Men’s National Team adds seven to roster for November Internationals 2018

One player will serve as an injury replacement

Update 10/28Mika Kruse, Anthony Purpura and Nate Brakeley also added. Updates in table below.

CHICAGO, IL - The U.S. Men's National Team (15s) has added seven players to its squad for the November Internationals 2018, with one serving as an injury replacement.  

The additions include 2018 Collegiate All-Americans Chance Wenglewski and Alex Maughan, Tim Maupin, Psalm Wooching, Luke Hume, Marcel Brache and Gannon Moore. Olive Kilifi who was named in the original roster will be out due to injury.

Wenglewski, Maughan, Maupin and Wooching all recently competed with the Men's Selects for the Americas Pacific Challenge 2018. Brache was with the Men's Eagles for their June upset over then No. 6 Scotland and Hume last played with the Eagles in June of 2016.

Moore and Wenglewski have not yet been capped with the Men's National Team.


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All newly added players will be available for selection in the Men's Eagles fall opener against the Maori All Blacks at Soldier Field on Nov. 3. The event itself will also feature the return of the Women's National Team against the Black Ferns and a match between Ireland and Italy, as well. Tickets are available at therugbyweekend.com with all matches streamed LIVE on FloRugby.

Following The Rugby Weekend, the Men's Eagles will face Samoa in San Sebastian on Nov. 10 and Romania in Bucharest on Nov. 17 before closing out their November schedule against Ireland on Nov. 24 in Dublin. The match against Romania will also be streamed LIVE on FloRugby with broadcast information for the others confirmed closer to date.

U.S. Men's National Team Roster 

Dylan AudsleyCenterSan Diego Legion6
Nate AugspurgerWingSan Diego Legion21
Marcel BracheWingWestern Force/Perth Spirit (AUS)10
Nate BrakeleyLockRugby United New York / New York Athletic 16
Bryce CampbellCenterLondon Irish (ENG)18
Nick CivettaLockDoncaster Knights (ENG)15
Shaun DaviesScrumhalfGlendale Raptors18
Ruben de HaasScrumhalfFree State Cheetahs (RSA)4
Cam DolanNo. 8Nottingham Rugby (ENG)37
Dylan FawsittHookerOld Blue New York/Rugby United New York5
Eric FryPropVannes Rugby (FRA)44
Hanco GermishuysFlankerunattached8
James HilterbrandHookerManly Marlins (AUS)16
Will HooleyFullbackBedford Blues (ENG)4
Luke HumeFullbackOld Blue New York/Rugby United New York20
Mika KruseCenterGlendale Raptors 0
Tony LambornFlankerRugby Southland (NZL)16
Titi LamositelePropSaracens (ENG)23
Ben LandryLockEaling Trailfinders (ENG)15
Paul LasikeCenterHarlequins (ENG)6
Will MagieFlyhalfGlendale Raptors16
Alex MaughanHookerLife University1
Tim MaupinWingNOLA Gold7
Samu ManoaLockCardiff Blues (WAL)21
Ryan MatyasWingSan Diego Legion10
Gannon MooreCenterNorth Harbor Rugby (NZL)0
Paul MullenPropNewcastle Falcons (ENG)3
Greg PetersonLockGlasgow Warriors (SCO)17
Anthony PurpuraPropOld Blue New York 11
John QuillFlankerGlendale Raptors27
Blaine ScullyWingCardiff Blues (WAL)40
Joe Taufete'eHookerWorcester Warriors (ENG)16
David TameilauFlankerGlasgow Warriors (SCO)9
Dino WaldrenPropLondon Scottish (ENG)12
Chance WenglewskiPropLindenwood University0
Psalm WoochingFlankerunattached3

U.S. Men's National Team Staff 

Head Coach | Gary Gold
Assistant Coach | Shawn Pittman
Assistant Coach | Greg McWilliams
Strength & Conditioning Coach | Huw Bevan
Performance Analyst | Jimmy Harrison
Head Athletic Trainer | Kevin Ng
Assistant Athletic Trainer | Kristen Douhan
Team Doctor | Angelo Savino (Maori All Blacks)
Team Doctor | Matthew Schmitz (Samoa)
Team Doctor | Richard Kim (Romania & Ireland)
Massage Therapist | Aimee Kern (Maori)
Massage Therapist | Daliah Hurwitz (Samoa, Romania & Ireland)
Team Manager | Chris Hanson
Assistant Team Manager | Kevin McCorry

U.S. Men's National Team Schedule

The Rugby Weekend
vs Maori All Blacks
Sat, Nov. 3 | 6 PM CT
Soldier Field, Chicago, IL

vs Samoa
Sat, Nov. 10 | 12:30 PM ET
Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, ESP

vs Romania
Sat, Nov. 17 | Time TBA
Ghencea Stadium, Bucharest, ROU

vs Ireland
Sat, Nov. 24 | 1:30 PM ET
Aviva Stadium, Dublin, IRE

*Times subject to change.