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

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…

May 14, 2017 Eagles Sevens 5th at Paris Sevens Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens traveled to Paris for the HSBC Paris Sevens at State Jean-Bouin on May 13-14. The USA entered Paris in fifth place with 101 points with New Zealand in in fourth place with 110 points. New Zealand advanced to the Bronze Final, while the Eagles won 5th place beating Samoa, so making up that gap should be difficult by the conclusion of the London Sevens. On the other hand, the Eagles held an eleven point edge over Australia at sixth place and that will increase…

May 13, 2017 USA Men’s Eagles 7s Second in Pool at Paris 7s: Cup QFs vs. England Photo: Paris Sevens Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens traveled to Paris for the HSBC Paris Sevens at State Jean-Bouin on May 13-14. The USA entered Paris in fifth place with 101 points and will have Zealand in their sights in fourth place with 110 points. Being able to overtake New Zealand after the London Sevens, certainly has to be a goal in entering this Series. Mike Friday make two changes in his squad, as Alex Schwartz of Old Blue, replaced Danny…

May 5, 2017 USA Men’s Eagles 7s Squad Selected for Paris & London 7s Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens sit in fifth place after the eighth leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Mike Friday has selected his squad making two changes for the final two stops in Paris and London. Danny Barrett will miss the last two stops with an injury. Don Pati returns to the team in which he made his debut in Dubai, while Alex Schwartz of Old Blue will debut at the HSBC Paris Sevens at State Jean-Bouin May 13-14. Eighteen year old…

April 15, 2017 Eagles Sevens Win North American Cup Final at Singapore Sevens Photo: World Sevens Series Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles advanced to the Cup Final after earning their fifth consecutive Cup Quarterfinals appearance at the HSBC Singapore Sevens on Saturday. They entered the Series in fifth place in the standings and exited in the same position with 101 points. They also extended their lead over sixth place Australia who has 94 points and marched closer to New Zealand in fourth place with 110 points. After the Pool phase of play ended on Saturday, the Eagles Sevens finished…

April 15, 2017 Eagles 7s Advance to Cup Quarterfinals at Singapore 7s Photo: Martin Seras Lima Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles earned their fifth consecutive Cup Quarterfinals appearance at the HSBC Singapore Sevens on Saturday. They entered the Series in fifth place in the standings. After the Pool phase of play ended on Saturday, the Eagles Sevens finished 2-1 to finish second in Pool D to New Zealand. This will set up a Cup Quarterfinal match against Fiji. The USA began pool play with a 35-19 win over Wales and was followed by a 33-26 win over Scotland. This…

April 9, 2017 Eagles Sevens 4th at Hong Kong Sevens Photo: Hong Kong Sevens Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagle Sevens team finished fourth at the HSBC World Sevens Series – Hong Kong Sevens losing 26-19 to Australia. The Eagle Sevens team entered the seventh leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in fifth place in the standings and exited in the same position. After two consecutive Bronze medal finals at the USA Sevens and the Canada Sevens, the Eagles Sevens advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals after winning their pool. Read about their pool play matches and the  DJCoil…

April 8, 2017 USA Men’s Eagles Sevens Advance to Cup Quarterfinals at Hong Kong Sevens Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagle Sevens team entered the seventh leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in fifth place in the standings. After two consecutive Bronze medal finals at the USA Sevens and the Canada Sevens, the Eagles Sevens will continue to seek to solidify their fifth place in the standings, as they advance to the Cup Quarterfinals. Read the DJCoil rugby Pool D preview. Mike Friday made two changes for 13-man travel squad for the seventh and eighth legs of the…

April 4, 2017 USA Men’s Eagles Sevens & Hong Kong Pool D Preview Doug Coil USA Men’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach Mike Friday has made two changes for 13-man travel squad for the seventh and eighth legs of the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, the Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens, respectively.  Mike Te’o and Anthony Welmers replace Pat Blair and Walt Elder these legs. The Eagles Sevens team had consecutive Bronze medal matches at the USA Sevens and the Canada Sevens in finishing third and fourth, respectively. This moved the Eagles into sole possession of firth place in the…

March 12, 2017 Eagles Thrill Crowd in Narrow Loss to Fiji for Bronze Medal at Canada Sevens Photo: All World Photo Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles lost to South Africa in the Cup Semi-finals of the Canada Sevens in referee’s time, as their attack ended in-goal with Werner Kok holding up a potential Andrew Durutalo try. Durutalo made many crucial plays in the match, including a try to give the USA the lead in the second half. England dominated Fiji in the other Cup Semi-final and this set up the Eagles playing Fiji for the Bronze medal. In the…

March 12, 2017 Eagles Held Up In-Goal & Lose to South Africa in Cup Semi-finals Photo: All World Photo Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens beat Japan, France and Australia convincingly in winning Pool C at the Canada Sevens at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As a result, they advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals against Argentina, winning 14-12. In the Cup semi-finals they faced HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series leader South Africa, who has been in the Cup Finals for all five previous series. Last weekend, South Africa came back to beat the USA 20-17 at…

March 12, 2017 Eagles on to Cup Semi-Final after win against Argentina Photo: All World Photo Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens beat Japan, France and Australia convincingly in winning Pool C at the Canada Sevens at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As a result, they advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals against Argentina, a rematch from the USA Sevens last weekend. Argentina came back to beat Fiji in their final Pool B match forcing a three way tie for first with Fiji and Wales. Point differential secured a second place pool finish for Argentina behind Fiji,…

March 11, 2017 Eagles Win Pool After Win Against Australia Photo: All World Photo Doug Coil Both the USA Men’s Eagles Sevens and Australia won their first two matches against Japan and France to set up their final Pool C match to win the pool at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Both teams have already secured a spot in the Cup Quarterfinals tomorrow. USA v Australia The USA played a physical match against Australia scoring 29 unanswered point before Australia scored a try after the hooter. With the 29-5 win over Australia, the Eagles Sevens won Pool…

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