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November 14, 2015 Africa Rugby 7s Olympic Qualifier: Day One Poster: Rugby Afrique The Africa Olympic Qualifier is being held in Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa on November 14th and 15th. The winner of the tournament will join South Africa in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August 2016. The other semi-finalists will have one last opportunity in June 2016 in a World Rugby Repechage Tournament consisting of sixteen teams. Twelve teams are competing to win the Africa 7s and join Brazil, Fiji, South Africa, New Zealand, Great Britain, Argentina, United States, France and Japan at…

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November 14, 2015 Oceania Rugby 7s Men’s & Women’s Rugby Olympic Qualifier: Day One Logos: Oceania Rugby & Rio 2016 Olympics Doug Coil The Oceania Rugby Sevens Olympic Qualifier is being played at the Trusts Arena in Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand. The Winners of both the Men’s and Women’s competitions will earn a place at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, while the second and third place teams will enter the repechage expected to take place in June 2016. So far in the men’s bracket, both Australia and Samoa went undefeated in their Pools and are expected to meet…

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November 9, 2015 Bears Win Fourth Straight Pac 7s Title Photo: Cal Athletics: Alex Menendez Doug Coil Cal Athletics Press Release: Anton Malko, November 08, 2015 “BERKELEY – California won its fourth straight conference title in the Olympic style of rugby Sunday on Witter Rugby Field, where the Golden Bears completed a 6-0 sweep of the PAC Rugby 7s Championship with a 17-5 win over UCLA in the cup final. The Bears’ win over the Bruins was preceded by a 34-10 cup semifinal victory over Arizona State on Sunday, giving Cal a two-day total of 253 points on 41 tries…

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October 31, 2015 Cal Hosts PAC 7s Rugby Championship Nov. 7-8 Photo: Cal Athletics, Peter Fukumae Doug Coil Press Release By Cal Athletics on Fri, October 30, 2015 Cal Hosts Olympic 7s Tournament “BERKELEY – California carries an 11-0 fall 7s record into the PAC 7s Rugby Championship hosted by the Golden Bears Saturday and Sunday, November 7-8, on Witter Rugby Field. Aiming for a fourth straight conference crown, the Blue and Gold start pool play on day one against Stanford at 9 a.m. PT and continue vs. Colorado at 10:30 a.m., Oregon State at 12:20 p.m. and Utah at…

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October 30, 2015 Argentina Squad for Halloween 7s The Halloween 7s is being held October 31 and November 1 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Argentina joins National Development teams from the United States (Hawks and Falcons) and Canada. The remainder of the 8 elite teams consist of select sides from the United States. They include the Denver 7s, Northeast Academy (New York City 7s), Ohio 7s (1823 Sevens) and Rugby Utah. Argentina Squad, including club sides and union for players: 1. Santiago Alvarez, CASA, URBA 2. Renzo Barbier, San Luis, URBA 3. Sebastian Cancelliere, Hindú, URBA 4. Rodrigo Etchart, SIC, URBA 5.…

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October 31, 2015 Canadian Maple Leafs Squad for Halloween 7s Photo: Halloween 7s Doug Coil The Halloween 7s is being held October 31 and November 1 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Canadian Maple Leafs join National Development teams from Argentina and the United States (Hawks and Falcons). The remainder of the 8 elite teams consist of select sides from the United States. They include the Denver 7s, Northeast Academy (New York City 7s), Ohio 7s (1823 Sevens) and Rugby Utah. The Canadian Maple Leafs just returned from the Central Coast Sevens in Australia where they won the Ball Final. Five…

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October 30, 2015 Denver 7s Squad for Halloween 7s Photo: Denver Rugby 7s Doug Coil Denver Rugby 7s The Halloween 7s is being held October 31 and November 1 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The tournament features National development teams from the United States (Hawks and Falcons), Canada and Argentina. The remainder of the 8 elite teams consist of select sides from the United States. They include the Denver 7s, Northeast Academy (New York City 7s), Ohio 7s (1823 Sevens) and Rugby Utah. In August Denver won the prestigious Serevi Rugbytown 7s. In addition to their invitation to the Halloween 7s,…

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October 29, 2015 Ohio Rugby 7s Squad for Halloween 7s Photo: 1823 7s Doug Coil The Ohio Rugby 7s will be part of the Halloween 7s in St. Petersburg, Florida on October 31 and November 1. They will be a combination Ohio Rugby 7s/1823 Sevens team along with the Denver 7s, Northeast Academy New York City 7s, Rugby Utah, USA Hawks, USA Falcons, Argentina and Canada. The match is being streamed on USARugbyTV.com. The Ohio 7s team consists of players from the 1823 Sevens, as well as other players. Several of the players have played at the national level. This…

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October 29, 2015 Rugby Utah Roster for Halloween 7s Photo: Halloween 7s Doug Coil SALT LAKE CITY — Rugby Utah has released its official roster for the upcoming Halloween 7s Elite Invitational in Florida on Oct. 31-Nov. 1. Information concerning the roster is credited to Deseret News from an article by Jim Davis that was published Oct. 27, 2015. The tournament is a premier invitational for top teams from across America and internationally with Rugby Utah being one of four regional Olympic Development Academy teams entering alongside four national teams from Canada, Argentina and the US, which is fielding two…

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October 29, 2015 USA Rugby Hawks & Falcons Rosters – Halloween 7s Photo: Halloween 7s Doug Coil The Halloween 7s provides another opportunity for the Eagles 7s residency squad, the Hawks and the younger Falcons to gain high performance rugby 7s competition prior to the HSBC World Series. Other Elite 7s program athletes will also gain exposure through this event. They hope to have the opportunity to play in the Series and be in contention for the Rio Olympics squad. The Halloween 7s is being played October 31 and November 1 at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida. USA…

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October 29, 2015 Northeast Academy: New York City 7s Roster, Halloween 7s Photo: Northeast Academy at World Club 7s, Limerick, Ireland Doug Coil “Northeast Academy | nroda.org | Twitter: @NRODA1 New York City 7’s Roster for Big-Time Halloween 7’s event PRESS RELEASE – Ryan Trost, Communications Director New York, NY; (Oct. 29, 2015) – The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off in earnest on Dec. 4, in Dubai, UAE and the timing couldn’t be better for the organizers of the inaugural Halloween 7’s tournament in St. Petersburg, FL. This weekend’s event looks to make its mark among the biggest…

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October 25, 2015 Photo: ABFlyer Photo Press Release: Cal Athletics, Anton Malko, Ass’t Director Athletics Communications “Bears’ Frosh-Sophs Feature Oct. 24, 2015 BERKELEY — The Golden Bears varsity side won the Autumn 7s Saturday on Witter Rugby Field, beating Cal Poly, 36-7, to finish their perfect day, while California’s frosh-soph side showed great promise in sweeping its side of the bracket and winning the plate, 43-0, over San Francisco State, as 10 student-athlete made their collegiate 7s debuts for the Blue and Gold. The young Rugby Bears were led in the scoring column by Zachary Tavenner and William Fuller, who…

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October 23, 2015 Stars Rugby 7s Final Roster Central Coast Sevens Photos: Stars Rugby 7s Press Release: Stars Rugby 7s – Liz Entwhistle 23 October 2015 “Stars Rugby 7s has spent a week training in Australia, spending time in Brisbane, Byron Bay, and the Central Coast to prepare for the elite Central Coast 7s tournament. The tournament draws some of the top national teams and representational sides from around the world including Australia Developmental 7s, New Zealand Developmental 7s, Canada MapleLeafs, Fijiana, Sunnybank (Australia) RuGirl 7s (Japan) and more. With the current USA 7s selection camp being held at the…

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October 23, 2015 International & USA Rugby Club/College Results O19-25, 2015 Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International Rugby World Cup Semi-Finals South Africa 18-20 New Zealand Argentina 15-29 Australia Aviva Premiership Gloucester 15-17 Saracens Sale Sharks 27-13 Worcester Warriors Northampton Saints 42-16 Newcastle Falcons Wasps 16-9 Bath Leicester Tigers 22-19 Harlequins Exeter Chiefs 38-11 London Irish Guinness Pro12 Scarlets 25-22 Munster Newport Gwent Dragons 19-12 Benetton Treviso Ulster 24-17 Cardiff Blues Leinster 23-18 Glasgow Warriors Ospreys 16-21 Connact Zebre 19-11 Edinburgh Top 14 Racing-Metro 92   27-18 Stade Francais Paris Castres Olympique 23-31 Grenoble FC RC Toulonnais…

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