Roster Changes Announced for Men’s National Team June Test Series

31-man squad begins training camp Sunday

  • Roster changes announced for Men's Eagles June Test series 
  • Squad increases to 31 athletes with addition of a Men's Junior All-American
  • Training camp begins this Sunday (May 27) in Denver
UPDATE 6/9: Full squad cut down to 26 athletes: without Ryan Matyas, Ben Cima, Siaosi Mahoni, Ruben de Haas and David Ainuu.
UPDATE 6/3: Tony Lamborn and David Tameilau replaced by Vili Toluta'u and Greg Peterson. 

LAFAYETTE, CO. - With training camp beginning this Sunday, the Men's Eagles announce changes to the full roster for the three match summer test series taking place this June. Titi Lamositele has replaced Callum Black while David Ainuu, a Men's Junior All-American (U20s), will complete the now 31-man training squad.

The Men's National Team will face Russia on June 9th at 6 P.M. MT in Denver, Scotland on June 16th in Houston (time TBA) and Canada on June 23rd in Halifax at 3 PM ET as part of their mid-year schedule. The first two games will be hosted at home as part of the Emirates Airline Summer Series, played at Dick's Sporting Goods Park and BBVA Compass Stadium, respectively. The third and final match against rival-Canada will commence at Wanderers Grounds.

Tickets for the Emirates Airline Summer Series matches against Russia (Denver) and Scotland (Houston) are on sale now at usarugby.org/tickets with both matches featured LIVE on FloRugby. Broadcast information for the final match against rival-Canada (Halifax) will be confirmed closer to date with updates for all three games available by following @USARugby on social media.

USA MEN'S EAGLES ROSTER | 2018 JUNE TEST SERIES 

David Ainuu Touluse Rugby (FRA) Prop
Dylan Audsley San Diego Legion Center
Nate Augspurger San Diego Legion Scrum half / Wing
Chris Baumann Leicester Tigers (ENG) Prop
Marcel Brache Perth/Western Force (AUS) Center
Bryce Campbell Glendale Raptors Center
Ben Cima San Diego Legion Fly half
Nick Civetta Newcastle Falcons (ENG) Lock
Shaun Davies Glendale Raptors Scrum half
Cam Dolan San Diego Legion No. 8
Dylan Fawsitt Glendale Raptors Hooker
Eric Fry Vannes Rugby (FRA) Prop
Hanco Germishuys Austin Elite Flanker
Ruben de Haas Free State Cheetahs (RSA) Scrum half
James Hilterbrand Manly Marlins (AUS) Hooker
Will Hooley Bedford Blues (ENG) Fly half
Olive Kilifi Seattle Seawolves  Prop
Titi Lamositele Saracens (ENG) Prop
Ben Landry Glendale Raptors Lock
Paul Lasike Utah Warriors Center
AJ MacGinty Sale Sharks (ENG) Fly half
Will Magie Glendale Raptors Fly half
Samu Manoa  Toulon (FRA) Lock
Siaosi Mahoni San Diego Legion Lock
Ryan Matyas San Diego Legion Wing
Paul Mullen Houston SaberCats Prop
Greg Peterson Glasgow Warriors Lock
John Quill Glendale Raptors Flanker
Blaine Scully Cardiff Blues (WAL) Full back
Joe Taufete'e  Worcester Warriors (ENG) Hooker 
Vili Toluta'u Seattle Seawolves Flanker

MEN'S EAGLES STAFF | 2018 JUNE TEST SERIES 

Head Coach Gary Gold
Assistant Coach Shawn Pittman
Assistant Coach Greg McWilliams
Performance Analyst Jimmy Harrison
Team Manager Chris Hanson
Head Athletic Trainer Kevin Ng
Team Doctor  Sam Akhavn (Denver)
Team Doctor  Vince Lai (Denver) 
Assistant Athletic Trainer Kristen Douhan (Denver)
Team Doctor Matt Schmitz (Houston)  
Assistant Athletic Trainer  Matt Lopez (Houston & Halifax)
Team Doctor Bruce Miller (Halifax) 

USA MEN'S EAGLES SCHEDULE | 2018 JUNE TEST SERIES 

Emirates Airline Summer Series
vs. Russia
Sat, June 9 | 6 PM MT
Dick's Sporting Good's Park
Denver, CO

Emirates Airline Summer Series
vs. Scotland
Sat, June 16 | Time TBA
BBVA Compass Stadium
Houston, TX

vs. Canada
Sat, June 23 | 3 PM ET
Wanderers Grounds
Halifax, NS