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USA Men’s Eagles 7s The ninth stop of the 2017-18 HSBC World Sevens Series Series is in London on June 2-3. The Eagles 7s are in 5th place in the standings. They won their first and only championship in 2015, took the Bronze in 2016 and were 4th in 2017. Watch the tournament LIVE on ESPN+. Captain Madison Hughes rejoins the team after sustaining an injury at the Sydney Sevens. Folau Niua, who missed the Singapore Sevens, also returns. Niua has been a playmaker for the team and has 136 total points on the season. Perry Baker and Maka Unufe…

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BULLDOG RUGBY PRESS RELEASE SUMMER 2018: After a first ever appearance at the Club Nationals and a creditable 6th place finish in 2017, Bulldog Rugby founders Mike Newcomer and David Fischer are pleased to announce the return of Head Coach Steve Lewis for the Summer of 2018. However, there will be a change of focus and location for the upcoming season. In addition to selecting only younger, USA eligible players, Bulldog Rugby will be competing in the Frontier Region and operating a full-time 7’s summer residency camp in Vail, Colorado. “We are delighted that Steve will be back with us…

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U.S. Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster to present Pete Dawkins Trophy United World Sports Release Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster will present the Pete Dawkins Trophy to the winner of the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. This year’s event will again be held at Talen Energy Stadium outside Philadelphia from June 1 to the 3. McMaster, one of the most decorated and respected military leaders of the past century, also played collegiate rugby at West Point and club rugby for many years. He is a native of Philadelphia. The trophy is named in honor of West Point…

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USA Rugby College 7s Nationals This weekend, May 18-20, 44 men’s and women’s collegiate sevens teams will vie for the 2018 USA Rugby College 7s National Championships at Infinity Park, Glendale, Colorado. Three defending national champions are there to defend their title (Lindenwood Men’s D1, UW Whitewater Men’s D2, and Lindenwood Women). USA Rugby has indicated that “The pools were determined by a seeding process undertaken by the respective divisional committees. The teams were ranked based on reviews of their performances during the season these rankings determined seedings within each pool.” Matches will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel and…

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Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Philadelphia, Pa. – UWS Release May 15, 2018 — United World Sports, the owners of the largest and most successful annual rugby events in the United States, today announced a new expanded agreement with ESPN to carry the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the national title event for men’s and women’s college Rugby 7’s. The 2018 event will again be held at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa. from June 1-3 with over 30,000 fans expected. “We are very happy to be collaborating with ESPN in this agreement,” said Jonathan First, United World Sports President.…

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USA Women’s Eagles Sevens & 2018 Canada Sevens The Women’s Eagles Sevens won the Bronze Final at the 2018 Canada Sevens tournament defeating France 21-5. With their performance, the team moved into 5th place in the HSBC Women’s Sevens standings with one stop remaining. The concluding stop of the 2017-18 HSBC World Women’s Sevens Series is in Paris on June 8-9. After that the USA will play China in the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco on July 20. Head Coach Richie Walker indicated that he is “Incredibly proud of our team for what they have accomplished today. They…

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Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Philadelphia, Pa. – May 10, 2018 – USA Sevens Rugby Release In advance of this year’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the women’s pool assignments for the 16-team men’s rugby sevens tournament field has been announced. The 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is set for Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Reserved and field level tickets to the “World’s Largest Collegiate Rugby Festival” are available online at sevensrugby.com. Single-day reserved tickets are $90 and field level tickets are $63, and full weekend reserved tickets are $132 and field…

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NORTHEAST/TIGER STRATEGIC ALLIANCE Northeast ODA and Tiger Rugby Press Release – May 9th, 2017 “The two-leading elite developmental programs in the country, the Northeast ODA, and Tiger Rugby are forming a unique partnership to offer “best in class” educational programming for players and coach education in the Northeast. Industry leaders Tiger Rugby will utilize Northeast’s local playing and coaching talent as well as their own proven coaches to develop a series of camp and learning opportunities. We look forward to the collaboration”, said Northeast Director John McGeachy. “Our core mission is to identify and develop rugby players in the New…

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USA Women’s Sevens Update May 9, 2018 –  Sarah Buonopane has replaced Kristen Thomas due to an injury. The USA Women’s Sevens will leave for the Canada Sevens in Langford where they will face Russia, France, and Japan. This is the 4th stop of the 2017-18 HSBC World Sevens Series that will be held on May 12-13. The last stop will be in Paris on June 8-10. At the previous stop in Kitakyushu, Japan, the team captured the Challenge Trophy. View the matches live on The Rugby Channel. At Kitakyushu, the Women’s Sevens went 1-2 in pool play before back-to-back…

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National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Powered by Penn Mutual Rugby 7s National Championship NSCRO/United World Sports Release Philadelphia, Pa. – May 9, 2018 – The men’s rugby sevens teams from Salve Regina University, New Mexico Highlands University, Endicott College, California Maritime Academy, The Claremont Colleges, Susquehanna University, Christendom College and Iowa Central Community College will compete in the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Powered by Penn Mutual rugby 7s national championship this coming June, in conjunction with the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. The 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship…

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USA Sevens Rugby Release Philadelphia, Pa. – May 7, 2018 – In advance of this year’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the men’s pool assignments for the 24-team men’s rugby sevens tournament field has been announced. The 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is set for Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Reserved and field level tickets to the “World’s Largest Collegiate Rugby Festival” are available online at sevensrugby.com. Single-day reserved tickets are $90 and field level tickets are $63, and full weekend reserved tickets are $132 and field level tickets are $79. Pool…

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Men’s Bracket Completed – 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship USA Sevens Rugby Release The final three teams – Air Force, Central Washington, and South Carolina – have been announced for the 24-team men’s rugby sevens field in the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships, set for Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Both Air Force and South Carolina return to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship while Central Washington is making its second appearance in the national championship tournament after winning the West Coast 7s earlier in the regular season. The…

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Rugby World Cup 7s Schedule – San Francisco July 20-22 San Francisco is hosting the Rugby World Cup Sevens July 20-22, 2018 at AT&T Park. The USA Rugby Women’s Eagles Sevens will open the Rugby World Cup Sevens against China on July 20 in a knockout format. The Men’s Eagles Sevens will open against the winner between Wales and Zimbabwe that same night. World Rugby Release. “With excitement levels building, fans around the globe can now plan their Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 schedules in earnest as the match schedule has today been announced. The competition, which features the world’s…

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PWRFC Release PWRFC Hires Jack Foley to Lead 7s Program Philadelphia Whitemarsh Rugby Football Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Jack Foley as the Head Coach of their 7s program. Prior to joining PWRFC, Jack has held a number of high profile coaching positions across the tri-state area. Jack is the current Head 7s coach with Atlantis High School Boys Elite and the Pennsylvania High School All-Stars and was previously the Head 7s coach of EPRU High School All-Stars in 2011/12. His 15s coaching experience includes the Pennsylvania High School All-Stars, Malvern Prep, West Chester University, Villanova University,…

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