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

January 29, 2017 Eagles Sevens Exit Wellington Sevens after Challenge Trophy Semi-Final Loss to Kenya Doug Coil The USA entered day two at the Wellington Sevens after going 1-1-1 in their Poll and finishing the day in third place. As a result they found themselves contending for the Challenge Trophy and faced Japan in the Quarterfinals. In the Quarterfinals, the Eagles took care of business with two Danny Barrett tries and another by Carlin Isles to beat Japan 19-14. The match also claimed Martin Iosefo who appeared to be injured and was replaced by Don Pati for the rest of…

January 28, 2017 Eagles Sevens in Challenge Trophy Hunt after Day 1 in Wellington Doug Coil The USA Men’s Eagles Sevens had a draw against France, a win against Samoa and then a loss against New Zealand in Pool play at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series – Wellington Sevens at Westpac Stadium. Although they had the same record as France, they came in third in the Pool due to France’s better point differential. When play resumes today on day two, the Eagles Sevens will face Japan in the Challenge Trophy Quarterfinal at 5:22pm ET on Saturday. The third leg…

January 18, 2017 Eagles 7s Selected for Wellington & Sydney Doug Coil The third round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens, the Wellington Sevens, will be held in Wellington, New Zealand January 28-29, 2017. Head Coach Mike Friday has selected his squad for the tournament and HSBC Sydney7s, with the latter to be held in conjunction with the Women’s Sevens Series event in Australia, Feb. 4-5. Captain Madison Hughes, Carlin Isles and Brett Thompson return to Eagles 7s team. The Eagles are in Pool C with France, Samoa and New Zealand and begin pool play against ninth-ranked France Friday at…

December 5, 2016 Men’s Eagles Sevens Squad for Cape Town Doug Coil The USA Men’s Rugby Sevens team plays this weekend, Dec. 10-11, in the HSBC Cape Town Sevens, the second leg of the 2016-17 HBSC World Rugby Sevens Series. The Men’s Sevens team comes off winning the Challenge Trophy Final against Samoa in the Dubai Sevens. Madison Hughes will be taking a hiatus from the team, as he has recently played for the Men’s Eagles XV team and has played in 20 consecutive Series tournaments since being named captain ahead of the 2014-15 season, and led the circuit in…

December 1, 2016 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Dubai Sevens Men’s Squads & Schedule Doug Coil Pools A: Fiji, Argentina, Wales, Canada B: South Africa, USA, Scotland, Uganda C: New Zealand, England, Samoa, Russia D: Australia, Kenya, France, Japan Pool A Fiji: 1 Nemani Nagusa 2 Jasa Veremalua 3 Sevuloni Mocenacagi 4 Setareki Bituniyata 5 Masivesi Dakuwaqa 6 Waisea Nacuqu 7 Osea Kolinisau (captain) 8 Kalione Nasoko 9 Jerry Tuwai 10 Kitione Taliga 11 Samisoni Viriviri 12 Joeli Lutumailagi 13 Emosi Mulevoro Acting Coach Nacanieli Cawanibuka (Head Coach Gareth Baber takes over for Wellington) Argentina: 1 Fernando Luna 2 Santiago Alvarez 3 German…

November 26, 2016 Men’s Eagles Sevens Selected for Dubai & Capetown Doug Coil USA Rugby Release modified for article: “The squad also gives opportunities for some guys to make their debuts and continue the development of the Eagles Sevens as established contenders on the Series, something we have worked very hard to be over the last two years.”Mike Friday, Men’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach Men’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach Mike Friday has selected a squad of 13 athletes to open the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series at Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Dec. 2-3. The squad traveling to the…

November 21, 2016 USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens Pre-Dubai Camp Doug Coil The Men’s Eagles Sevens High Performance Camp has convened in Vhula Vista, California with 16 invited athletes joining six Residents of the Olympic Training Center for a spot at Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Dec. 2-3. Eagles Assistant Coach Chris Brown is overseeing Camp as Head Coach Mike Friday was on tour with the Men’s Eagles, a squad that included four Residents. Selections for the first round of the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will be made post-Camp. Danny Barrett and Folau Niua played with the XVs…

October 3, 2016 World Rugby Sevens Series Switching Awards Doug Coil The men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will feature gold, silver and bronze medals for the first time from the 2016-17 season. This will align the annual series with the Olympic Games. The traditional Cup, Plate, Bowl and Shield winners format on the men’s series will be replaced by two competitions. The top two teams in each pool will progress to the Cup competition and the chance to win a gold medal, while lower ranked teams will contest a new Challenge Trophy competition. The restructure means that each…

September 29, 2016 Eagles 7s Add Rugby Endorphin Seekers to Compete at High Performance Camp Logo: USA Rugby Doug Coil The Olympic Summer Games at Rio ended the second week of August and while a core group from that team return, others are playing rugby 15s, nursing injuries, returning to professional football. This requires the addition of other rugby endorphin seekers that want the challenge of shining at the first Men’s Eagles Sevens High Performance Camp at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. Mike Friday, Head Eagles Sevens Coach and his sidekick Chris Brown, and the other coaches…

September 23, 2016 Dubai Rugby Sevens, First Stop on HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Logo: Emirates Dubai Rugby 7s Doug Coil The 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series first stop is being held in Dubai on December 2-3, 2016. Fiji claimed last year’s title, as well as finished with the Gold Medal at the Olympics. This year is a different year and the talented Fijian team will have a new coach that as yet to be in place. Ben Ryan will be missed and where he surfaces will foster that program’s growth. Last year’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series had…

August 3, 2016 USA Sevens 2017 Tickets: Buy Now & Save USA Sevens Release: Buy tickets before August 9th for 2016 prices. On behalf of everyone at USA Sevens, we want to thank you for being the best fans in all of sports. As a small token of our appreciation, and in celebration of the 2016 Olympics, we would like to extend an exclusive opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to the 2017 USA Sevens in Las Vegas this March 3rd – 5th at last year’s prices. The USA Sevens international tournament has become one of the premier rugby tournaments in…

April 29, 2016 Eagles Sevens Squad For Paris Doug Coil Mike Friday, Men’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach has selected the squad for the HSBC Paris Sevens May 13-15. Thretton Palamo and Ben Pinkelman return to the squad. Thretton Palamo performed well at the Las Vegas Inivitational for the USA Falcons and was part of the squad at the Canadian Sevens in Vancouver. Ben Pinkelman needed to focus on completing University requirements and missed the recent Singapore Sevens. Nate Ebner scored two tries against Portugal in Singapore and showed that he is a candidate to make the Eagles Sevens squad for to…

April 14, 2016 Men’s Eagles Sevens Adds Patrick Blair to Singapore Sevens Squad Photo: USA Rugby – Patrick Blair Doug Coil Mike Friday has added Pat Blair to the Men’s Eagles Sevens prior to the eighth round of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Singapore, replacing Ben Pinkelman. Pinkelman returned to Colorado State University to fulfill academic commitments. Nate Ebner should see action this tournament as Carlin Isles recovers from an injury. Pat Blair played with the USA Falcons in their Cup triumph at the Las Vegas Invitational tournament in March. At the HSBC Canada Sevens he made…

April 10, 2016 Men’s Eagles Sevens Reach Plate Final at Hong Kong Sevens Photo: Norma Salinas Photography – Martin Iosefo Doug Coil USA v South Africa Cup Quarterfinal Hong Kong Stadium was under sieze after a torrential downpour impacted playing conditions at the Cathay Pacific, HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Cup Quarterfinals and South Africa moved to the Cup Semi-finals with a 28-0 win over the Men’s Eagles Sevens. The Eagles would need to fight for the Plate beginning with the Plate Semi-finals against Wales.The Eagles had entered the match after going undefeated in pool play with wins against Portugal, Argentina…

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