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The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens team will play in the 4th stop of the HSBC Sevens Series at the Sydney Sevens on February 1-3, 2019. The Team is tied for first place in the standing with Fiji after three consecutive silver medal finishes. The United States men will play France, Kenya, and rival-Canada in Pool play and are LIVE on watch.espnplus.com. During the New Zealand Sevens, two-time World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year Perry Baker suffered a broken jaw in the first match against Tonga. The team focused on performing well and went undefeated advancing to the Cup…

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USA Rugby Release CHULA VISTA, CA. – USA Rugby has released the names of 24 athletes who will train full-time at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA as part of the Senior Men’s Eagles Sevens Residency and junior Men’s Sevens Academy programs. The Academy program features three of the 24 total athletes who have yet to make their national team debut and are still part of a collegiate or club program. All athletes part of the Men’s Sevens Residency or Academy Program are available for selection for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, upcoming PanAm Games 2019…

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Carolinas Rugby Union Release The Carolinas Geographical Rugby Union is proud to announce the players selected to represent the CGRU at the upcoming Las Vegas Invitational. The CGRU announced in December the first ever Men’s 7s High-Performance Development sessions geared toward improving sevens play across the union, starting a player pool to take to unique sevens rugby events and identifying players to select for the upcoming Las Vegas Invitational tour this spring. Robert Bortins was named High-Performance Director and Justin-Kyle Anderson Head Coach who then brought in Assistant Head Coach Ruan Swart to make up the coaching staff. “The development…

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The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens team entered the HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton in first place in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. This is the third stop on the circuit, taking place on January 25-27 (based on Eastern Time) and being broadcast LIVE on ESPN+. The USA won Pool B beating Tonga 29-7, Samoa 34-14, and England 19-5 in Pool B. They then beat Scotland 19-14 in the Cup Quarterfinals, New Zealand 17-7 in the Semifinals and losing to Fiji 38-0 in the Cup Final. The Eagles Sevens claimed their second-consecutive silver medal for the first time ever…

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The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens team entered the HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton in first place in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. This is the third stop on the circuit, taking place on January 25-27 (based on Eastern Time) and being broadcast LIVE on ESPN+. The USA faced Tonga winning 29-7, Samoa 34-14, and England 19-5 in Pool B. The USA will play Scotland in the Cup Quarterfinals. The Eagles Sevens claimed their second-consecutive silver medal for the first time ever after the Dubai and Cape Town Sevens and are ranked No. 1 in the World Series standings,…

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The USA Women’s Sevens Team enter the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series January 31-February 3 (based on Eastern Time) in 3rd place at HSBC Sydney Sevens 2019. The Eagles Sevens will face China, Spain and Australia in Pool C, LIVE on facebook.com/worldrugby7s. The USA Women will need to continue to achieve semifinal appearances as this is an Olympic qualifying year, where the top 4 teams at the end of the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series qualify for the Olympics. After opening in second-place at USA Women’s Sevens in Glendale, the Women’s Eagles Sevens finished fourth at Dubai Sevens 2018 last…

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Northeast Academy Release We are excited to announce Annemarie will be joining the Wolfpack as one of the Academy’s team managers. Her first appointment will be with the Women’s Alpha Pack out in Las Vegas for the 2019 LVI! Annemarie began her position as head coach of Ithaca College Men’s Rugby team in 2009, 6 months prior to the program’s formal reinstatement. A year later she led the team to a National Final Four appearance, and the team has continued its success under her leadership. As one of only a few female head coaches in the collegiate men’s ranks, she…

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Northeast Academy Release. We are excited to announce Craig Wilson as the Academy’s Performance Analyst. Craig has a wealth of rugby experience both as a player (having played internationally for Hong Kong) and as a coach. This includes diverse experiences such as two Junior World Trophies, three Asian Championships, the Indian National Team (xv and sevens) and many community programs, including the development of deaf and special needs rugby in Hong Kong. He currently holds an L400 coaching certification. Northeast Executive Director Ryszard Chadwick had this to say about the new addition, “We are privileged to have someone like Craig…

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The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens team enter the HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton in first place in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The third stop will take place on January 25-27 (based on Eastern Time) and will be broadcast LIVE on ESPN+, with the USA will facing Tonga, Samoa, and England in pool play. The Eagles Sevens claimed their second-consecutive silver medal for the first time ever after the Dubai and Cape Town Sevens and are ranked No. 1 in the World Series standings, one point ahead of No. 2 New Zealand and eight points ahead of No.…

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The USA Men’s Falcons the Sudamerica Rugby Sevens tour with a fifth-place finish at the Punta del Este in Uruguay on Jan. 5-6 and a ninth-place finish at the Viña del Mar in Chile on Jan 12-13. At the Punta del Este Sevens the Falcons went 2-2-1 overall. They opened with a 38-0 shutout win over Paraguay, a 26-point draw with Germany, and then lost to Chile 5-27 in pool play. In the Cup Quarterfinals, the USA lost to Argentina 31-7 and then beat Uruguay 17-0 in the 5th Place Semifinal. After severe lightning, the Falcons and South Africa mutually…

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USA Rugby Release CHULA VISTA, CA. – 14 USA Men’s Falcons have been named for the annual Sudamérica Rugby Sevens 2019 taking place in South America this January. The full tournament will consist of two legs beginning with Punta Del Este in Uruguay Jan. 5-6 and followed by Viña del Mar in Chile Jan. 12-13. Along with the USA, the full tournament will consist of teams from 12 nations including Argentina, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, Ireland, Paraguay and Uruguay. In traditional sevens form, pool matches will be played on Day One with knockout rounds on Day Two of…

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The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens team won their Pool at the Cape Town Sevens going undefeated on day one beating Japan 54-0, Spain 38-17 and Argentina 31-14. The team will meet England in the final Cup Quarterfinal match of day two. The USA advanced to the Cup Semifinals for the second consecutive Series stop win a 19-12 win against England. This set up a semi-final match against New Zealand. The team dominated both possession and territory from start at won 31-12 and will meet Fiji in the Cup Final. This is the first time that the U.S. has appeared…

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The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens team is in Cape Town, South Africa for the 2019 HSBC Cape Town Sevens. Last weekend the team gained the silver medal at the HSBC World Sevens Series, Dubai Sevens and are ranked second in the current Series standings. The USA went 3-0 on day one beating Japan 54-0, Spain 38-17 and Argentina 31-14 and advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals against England, who lost 21-19 to Fiji, the Pool C winner. The Cup Quarterfinals will have South Africa vs. Scotland, Fiji vs. Spain, Australia vs New Zealand, and the USA vs. England. The Challenge Trophy…

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Cape Town Sevens The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens earned the silver medal at the HSBC World Sevens Series, Dubai Sevens last weekend. This weekend the team is in Cape Town, South Africa for the 2019 HSBC Cape Town Sevens. The USA will open in Pool B ranked second in the current standings. Head Coach Mike Friday has not made any changes to the match-day 13 from last week’s competition at Dubai Sevens 2018. Eagles Sevens’ Danny Barrett is someone to watch as he combines speed and power. Folau Niua is a playmaker, although he had three tries in Dubai.…

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