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HSBC Seven Series: 10 Stops in Dubai, Capetown, Wellington, Sydney, Las Vegas, Vancouver, Hong Kong, Singapore, Paris & London.

 Men’s Eagles Sevens & 2018 Singapore Sevens The eighth stop of the 2017-18 HSBC World Sevens Series at Singapore Sevens will be held on April 28-29 (EDT) and will be broadcast on ESPN3. The USA earned the silver at last year’s 2017 tournament, and with only three Series opportunities remaining, hope to challenge for a 4th place in the standings. Currently, they are in 6th place, 4 points behind Australia. Argentina is in 4th. The USA is in a difficult Pool D along with France, England, and Kenya. With Maka Unufe nursing an injury, Malon Al-Jiboori will join the starters with…

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens & Hong Kong Sevens The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens team won their Pool and entered day two of the tournament playing New Zealand in the Cup Quarterfinals. Sometimes it is difficult to sustain the momentum from the day before and that was the case in this match. The USA vs. New Zealand New Zealand jumped out to a 21-0 lead on the strength of three converted tries by Akuila Rokolisoa down the outside channel, Joe Ravouvou after a missed tackle, and Luke Masirewa after a turnover. Good teams continue to keep the pressure on…

Eagles Sevens Win 2018 Hong Kong Sevens Pool D After opening the 2018 Hong Kong Sevens with a draw against France, the Eagles Sevens team had a dominant 47-5 win over Wales and continued that effort with a 31-17 win over Argentina. In doing so, the team won Pool D and will meet New Zealand in the Cup Quarterfinals at 11:42 pm ET April 7. USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens v Wales Wales struck first with a try by Hari Millard for a 5-0 lead. After that, it was all USA. A Perry Baker try and Folau Niua conversion took…

The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens team started slowly against France as they committed errors allowing France to dominate possession. After being behind 24-5, the team staged a huge comeback scoring three tries in the final two minutes of the match to tie the score 24-24. France’s Paul Bonnefond kicked to open the match and the ball bounced off Maka Unufe and France went on the attack getting to within 5 meters of the line before Matai Leuta poached the ball. Good defense by France contained Perry Baker in-goal resulting in a 5-meter scrum to France. Pierre Gilles Lakafia then powered…

Eagles Sevens & Hong Kong Sevens USA Men’s Sevens’ Head Coach Mike Friday announced his starters for the Hong Kong Sevens, the seventh stop of the 2017-18 HSBC World Series. The team traveled to Hong Kong with an extended roster to compensate for injuries. The team will face France, Wales, and Argentina in Pool D this Friday (Apr. 6), LIVE on ESPN3. Pat Blair and Cody Melphy, members of the extended squad, will need to watch the tournament, while Malon Al-Jiboori is the 13th man. Stephen Tomasin and Maka Unufe who return to the team after missing tournaments due to…

Eagles Sevens Travel to Hong Kong & Singapore Mike Friday has named an expanded traveling roster of 15 players to the seventh stop of the 2017-2018 HSBC World Sevens Series at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Tournament next week Apr. 6-8. The team is currently in the Top 5 of 8 statistical categories this season. In-spite of injuries, the United States has shown their resilience in continuing to rise in the standings to 6th place. Eagles Sevens Canada Sevens Recap The Eagles began pool A play at the Canada Sevens in Vancouver with a 45-0 shutout of Uruguay, a 28-21…

The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens are fresh off their second Cup final victory in the HSBC World Sevens Series, winning at the USA Sevens in Las Vegas. They are now in Vancouver for the Canada Sevens at BC Place Stadium and will try to continue their rise in the standing from 6th place. The Canada Sevens is being held March 10-11. Matches will be broadcast LIVE on ESPN3. The USA tops Pool A and will face Uruguay first, rival Canada next and then Australia to close out Pool play on Day One. The USA needed to replace Maka Unufue and…

Eagles Sevens Gain Cup Final at USA7s The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens advanced to the Cup Final after a 19-7 win over Fiji in the Cup Semi-Finals. Argentina beat South Africa 12-10, to face the Eagles. To read about how the Eagles Sevens advanced to the Cup Semi-Finals, click here. After three consecutive years of appearing in the Bronze Final, the Eagles Sevens appeared in the home tournament final for the first time. Getting to their 4th Cup Final in history was a charm, as they defeated Argentina 28-0. That gives the team 2 wins in 4 cup final…

Eagles Sevens Gain Cup Final at USA7s The USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens have been a craft, physical, and explosive team at the USA7s stop of the HSBC Sevens Series in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Eagles advance to the Semi-Finals after a 17-12 win against England, while Fiji came back to defeat New Zealand 14-10. First blood went to Fiji as Sevulani Mocewacagi fended Martin Iosefo and went in for a try, which was then converted for a 7-0 lead. The Eagles attack through phases just prior to the break was halted by a knock on. The second half restart…

Eagles Sevens Thrill Crowd, Win Pool & USA Sevens QFs The HSBC World Sevens Series in Las Vegas, Nevada is being held March 2-4, 2018. The Men’s Eagles Sevens have competed in the Bronze Final for the three consecutive years and hope to beat Fiji in the Cup Semi-finals to advance to the Finals this year. The Eagles Sevens team was on fire on day one, beating Samoa 26-7 and Australia 28-7. They then beat Spain 28-17 on day two, before winning 17-12 against England in the Cup quarterfinals. This sets up a match against Fiji at 1:12 pm PST…

It is time again for the HSBC World Sevens Series in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2-4. The Men’s Eagles Sevens completed in the Bronze Final during the past three years and currently are in 7th place in the Series. This year, the team hopes to be in the Cup Final and win for a second time, since their only win at the London Sevens. Tickets are available now by visiting usasevens.com with matches also broadcast LIVE on ESPN3. A month ago, the Eagles Sevens went 1-1-1 in Pool play and ended the Hamilton Sevens with the Challenge Trophy. In Pool…

Eagles 7s & HSBC Sevens Series – Hamilton 7s The Eagles 7s teams hope to take the momentum of their fourth-place finish at the Sydney 7s to the Hamilton 7s this weekend. Based on their finish last weekend, the team moved up in the HSBC Sevens Series standings to 7th place. The Eagles Sevens suffered a narrow loss to Australia, the Sydney 7s Champions, and rebounded to beat Scotland and Canada in Pool play. In the Cup quarterfinals, the team had a dominant win against Fiji. Ben Pinkelman assumed the captain’s role against Argentina and was selected to the tournament…

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…

May 19, 2017 USA Men’s Eagles Sevens Squad at London Sevens Photo: Martin Seras Lima Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens finished in fifth place at the HSBC Paris Sevens last weekend. In doing so, they increased their  fifth place lead over Australia. They have 114 points to Australia’s 101. New Zealand is in fourth with 127 points. The London Sevens in the tenth and last stop of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Two years ago, the Eagles 7s won gold in London and they hope that will be the result this weekend. Mike Friday’s team has made…

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