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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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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March 11, 2017 Eagles Secure Quarterfinal Spot at Canada Sevens after win over France Photo: All World Photo Doug Coil After their initial Pool C 52-0 win against Japan, the USA Men’s Eagles beat France 31-19 to improve their record to 2-0 and will move to the Cup Quarterfinals at the Canada Sevens tomorrow. They will face Australia to determine who wins the pool at 5:08pm PT (8:08pm EDT) USA v France The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens continued their lightning start at the Canada Sevens as Folau Niua took the opening restart inside the France 22 meters. Danny Barrett then…

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March 11, 2017 Eagles Dominates Japan at Canada Sevens Photo: All World Photo Doug Coil The Eagles Sevens played ball control in the first half to lead Japan 26-0 at the break. Japan had their first touch of the ball after the 6th minute and did not have many opportunities in the match. The accelerator continues during the second half and the Eagles capped off a 52-0 win to begin pool play at the HSBC Canada Sevens. All players for USA enjoyed some action early in this tournament. In other Pool C action, Australia beat France 12-7. The Canada Sevens…

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March 9, 2017 Men’s Eagles Sevens Squad Unchanged for Canada Sevens Photo: Martin Seras Lima Doug Coil After earning the bronze medal at the HSBC USA Sevens last weekend, Mike Friday’s Men’s Eagles Sevens squad remains unchanged for the HSBC Canada Sevens, the sixth leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The series will be on March 11-12 in BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia. The tournament can be watched live in the United States via World Rugby’s Sevens Series website. The USA is poised to play both a physical and a speed game and the wider pitch from…

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March 5, 2017 Eagles 7s Win Bronze at USA Sevens Photo: Zimbio Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens faced New Zealand for the Bronze medal in the USA Sevens on March 5th at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. The Eagles Sevens reached the Bronze medal match after a comeback 20-17 win by South Africa in the Cup Semis. In the other Semi-final Fiji came back to defeat New Zealand 19-14 and will play South Africa in the Cup Final. The Eagles will be celebrating their 19-15 win over New Zealand for the bronze medal, as they added their…

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March 5, 2017 Eagles 7s Play for Bronze at USA Sevens Photo: Zimbio Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens faced South Africa in the USA Sevens Cup Semi-Finals on March 5th at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. The Eagles Sevens reached the Cup Semis after a thrilling comeback 21-19 win over Argentina Saturday night. South Africa came back to take the lead in the closing minutes to beat the USA 20-17. USA v South Africa The restart went 10 10 meters and curved back. Folau Niua found a gap and offloaded to Andrew Durutalo who found Stephen Tomasin…

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March 5, 2017 Eagles Move to Cup Semi-Finals after Comeback Win Against Argentina Photo: Michael Lee/ KLC Fotos Doug Coil The Eagles Sevens faced Argentina in the Cup Quarterfinals at the USA Sevens and came away with a thrilling comeback 21-19 win. They face South Africa in the Cup Semi-Finals at 1:44pm PT (4:44pm ET) Momentum is a key factor in sevens. The USA needed to deal with an apparent win that was snatched form them by England in the last pool match. Was that a factor in the opening half against Argentina? It’s fortunate that the entire match needs…

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March 4, 2017 Eagles lose in closing seconds to England to finish second in Pool at USA Sevens Photo: Martin Seras Lima Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles 7s are on to the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series – USA Sevens Cup Quarterfinals after beating Chile 31-0 in pool play to go 2-0. They then beat England in the final pool match on Saturday to win the pool. USA v England England caught the restart and were quickly penalized and paid for their offense, as Martin Iosefo found a gap for a try. With the wind swirling, Madison Hughes conversion…

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