USA Islanders vs Saracens

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.

Leading up to the 2017 Atlantic Rugby CupBernews wrote a brief article to help promote the event which took place in Bermuda. The article features previews both of the USA Islanders vs. Saracens Match-Up as well as the 2017 Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup

The USA Islanders rugby jersey design focuses on paying a respectful homage to island heritage and USA roots. By transforming the USA Islanders tribal-influenced logo into a larger scale rendered in white, as well as adapting a tribal design for the blue and red sleeves sides. The USA Islanders recently performed well against the Saracens in Bermuda.

The results of the Atlantic Rugby Cup doubleheader are finally in, with the Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup and Islanders vs. Saracens matches ending with surprising results.

The Atlantic Rugby Cup is happening today, and you won't want to miss out on the action. Don't forget about the time change, Bermuda goes by ADT, which is one hour ahead of United States Eastern Time.

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.

Today's featured matchup stars two talented wings, Nathan Earle from the mighty Saracens against Viliami Huihui from the USA Islanders. See them on the field at the Atlantic Rugby Cup.

On August 10, the Atlantic Rugby Cup doubleheader features the Republic of Texas All-Stars vs Liberty Rugby Conference All-Stars match followed by the highly anticipated USA Islanders vs the Saracens match. Coverage begins at 4:15pm ET [5:15pm ADT] live in the Bermuda National Sports Centre and will be streamed online 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.

On August 10, the newly formed USA Islanders team will face the mighty Saracens in a historic charity match in Bermuda. With months of preparation, the USA Islanders are ready to take on the challenge.

Excited for the game? Here's an inside look at the USA Islanders player lineup.

Today's featured matchup pits Tim Streather of the Saracens against Sani Taylor of the USA Islanders, both talented centers. See them on the field at the Atlantic Rugby Cup.

On August 10, the Atlantic Rugby Cup doubleheader features the Republic of Texas All-Stars vs Liberty Rugby Conference All-Stars match followed by the highly anticipated USA Islanders vs the Saracens match. Coverage begins at 4:15pm ET [5:15pm ADT] live in the Bermuda National Sports Centre and will be streamed online on FloRugby.com.

If you've ever visited Bermuda, chances are you've heard of the iconic song, "Proud to be a Bermudian," written by local songwriter John Woolridge. Aimed at bringing the island together, "Proud to be a Bermudian" not only gives insight into the vibrant culture Bermuda possesses but also is the perfect song to kick off the upcoming charity match benefiting Beyond Rugby.

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.

The August 10th Atlantic Rugby Cup doubleheader features the Republic of Texas All-Stars vs Liberty Rugby Conference All-Stars in the first match, followed by the USA Islanders vs the Saracens. Coverage begins at 4:15pm ET [5:15pm ADT] live at the Bermuda National Sports Centre and on FloRugby. The matches are more than just a game. Beyond Rugby Bermuda, dedicated to instilling core values and positive life changes focusing on at-risk Bermuda youth, is the beneficiary of the event.

The days are winding down and the USA Islanders' inagural match with the Saracens in Bermuda is only 10 days away!

Today's featured matchup pits two talented halfbacks destined to meet in Bermuda August 10th. The Saracens vs USA Islanders #ISLvsSAR, second match in the Atlantic Rugby Cup 2017, set to kickoff at 7:30pm ADT and shown LIVE on FloRugby will be an instant classic. Either Henry Taylor or Devereaux Ferris could easily win this.

We're proud to announce John Barritt & Son Ltd., the maker of Barritts Bermuda Stone Ginger Beer, as a sponsor for the Atlantic Rugby Cup 2017. John Barritt & Son Ltd. generously donated their zesty ginger soft drink and bottled water for the Saracens vs USA Islanders match on August 10 at 7:30 ADT. We appreciate their support of the charity match where all proceeds benefit Beyond Rugby Bermuda. Beyond Rugby is an organization seeking to instill core values and build positive futures turning young at-risk kids into productive student athletes.

We are officially only 15 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 matchup is all-American -- with both Titi Lamositele from the Saracens and Patrick Latu from the Islanders coming from the land of red, white, and blue. These two talented props will battle at the #ISLvsSAR game on August 10 in Bermuda.

Today's featured player matchup pits the Saracens vs USA Islanders, in preparation for the #ISLvsSAR game in Bermuda on August 10 at 7:30pm ADT. Both Nick Tompkins and Saia Uhila are highly skilled as centers, so get excited to see them on the field!

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The USA Islanders rugby jersey design focuses on paying a respectful homage to island heritage and USA roots. By transforming the USA Islanders tribal-influenced logo into a larger scale rendered in white, as well as adapting a tribal design for the blue and red sleeves sides.