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HSBC Women’s Sevens Series: Six stops in Dubai, Sydney, Las Vegas, Kitakyushu, Langford & Clermont-Ferrand.

World Rugby ReleaseFollowing a comprehensive consultation process, the remaining rounds of the women’s and men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 in Langford, London, Paris, Singapore, and Hong Kong have been cancelled due to the ongoing and dynamic global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the 2020 Series to an early conclusion. The decision follows detailed and constructive dialogue with the host and participating unions, and has been taken with the health and wellbeing of the rugby community and the wider public as the top priority, and in line with the relevant national government and public health authority advice. New…

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 has modified determination of place finishes as the Quarterfinal round has been eliminated. The latter has created an uproar in the rugby community. The USA Women’s Sevens finished the tournament in eighth place and will be disappointed in their performance. USA 14-19 Fiji After Fiji had the early possession, the USA attacked after a turnover with Stephanie Rovetti stepping on the touchline just prior to grounding in the left corner. Illona Maher picked up…

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. The USA Women began the 2019-2020 season with two straight medal finishes in Glendale (gold) and Dubai (bronze) and finished finish fifth at Cape Town and Hamilton. Head Coach Chris Brown has made two rotational changes from Hamilton. Cheta Emba and Nana Fa’avesi will be part of the 12 person…

The HSBC World Sevens Series Hamilton Sevens was held 25-26, 2020 in Hamilton, New Zealand. This was a combined Women’s and Men’s event that had a modified determination of place finishes as the Quarterfinal round was controversially eliminated for both Hamilton and the following stop in Sydney. The USA Women began the 2019-2020 season with two straight medal finishes in Glendale (gold) and Dubai (bronze) and fell in the quarterfinals at Cape Town to finish fifth. Head Coach Chris Brown has selected 14 players for Hamilton with three changes made from Dubai and Cape Town. The USA Women’s Sevens beat…

The HSBC World Sevens Series will be held 25-26, 2020 in Hamilton, New Zealand. This is a combined Women’s and Men’s event that has modified determination of place finishes as the Quarterfinal round has been eliminated for both Hamilton and the following stop in Sydney. The USA Women began the 2019-2020 season with two straight medal finishes in Glendale (gold) and Dubai (bronze), the USA Women’s Sevens fell in the quarterfinals at Cape Town to finish fifth. Head Coach Chris Brown has selected 14 players for Hamilton with three changes made from Dubai and Cape Town. Cheta Emba and Joanne…

The USA Women’s Sevens team finished in fifth place in the Cape Town Sevens, which was held December 13-15. The team is in third place in the HSBC World Sevens Series standings after winning gold in Glendale, bronze in Dubai and in fifth-place at Cape Town. The team went 2-1 in their pool with wins over Ireland and England before a loss to Australia. This set up a quarterfinal match against Canada, which their rivals emerged with a 15-14 victory. USA 38-0 Ireland The USA had a dominant performance against Ireland taking a 28-0 lead at the half and finishing…

The USA Women’s Sevens team will compete in their third tournament of the 2019-2020 HSBC Sevens Series in Cape Town from December 13-15 on NBC Sports Gold. The team is currently tied with New Zealand in first-place after winning gold in Glendale and bronze in Dubai. It was their sixth straight medal and an eighth straight semifinal appearance since last season. Head Coach Chris Brown has made one change to the roster with Kasey McCravey on the squad and Kayla Canett moving to an injury reserve. Kristi Kirshe was selected to the Dream Team at Dubai and Alev Kelter also…

The USA earned the bronze medal in the second round of the 2019-2020 HSBC World Series Sevens, the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens 5-7 December 2019. The USA entered the tournament first-place in the world after Claiming the Cup at the USA Sevens in Glendale. The USA opened the Dubai Sevens with a 29-7 win over Brazil and followed with a 33-14 victory over Russia. This set up a match between the USA and rivals Canada with the Women’s Eagles Sevens emerging with a 34-10 win. In the Cup Quarterfinals, the USA defeated Russia 28-7 and then fell to eventual cup…

The second round of the 2019-2020 HSBC World Series Sevens is being held at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens 5-7 December 2019. The USA entered the tournament first-place in the world after Claiming the Cup at the USA Sevens in Glendale. The USA opened the Dubai Sevens with a 29-7 win over Brazil and followed with a 33-14 victory over Russia. This set up a match between the USA and rivals Canada with the Women’s Eagles Sevens emerging with a 34-10 win. The USA will face Russia in the Cup Quarterfinals at 1:50 am ET, while Canada faces France in…

The USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Team opened the 2019-2020 HSBC World Rugby Sevens with their first home gold medal at home at the USA Sevens in Glendale. It was also their second ever in consecutive tournaments, with the win in Biarritz to conclude the 2018-19 season. The second round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will be in Dubai on December 5-7 and will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Gold. Head Coach Chris Brown has made two changes from Glendale with Kris Thomas and Kayla Canett rejoining the squad. Thomas was unavailable for the previous tournament due to…

The HSBC USA Women’s Sevens Series was held in Glendale, Colorado on October 5-6, 2019. The USA won back-to-back HSBC Women’s Series titles with a 26-7 win over Australia. In the Bronze Final, New Zealand defeated France 31-14 and in the 5th Place Final, Spain beat Canada 12-7. The remaining teams were Russia (7), Ireland (8), England (9), Japan (10), Fiji (11), and Brazil (12). Cup Final: USA vs Australia Alve Kelter opened the scoring with a try 90 seconds into the match and then converted for a 7-0 lead. Australia responded as Ellia Green sped away for a try…

The HSBC USA Women’s Sevens will take place from October 5-6, 2019 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado. The USA Women’s Sevens will open the World Rugby Sevens Series for the 2019-2020 season. All matches will be broadcast LIVE on NBC Sports Gold. Tickets are available at usawomens7sglendale.com. Last season the USA Women’s Eagles Sevens teams collected medals in five of six tournaments, including their first-ever gold at the season finale in Biarritz. The group reached the semifinals at every event, were one of only four teams to qualify for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and reached a world No.…

Day 2 at the Biarritz Sevens saw the USA beating Russia 27-12 in the Cup Quarterfinals and then Spain 24-7 in the Semifinals to advance to the Cup Finals against New Zealand, who defeated Canada 21-12. The USA were on fire against the Black Ferns and secured their first Series Cup Title 26-10 over New Zealand. New Zealand won the season series with the USA second. The USA earned a Gold, Silver and 3 Bronze medals during the Series, with their previous medals best, two. The USA Women’s Eagles had individual awards with Alev Kelter the Player of the Final…

The USA Women’s Eagles Sevens qualified for the 2020 Olympics in Toyko after beating 11th ranked China 36-5 in their opening Pool C match at the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series in Biarritz. The team then beat 10th ranked Fiji 14-12 and 5th place France 19-7 to win Pool C. The matches are being shown on facebook.com/worldrugby7s. The USA entered the Biarritz Sevens ranked 2nd, two points ahead of Canada and twelve points behind New Zealand. A strong performance could allow the United States to cement its position at second in the world, marking the highest ever finish for the program…

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