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

June 24, 2017 Women Eagles Sevens Second in Pool after Loss to New Zealand Photo: Michael Lee, KLC Fotos Doug Coil The Women’s Eagles Sevens lost to HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series leader, New Zealand and will meet the top seed of Pool C, either Australia or France in the Cup Quarterfinals Sunday at 6:22 am ET. The USA entered their final pool match against New Zealand needing either a win or a draw to win the pool. With the loss, they finished second in pool play. They began the Clermont-Ferrand Sevens coming back to defeat Ireland 12-7 and then…

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June 24, 2017 Women Eagles Sevens Beat Japan to Advance to Cup Quarterfinals at Clermont-Ferrand Sevens Photo: Women Eagles Sevens Doug Coil The Women’s Eagles Sevens advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals at HSBC Clermont-Ferrand Sevens after first defeating Ireland 12-7 and then Japan. They will face Series standing leader, New Zealand at 11:50am ET to determine the Pool A winner and for seeding in the quarterfinals. The entire tournament may be viewed live in the United States on The Rugby Channel. USA v Japan Richie Walker selected the same starters from the win over Ireland. The starters responded with an…

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June 24, 2017 Women Eagles Sevens Start Clermont-Ferrand Sevens with Win Over Ireland Photo: Women Eagles Sevens Doug Coil The Women’s Eagles Sevens began pool play at HSBC Clermont-Ferrand Sevens with a 12-7 win against Ireland. Next for the team is Japan at 8:44am ET with New Zealand at 11:50am. The entire tournament may be viewed live in the United States on The Rugby Channel. A preview article is also available by clicking here. USA v Ireland Richie Walker elected to begin the match with a less experienced side with Alev Kelter and Naya Tapper on the bench. Sara Parsons…

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June 19, 2017 Women’s Eagles Sevens Squad for Clermont-Ferrand Sevens Photo: Michael Lee, KLC Fotos Doug Coil Richie Walker, Head Coach of the Women’s Eagles Sevens, has named his 12 player squad for the final 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Series stop, at HSBC Clermont-Ferrand Sevens. Three players will debut for the Eagles Sevens with all being capped Eagles XVs players. Tess Feury, Natalie Kosko and Women’s Rugby World Cup pool athlete Sara Parsons join the squad that is currently ranked sixth in the Sevens Series standings.  The U.S. will face Ireland, Japan, and Series-leader New Zealand in Pool A…

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June 8, 2017 USA Women’s Eagles 7s Draw for Clermont-Ferrand 7s Photo: Clermont 7s Doug Coil The Women Eagles have been grouped in Pool A along with New Zealand, Ireland and Japan in Clermont-Ferrand at the Stade Gabriel-Montpied on 24-25 June. The team is ranked ahead of both Ireland and Japan and should be favored to reach the cup quarterfinals. New Zealand has been a dominant team this year as they top the Series standings. The Eagles currently sit in sixth place with 52 points and are in striking distance of both Fiji with 54 points and Russia with 58…

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May 18, 2017 USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Squad for Canada Sevens Photo: Michael Lee – KLC fotos Doug Coil USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach Richie Walker has made five changes to the sixth-ranked squad on the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series for the HSBC Canada Sevens on May 27-28. The Women Eagles Sevens will be in Pool A with England, the Netherlands and New Zealand with the tournament available live in the United States on The Rugby Channel. Four athletes have been selected for all five legs of the Series. Captain Alev Kelter, Naya Tapper, the team’s leading…

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April 23, 2017 Women Eagles Sevens Finish 7th at Kitakyushu Sevens Photo: HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens Doug Coil After the USA Women’s Rugby Sevens team went 2-1 in Pool C at the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series – HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens and advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals against Fiji and lost 26-19 as Fiji came back to win. With the loss, the USA played a rematch against England, this time suffering a 26-24 loss. That set up a match against France for seventh place, which the USA won 31-14.  All matches for  the United States market were broadcast on the…

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April 22, 2017 Women Eagles Sevens Second in Pool at Kitakyushu Photo: HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens Doug Coil The USA Women’s Rugby Sevens team went 2-1 in Pool C at the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series – HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens and advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals against Fiji. All matches are being broadcast in the USA on The Rugby Channel. On Day One, the USA defeated Spain 19-10, beat England 27-5 and lost to Canada 29-12 to advance to the Cup Quarterfinals. The USA entered the the fourth leg of the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in fifth…

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April 10, 2017 USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Squad Selected for HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens Doug Coil USA Rugby Update: April 17, 2017 “Ryan Carlyle, still traveling to Japan with the Women’s Eagles Sevens, has been replaced in the 12-player roster for HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens by Lilly Durbin.” Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach Richie Walker has selected two uncapped athletes for the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Japan for HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens. The USA played Canada in the HSBC Sydney 7s Cup Final and also at the HSBC USA Sevens Bronze final. At the Kitakyushu Sevens they will be in…

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March 5, 2017 USA Women’s Sevens Finish Fourth at USA Sevens Doug Coil The USA Women’s Sevens played Canada for the Bronze medal at the USA Sevens. This was a repeat of the Cup Finals from the Sydney Sevens. Canada took the initial lead, a lead that they did not relinquish, and won 31-7. The USA Women’s Eagles need to take pride in they reached the Cup Semi-Finals finishing fourth after their Silver medal performance at Sydney. The USA Women are on the right track and are developing a talented pool of athletes in which Richie Walker can draw upon.…

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March 4, 2017 USA Women’s Sevens to Play for Bronze after Narrow Loss to New Zealand Doug Coil After earning a silver medal at the Sydney Sevens, there was great anticipation of the USA Women’s Sevens playing New Zealand in the Cup Semi-finals. This is a repeat of the Cup Semi-finals from the Sydney Sevens. With a win the USA, will accomplish something they have not done before, reaching the Cup Finals for two consecutive series stops. Both teams are playing some excellent rugby and it should be a match that should not be missed. The USA Women’s Sevens has…

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March 4, 2017 USA Women’s Sevens Advance to Cup Semi-Finals After Win Against Ireland Doug Coil The USA entered the Cup quarterfinals after a 2-1 record in pool play. Their opening match found Ireland coming back with two tries to win 24-21. The Women’s Eagles 7s found themselves facing Ireland in a rematch and came away with a 20-12  win. They will face the winner of New Zealand and Russia next at 12:56pm PT. The first try went to the USA, as they won a scrum then after a couple of phases Kristen Thomas drew in a defender and Naya…

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March 3, 2017 USA Women’s 7s Finish Second in Pool at USA7s Doug Coil The USA Women’s Sevens completed pool play at the USA Sevens in second place and advance to the Cup quarterfinals tomorrow. The Eagles 7s began the day with a 24-12 loss to Ireland and then beat Spain 22-7 and Fiji 14-7. Based on point differential, Fiji was the pool at +21 with the Eagles at +19. USA v Ireland The USA Women’s Eagles 7s took the lead two minutes into the match as Alev Kelter went in for a try and then converted for a 7-0…

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February 27, 2017 USA Women’s Sevens Named for Las Vegas Doug Coil Richie Walker, Head Coach of the Women’s Eagles Sevens team, has selected the squad for the HSBC USA Sevens, the third leg of the HSBC World Women’s Sevens Series. Alev Kelter will captain the side, following her debut as captain at the Syndey Sevens, where they won the the silver medal. At the USA Sevens, the Eagles will play Fiji, Ireland and Spain in pool play at Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, March 3. On  March 4, the finals will be held. The entire women’s event will be…

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