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USA Rugby Release CHULA VISTA, CA. – 14 USA Men’s Falcons have been named for the annual Sudamérica Rugby Sevens 2019 taking place in South America this January. The full tournament will consist of two legs beginning with Punta Del Este in Uruguay Jan. 5-6 and followed by Viña del Mar in Chile Jan. 12-13. Along with the USA, the full tournament will consist of teams from 12 nations including Argentina, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, Ireland, Paraguay and Uruguay. In traditional sevens form, pool matches will be played on Day One with knockout rounds on Day Two of…

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USA Rugby Women’s Sevens & Ryan Carlyle USA Rugby Release CHULA VISTA, CA. – Women’s Eagles Sevens’ Ryan Carlyle has officially retired from international sevens, USA Rugby confirmed today. A two-time Rugby World Cup Sevens athlete (2013, 2018), Carlyle is also a 2016 Rio Olympian who owns 23 appearances with the senior national team including 16 in the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series alone. Since making her national team debut in 2011 at the World Rugby (then called IRB) Women’s Sevens Challenge Cup in Hong Kong, Carlyle has helped the Women’s Sevens achieve many feats. Some of these include…

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USA Rugby Men’s Sevens & Anthony Roques USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabani Former RFU Assistant Coach helped England Sevens earn six medals in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, Commonwealth Games, and Rugby World Cup Sevens combined CHULA VISTA, CA. – Former RFU Coach and player Anthony Roques have been selected as the new Assistant Coach for the Men’s Eagles Sevens, USA Rugby announced today. Previously an Assistant Coach for England Men’s Sevens from 2014-2018, Roques has been a part of three gold medal victories in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, a bronze medal at the Commonwealth…

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USA Rugby Men’s Sevens – The Pioneers Part 1 & 2 USA Rugby Release HSBC today released part two of ‘The Pioneers,’ the conclusion of its behind-the-scenes documentary following the USA Men’s Sevens team. The finale of the two-part documentary follows the team’s attempt to shock the world and take home the Rugby World Cup Sevens title on home soil, which energized the US sporting community at an incredible tournament in San Francisco. The documentary has aired in full on NBC Sports Network as well as across HSBC, USA Rugby, and World Rugby digital and social media channels. The 55-minute,…

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USA Falcons & AF International Sevens Update October 1, 2018 Matai Leuta, Stephen Tomasin and Travion Clark will stay behind to continue rehabilitation for minor injuries sustained in training Saturday. Garrett Bender will also miss the AF International Sevens due to personal reasons. USA Falcons Roster: 1. Pat Blair* 2. Chris Frazier 3. Vili Helu 4. Madison Hughes* (C) 5. Naima Fualaau* 6. Cody Melphy* 7. Kevon Williams* 8. Chris Mattina* 9. Maceo Brown 10. Ryan James 11. Marcus Tupuola 12. Eric Sykes (*Senior Men’s Sevens player) USA Rugby Release by Aalina Tabina MANCHESTER, U.K. – With a new season…

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Atlantis Rugby 7s Camp Atlantis is an invitational rugby team whose specialty is sevens. They began in 1986 for men and expanded to women in 1992. In 2014 boys’ and girls’ teams were added. “To further these competitive goals, Atlantis has implemented a program of camps and clinics to be able to develop players in a controlled environment under the tutelage of excellent and experienced coaches.” Atlantis Rugby will be conducting a High-Performance Rugby 7s Camp on September 30, 2018, at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, Delaware on Sunday, September 30. The camp is geared for high school boys…

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Modified USA Rugby Release Men’s Collegiate All-American Sevens’ (MCAA 7s) Head Coach Steve Lewis and Men’s Falcons’ Head Coach JD Stephenson have named their squads for the annual RugbyTown Sevens tournament at Infinity Park on August 24-26 in Glendale, Colorado. The Men’s Collegiate All-Americans 7s team hope to improve upon last year’s fifth-place finish. The team has athletes from 11 different programs. The Men’s Falcons appear for the first time since 2014 and include three senior Men’s Sevens players and five athletes named to the U.S. Youth Olympic Men’s Rugby team. Men’s Sevens’ Ben Pinkelman will serve as an Assistant…

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2018 Rugbytown 7s The seventh annual 2018 Rugbytown 7s will be held August 26-28 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado. Tickets are available now for the event. Rugbytown 7s Release For the seventh year running, Glendale’s RugbyTown 7s tournament will animate top rugby competition from around the planet. Domestic and international clubs bring their best talent to RugbyTown USA in August, alongside representative teams from all five branches of the US Military, as well as the British Army and Royal Armoured Corps. Participating teams come from the world over, including representatives from the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean. 20…

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2018 USA Rugby Club 7s Nationals The 2018 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championship will be held on August 11-12 at Baker Athletics Complex at Columbia University in New York City. Sixteen men’s and women’s teams will be competing for the Emil Signes Cup. Watch the Club 7s Nationals live on florugby.com or attend obtaining tickets at usaclub7s.com/tickets. Use Discount Code EMPIRE1776 for discounted tickets in advance of the event! 2018 USA Rugby Club 7s Nationals: Men’s Pools A: Denver Barbarians, Mystic River, Atlanta Old White, Belmont Shore Gold B: Washington Athletic, Metropolis Rugby, Santa Monica Dolphins, New Orleans Rugby…

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2018 Stampede Sevens The Calgary Stampede which is one of the biggest rodeos in the world. During this time the Stampede Sevens has grown to become one of the most prestigious 7’s tournaments in Canada. This year’s tournament will be held July 6-7. The tournament has expanded to include Junior Divisions to help promote the sport among the younger generation of rugby players. In the Premier Division, touring sides from the U.K., U.S. (Stars Rugby 7s), Fijian nationals, members of Canada’s international squad and the Calgary Mavericks. have participated. Prize money for both men and women is another incentive for…

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USA Club 7s Qualifiers This weekend there are five tournaments serving as qualifiers for USA Rugby Club 7s Nationals in New York on August 11-12. Some teams will book a stop for Nationals this weekend, while others will seek to establish themselves as contenders. CanAm 7s Last weekend, Belmont Shore won the Western Open and a spot in Nationals. This means that the Pacific South will have an additional seed, while the Pacific North will only have one representative. The Washington Athletic Club and the Westside Ronins will be contenders in Bellingham, Washington. Life West, who made it to the…

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Monmouth 7s: Showdown at the Shore VI On Saturday, July 7th, 2018, the Monmouth Rugby Football Club will host the 2017 Monmouth 7s: Showdown at the Shore VI Tournament at Capelli Sports Complex in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Now in its sixth year, Monmouth 7s is one of the biggest showcases for rugby in New Jersey, drawing participation over 45 playing sides from throughout the Northeast. In addition to the Northeast qualifiers for the men and women, there is men’s and women’s open, a First men’s social, as well as high school boys and girls divisions. The matches kick off…

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2018 USA Club 7s Nationals: Dallas Rugby & Belmont Shore USA Rugby hosted automatic qualifiers for its Club 7s National Championship for the first time in its history. The Western Open pitted eight of the top programs in the western states against one another, and the Eastern Open did the same this past weekend. Dallas Rugby and Belmont Shore both qualified for Nationals  winning the Eastern & Western Opens, respectively.. Treasure Island, the home of San Francisco Golden Gate and the USA Rugby Club 7s National Championships from 2008-2012, hosted the Western Open, while Northern Virginia hosted the Eastern Open…

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2018 USA Rugby Club Sevens Columbia University Baker Athletics Complex in New York City will host the  2018 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championship August 11-12. The Baker Athletics Complex includes both the 3,500-seat Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium and the 17,00-seat Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium. Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium will be the primary venue for the Club 7s championship event and is located next to the Campbell Sports Center, named for Columbia University and Old Blue of New York’s Bill Campbell. The 2018 Emirates Airline Club 7s event will include 32…

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