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Lambs Rugby Partnership

Lambs Rugby – Official Scholarship Partner

FirstPoint USA are thrilled to announce their partnership with Lambs Rugby, the Independent Schools Rugby Football Club. This partnership will give the Lambs Rugby the chance to provide the best opportunities for their athletes, with regard to taking the next step into collegiate rugby. The Independent Schools RFC was set up to promote traditional rugby values and […]

Evan Williams - Rugby

Welcome to FirstPoint USA Evan Williams

Rugby player, Evan Williams, has recently joined the ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Evan hails from Bridgend, South Wales and has attended both YGG Secondary School in Llangynwyd and Cowbridge Comprehensive School for his sixth form. Successfully transitioning from a Welsh to English education. Here, we caught up with Evan to find out some more […]

Brendan McGroarty - Rugby

Brendan McGroarty’s Top 10 Tips for Playing Rugby in the US

This is a guest blog written by FirstPoint USA’s Head of Clearing and Promotions, Brendan McGroarty. Brendan played rugby for his local club, Greenock Wanderers, from the age of 7 to 25. Today, Brendan is still enjoying a playing career in the top flight Scottish Premiership with Glasgow Hawks. Here, Brendan shares his top 10 […]

Ruaridh McCall - Rugby

Welcome to FirstPoint USA – Ruaridh McCall

Ruaridh McCall is the newest rugby player to join the ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Ruaridh hails from Strathaven, and is currently in his final year of studies at Strathaven Academy. We recently caught up with Ruaridh to find out some more about his sporting background, why he wishes to pursue a scholarship to the […]

Rugby Player - Zack Beazley

Zack Beazley – Welcome to FirstPoint USA

Zack Beazley is the newest rugby player to join our ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Hailing from Oxford, Zack has lived most of his life in Erwarton, just on the outskirts of Ipswich. Zack attended high school at Holbrook Academy and was Head Boy for the duration of his Year 11. We recently caught up […]

Rugby Player - Tom Williams

Tom Williams – Committed to UMW

FirstPoint USA client, Tom Williams, has committed to a rugby scholarship at the University of Mary Washington. Tom has had a very successful rugby career so far, playing national level rugby in England, and top level university rugby with Northumbria. Here, Tom tells us why he chose to pursue a sports scholarship in the US, […]

Rugby Player - Michael O'Malley

Michael O’Malley – Committed to CWU

FirstPoint USA client, Michael O’Malley, has recently committed to a rugby scholarship at Central Washington University. Michael has previously played rugby with Ratoath RFC and Ratoath College, and is currently playing with Castleknock College. Here, Michael shares with us his experiences of obtaining a scholarship, making the decision to study at CWU, and what he […]

Luke Dearling - Rugby Player

Welcome to FirstPoint USA – Luke Dearling

We’re pleased to welcome Luke Dearling to our list of rugby players here at FirstPoint USA. Originally from the UK, Luke lived in Luxembourg for a number of years and attended the International School. However, in 2008 Luke returned to the UK and has attended Prior Park College in Bath. Here, we caught up with […]

University of Mary Washington Partner Austin Huns

FirstPoint USA partner institution, the University of Mary Washington, has reached an agreement with Major League Rugby pro team – the Austin Huns – to provide a pathway into the pro game for the Mary Washington players. In the first deal of its kind in the US, the Austin Huns will use the University of […]

Ahmed Mohamed & Brandon Sinclair

Brandon Sinclair, who hails from Wick in Scotland where he is subsequently the captain for the U17 academy side he is one of the latest talents from Scotland who join FirstPoint with the intention to join the countless number of Scots to make a large impact in the States. The Wick academy player (who happened […]