USA Rugby's men's national rugby union team, nicknamed the Eagles, represents the United States in the sport of rugby union. John Mitchell is USA Rugby coach, Todd Clever is team captain. Mike Hercus is top goal scorer. The Eagles are currently ranked 17th by the IRB World Rankings. The USA is involved in the merging of the North American and Carribbean Rugby Association zone competition, which will give North American and Caribbean sides regular competition. USA Rugby's men's national rugby union team have competed in the Pan American Championship, as well as international matches against France and Ireland. USA Rugby's men's national rugby union team have qualified for six of the seven Rugby World Cups. At the 1987 World Cup they beat Japan and lost to Australia and England. In 1991 they lost all their World Cup matches. USA Rugby's men's national rugby union team competes against the top twenty rugby teams. Buy USA Rugby World Cup tickets for all Rugby games.