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Rugby Sun Apr 26 2009

Witness an International Bruise Exchange in June

The U.S. national rugby team -- the USA Eagles -- is scheduled to start their season of international play against Wales at Toyota Park on June 6. The event offers Chicagoans an opportunity to witness the sport's dirty mix of brutality and finesse and puzzle out the subtle differences between a Maul and a Rolling Maul.

The game will be a major test for the scrappy Eagles, who are 0-6 overall against Wales. In fact, the Eagles have yet to beat any opponent from the British Isles, which injects some David vs. Goliath appeal into the match. Tickets are here.

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