Eagles Overseas

In Today's Edition

‍📰 HEADLINES

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MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY

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Old Glory DC: Old Glory DC Announces the Maryland Soccerplex as Our Home Venue for the 2024 Major League Rugby Season (Old Glory DC)

  • Takeaway: Old Glory DC signed a one-year lease to play home games at the Maryland Soccerplex for the 2024 MLR season.
  • Playing Surface: The Maureen Hendrick's Field at Championship Stadium sports a natural, Bermuda grass. 

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USA RUGBY

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Men's Eagles: De Haas Ruled Out for Lengthy Period with ACL (OFM Sport)

  • Takeaway: USA Eagle scrumhalf Ruben de Haas suffered an ACL injury in the first half of the Cheetahs' win over Bloemfontein last Saturday.
  • Recovery: Sources close to Ruben told us that his surgery will take place next week in Cape Town by the same doctor who performed a similar operation on Siya Kolisi. An accelerated recovery is in the range of four to six months. 

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‍Women's Eagles: Barbarians F.C. Assemble Stellar Squad for Return of Barbarian Women (Barbarians FC)

  • Takeaway: USA Eagle hooker Jojo Kitlinski joins Barbarians F.C. for their two-match tour against South Africa and Munster later this month.

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SUPER RUGBY AMERICAS

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American Raptors: Super Rugby Americas Returns in 2024 (Super Rugby Americas)

  • Takeaway: The American Raptors, who finished 2-10 in the first year of the competition, will join six other franchises for the 2024 season. 

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🏉 QUICK HITS 🏉

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Canada: 32 Players Named to England Tour Roster as Canada's Women's Rugby Team Prepares for Re-Match with the Red Roses (Rugby Canada)

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‍USA Sevens: From Cadet to Eagle - An Officer's Journey to the USA Rugby National Team (DVIDS)

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‍MLR: Where Did They Land - 2023 MLR Hoss Elections (The Rugby Network)

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‍RWC: Faf de Klerk Earns 50th Cap for South Africa against Scotland (BBC Sport)

Poll Question

Do you think Italy will beat France on Friday?

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Yesterday's Poll Answer

Do you think Scotland will beat Ireland on Saturday?

89% of respondents voted that Scotland will not beat Ireland.