|Beer and Rugby on a Saturday-stopping at Sac Town Union Brewery...|
|Tom and I sample the product at Tank 7 Brewery in Sacramento.|
|USA-Russia for the National Anthems at Bonney Field in Sacramento, California|
The Russians may not be the All Blacks in terms of notoriety for the casual American rugby fan, but Saturday's game would mark Todd Clever's 68th cap in a USA shirt-eclipsing former Eagle Prop Mike McDonald as the all time leading cap leader of USA Men's rugby.
And Since the former USA Captain and the long time face of American Rugby is from California, having this match in Sacramento seemed to be a match made in heaven.
|#6 Todd Clever-the New Record Holder for USMNT appearances with 68 caps.|
The Americans dominated the game pretty much from start to finish-The Russians really had very few chances inside the American 22. The 25-0 scoreline belies the dominance that the Yanks
, as well as a decisive pass that would spring Mike T'eo for the only try of the game in the second half.
|McGinty makes it 9-0 in the first half with the 3rd of his 5 penalty goals.|
|Theo's Try in the Second half|
The heat became a massive factor on play in the second half, and both coaches pretty much emptied
After the tough loss to Italy last weekend, which would have been a big win against a Six Nations side, this was still a good way to finish the summer international schedule for the Eagles, whose next game will be in Chicago the same weekend in November as the Ireland-New Zealand game, when the Eagles will take on the Maoris at Toyota Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois.