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Women’s Academy Tournament USA Rugby Release: CHULA VISTA, CA. – USA Rugby will host a seven-team Women’s Academy Tournament this week at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Set to take place June 16-17, six academy teams and the Women’s Collegiate All-American Sevens (WCAA 7s) will participate in a round-robin competition to showcase their developed talent for the opportunity to earn 2018-19 residency contracts or to play for an open spot for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 High-Performance Camp. Along with the WCAA 7s, the six additional competing teams include Atavus, Armed Forces, Northeast Olympic Development…

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Men’s Collegiate All-Americans Sevens USA Rugby Release: Lafayette, CO.-  Coaching staff recognizes honorary Men’s Collegiate All Americans Sevens recipients. These selections are a reflection of the performances that each one of these individuals has put in for his team during the most recent college 7s season. Making this team is no easy feat, and the selection process to whittle down the player pool into this preliminary list was meticulous, to say the least. The players selected into these squads are done so as recognition for their outstanding performances over the course of this season. This list is just the start…

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2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship USA Sevens Rugby Release Philadelphia, PA – May 30, 2018 Philadelphia is in the international sports spotlight this coming weekend, as the Olympic sport of Rugby 7s returns to Talen Energy Stadium for the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd. The three-day rugby festival is one of the largest gatherings of collegiate and high school rugby teams in the world, with over 30,000 fans anticipated to be in attendance. This is the eighth consecutive year that the event has been held in Philadelphia and at Talen Energy…

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2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship Release Philadelphia, Pa. – May 25, 2018 – In advance of next weekend’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the men’s Saturday match schedule for the 24-team men’s rugby 7s national championship tournament field has been announced. The 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is set for Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Reserved and field level tickets to the “World’s Largest Collegiate Rugby Festival” are available online at sevensrugby.com. Single-day reserved tickets are $90 and field level tickets are $63, and full weekend…

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BULLDOG RUGBY PRESS RELEASE SUMMER 2018: After a first ever appearance at the Club Nationals and a creditable 6th place finish in 2017, Bulldog Rugby founders Mike Newcomer and David Fischer are pleased to announce the return of Head Coach Steve Lewis for the Summer of 2018. However, there will be a change of focus and location for the upcoming season. In addition to selecting only younger, USA eligible players, Bulldog Rugby will be competing in the Frontier Region and operating a full-time 7’s summer residency camp in Vail, Colorado. “We are delighted that Steve will be back with us…

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U.S. Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster to present Pete Dawkins Trophy United World Sports Release Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster will present the Pete Dawkins Trophy to the winner of the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. This year’s event will again be held at Talen Energy Stadium outside Philadelphia from June 1 to the 3. McMaster, one of the most decorated and respected military leaders of the past century, also played collegiate rugby at West Point and club rugby for many years. He is a native of Philadelphia. The trophy is named in honor of West Point…

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USA Rugby College 7s Nationals This weekend, May 18-20, 44 men’s and women’s collegiate sevens teams will vie for the 2018 USA Rugby College 7s National Championships at Infinity Park, Glendale, Colorado. Three defending national champions are there to defend their title (Lindenwood Men’s D1, UW Whitewater Men’s D2, and Lindenwood Women). USA Rugby has indicated that “The pools were determined by a seeding process undertaken by the respective divisional committees. The teams were ranked based on reviews of their performances during the season these rankings determined seedings within each pool.” Matches will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel and…

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Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Philadelphia, Pa. – UWS Release May 15, 2018 — United World Sports, the owners of the largest and most successful annual rugby events in the United States, today announced a new expanded agreement with ESPN to carry the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the national title event for men’s and women’s college Rugby 7’s. The 2018 event will again be held at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa. from June 1-3 with over 30,000 fans expected. “We are very happy to be collaborating with ESPN in this agreement,” said Jonathan First, United World Sports President.…

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Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Philadelphia, Pa. – May 10, 2018 – USA Sevens Rugby Release In advance of this year’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the women’s pool assignments for the 16-team men’s rugby sevens tournament field has been announced. The 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is set for Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Reserved and field level tickets to the “World’s Largest Collegiate Rugby Festival” are available online at sevensrugby.com. Single-day reserved tickets are $90 and field level tickets are $63, and full weekend reserved tickets are $132 and field…

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NORTHEAST/TIGER STRATEGIC ALLIANCE Northeast ODA and Tiger Rugby Press Release – May 9th, 2017 “The two-leading elite developmental programs in the country, the Northeast ODA, and Tiger Rugby are forming a unique partnership to offer “best in class” educational programming for players and coach education in the Northeast. Industry leaders Tiger Rugby will utilize Northeast’s local playing and coaching talent as well as their own proven coaches to develop a series of camp and learning opportunities. We look forward to the collaboration”, said Northeast Director John McGeachy. “Our core mission is to identify and develop rugby players in the New…

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National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Powered by Penn Mutual Rugby 7s National Championship NSCRO/United World Sports Release Philadelphia, Pa. – May 9, 2018 – The men’s rugby sevens teams from Salve Regina University, New Mexico Highlands University, Endicott College, California Maritime Academy, The Claremont Colleges, Susquehanna University, Christendom College and Iowa Central Community College will compete in the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Powered by Penn Mutual rugby 7s national championship this coming June, in conjunction with the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. The 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship…

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USA Sevens Rugby Release Philadelphia, Pa. – May 7, 2018 – In advance of this year’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the men’s pool assignments for the 24-team men’s rugby sevens tournament field has been announced. The 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is set for Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Reserved and field level tickets to the “World’s Largest Collegiate Rugby Festival” are available online at sevensrugby.com. Single-day reserved tickets are $90 and field level tickets are $63, and full weekend reserved tickets are $132 and field level tickets are $79. Pool…

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Men’s Bracket Completed – 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship USA Sevens Rugby Release The final three teams – Air Force, Central Washington, and South Carolina – have been announced for the 24-team men’s rugby sevens field in the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships, set for Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Both Air Force and South Carolina return to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship while Central Washington is making its second appearance in the national championship tournament after winning the West Coast 7s earlier in the regular season. The…

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PWRFC Release PWRFC Hires Jack Foley to Lead 7s Program Philadelphia Whitemarsh Rugby Football Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Jack Foley as the Head Coach of their 7s program. Prior to joining PWRFC, Jack has held a number of high profile coaching positions across the tri-state area. Jack is the current Head 7s coach with Atlantis High School Boys Elite and the Pennsylvania High School All-Stars and was previously the Head 7s coach of EPRU High School All-Stars in 2011/12. His 15s coaching experience includes the Pennsylvania High School All-Stars, Malvern Prep, West Chester University, Villanova University,…

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