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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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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. USA vs. China Scoring Recap Naya Tapper scored in the opening minute as the USA took a 7-0 lead after Nicole Heavirland’s conversion. China answered back with a try by Chen and a conversion…

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USA Rugby Men’s Eagles 7s & 2018 RWC7s USA Rugby Head Coach Mike Friday announced today the Men’s Eagles 7s squad for the 2018 Rugby World Cup 7s in San Francisco being held at AT&T Park on July 20-22. Twelve athletes and two traveling reserves will represent the team. The United States enter the tournament as first-time hosts of the Rugby World Cup 7s. The team is seeded fifth and will play the winner between Wales and Zimbabwe in the Round of 16 on Friday, July 20 at 9:37 PM PT, LIVE on NBCSN. The team finished in sixth-place in…

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USA Women’s Sevens RWC7s  2018 Squad USA Rugby Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach Richie Walker announced the 12 athlete squad to the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 that will be held at AT&T Park in San Francisco, July 20-22. The Rugby World Cup Sevens has adopted a knockout format for the tournament. The USA is seeded fifth and will face China in the Round of 16 at 12:34 pm PT on Friday, July 20. The United States must remain undefeated to advance and to contend for the Championship. A limited number of tickets are still available at rwcsevens.com/tickets while all…

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2018 Stampede Sevens The Calgary Stampede which is one of the biggest rodeos in the world. During this time the Stampede Sevens has grown to become one of the most prestigious 7’s tournaments in Canada. This year’s tournament will be held July 6-7. The tournament has expanded to include Junior Divisions to help promote the sport among the younger generation of rugby players. In the Premier Division, touring sides from the U.K., U.S. (Stars Rugby 7s), Fijian nationals, members of Canada’s international squad and the Calgary Mavericks. have participated. Prize money for both men and women is another incentive for…

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HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 World Rugby has announced the schedule for the men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 with South Africa and Australia the defending champions. There are ten stops on the men’s circuit and six on the women’s. Rugby sevens continue to engage global audiences and break new ground. The men’s and women’s 2018 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series saw record-breaking fan engagement figures with over 120 million video views, a 60% increase on 2017. The 2019 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will be hotly contested as 15 core men’s teams and 11 core…

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