United States national under-20 rugby union team

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United States U-20
USA Rugby Logo.png
Union USA Rugby
Nickname(s) Junior Eagles
Coach(es) Billy Millard
Top scorer Madison Hughes
Team kit
Change kit
First international
 United States 18–108 South Africa South Africa
(6 June 2008)
Largest win
United States United States 64-15 Cayman Islands Cayman Islands
(21 June 2009)
Largest defeat
England England 109–0 United States United States
(13 June 2013)
World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2008)
Best result 1st, 2012 JWRT

The United States national under-20 rugby union team is the United States' junior rugby team at the national level. The U-20 team has competed at the IRB Junior World Championship and at several IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy tournaments.

World Rugby Under 20 Championship and Trophy[edit]

Junior World Championship/Trophy
Year Competition Pld Win Draw Loss PF PA Diff Finish
2015 Trophy DNQ
2014 Trophy 4 3 0 1 98 63 +33 3rd
2013 Championship 3 0 0 3 3 251 –248 12th
2012 Trophy 4 4 0 0 149 82 +67 1st
2011 Trophy 4 1 0 3 82 152 -70 7th
2010 Trophy DNQ
2009 Trophy 4 2 0 2 138 97 +41 2nd
2008 Championship 5 0 0 5 68 240 –172 16th

Current Squad[edit]

Squad to 2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy.[1]

Forwards

  • James Gannon
  • Marshall Godfrey
  • Titi Lamositele
  • Val Lee-lo
  • Benjamin Tarr
  • Codi Jones
  • Oliver Drew
  • Tyler Enfield
  • Max Robertson
  • Christian Wiessing
  • Zach Bonte
  • Hanco Germishuys
  • Peter Malcolm
  • Ben Pinkelman
  • Vili Toluta'u
 

Backs

  • Mike Reid
  • Erik Thompson
  • Ben Cima
  • Niall Barry
  • Gabe Farley
  • Seth Halliman
  • Joe Kelly
  • Nemia Qoro
  • David Todd
  • James Vaifale
  • Connar Wallace-Sims
  • Scott Dean

Management[edit]

  • Billy Millard - Head Coach
  • Dave Williams - Assistant Coach
  • Luke Gross - Assistant Coach
  • Michael Engelbrecht - Assistant Coach
  • Dennis Greenhill JR - Physiotherapist
  • Terrence Cronin - Team Doctor

Notable Players[edit]

All-Time Scoring Leaders[edit]

  • Madison Hughes - 82 points scored (including 12 penalties & 6 tries) in JWRT competitions.[2]
  • Robert Johnson - 35 points scored (including 12 conversions) in JWRT competitions.[3]
  • Tai Enosa - 3 drop goals in JRWT competitions (tied for all-time lead among players from all countries).[4]

Graduates to Men's National Team[edit]

The following players, who have played for the US youth team, have also gone on to represent the senior men's team in 15's or 7's:

References[edit]

External links[edit]