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Sudamérica Sevens Series & Viña del Mar The Sudamérica Sevens Series began last weekend at Punte del Este, Uruguay.The series resumes this weekend at the 2018 Viña del Mar 7s in Chile. Chile, Colombia, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Brazil are the teams competing for the final two spots at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in July at San Francisco in the Men’s competition, while also booking a place at the Hong Kong Sevens in April. The Cóndores and Uruguay have the inside track entering the Viña del Mar 7s, the second and last leg of this competition. Brazil will need a…

HSBC World Sevens Series – Cape Town 7s 2017 The United States will be in Pool B at the Cape Town 7s along with New Zealand, Australia, and Spain. The USA went winless at the Dubai 7s and are in 15th place. New Zealand finished 2nd at Dubai, while Australia was 5th and Spain10th. The match will be streamed live on ESPN3 in the United States. Mike Friday has made one change in his squad from last week’s Dubai 7s. HSBC World Sevens Series 2016-2017 Player of the Year, Perry Baker, suffered a concussion early in the first match against…

Rugby Barbados World 7s Barbados will host the Rugby Barbados World 7s for the second straight year on December 9-10, 2017. The tournament will be played at Trents Playing Field, Holetown, St. James, Barbados. Previously the tournament was hosted by Tobago. The tournament includes a men’s and a women’s open division with teams from Barbados, the USA, Trinidad, and Tobago, St. Lucia and Guadeloupe participating in this year’s Tournament. The winner in each division will receive $3000 US in prize money. There is a live stream for the tournament https://youtu.be/vG0v2b-dz7Y USA teams are represented in both the Men’s and Women’s…

New York 7s & Pelham HS Alumni The article is by Ski Bailey, a coach of Pelham HS & who also coaches the flag and u12 and u14 programs. On Saturday, November 25, 2017, the first Pelham High School Alumni team took part in the famous NY7s tournament in New York City. The team was formed of freshman, sophomores and one senior in college. University of Delaware freshman Luke Persanis began to organize the Pelham High School Alumni team on the Wednesday before the tournament with the roster being finalized on the day before the tournament.  Pelham H.S.Alumni finished the…

Men’s Eagles 7s – HSBC Sevens Series at Dubai 7s The Men’s Eagles 7s looked like that hadn’t missed a beat finishing second at the Silicon Valley Sevens.  It was not the result that they wanted, but Mike Friday will have the team ready for the 2017-18 HSBC World Sevens Series at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens Tournament, beginning Dec. 1. Live updates will be available by following @USARugby on Twitter with live video features available on World Rugby TV, as well. The Eagles are in a difficult Pool at Dubai with Argentina, Samoa, and New Zealand in their Pool.…

Women’s Eagles Sevens Dubai Sevens 2017 Squad The Women’s Sevens will look to improve upon their 6th place finish in the final HSBC 2016-17 standings during the 2017-18 season. The team kick’s off the Emirates Airlines Dubai Women’s Sevens Tournament at 3:28 PM ET on Nov. 30 for USA’s first match against France in Pool A. Matches may be viewed through World Rugby TV. In preparing for the Series, the USA had the opportunity to scrummage Argentina in Chula Vista, California. Assistant Coach Jarrod Faul, who coaches the San Diego Surfers, was an asset in helping to prepare the women…

Eagles 7s vs. Australia – Silicon Valley Sevens The Eagles lost a heartbreaker to Australia 15-12 in the closing minute of the Silicon Valley 7s. Australia now has won the Oktoberfest 7s, the Central Coast 7s, and the Silicon Valley 7s. To advance to the Cup Final, the Eagles 7s defeated England 27-0, while Australia beat Chile 27-0. The Final was a battle of unbeaten teams. England beat Chile 31-12 for third place. In the Cup Quarterfinals, the Eagles 7s beat Fiji 24-5 to advance to the Cup Semi-Finals against England, who beat Samoa 25-10. To reach the Semi-Finals, Australia…

Eagles 7s vs. England – Silicon Valley 7s The Eagles 7s defeated England 27-0 to advance to the Cup Final against Australia, who beat Chile 27-0. The Final will see a battle of unbeaten teams. England and Chile will play for third place. In the Cup Quarterfinals, the Eagles 7s beat Fiji 24-5 to advance to the Cup Semi-Finals against England, who beat Samoa 25-10. To reach the Semi-Finals, Australia beat New Zealand 38-7 and Chile defeated Japan 24-10. The Eagles 7s were undefeated in Pool play beating Tonga, New Zealand, and Chile at the Silicon Valley 7s and advanced…

Eagles 7s vs. Fiji – Silicon Valley 7s The Eagles 7s were undefeated in Pool play beating Tonga, New Zealand, and Chile at the Silicon Valley 7s and advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals against Fiji.  The USA was seed second for the Finals, while Fiji was the seventh seed, having gone 1-1-1 in the Pool rounds. The Eagles 7s jumped out to a 17-0 lead and beat Fiji 24-5 to advance to the Cup Semi-Finals against England, who beat Samoa. All matches for the November 4-5, 2017 tournament are being streamed live by USA Sevens Rugby on their Facebook page.…

Eagles 7s vs. Chile – Silicon Valley 7s The Eagles 7s beat Chile 29-21 in the final Pool C round at the Silicon Valley 7s at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. Both teams were 2-0 entering the match and had secured advancement to the Cup Quarterfinals tomorrow. The Eagles 7s will face Fiji at 12:56 pm PT and Chile will face Japan at 1:10 pm PT. In the other Pool C match, New Zealand won over Tonga and despite their third-place finish in the Pool, they secured the 8th seed to advance to the Cup Quarterfinals against Australia. The…

Eagles 7s vs. New Zealand The Eagles 7s defeated Tonga 29-7 in their first Pool C match at the Silicon Valley 7s at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. Stephen Tomasin scored four tries and Kevon Williams added another in the win.In the other Pool C opening match, the Cóndores 7s upset New Zealand 7-0. The second round matches had the Eagles beating New Zealand 24-12 and Chile beating Tonga 39-0. Both the United States and Chile are 2-0 and will advance to the Cup Quarterfinals tomorrow. The Eagles 7s will play Chile next at 8:00 pm PT, completing their…

Eagles 7s Defeat Tonga 29-7 at Silicon Valley 7s The Eagles 7s came back from a 7-0 deficit and scored 29 unanswered points to defeat Tonga in their first Pool C match at the Silicon Valley 7s at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. All matches for the November 4-5, 2017 tournament are being streamed live by USA Sevens Rugby on their Facebook page. The Eagles 7s will play New Zealand next at 4:28 PT before completing their Pool play at 8 pm PT against Chile. In the match between New Zealand and Chile, the Cóndores 7s upset New Zealand…

Silicon Valley Sevens Stream – USA Sevens Rugby Facebook United World Sports Release: Nov. 3, 2017 “United World Sports, the owner and operator of the largest annual rugby events in the United States, today announced that the Silicon Valley 7’s will be streamed on Facebook Live this weekend, November 4 and 5, from San Jose’s Avaya Stadium. The weekend will be the largest gathering for rugby in the United States this fall.” Fans will be able to access the matches at the Official USA Sevens Rugby Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/USASevens. Coverage begins at 11:00 am PT and continues throughout the weekend.…

Silicon Valley Sevens – Eagles 7s Mike Friday has announced an Eagles 7s team which blends experience and youth for the Silicon Valley Sevens on November 4-5, 2017 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. Tickets are still available and will include the Penn Mutual Collegiate 7s Fall Classic. The USA finished in 5th place, a record, in the 2016-17 HSBC World Sevens Series last May. Mike Friday challenged the team that they should not be satisfied with that performance. A few errors at key times could have meant the difference between finishing a couple places higher. Mike Friday indicated…

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