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USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabani It was the classic story of an American rugby player. Gavan D’Amore grew up knowing nothing of the sport with no reason to follow it. And who could blame him? His father immigrated from Honduras to the United States with a mountain of raw, unhindered, athletic talent that translated in spades on the basketball court. D’Amore would hear stories of skill and notoriety that he only hoped to one day grow into himself. In high school, he channeled that energy into football and basketball but neither truly fit the bill. Where basketball suited his…

USA Rugby Release The USA Women’s Sevens will host weekly educational webinars on YouTube LIVE every Wednesday at 4 PM ET from April 22 to May 13, 2020.  Webinars will be led by national team players and Head Coach Chris Brown spanning a variety of topics. The full schedule for webinars is as follows:  Wednesday, April 22 – Cohesion & Culture – LINK TO JOIN Wednesday, April 29  – Olympic Campaign – LINK TO JOIN Wednesday, May 6 – Challenges working with a Team – LINK TO JOIN Wednesday, May 13 – Aspects of Play – LINK TO JOIN  Each…

USA Rugby Release The USA Men’s Sevens will host a weekly show on @USARugby’s Instagram LIVE every Tuesday at 4:30 PM ET from April 21 to June 9, 2020. Titled, Chow Down with the Dawgs, the show invites young athletes, youth clubs and fans to interact with player-driven conversations, where audiences can ask face-to-face questions, learn more about each squad member and gain insight into the life of a national team player. Each week will incorporate different players from the USA Men’s Sevens residency pool with the first session featuring Danny Barrett and Pat Blair. Players for each show will…

2020 Canada Sevens 5th Place Final The HSBC Canada Sevens was held on March 7-8, 2020 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The USA opened pool play with a 19-5 win over Samoa, defeated Scotland 28-12, and concluded pool play losing 29-7 to Australia to finish second in Pool D. The USA met South Africa in the Cup Quarterfinals, losing 26-10 and the USA defeated Fiji  40-14 in the 5th place semifinal. The Eagles Sevens meet England in the 5th place fina, losing 26-24. The USA vs England Recap The USA Men’s Sevens comeback against England was…

The HSBC Canada Sevens was held on March 7-8, 2020 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The USA opened pool play with a 19-5 win over Samoa, defeated Scotland 28-12, and concluded pool play losing 29-7 to Australia to finish second in Pool D. The USA met South Africa in the Cup Quarterfinals, losing 26-10 and the USA defeated Fiji  40-14 in the 5th place semifinal. The Eagles Sevens will meet England, who beat Spain, in the 5th place final at 8:31 pm ET. The USA vs Fiji Recap Fiji opened the match by not kicking the…

The USA Loses in 2020 Canada Sevens Cup Quarterfinals The HSBC Canada Sevens is being held on March 7-8, 2020 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The USA Men’s Sevens finished fifth in Los Angeles after losing their Cup Quarterfinal to South Africa and claimed 13 points towards their Series standing. They are now ranked seventh overall with three stops until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The USA is in Pool D and will face the same opponents as they did in Los Angeles in Samoa, Scotland, and Australia. The original Series format will return for Vancouver…

The HSBC Canada Sevens is being held on March 7-8, 2020 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The USA Men’s Sevens finished fifth in Los Angeles after losing their Cup Quarterfinal to South Africa and claimed 13 points towards their Series standing. They are now ranked seventh overall with three stops until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The USA is in Pool D and will face the same opponents as they did in Los Angeles in Samoa, Scotland, and Australia. The original Series format will return for Vancouver with the top two teams in each pool advancing…

The HSBC Canada Sevens is being held on March 7-8, 2020 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The USA Men’s Sevens finished fifth in Los Angeles after losing their Cup Quarterfinal to South Africa and claimed 13 points towards their Series standing. They are now ranked seventh overall with three stops until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The USA is in Pool D and will face the same opponents as they did in Los Angeles in Samoa, Scotland, and Australia. The original Series format will return for Vancouver with the top two teams in each pool advancing…

The HSBC Sevens Series LA Sevens was held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA on February 29-March 1. All matches were broadcast LIVE and On-Demand on NBC Sports Gold. NBCSN also provided comprehensive coverage from 8 PM ET to 12 AM ET on Saturday, with extended timings on Sunday at 11:30 AM ET to 8 PM ET. The United States faced Australia, Scotland, and Samoa in Pool C. They opened pool play with a 19-17 win over Samoa, beat Scotland 33-12 to advance to the Cup Quarterfinals along with Australia, who defeated Samoa 31-5. Group play ended with…

The HSBC Sevens Series LA Sevens is being held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA on February 29-March 1. All matches are being broadcast LIVE and On-Demand on NBC Sports Gold. NBCSN will also provide comprehensive coverage from 8 PM ET to 12 AM ET on Saturday, with extended timings on Sunday at 11:30 AM ET to 8 PM ET. The United States faced Australia, Scotland, and Samoa in Pool C. They opened pool play with a 19-17 win over Samoa, beat Scotland 33-12 to advance to the Cup Quarterfinals along with Australia, who defeated Samoa 31-5. Group…

The HSBC Sevens Series LA Sevens is being held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA on February 29-March 1. All matches are being broadcast LIVE and On-Demand on NBC Sports Gold. NBCSN will also provide comprehensive coverage from 8 PM ET to 12 AM ET on Saturday, with extended timings on Sunday at 11:30 AM ET to 8 PM ET. The United States is in Pool C with Australia, Scotland, and Samoa with the original Series format restored for the next two rounds (LA and Vancouver). The USA opened pool play with a 19-17 win over Samoa, who…

The HSBC Sevens Series LA Sevens is being held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA on February 29-March 1. All matches are being broadcast LIVE and On-Demand on NBC Sports Gold. NBCSN will also provide comprehensive coverage from 8 PM ET to 12 AM ET on Saturday, with extended timings on Sunday at 11:30 AM ET to 8 PM ET. The United States is in Pool C with Australia, Scotland, and Samoa with the original Series format restored for the next two rounds (LA and Vancouver). The USA opened pool play with a 19-17 win over Samoa, who…

The HSBC Sevens Series LA Sevens is being held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA on February 29-March 1. All matches are being broadcast LIVE and On-Demand on NBC Sports Gold. NBCSN will also provide comprehensive coverage from 8 PM ET to 12 AM ET on Saturday, with extended timings on Sunday at 11:30 AM ET to 8 PM ET. The United States is in Pool C with Australia, Scotland, and Samoa with the original Series format restored for the next two rounds (LA and Vancouver). The USA opened pool play with a 19-17 win over Samoa, who…

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