🏉 New York vs. Seattle
📅 Saturday, June 25
⏰ 12 PM ET
🏟️ Red Bull Arena
MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY
Dallas Jackals: Dallas Jackals Announce General Manager Elaine Vassie and Club Are Parting Ways (Dallas Jackals)
Takeaway: The Dallas Jackals announced yesterday evening that they have parted ways with General Manager Elaine Vassie.
Turbulent Season: Vassie performed double duty when she stepped into the head coach's role following the announcement that Michael Hodge was unable to join the team because of strict travel restrictions in Australia at the time.
Women's Eagles: USA Women's Eagles to Face England in UK for September International (USA Rugby)
Takeaway: The Women's Eagles will face England on Saturday, September 3 at 10 AM ET in a final tune-up before Rugby World Cup 2021 begins in October in New Zealand.
Takeaway: Seattle Seawolves flyhalf AJ Alatimu scored 14 points against the Houston SaberCats in the Western Conference Final, perhaps adding his name to the league MVP conversation.
🇺🇸 USA RUGBY
Women in Rugby Leadership: Jessica Dombrowski Inspired by Capgemini Women in Rugby Leadership Program Alumni (World Rugby)
Quote: "It’s been really cool to actually start to have conversations with individuals and hear what they have done, which has spurred different tangents of thought of what I want to do," said Jessica Dombrowski, who is the president of the Colorado Grey Wolves.
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ICYMI: With Only 3 Girls Rugby Teams at NYC High Schools, Organization Tries to Level the Playing Field (ABC 7)
Player Health & Safety: New World Rugby Graduated Return to Play Protocols Set "Gold Standard" (World Rugby)
South Africa: Alignment with Bok Structures Key as Wales Tests Approach (SA Rugby)