LAFAYETTE, Colo. – The kickoff time for the USA Rugby Men’s Eagles home match against Georgia has been announced. The June 17 international ranking test will start at 7 p.m. ET from Kennesaw’s Fifth Third Bank Stadium, just outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
Georgia is currently ranked 12th according to World Rugby, the international governing body of rugby union. A win could result in a large increase in rankings for the 17th ranked U.S. national team. The June match will mark the fifth time these teams have faced each other.
The USA v. Georgia match is the second of the Emirates Airline Summer Series. The first match for the Men’s Eagles in the Summer Series will come one week earlier against Ireland at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. The Lelos, as they are known in Georgia, will face Canada on June 10, in Canada.