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The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens enter the 2019 HSBC USA Sevens tied for first place with New Zealand and have started the Series with four consecutive silver medals. The Eagles Sevens team will defend their home title at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Mar 1-3. Tickets are available at usasevens.com/las-vegas/tickets and all matches will be broadcast LIVE on various ESPN Networks including ESPNews, ESPN2, ESPN3, and ESPN+. Click here for full broadcast schedule USA Sevens and Las Vegas The USA Sevens celebrates a decade of rugby in Las Vegas with attendance records being set the last few years. The…

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…

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…

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,…

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.…

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…

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…

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.…

USA Men’s Eagles Sevens & Dubai Sevens The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens advanced to their first-ever Dubai Sevens Final, losing to New Zealand 21-5. With their silver medal performance, they picked up 19 points in the standings. The top four teams at the end of the HSBC World Sevens Series will qualify for the Olympics. Currently, those spots are New Zealand, USA, England, and Australia. The USA went 2-1 in pool play with a 29-0 win over Spain, a 33-12 win over Wales, before losing to New Zealand 24-7. In the Cup Quarterfinals, the team beat Fiji 24-14 and then…

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens & 2018 Dubai Sevens USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Friday has announced his squad for the Dubai Sevens which begins Friday, November 30th ET. The team will face Spain at 12:00 AM ET, Wales at 3:22 am and New Zealand at 9:22 am on Friday. The 2018-2019 Sevens Series competition is important for another reason this year. The top four teams in the standings will qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020. The USA can’t afford to take any team or tournament lightly and will need to perform to their highest caliber…

Canada men’s Sevens Dubai & Cape Town Squad Head Coach Damian McGrath has named the Canada Men’s Sevens squad for the HSBC World Sevens Series first two stops, the Dubai and Cape Town Sevens. Nathan Hirayama, who led all points scorers in 2017-18 with 334 points throughout the 10 stops, will captain the squad. Justin Douglas, who finished 6th in tries scored with 35 returns. Vancouver’s Adam Zaruba returns from a two-year NFL contract with the Philadelphia Eagles and will be a welcome addition. Canada finished last season in 9th place and will be looking to qualify for the 2020…

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens Dubai Squad Mike Friday has selected a 14 man traveling squad for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series at the Dubai Sevens, Nov. 30-Dec. 1. The team finished in sixth place at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in 2018 after beating Wales, and losing to England and forcing them out of title contention. The team then beat Scotland, before losing to Argentina in the 5th/6th place match. Despite the disappointment of not contending for the Cup, the team’s previous finish at a Rugby World Cup  Sevens was 13th. The 2018-2019 Sevens Series competition is important…

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…

USA Men’s Eagles 7s The ninth stop of the 2017-18 HSBC World Sevens Series Series is in London on June 2-3. The Eagles 7s are in 5th place in the standings. They won their first and only championship in 2015, took the Bronze in 2016 and were 4th in 2017. Watch the tournament LIVE on ESPN+. Captain Madison Hughes rejoins the team after sustaining an injury at the Sydney Sevens. Folau Niua, who missed the Singapore Sevens, also returns. Niua has been a playmaker for the team and has 136 total points on the season. Perry Baker and Maka Unufe…

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