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

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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