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

February 2, 2017 USA Women Lose Against Russia at Sydney Sevens Doug Coil The second leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, the HSBC Sydney Sevens began on February 3-4, 2017 (2 & 3 in USA) in Sydney, Australia. Australia, the reigning gold medalists and series 2016 champions, top Pool B with Brazil, Ireland and Fiji also in the Pool. In Pool A, New Zealand Black Ferns are joined by Canada, France and Papua New Guinea, while in Pool C are Russia, England, Spain and the USA. The Sydney Sevens include a 12 team women’s tournament and a…

January 23, 2017 Sarah Buonopane Becomes First Women’s Eagle Cap for Northeast Academy Photo: Northeast Academy – Sarah Buonopane For more about Sarah, read DJCoil Rugby article on USA Women’s Sevens Squad Selected For Sydney Sevens. Northeast Academy Release: Kaitlin McCabe Sarah Buonopane Selected To Women’s Eagles Sevens Sydney Side, Becomes 1st Women’s Cap In Academy History Northeast Academy’s Sarah Buonopane, 23, has been selected for the USA Women’s 7s squad headed to the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Sydney. With her selection, Buonopane becomes the first woman in Academy history to be receive a national team cap.…

January 23, 2017 USA Women’s Sevens Squad Selected For Sydney Sevens Doug Coil The second leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, the HSBC Sydney Sevens will be held on February 3-4, 2017. Australia, the reigning gold medalists and series 2016 champions, top Pool B with Brazil, Ireland and Fiji also in the Pool. In Pool A, New Zealand Black Ferns are joined by Canada, France and Papua New Guinea, while in Pool C are Russia, England, Spain and the USA. The Sydney Sevens include a 12 team women’s tournament and a 16 team men’s tournament. The women…

January 20, 2017 HSBC World Women’s Sevens Series:  Sydney Sevens Doug Coil The second leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, the HSBC Sydney Sevens will be held on February 3-4, 2017. Australia, the reigning gold medalists and series 2016 champions, top Pool B with Brazil, Ireland and Fiji also in the Pool. In Pool A, New Zealand Black Ferns are joined by Canada, France and Papua New Guinea, while in Pool C are Russia, England, Spain and the USA. The Sydney Sevens include a 12 team women’s tournament and a 16 team men’s tournament. The women will…

November 30, 2016 HSBC Women’s Sevens Series Dubai Sevens Squads & Schedule Doug Coil The first leg of six of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series begins in a few hours on December 1st. Yesterday, World Rugby, USA Rugby and USA Sevens Rugby announced that a stop was added in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 3-4, 2017.  Like Dubai, the stop will have both a Women’s and Men’s stop for the Series. In Pool A, Australia won their first Championship of the Series, winning stops in Dubai, Sao Paulo and Atlanta. They also won the Olympic Gold Medal in…

November 29, 2016 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Returns to Las Vegas for 2017 USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament USA Rugby & USA Sevens Rugby Release: November 29, 2016 USA Rugby partners with HSBC Sevens World Series to unite men’s and women’s teams in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS – United World Sports, the organizers behind the largest annual rugby events in the United States; and USA Rugby, the national governing body of rugby in America, announce that the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series will return to Las Vegas for 2017, uniting it with the annual USA Sevens International…

November 24, 2016 Walker Selects Women’s Eagles Sevens Squad for Dubai  Doug Coil The article represents a modified USA Rugby release. The 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series begins at Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Dec. 1-2. Head Coach Richie Walker has selected a squad of 12 that includes four Olympians from the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games as well as two of Team USA’s traveling reserves. Five players will also debut. The Eagles will play gold medalist and 2015-16 Series Champion Australia, Russia, and South Africa in pool play Thursday, Dec. 1 (U.S. time), before Friday’s knockout rounds.…

October 8, 2016 Prusmack Rugby Complex Dedication at U.S. Naval Academy + USA Sevens Expands Photo: by Doug Coil of Jon and Patrice Prusmack at Prusmack Rugby Complex Dedication, Oct. 8, 2016 Doug Coil The dedication and opening of Prusmack Rugby Complex on October 8, 2016 was a major event in the history of the U.S. Naval Academy. A banquet was held on Friday night that brought together many alumni together. It is with alumni support that U.S.Naval Academy Rugby continues to grow and proper. The Prusmack Rugby Complex is an example of the support Alumni have played. Jon Prusmack has…

October 7, 2016 Richie Walker Convenes USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Camp Photo: Richie Walker The first Women’s Eagles Sevens High Performance Camp will be held October 9-14 in the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California in preparation for the 2016-17 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series season. Along with the full-time OTC residents, Eagles Head Coach Richie Walker has invited a few club and college athletes to train alongside his group. Jordan Gray, Molly Kinsella, and Hope Rogers, all contracted athletes will participate in open-play scrimmages during the Camp week to supplement Walker’s plans.At the Olympics in Rio, Team…

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…

April 14, 2016 USA Women’s Eagles 7s Squad for Langford Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach Richie Walker has made five changes to the squad that won the Plate at HSBC Atlanta 7s last weekend. Emily Azevedo, a crossover bobsled athlete and Carmen Farmer, a Women’s Rugby World Cup veteran and member of the U.S. team at the 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships will make their HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series debuts at HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens in Langford, British Columbia. Both Meya Bizer and Lauren Doyle sustained injuries at Atlanta and returned to the Olympic Training…

April 8, 2016 USA Women’s Eagles 7s Win Plate At Atlanta Sevens Photo: HSBC World Rugby Women’s Series – USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles Sevens lost to Australia 22-5 in the Cup Quarterfinals of the Atlanta Sevens. Australia showed why they currently lead the HSBC World Women’s Sevens Series and have booked another Cup Final appearance against New Zealand. As in the first two legs of the Series, Australia has made it three for three in winning Cups. With the loss, the Eagles looked to contend for the Plate. Next up was Fiji in the…

April 9, 2016  USA Women’s Eagles 7s Lose to Australia in Atlanta 7s Cup Quarterfinal Doug Coil There was a great deal of speculation of how the USA Women’s Eagles Sevens team would play with a coaching change a couple of weeks ago. Jules McCoy is a good coach and Richie Walker is proving to also be. Walker has been effective with his substitutions with the team going undefeated in pool play. The USA won pool matches against Spain, Japan and New Zealand in the process. The win against the later, was the second win ever against New Zealand. That…

April 8, 2016 Women’s Eagles 7s  Win Pool Decider Against New Zealand Photo: USA Women’s Eagles 7s Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles 7s have been enjoyed dominant performances against both Spain and Japan in the first two Pool matches at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens competition at the Atlanta Sevens leg. They face a real test in a match against New Zealand to decide who wins the Pool. Both teams have booked placed in the Cup quarterfinals. The Pool C winner will be matched against Series Standings Leader, Australia, who finished second in Pool A. The loser will face…