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The HSBC Sevens Series LA Sevens will be held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA on February 29-March 1. All matches are broadcast LIVE and On-Demand on NBC Sports Gold. NBCSN will also provide comprehensive coverage from 8 PM ET to 12 AM ET on Saturday, with extended timings on Sunday at 11:30 AM ET to 8 PM ET. The United States is in Pool C with Australia, Scotland, and Samoa with the original Series format restored for the next two rounds (LA and Vancouver). Samoa will be up first and are ranked 13th overall after finishing 15th…

The pools and schedule have been confirmed for the HSBC Los Angeles Sevens at the Dignity Health Sports Park from 29 February to 1 March 2020. Viewers in the US will be able to watch live coverage of the tournament on the NBCSN channel, with coverage beginning on Saturday, February 29 from 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT to 12 AM ET / 9 PM PT, and extended coverage of finals day from 11:30 AM ET / 08:30 AM PT to 8 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT on Sunday, March 1. Meanwhile, viewers can watch every match live…

The HSBC World Sevens Series Sydney Sevens was held on January 31-Feb. 1, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. This was a combined Women’s and Men’s event that had modified determination of place finishes as the Quarterfinal round has been eliminated. The latter has created an uproar in the rugby community. The USA won their pool with victories over Scotland, Japan, and Australia. They had a narrow loss to South Africa and then defeated England for the bronze. The HSBC Sevens Series now moved to Los Angeles for the LA Sevens on February 29-March 1. USA 32-14 Scotland The USA Men’s Sevens…

The HSBC World Sevens Series Sydney Sevens will be held on January 31-Feb. 1, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. This is a combined Women’s and Men’s event that has modified determination of place finishes as the Quarterfinal round has been eliminated. The latter has created an uproar in the rugby community. Head Coach Mike Friday has made two changes to the roster for Sydney. Ben Broselle will fly home after being pulled out of Hamilton due to Head Injury Assessment (HIA) protocol; Marcus Tupuola will take his place. Cody Melphy will jump in for Madison Hughes who was pulled out as…

The third tournament of the HSBC Sevens Series took place in Hamilton, New Zealand on January 24-26 ET. The USA Men’s Sevens defeated Scotland, lost to New Zealand and beat Wales in pool play. Tournament adjustments to the competition structure for Hamilton led to the team facing Canada in the fifth-place final and then leaving for Sydney after a loss. Tournament Changes for Hamilton & Sydney No Cup Quarterfinals will be held and teams who finish first in their respective pools will advance directly to the Cup Semifinals. The two highest-ranked teams remaining will face one another in the 5th Place…

The inaugural World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series will take place in Viña del Mar, Chile, on 15-16 February 2020. The match schedule and pools for the first leg in Chile were just revealed. Sixteen international teams will compete across two matchdays in the first of two Sevens Challenger Series tournaments to be hosted in South America.The Challenge Series consists of two legs played in South America in Viña del Mar, Chile (15-16 February 2020), and in Montevideo, Uruguay (22-23 February 2020).Thirteen nations earned their place in the Challenger Series by finishing as the top-ranked nations not already competing in the…

The third tournament of the HSBC Sevens Series will take place in Hamilton, New Zeland on January 24-26 ET and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Gold.  Head Coach Mike Friday has made three changes from the Cape Town tournament with Ben Pinkelman, Martin Iosefo, and Marcus Tupuola returning to the group. Both Pinkelman and Iosefo were rested after competing in Rugby World Cup Japan 2019. Tupuola will be an injury reserve with all three players preparing for their first tournament of the season. In a USA milestone, captain Madison Hughes will play in his 50th World Series event. Hughes is the highest…

The USA Men’s Sevens team finished in ninth place at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens on December 13-15. The USA Men currently are in ninth place in the 2019-2020 HSBC Sevens Series standings. This year’s format of teams exiting the tournament after a loss in the quarterfinals is controversial. Places 5-8 are then determined based on team point differential in all matches. It means that four of the sixteen teams play six matches while the others play four. It provides fewer opportunities for reserves to gain valuable playing time and will negatively impact the true strength of the teams with…

The USA Men’s Sevens team will compete in their second tournament of the 2019-2020 HSBC Sevens Series in Cape Town from December 13-15 on NBC Sports Gold. The USA Men currently are in eighth place in the 2019-2020 HSBC Sevens Series standings. This year’s format of teams exiting the tournament after a loss in the quarterfinals is controversial. Places 5-8 are then determined based on team point differential in all matches. It means that four of the sixteen teams play six matches while the others play four. It provides fewer opportunities for reserves to gain valuable playing time and will…

The USA Men’s Sevens Team entered the 2019-2020 HSBC World Sevens Series ranked second in the world and faced Ireland, Scotland, and Australia in Pool B at the 2019 Emirates Airlines Dubai Sevens. The USA won their first two matches, 24-19 over Ireland and 31-21 over Scotland. Penalties and a yellow card had Australia capitalizing to win the pool 24-12. The USA Men’s Sevens Team exits the HSBC Dubai Sevens after a 26-7 quarterfinal loss to New Zealand. The team now turns its attention to round two at the Cape Town Sevens next 13-15 December. HSBC World Sevens Series standings…

U The USA Men’s Sevens Team entered the 2019-2020 HSBC World Sevens Series ranked second in the world and faced Ireland, Scotland, and Australia in Pool B at the 2019 Emirates Airlines Dubai Sevens. The USA won their first two matches, 24-19 over Ireland and 31-21 over Scotland. Penalties and a yellow card had Australia capitalizing to win the pool 24-12. The USA will face Pool C winner New Zealand in the Cup Quarterfinals at 2:36 am ET on Saturday, while Australia meets Samoa. Other Cup Quarterfinal matches include France vs England and South Africa vs Argentina. Noteworthy is Fiji…

The USA Men’s National Team Sevens opens the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019-2020 season in Dubai on 5-7 December 2019. The matches will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Gold. The Eagles Sevens finished second in the world last year and were the most consistent team on the circuit last season. In ten tournaments, the USA was the only nation to reach every semifinal and held a No. 1 world ranking for seven stops. The Four straight silver, one gold and two bronze medals they achieved, matched the number of podium finishes the U.S. had claimed in its entire…

The Men’s Eagles Sevens team qualified for the 2020 Olympics in Japan when they advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals with a 29-5 win over Spain and a 28-26 victory over Wales. They then beat Australia 19-17 to win Pool D. The USA Men’s Sevens team are the first team of four to advance and did so at the ninth round of the World Rugby Sevens Series in London. The USA vs Spain The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens beat Spain 29-5 in their first match of Pool D at HSBC London Sevens 2019. Carlin Isles, who made his 50th appearance in…

The Men’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach has named his squad for the ninth tournament of the ten round HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in London, May 25-26,show liveLIVE on ESPN Networks. The top four teams at the next two legs will qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Japan. The Eagles Sevens traveling team will include a 12 player roster with two traveling reserves for London.The team currently is in first place in the HSBC Sevens Series standings and can clinch a spot in the Olympics in London. Perry Baker, Danny Barrett and Martin Iosefo return from injury and and will…

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