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

Photo: Mike Lee, KLC Fotos The USA Women’s Sevens play their last 2022 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series this weekend in Toulouse, France, May 20 to 22 and are currently sitting third place in the overall rankings. The United States trail host France by four points in order to climb into the silver medal position by season’s end. If the squad finishes in second place, it would tie the second highest HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series finish in program history, having finished second during the 2019 season. Head Coach Emilie Bydwell has selected 14 names to the traveling roster for…

USA Women’s Sevens Head Coach Emilie Bydwell has selected the thirteen-player traveling roster for the upcoming HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stop in Langford, British Columbia. The team is in fourth place after the team last played in Malaga and Seville, Spain with only two remaining stops remaining in Langford and Toulouse, France. The United States begins pool play against Fiji at 9:30 AM PT on Saturday, April 30 before playing New Zealand and England that day. Knockout rounds are the next day on Sunday, May 1 with all matches of HSBC Langford Sevens streaming live on Peacock. USA WOMEN’S…

USA Rugby Release The USA Women’s 7s National Team are Gold Medal Champions in Malaga, the third stop in the 2021-22 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Finishing their last tournament in seventh place, the USA women are showing constant evolution on the world stage, now ranked fourth overall with two events to go. Head Coach Emilie Bydwell said: “We’re just really proud of the players. We’re in a growth period and we’re looking forward to the Rugby World Cup and the Paris Olympics. The work they did over the block to get ready for this competition and then the way…

USA Rugby Release Olympians return as Head Coach Emilie Bydwell names her side for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stops in Malaga and Seville, Spain, taking place Jan 21-23 and Jan 28-30. Matches will be broadcast on NBC’s streaming platform Peacock with score updates on USA Rugby’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram channels. Roster Notes: Sarah Levy and Olympian Kayla Canett return for the first time since the Edmonton Fast Four event after competing with the Women’s Eagles in XVs for their Autumn Internationals; Levy will earn her first official World Series cap Olympians Lauren Doyle, Nicole Heavirland, and Kristi…

USA Rugby Release For the first time since the pandemic, the women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will return with an expanded slate of (7) tournaments through 2022. Matches will be broadcast LIVE on NBC’s family of networks with the exact location to be confirmed in the coming weeks. Led by Emilie Bydwell, the USA Women’s 7s National Team features a squad with returning Olympians and six youngsters as the program begin its march toward Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in Cape Town. Roster Highlights Six players who also competed in Edmonton and Vancouver will officially earn their first cap…

The HSBC World Sevens Series 2021 will begin with Canadian men’s stops at BC Place in Vancouver on 18-19 September followed by Edmonton at Commonwealth Stadium on 25-26 September. There will be six men’s and four women’s rounds planned between September and December.The health and safety of players, teams, and all involved remains the top priority as all stakeholders continue to closely monitor global developments with the COVID-19 pandemic The Olympic rugby sevens tournament kicks off July 26  in Tokyo with the men playing through July 28 and the women from July 28-30. World Rugby announced an updated schedule for…

World Rugby Sevens Release Five women’s and four men’s rounds scheduled in HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021 Hong Kong, Dubai and Cape Town to host joint men’s and women’s events Series kicks off with back-to-back women’s rounds in Paris on 15-16 and 22-23 May Discussions continuing towards addition of men’s events in London and Vancouver World Rugby providing US$4 million funding for rugby sevens programmes and high-performance preparation events ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo Health and safety of players, teams and all involved remains the top priority as all stakeholders continue to closely monitor global developments with…

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…

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