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USA Rugby Men’s Sevens – The Pioneers Part 1 & 2 USA Rugby Release HSBC today released part two of ‘The Pioneers,’ the conclusion of its behind-the-scenes documentary following the USA Men’s Sevens team. The finale of the two-part documentary follows the team’s attempt to shock the world and take home the Rugby World Cup Sevens title on home soil, which energized the US sporting community at an incredible tournament in San Francisco. The documentary has aired in full on NBC Sports Network as well as across HSBC, USA Rugby, and World Rugby digital and social media channels. The 55-minute,…

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USA Sevens & Women Eagles Sevens The USA Women’s Eagles finished 4th at the Rugby World Cup Sevens. They beat China an Russia before losing a close match to New Zealand in the Semi-Finals and to Australia in the Bronze Final. This HSBC Women’s Sevens Series serves as an Olympic qualifier. The first four teams atop of the Series standings will automatically qualify for the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020. The other teams must survive regional qualifying tournaments. The USA team will consist of eight seasoned veterans with international experience. There are also three players who will make their debuts…

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USA Falcons & AF International Sevens Update October 1, 2018 Matai Leuta, Stephen Tomasin and Travion Clark will stay behind to continue rehabilitation for minor injuries sustained in training Saturday. Garrett Bender will also miss the AF International Sevens due to personal reasons. USA Falcons Roster: 1. Pat Blair* 2. Chris Frazier 3. Vili Helu 4. Madison Hughes* (C) 5. Naima Fualaau* 6. Cody Melphy* 7. Kevon Williams* 8. Chris Mattina* 9. Maceo Brown 10. Ryan James 11. Marcus Tupuola 12. Eric Sykes (*Senior Men’s Sevens player) USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabina MANCHESTER, U.K. – With a new season…

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HSBC Women’s Sevens Series – USA Women’s Sevens USA Rugby Release – by AalinaTabani GLENDALE, CO. – Pools and schedules have today been announced for the HSBC USA Women’s Sevens 2018 tournament in Glendale, new opening round of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series. The international tournament, to be held at Infinity Park from October 20-21, will feature 11 core and one invitational women’s rugby sevens teams as they begin their journey to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The two-day event will see pool play fill Day One as each respective team competes for the chance to…

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Atlantis Rugby 7s Camp Atlantis is an invitational rugby team whose specialty is sevens. They began in 1986 for men and expanded to women in 1992. In 2014 boys’ and girls’ teams were added. “To further these competitive goals, Atlantis has implemented a program of camps and clinics to be able to develop players in a controlled environment under the tutelage of excellent and experienced coaches.” Atlantis Rugby will be conducting a High-Performance Rugby 7s Camp on September 30, 2018, at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, Delaware on Sunday, September 30. The camp is geared for high school boys…

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Modified USA Rugby Release Men’s Collegiate All-American Sevens’ (MCAA 7s) Head Coach Steve Lewis and Men’s Falcons’ Head Coach JD Stephenson have named their squads for the annual RugbyTown Sevens tournament at Infinity Park on August 24-26 in Glendale, Colorado. The Men’s Collegiate All-Americans 7s team hope to improve upon last year’s fifth-place finish. The team has athletes from 11 different programs. The Men’s Falcons appear for the first time since 2014 and include three senior Men’s Sevens players and five athletes named to the U.S. Youth Olympic Men’s Rugby team. Men’s Sevens’ Ben Pinkelman will serve as an Assistant…

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2018 Rugbytown 7s The seventh annual 2018 Rugbytown 7s will be held August 26-28 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado. Tickets are available now for the event. Rugbytown 7s Release For the seventh year running, Glendale’s RugbyTown 7s tournament will animate top rugby competition from around the planet. Domestic and international clubs bring their best talent to RugbyTown USA in August, alongside representative teams from all five branches of the US Military, as well as the British Army and Royal Armoured Corps. Participating teams come from the world over, including representatives from the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean. 20…

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2018 USA Rugby Club 7s Nationals The 2018 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championship will be held on August 11-12 at Baker Athletics Complex at Columbia University in New York City. Sixteen men’s and women’s teams will be competing for the Emil Signes Cup. Watch the Club 7s Nationals live on florugby.com or attend obtaining tickets at usaclub7s.com/tickets. Use Discount Code EMPIRE1776 for discounted tickets in advance of the event! 2018 USA Rugby Club 7s Nationals: Men’s Pools A: Denver Barbarians, Mystic River, Atlanta Old White, Belmont Shore Gold B: Washington Athletic, Metropolis Rugby, Santa Monica Dolphins, New Orleans Rugby…

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2018 RWC7s Championship 5th Place Final After beating Scotland 28-0 in the 5th place Rugby World Cup 7s semifinal, the USA completed the tournament in 6th place after a 33-7 loss to Argentina. In the round of 16, the USA Men’s Eagles defeated Wales 35-0 and then lost to England 24-19 in extra time in a Rugby World Cup 7s Championship Quarterfinal. USA v Argentina Recap Argentina claimed the opening restart. After a strong USA defense, Argentina executed a crosskick and on the tackle, the USA was penalized. At the breakdown, Santiago Mare went blind for a try and a…

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2018 RWC7s Championship 5th Place SF The USA Rugby Men’s 7s team faced Scotland in the 5th place semifinal on Sunday, July 22. The USA dominated the possession and thrilled the crowd with excellent ball handling and defense in winning 28-0. With the win, the team will play Argentina, 26-15 winners over France, for 5th place at 5:02 pm PT. In the round of 16, the USA Men’s Eagles defeated Wales 35-0 and then lost to England 24-19 in extra time in a Rugby World Cup 7s Championship Quarterfinal. USA v Scotland Recap Folau Niua opened the match kicking with…

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USA Women’s Eagles Sevens – RWC7s Bronze Final USA Rugby Women’s Eagles Sevens defeated China 38-7 to open the Rugby World Cup at AT&T Park in San Francisco. This set up a Champions Quarterfinal match against Russia who beat South Africa 24-14. The USA beat Russia 33-17 in the quarterfinals and lost to New Zealand 26-21 in the Championship Semi-Finals. In the Bronze final Australia left with the medal after a 24-14 win over the USA. USA v Australia Recap The USA Women’s Eagles 7s had the first scoring opportunity as Abby Gustaitis appeared to go over the in-goal line…

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2018 RWC7s Championship Quarterfinals In the round of 16, the USA Men’s Eagles defeated Wales 35-0 and then lost to England 24-19 in extra time in a Rugby World Cup 7s Championship Quarterfinal. The USA will play Scotland in a 5th place semi-final on Sunday, July 22 at 11:56 am PT. USA v England Recap The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles struck first as Matai Leuta offloaded to Madison Hughes for a try under the posts. Hughes then converted to take a 7-0 lead. England’s Dan Norton answered back evading Niua’s tackle and Tom Mitchell converted to level the match at…

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USA Women’s Eagles Sevens – RWC7s USA Rugby Women’s Eagles Sevens defeated China 38-7 to open the Rugby World Cup at AT&T Park in San Francisco, July 20-22. This set up a Champions Quarterfinal match against Russia who beat South Africa 24-14. The USA beat Russia 33-17 and will play New Zealand in the Championship Semi-Finals while Russia will play Ireland in the 5th-8th place semi-finals. In the Championship Semi-Finals, New Zealand defeated the United States 26-21and will move to the finals against France. The USA will play Australia in the bronze final at 7:22 pm PT. France beat Australia…

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2018 Rugby World Cup 7s The United States entered the tournament as first-time hosts of the Rugby World Cup 7s. The team was seeded fifth and will play Wales, who beat Zimbabwe 33-12 in the Round of 16 on Friday, July 20. In the round of 16, the USA Men’s Eagles defeated Wales 35-0 and will play England, who beat Samoa 19-15 in the Championship Quarterfinals July 21 at 4:38 pm PT. USA vs. Wales Recap USA Men’s Eagles had the majority of possession during the first half. An errant pass by Martin Iosefo was intercepted by Wales to stop…

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