The USA Islanders are a band of brothers with island heritage including Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii and islands of the Caribbean, with years of rugby experience. Vahafolau Esikia, nicknamed as "Vaha" by his friends, is the Head Coach of the USA Islanders.
The Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup will be LIVE on FloRugby.com at 4:15p ET [5:15 ADT] tomorrow, August 10, 2017 or at 4:30 ET [5:30p ADT] in Bermuda. The inaugural Cup will feature an all-star team from the newly formed Liberty Rugby Conference against the Republic of Texas All-Stars.
Today's featured matchup stars Nick Dillon of the Liberty All-Stars against Tyler Hawkins of the Republic of Texas All-Stars. Dillon is from Rutgers University, while Hawkins plays for Baylor University. Both are talented players to keep an eye out for on the field this Thursday, August 10 at 5:30ADT in Bermuda or online live on FloRugby.com.
We are officially only 5 days away from one the most anticipated rugby matches of the summer! The newly formed USA Islanders will travel to Bermuda on August 10th to take on the Saracens at the Bermuda National Sports Centre.
Today's unlikely matchup pits two talented rugby players against each other -- Mikle Dill from Beyond Rugby Bermuda and Brad Barritt from the legendary Saracens. Since Mikle Dill has recently returned from the Stellenbosch Rugby Academy to improve his rugby skills, we decided to see how he would do against someone who plays professionally, like Brad Barritt for the Saracens. Let's see who can get the most support from their fan base.