Four tries send Eagles to Americas Rugby Championship draw with Argentina XV
HOUSTON – The John Mitchell regime began with a bang Saturday night at BBVA Compass Stadium as the Men's Eagles opened the inaugural Americas Rugby Championship competition with a 35-35 draw with Argentina XV.
Houston native Taku Ngwenya was all over the pitch in more than 80 minutes of gameplay in the team's first action of 2016, and was one of four try-scorers for Mitchell's side as the U.S. scored 35 points for the first time against a non-Canadian team since 2012. Veterans and first-time Eagles alike responded to each Argentina flurry to keep the match within a winnable distance, and missed penalty goals by both teams in the dwindling seconds assured the tie...
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