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AEG Rugby Release The premier domestic event of the rugby season, USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championships (R7CC), will take place at Kennesaw State University’s (KSU) Fifth Third Bank Stadium from May 14th through 15th, 2022. R7CC is the official national championship tournament for both men’s and women’s collegiate 7s and will be broadcast live on NBC, CNBC, and Peacock. The tournament will include over 60 teams across three division tiers. Men’s teams will be broken into Gold (D1A), Red (D1 Club), and Blue (D2) divisions while women’s teams will compete in Gold (D1 Elite and NIRA), Red (D1), and Blue…

Premier Rugby Sevens Release Premier Rugby Sevens to Hold Open Trials in Southern California on March 6 New League in Search of Male and Female Talent for 2022 Season (NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2022) Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s), which will launch its first multi-city season in the U.S. later this year, announced they will hold the PR7s West Coast Open Trials on Sunday, March 6. The tryouts will take place at the Vista Hermosa Sports Park, hosted by Rhinos Rugby in San Clemente, Calif. PR7s previously announced they will host the PR7s East Coast Open Trials at the Charlotte Rugby Club on Sunday, Feb.…

PRSevens Release Premier Rugby Sevens Names Former Wisconsin Badgers Executive as League’s First Director of Brand Marketing Jessica Burda to lead marketing initiatives for groundbreaking league (NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2022) Premier Rugby Sevens(PR7s), which will launch its first multi-city season in the U.S. later this year, announced that Jessica Burda has been named Director of Brand Marketing for the league. As the former Director of Brand Communications for the Wisconsin Badgers, Burda will lead the marketing for PR7s, the first U.S. sports league to debut with men and women earning equal pay. “Jessica’s tremendous track record in building audiences and…

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 The USA Men’s 7s National Team went 4-2, finishing sixth, at the first HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event of 2022. Ranked fourth overall this season, the group experienced highs and lows as a young squad continues to learn from the ruthlessness of the World Series. Head Coach Mike Friday said: “As expected, it has been a rollercoaster of a weekend where we have played some good stuff as well as some pretty poor stuff over the three days. “We were hugely disappointed with the last five minutes of the Australia game as well as the last…

Tropical Sevens Release Next Phase Rugby announced as the official college recruitment partner for 2022 Tropical 7s. Next Phase Rugby is an online platform that connects college rugby programs with high school rugby players. The app launched in May, and has quickly become the largest online rugby recruiting platform in the country, with hundreds of high school players from the USA and abroad. The college database includes hundreds of men’s and women’s teams across all collegiate divisions. TROPICAL 7s has established itself as one of the world’s leading youth rugby 7s tournaments, bringing school and university age teams from around…

PR Sevens Release Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s), which will launch its first multi-city season in the U.S. later this year, announced that Richie Walker has been named Head of Scouting for the league. As the former head coach of the USA Women’s Sevens National Team, Walker has an incredible rugby resume of coaching men and women at the highest levels, including two Olympic Games. As a native of Auckland, New Zealand, Walker was the head coach of the 2019 Major League Rugby Champion Seattle Seawolves. He left the MLR to be the head coach of the Auckland Storm in his…

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: Aalina Tabani Head Coach Mike Friday has picked 14-players for the first World Series stops of 2022 in Malaga and Seville on January 21-23 and 28-30, respectively. Matches are broadcast on NBC’s streaming platform Peacock.  Roster Highlights Perry Baker will earn his 50th World Series cap  Chase Haskin will earn his first cap in the World Series and Aaron Cummings has the opportunity to make his debut if activated as a traveling reserve  Faitala Talapusi will play for the first time since Paris 2018  Olympian Maceo Brown returns for the first time since the Tokyo Games  Colorado…

Premier Rugby Sevens Release As Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s) prepares for its full launch in 2022, the North American league announced they have partnered with Fubo Sports Network to broadcast their successful debut event that took place this past October. The PR7s Inaugural Championship will rebroadcast on fuboTV on Monday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. ET. “Our partnership with Fubo Sports Network is an ideal opportunity to introduce our league to new fans this month as we prepare for our full launch in multiple cities in 2022,” said Owen Scannell, CEO of Premier Rugby Sevens. “Our inaugural event in October was just a…

AEG Rugby Release Sanctioned by USA Rugby and its Collegiate Council, National Collegiate Championships Rugby 7s (NCCR7s) will serve as the official national championship tournament event for both men’s and women’s collegiate 7s. NCCR7s will be broadcast live on NBC and CNBC, with additional coverage streamed on Peacock. Group ticket and team package presales for NCCR7s are now live. For ticket inquiries please email info@nccrugby.com or call (404) 389-9106. Individual tickets will be available to the public starting in January 2022. Participation and qualification details will be shared with eligible teams in due time. “We are thrilled to add to our Rugby…

USA Rugby Release – Photo AEG Rugby World Rugby is back as the HSBC LA SEVENS returns to Southern California March 5-6, 2022 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA. LA Sevens, part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, will feature Team USA and the 15 best men’s rugby sevens nations as they go head-to-head at the same open-air stadium slated host rugby at the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. The weekend will also feature broadcast coverage across multiple NBC platforms, including live television coverage on NBC Sports. The return of the HSBC LA SEVENS was announced today by Steve…

Old Glory DC re-signed Daniel Thomas for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 26-year-old scrumhalf/utility back is 26-years-old, 5’9″, and 180 lbs. Danny played 83 minutes in 10 matches and scored one try during the 2021 season. In 2021, Danny was selected to join the inaugural Premier Rugby 7’s tournament, where his team, The Experts, went on to win the men’s championship. Daniel is from Farnham Common, England, and moved to the United States prior to attending high school. He attended Santa Monica High School where he was the varsity golf team captain. Following his graduation, he attended Santa…

USA Rugby Release by Calder Cahill USA Rugby is proud to announce that Emilie Bydwell has been selected as Head Coach of the USA Women’s Sevens National Team, in a unanimous decision by a five-person selection panel. “It is the honor of my career to be selected for this position,” said Bydwell, “I have been working towards the dream of coaching this team and leading this program for over a decade. The USA Women’s Sevens team is more than a rugby team, it is a group of incredible women that have the power to inspire meaningful change in their communities…

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