Four new players in Eagles squad
Four uncapped players have been named to the USA's World Cup squad.
Second row Eric Reed (pictured), scrumhalf Jesse Coulson, flyhalf Dave Stroble and wing Sinapati Uiagalelei are the uncapped members of the squad, which will be led by Dan Lyle.
Flyhalf Mark Williams is the only veteran of the eagles last world Cup finals, in 1991 and only seven players were part of the unsuccessful qualifying tournament for the 1995 finals.
United States World Cup squad: Forwards: Tom Billups, Joe Clayton, Luke Gross, Dave Hodges, Kirk Khasigian, Marc L'Huillier, Ray Lehner, Rob Lumkong, Dan Lyle (captain), Fifita Mo'unga, Shaun Paga, Alec Parker, Eric Reed, George Sucher, Richard Tardits.
Backs: Vaea Anitoni, Andre Blom, Jesse Coulson, Kevin Dalzell, Juan Grobler, Brian Hightower, David Niu, Alatini Saulala, Mark Scharrenberg, Rich Schurfeld, Kurt Shuman, Dave Stroble, Tomasi Takau, Sinapati Uiagalelei, Mark Williams.