USA Eagles name training squad in preparation for the Rugby World Cup

With just 100 days to go until Rugby World Cup Japan 2019, the USA Men’s Eagles have named their preliminary 50-man training squad which includes 40 players who will assemble next week in preparation for the Pacific Nations Cup.

The preliminary training squad comprises a pool of players who will be considered for the final 31-man roster traveling to Japan in mid-September. Over the next several months, Head Coach Gary Gold and staff will use the upcoming camp in Colorado and Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) to make final selections. 

USA MEN’S EAGLES PRELIMINARY TRAINING SQUAD

RUGBY WORLD CUP JAPAN 2019

PLAYER NAMEPOSITIONCLUBCAPSNOTES
David AinuuPropToulouse (FRA)5
Malon Al JibooriFlankerGlendale Raptors2
Nate AugspurgerScrumhalf / WingSan Diego Legion21
Marcel BracheWingWestern Force (AUS)16
Nate BrakeleyLockRugby United New York18
Bryce CampbellCenterLondon Irish (ENG)25
Ben CimaFlyhalfSeattle Seawolves10Won’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Nick CivettaLockDoncaster Knights (ENG)22
Shaun DaviesScrumhalfGlendale Raptors 22
Ross DeaconNo. 8Rugby United New YorkWon’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Ruben de HaasScrumhalfFree State Cheetahs11
Cam DolanNo. 8NOLA Gold44
Dylan FawsittHookerRugby United New York8
Mikey Sosene-FeagaiHookerAuckland (NZL)4
Eric FryPropVannes (FRA)44
Hanco GermishuysFlankerGlendale Raptors15
Riekert HattinghNo. 8Seattle SeawolvesWon’t assemble for PNC at this stage
James HilterbrandHookerManly Marlins (AUS)18
Will HooleyFullbackBedford Blues (ENG)8
Madison HughesFullbackUSA Sevens3
Martin IosefoCenterUSA Sevens3
Olive KilifiPropSeattle Seawolves26
Tony LambornFlankerMelbourne Rebels (AUS) 18
Titi LamositelePropSaracens (ENG)27
Ben LandryLock/FlankerEaling Trailfinders (ENG)18
Paul LasikeCenterHarlequins (ENG)13
AJ MacGintyFlyhalfSale Sharks (ENG)21
Will MagieFlyhalfGlendale Raptors23
Siaosi MahoniLockSan Diego Legion2Won’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Samu ManoaLockSeattle Seawolves22
Ryan MatyasWingSan Diego Legion12Won’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Tim MaupinWingNOLA Gold9Won’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Gannon MooreWingUtah Warriors3
Paul MullenPropHouston SaberCats10
Thretton PalamoCenterHouston SaberCats17
Greg PetersonLockNewcastle Falcons (ENG)22
Mike PetriScrumhalfRugby United New York57Won’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Kapeli PifeletiHookerSan Diego Legion2
Ben PinkelmanFlankerUSA Sevens
John QuillFlankerRugby United New York33
Paddy RyanPropRugby United New York4
Blaine ScullyWingUnattached46
Jamason Fa’anana ShultzFlankerHouston SaberCats
Lou StanfillLockSan Diego Legion56Won’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Tevita TameilauLock / Back rowGlasgow Warriors (SCO)15Won’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Joe Taufete’eHookerWorcester Warriors (ENG)22
Mike Te’oWingSan Diego Legion23
Dino WaldrenPropSan Diego Legion19Won’t assemble for PNC at this stage
Chance WenglewskiPropRugby ATL3
Psalm WoochingFlankerSan Diego Legion4

Read more at https://www.usarugby.org/2019/06/usa-mens-eagles-name-preliminary-training-squad-for-rugby-world-cup-japan-2019/?TjsOrrxxLgxyF1LZ.99

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