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Rugby Barbados World 7s Barbados will host the Rugby Barbados World 7s for the second straight year on December 9-10, 2017. The tournament will be played at Trents Playing Field, Holetown, St. James, Barbados. Previously the tournament was hosted by Tobago. The tournament includes a men’s and a women’s open division with teams from Barbados, the USA, Trinidad, and Tobago, St. Lucia and Guadeloupe participating in this year’s Tournament. The winner in each division will receive $3000 US in prize money. There is a live stream for the tournament https://youtu.be/vG0v2b-dz7Y USA teams are represented in both the Men’s and Women’s…

New York 7s & Pelham HS Alumni The article is by Ski Bailey, a coach of Pelham HS & who also coaches the flag and u12 and u14 programs. On Saturday, November 25, 2017, the first Pelham High School Alumni team took part in the famous NY7s tournament in New York City. The team was formed of freshman, sophomores and one senior in college. University of Delaware freshman Luke Persanis began to organize the Pelham High School Alumni team on the Wednesday before the tournament with the roster being finalized on the day before the tournament.  Pelham H.S.Alumni finished the…

Men’s Eagles 7s – HSBC Sevens Series at Dubai 7s The Men’s Eagles 7s looked like that hadn’t missed a beat finishing second at the Silicon Valley Sevens.  It was not the result that they wanted, but Mike Friday will have the team ready for the 2017-18 HSBC World Sevens Series at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens Tournament, beginning Dec. 1. Live updates will be available by following @USARugby on Twitter with live video features available on World Rugby TV, as well. The Eagles are in a difficult Pool at Dubai with Argentina, Samoa, and New Zealand in their Pool.…

Eagles 7s vs. Australia – Silicon Valley Sevens The Eagles lost a heartbreaker to Australia 15-12 in the closing minute of the Silicon Valley 7s. Australia now has won the Oktoberfest 7s, the Central Coast 7s, and the Silicon Valley 7s. To advance to the Cup Final, the Eagles 7s defeated England 27-0, while Australia beat Chile 27-0. The Final was a battle of unbeaten teams. England beat Chile 31-12 for third place. In the Cup Quarterfinals, the Eagles 7s beat Fiji 24-5 to advance to the Cup Semi-Finals against England, who beat Samoa 25-10. To reach the Semi-Finals, Australia…

Eagles 7s vs. England – Silicon Valley 7s The Eagles 7s defeated England 27-0 to advance to the Cup Final against Australia, who beat Chile 27-0. The Final will see a battle of unbeaten teams. England and Chile will play for third place. In the Cup Quarterfinals, the Eagles 7s beat Fiji 24-5 to advance to the Cup Semi-Finals against England, who beat Samoa 25-10. To reach the Semi-Finals, Australia beat New Zealand 38-7 and Chile defeated Japan 24-10. The Eagles 7s were undefeated in Pool play beating Tonga, New Zealand, and Chile at the Silicon Valley 7s and advanced…

Eagles 7s vs. Fiji – Silicon Valley 7s The Eagles 7s were undefeated in Pool play beating Tonga, New Zealand, and Chile at the Silicon Valley 7s and advanced to the Cup Quarterfinals against Fiji.  The USA was seed second for the Finals, while Fiji was the seventh seed, having gone 1-1-1 in the Pool rounds. The Eagles 7s jumped out to a 17-0 lead and beat Fiji 24-5 to advance to the Cup Semi-Finals against England, who beat Samoa. All matches for the November 4-5, 2017 tournament are being streamed live by USA Sevens Rugby on their Facebook page.…

Eagles 7s vs. Chile – Silicon Valley 7s The Eagles 7s beat Chile 29-21 in the final Pool C round at the Silicon Valley 7s at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. Both teams were 2-0 entering the match and had secured advancement to the Cup Quarterfinals tomorrow. The Eagles 7s will face Fiji at 12:56 pm PT and Chile will face Japan at 1:10 pm PT. In the other Pool C match, New Zealand won over Tonga and despite their third-place finish in the Pool, they secured the 8th seed to advance to the Cup Quarterfinals against Australia. The…

Eagles 7s vs. New Zealand The Eagles 7s defeated Tonga 29-7 in their first Pool C match at the Silicon Valley 7s at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. Stephen Tomasin scored four tries and Kevon Williams added another in the win.In the other Pool C opening match, the Cóndores 7s upset New Zealand 7-0. The second round matches had the Eagles beating New Zealand 24-12 and Chile beating Tonga 39-0. Both the United States and Chile are 2-0 and will advance to the Cup Quarterfinals tomorrow. The Eagles 7s will play Chile next at 8:00 pm PT, completing their…

Eagles 7s Defeat Tonga 29-7 at Silicon Valley 7s The Eagles 7s came back from a 7-0 deficit and scored 29 unanswered points to defeat Tonga in their first Pool C match at the Silicon Valley 7s at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. All matches for the November 4-5, 2017 tournament are being streamed live by USA Sevens Rugby on their Facebook page. The Eagles 7s will play New Zealand next at 4:28 PT before completing their Pool play at 8 pm PT against Chile. In the match between New Zealand and Chile, the Cóndores 7s upset New Zealand…

Silicon Valley Sevens Stream – USA Sevens Rugby Facebook United World Sports Release: Nov. 3, 2017 “United World Sports, the owner and operator of the largest annual rugby events in the United States, today announced that the Silicon Valley 7’s will be streamed on Facebook Live this weekend, November 4 and 5, from San Jose’s Avaya Stadium. The weekend will be the largest gathering for rugby in the United States this fall.” Fans will be able to access the matches at the Official USA Sevens Rugby Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/USASevens. Coverage begins at 11:00 am PT and continues throughout the weekend.…

Silicon Valley Sevens – Eagles 7s Mike Friday has announced an Eagles 7s team which blends experience and youth for the Silicon Valley Sevens on November 4-5, 2017 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. Tickets are still available and will include the Penn Mutual Collegiate 7s Fall Classic. The USA finished in 5th place, a record, in the 2016-17 HSBC World Sevens Series last May. Mike Friday challenged the team that they should not be satisfied with that performance. A few errors at key times could have meant the difference between finishing a couple places higher. Mike Friday indicated…

Central Coast 7s – Stars Rugby 7s Central Coast 7s UON Cup & Kinesio Cup The UON Central Coast Sevens men’s tournament and the Kinesio Cup women’s event was held from Oct. 27-29 in Wyong, Australia and consisted of 16 teams in each tournament, featuring some of the strongest sevens competition outside of the HSBC Sevens Series. These teams included international, invitational, club and domestic teams that had been invited to the tournament. In the UON Cup final, Australia Gold defeated Fiji Barbarians 19-17, while in the Kinesio Cup, Australia won 29-12 over Canada. With the win at the UON…

Central Coast 7s – Stars Rugby 7s Central Coast 7s UON Cup & Kinesio Cup The UON Central Coast Sevens men’s tournament and the Kinesio Cup women’s event is being held from Oct. 27-29 in Wyong, Australia and consists of 16 teams in each tournament, featuring some of the strongest sevens competition outside of the HSBC Sevens Series. These teams include international, invitational, club and domestic teams that have been invited to the tournament. The sixteen teams are divided among four pools of four teams. Day one of the tournament featured pool play rounds with results of pool play determining…

Classic Eagles 2017 Squad: World Rugby Classic Bermuda This November will be the 30th World Rugby Classic in Bermuda. The Classic Eagles will be at the tournament and will be joined by the Classic Pumas, Rugby Canada, Classic Lions, France Classic Rugby and the Classic All Blacks. The 2017 Classic will start on Sunday November 5th with the Finals on Saturday the 11th. Classic Eagles & Other Squads The Classic Eagles have announced their squad for the World Rugby Classic in Bermuda. Other squad announcements are being listed on the World Classic Rugby Bermuda Web Page under News. The Classic…

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