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

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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April 8, 2016 Women’s Eagles 7s Move to Atlanta 7s Cup QF With Win vs. Japan Doug Coil The second Atlanta Sevens Pool match for the USA Women’s Eagles 7s found them playing Japan. Richie Walker started all the match one reserves along with Captain Jill Potter and Bui Baravilala. Japan kicked off to Japan and the Eagles immediately went on the attack with Potter attacking and offloading to Heavirland. The ball was spread wide and Richelle Stephens raced in for a try from the Wing. Bui Baravilala converted and the Eagles had a quick 7-0 lead. Kristen Thomas quickly…

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April 8, 2016 USA Women’s 7s Beat Spain To Open Atlanta 7s Photo: USA Women’s Eagles 7s Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles 7s team took advantage of the home crowd support in defeating Spain in their opening match 24-0 at the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, Atlanta Sevens. Not only was this a great beginning, but also was the first win for new head coach Richie Walker. Jessica Javelet had the Eagles close to taking the lead with a dominant leg drive. Although this did not result in a try, the Eagles camped in Spain’s territory before Alev Kelter…

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March 31, 2016 USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Squad For HSBC Atlanta Sevens Photo: World Rugby – Jillian Potter Doug Coil Richie Walker, the new Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach, has selected the squad for the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, HSBC Atlanta Sevens. The team enters this leg of the Series in eight place and hopes that the home crowd will spur the team on to move up the standings. The Series will be held at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University on April 8-9. Jillion Potter will take the pitch as captain of the team…

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March 22, 2016 Richie Walker Named USA Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach Photo: Richie Walker Doug Coil USA Rugby announced today that Richie Walker will lead the Women’s Eagles Sevens program through the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games following Jules McCoy’s release from the United States Olympic Committee’s Olympic Training Center. While USA Rugby did not elaborate on McCoy’s release, her contributions to rugby and to the United States are appreciated. Walker was an Assistant Coach with Ric Suggitt throughout the previous Eagles head coach’s tenure. He joined the team on the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series from 2012-13 through…

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February 22, 2016 USA Women’s Eagles Sevens 4th at São Paulo Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles Sevens traveled to São Paulo, Brazil for the second leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series. In Dubai they finished in 11th place and hoped to show that this was a fluke performance. In the Brazil Sevens Jules McCoy changed six players from the previous squad and took 4th place in São Paulo. This moved the USA into 8th place in the standing. The teams 4th through 7th are within striking distance. Australia has shown so far they are the team…

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February 8, 2016 USA Women’s Eagles 7s Squad For Brazil Doug Coil Baravilala, Fa’avesi return to Eagles for second Series leg Chad Wise Monday, February 08, 2016 Baravilala, Fa’avesi return to Eagles for second Series leg USA Rugby Press Release: Women’s Eagles Sevens, February 8, 2016 The second leg of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series will be in São Paulo, Brazil, February 20-21, 2016. The first leg was held three months ago in Dubai. That was the first event for the Women’s Eagles Sevens and players were adjusting to the implementation of a Head Coach Jules McCoy’s…

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January 18, 2016 Women’s Eagles 7s In Camp To Determine Squad for Brazil Doug Coil Jules McCoy, Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach, has convened a high perfomance camp at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California with the purpose of selecting the team to travel to São Paulo, Brazil for the second stop of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series. A number of players at the facility just scrimmaged Canada’s Women’s Sevens players there on Friday after Canada spent two weeks at the OTC. Other players, like Meya Bizer and Carmen Farmer, just returned from the Coral…

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November 20, 2015 USA Women’s Rugby 7s Squad Selected For Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens Logo: USA Rugby Doug Coil Jules McCoy, Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach has selected her squad for the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens, the first stop of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, which kicks off Thursday, December 3rd. Jillion Potter  returns to the USA Rugby national team as Captain. She last appeared in a USA Women’s Eagle at the  Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 in France. Richelle Stephens and Nia Williams will earn their first caps as part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.…

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