As Rugby Canada opts out, PRO Rugby’s faults continue to show

PRO Rugby will remain an all-American league in its sophomore season after Rugby Canada backed out of their sanctioning deal with the league. This was announced by the league via Twitter last Wednesday, with more details coming out the next day when Rugby Canada and the league put out statements clarifying that it was a disagreement over the exclusivity of the deal that caused the Canadian union to change their minds. After the dust settled, both parties took a credibility hit in a mixed bag of a week for North…

American Pro Rugby Tidbits – News on Huns and Griffins, Pro12, Jarryd Hayne

The past few days have had plenty of news related to professional rugby in the United States, stories that I didn’t feel the need to focus an entire article on but that prompted at least a short blurb. Typically, I’ll do this through Twitter, but there was enough going on that I felt it appropriate to put together an article like this.