: Tuilagi Included in England Squad to Face Scotland (BBC Sport)

Poll Question

MLR Pick'Em Time: San Diego vs. Utah

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Yesterday's Poll Answer

MLR Pick'Em Time: DC vs. Houston?

72% of respondents voted for Houston over DC.