Browsing: Sevens Rugby

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…

February 16, 2016 Top 8 Men’s Teams to compete for National Small College Rugby 7s Championship at the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia Press Release: Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship and National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) “Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – February 16, 2016 – The top eight men’s Rugby 7s teams in the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Powered by Penn Mutual will be in Philadelphia to compete in their own national championship tournament during the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, to be held Saturday, June 4th and Sunday June 5th at Talen Energy Stadium…

February 11, 2016  Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Expands Women’s Rugby Field & Will Broadcast Championship Final          Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Press Release: Feb. 11, 2016 Expanded Women’s Collegiate Championship Field & Live National TV Broadcast of Women’s Championship Final Enhance the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia World’s Largest Collegiate Rugby Festival Returns to Talen Energy Stadium Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – February 11, 2016 – The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship,  the largest annual collegiate Rugby Sevens event in the world, today announced that the field for the…

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…

February 7, 2016 Eagles 7s Exit Sydney After Kenya Loss Doug Coil Sydney 7s Day Two Day two began with Cup Quarterfinal play for the Eagles 7s against New Zealand. Last week the New Zealand team took over third place in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series after winning the Wellington Sevens. The Eagles 7s have a three match win streak on line against a New Zealand team that has won nine matches since their loss to the United States. The USA startes a team that can match New Zealand for their physical style of play in Barrett, Palamo, Holder,…

February 6, 2016 Eagles 7s Advance to Cup Quarter-Finals at Sydney Logo: USA Rugby Doug Coil The Eagles 7s left Wellington for Sydney, while Kevin Swiryn and Brett Thompson returned home to take care of injuries as the result of match play and practice, respectively. We wish both a speedy recover and return to rugby. Martin Iosefo replaced Kevin Swiryn on the roster. The HSBC World Rugby Sevens in Sydney, Australia is stop four of the series. The United States comes into the tournament in six place in the Standings and hopes to perform well and jump a team or…

January 31, 2016 Eagles 7s Exit Wellington After Plate Semi-Finals Doug Coil Cup Quarter-Final Wellington Sevens During the first half, the Eagles 7s continually frustrated Fiji as they were unable to produce any of the attacking flair for which they are known. The Eagles 7s were playing their best rugby of the tournament in Wellington.They simply did not allow Fiji to offload the ball. The Eagles defense opened the doors for them to take a lead five minutes into the match. After a scrum was won by the Eagles, a pass to Carlin Isles was all it took for him…

January 30, 2016 Eagles 7s Advance to Cup Quarters at Wellington  Doug Coil In Pool play the Eagles 7s found themselves in the company with 5th place England, 6th place France and the always dangerous Samoa. It was a Pool of Death with close matches expected. The Eagles 7s drew Samoa first and took an early lead after a Danny Barrett offload to Perry Baker for a try. (5-0, 1′) Baker also picked up a second try after intercepting a ball at Samoa’s 22. Madison Hughes converted and the Eagles led 12-0. Samoa were able to close the gap prior…

Northeast Academy Promote Dominic Wareing to Director of Coaching Photo: Dom Wareing Doug Coil Northeast Academy Press Release: New York, NY; January 20, 2016 –Ryan Trost An interview with Dominic Wareing & previous article by DJCoil Rugby is at the end of the release. The Northeast Academy has officially named Dominic Wareing as its new Director of Coaching. Formerly the Strength and Conditioning coach for the Academy, Wareing is progressing through the coaching development pipeline with USA Rugby in line with his long term career objectives. In his first three opportunities as Head Coach of the Academy’s top men’s touring…

January 18, 2016 Eagles 7s Travel Squad Selected For Wellington & Sydney Doug Coil Mike Friday, Men’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach, has selected a travel squad of 13 players for the HSBC Wellington Sevens and HSBC Sydney 7s. These tournaments are the third and fourth legs of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. While a core of the players will be part of the squad, Ben Pinkelman joins the squad and could earn his first cap. He has been on the radar with impressive performances in tournaments leading up to the Eagles Sevens High Performance Camp last week. Danny…

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…

January 16, 2016 Serevi Selects Second At Coral Coast Sevens, Fiji Photo: Serevi Selects Doug Coil The Serevi Selects are the United States representative at the Coral Coast Sevens in Sigatoka, Fiji on January 15-16, 2016 . The squad includes several capped Eagles and others that are pushing for inclusion. Day 1 Recap by DJCoil Rugby The Serevi Selects were drawn into Pool R with NZ Raiders and the Marist Seahawks from Fiji. In pool play NZ Raiders defeated Marist Seahawks 17-5. The Servevi Selects also responded with a 19-0  win against the Marist Seahawks. Other Pool winners, each 2-0,…

January 15, 2016 Serevi Selects First In Pool at Coral Coast Sevens, Fiji Photo: Serevi Selects Doug Coil The Serevi Selects are the United States representative at the Coral Coast Sevens in Sigatoka, Fiji on January 15-16, 2016 . The squad includes several capped Eagles and others that are pushing for inclusion. The Serevi Selects were drawn into Pool R with NZ Raiders and the Marist Seahawks from Fiji. In pool play NZ Raiders defeated Marist Seahawks 17-5. The Servevi Selects also responded with a 19-0  win against the Marist Seahawks. In the match against the Marist Seahawks, Kelsi Stockert…

American Rugby Pro Training Center High Performance Camp American Rugby Pro Training Center Press Release January High Performance Camp Offers Preview of Full-time Residency LITTLE ROCK, Ark., American Rugby Pro Training Center (ARPTC) will be hosting a January High Performance Camp to be held at the Little Rock, Arkansas professional rugby sevens training facility. The camp will run from  January 15 through 18. The camp is the fourth in the 2015-16 series and like previous camps, will offer athletes a chance to develop key skills as well as experience a preview of the program’s full-time residency environment. ARPTC is the only…

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