Aj Macginty

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Paul Mullen of the United States: ‘If you told me that NBA players would know of the rugby team eight years ago, I wouldn’t have believed it. To me, that says a lot.’ Photograph: Adam Pretty/World Rugby via Getty Images

On Monday, the Houston Rockets basketball team breezed into Tokyo as part of the NBA’S barnstorming tour of Asia, a market of unfathomable riches. Sev(...)

USA’s Irish born outhalf AJ MacGinty during his team’s defeat to France. Photograph: Getty Images

France 33 USA 9 Now this was fun. France beat the USA 33-9, and scored five tries doing it, four of them utterly glorious. The last three came in the(...)

AJ MacGinty starts for the USA against England on Thursday. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

Cardiff wing Blaine Scully will lead the USA into their World Cup opener against England at Kobe Misaki Stadium on Thursday. The 31-year-old veteran (...)

Ireland’s Bundee Aki in  action against Wales at the Aviva Stadium on September 7th. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Jean Kleyn’s inclusion in the World Cup squad may have revived the debate, but for some reason Bundee Aki’s presence in the Irish team seems to cop mo(...)

AJ MacGinty in action for the USA against Ireland in 2017. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

USA Who are they The USA have been an ever-present at the Rugby World Cup, appearing in every tournament since 1987, but they are yet to progress be(...)

Ananaki Lelei Mafi of Japan is held up by Tonga in Osaka. Photograph: Getty Images

A Yu Tamura-inspired Japan thrashed Tonga 41-7 in Osaka on Saturday to make it two wins from two in the Pacific Nations Cup as they continued their pr(...)

Sale Sharks’ Byron McGuigan goes over for a try against Connacht during the European Challenge Cup quarter-final match at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Sale Sharks 20 Connacht 10 England remains the unhappiest hunting ground for Connacht as Sale inflicted a sixth defeat over the Irish province in Eur(...)

Bundee Aki returns for Connacht against Sale. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

All four provinces are in European action this weekend, with Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster facing into quarter-final clashes. But while all (...)

Greg McWilliams: “Every coach I come across over here I tell them to forget systems; get your kids passing the ball and learn how to step off both feet. Skills, skills, skills”

The suggestion makes Greg McWilliams, US Eagles attack coach and father to new-born twins, laugh out loud. “I wouldn’t say I’m pitting myself against(...)

 Owen Farrell in action for Saracens in their Champions Cup match at Allianz Park, London, on October 20th. Photograph:   Steven Paston/PA Wire

Enough is enough Is this the moment rugby finally eats itself? The dinner table has certainly been set. Recently, information leaked from Saracens t(...)

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