When the Eagles take the field against Canada Saturday in Kingston, Ontario, it will be their 48th meeting. We've compiled what we think are interesting statistics, numbers and facts about North America's rugby rivalry.
USA's record against Canada: 12-34-1
USA's longest win streak: 2
Occurred 3 times. Tom Billups coached one, Jack Clark another, and Clark and Duncan Hall split the other.
USA's longest losing streak: 7
5/18/1996 to 6/19/1999. Jack Clark presided over all seven losses. They're currently on a three-game losing streak dating back to 2009.
USA's last win: 12-6 on July 4, 2009
The first half was aired live on ESPN, but coverage of the death of NFL quarterback Steve McNair pushed the second half coverage to ESPN 2. Current Eagles Mike MacDonald, Chris Biller, Shawn Pittman, Louis Stanfill, Todd Clever, Mike Petri, Roland Suniula, Paul Emerick and Chris Wyles were all played in the game.
Record in last 10 matches: 2-8
USA's biggest win: 35-20 8/27/2003
Played in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tom Billups was the coach. MacDonald started at loosehead and Emerick at fullback.
USA's biggest loss: 56-7 8/12/2006
Peter Thorburn coached this one.
USA head coaches' records against Canada (Only goes back to 1993)
Mike Tolkin ???
Eddie O'Sullivan 1-3 (09-11)
Scott Johnson 0-1 (08)
Peter Thorburn 0-3 (06-07)
Tom Billups 3-5 (02-05)
Duncan Hall 1-1 (00-01)
Jack Clark 3-9 (93-99)
Current Eagles' tries against Canada
Todd Clever 5
Paul Emerick 2
Mike MacDonald 1
Everyone else 0