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Oct. 20, 2015 Cal Bears Host Autumn Rugby 7s Photo: Cal Athletics Doug Coil Cal Bears Press Release: Anton Malko, Oct. 20, 2015 “BERKELEY – California continues its fall preseason with a curtain-raising home opener when the Golden Bears host the Autumn 7s Saturday, Oct. 24, on Witter Rugby Field. The 16-match event kicks off at 11 a.m. with Santa Clara against the Bears Varsity, while a separate side for the Blue & Gold comprised of freshmen and sophomores takes on Claremont Colleges at noon. Cal’s varsity side continues pool play against Nevada at 12:30 p.m. and San Francisco State…

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October 12, 2015 Cal Rugby Wins West Coast 7s Photo: ABFlyer Photo; Cal Athletics Press Release Press Release Cal Athletics: “SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Reigning national 7s champion California started its fall 7s preseason by winning the West Coast 7s Saturday at the Cal Poly Sports Complex, where the Golden Bears went 4-0 on the day and capped their effort with a 53-0 victory over Arizona State in the cup final. The Bears defeated UC Davis, 29-14, in the cup semifinals before their shutout of the Sun Devils and exited the event with a +118 scoring differential and 24…

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October 9, 2015 Cal Begins Campaign at West Coast 7s Photo: Cal Athletics – Milton Wong Press Release: Cal Athletic “BERKELEY – When California kicks off its 2015-16 competition calendar Saturday, Oct. 10, at the West Coast 7s, the Golden Bears will open their autumn account on the heels of their third straight national 7s title at June’s Collegiate Rugby Championship, where Cal was crowned champion in the style of the sport that will feature at next summer’s Olympic Games. Saturday at the Cal Poly Sports Complex in San Luis Obispo, the Bears will be the top seed in their…

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October 9, 2015 Northeast Academy Women’s Rugby Squad: Cayman Islands Halloween 7s Photo: Northeast Academy and Cayman Island Rugby Doug Coil Northeast Academy Press Release: (Entire) Ryan Trost, Northeast Academy, Director of Communications – Northeast Academy Women’s Squad for Cayman Islands Halloween 7’s International Invitational Tournament “New York, NY; (October 9, 2015) – The Northeast Academy women’s 7’s team (NEA) will be attending the second annual Halloween 7’s Women’s Rugby Invitational at the Cayman Islands, during the weekend of Oct. 30th and 31st. After a two month hiatus from Sevens, it will be interesting to see how the USAR sanctioned…

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October 5, 2015 Stars Rugby 7s Squad For Central Coast Sevens Photo: Central Coast Sevens Doug Coil The Stars Rugby 7s Women will be headed to Australia to compete in the prestigious Central Coast Sevens Tournament for the Kinesio Cup, October 24 and 25, 2015. Last year the invitational side reached the Bowl Finals and hope to improve on that performance this year. They were founded in November, 2013. Stars Rugby 7s is part of a 16 team women’s sevens field of international, national and domestic champions. There are 4 pools, with the top two teams advancing to the Quarterfinals…

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October 2, 2015 Tiger Rugby Names Squad At Central Coast Sevens Photo: Tiger Rugby, Central Coast Sevens Doug Coil Tiger Rugby will feature a strong squad at the UON Central Coast Sevens which takes place at Morrie Breen Oval, Wyong Leagues Club, Kanwal on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October 2015. Follow the event at Central Coast Sevens Tiger Rugby is part of a 16 team men’s sevens field of international, national and domestic champions. There are 4 pools, with the top two teams advancing to the Quarterfinals from each. Pool play will take place on day one, with results…

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August 22, 2015 Limerick 7s: Northeast Academy, SFGG Wrap Up Day Two Day two at the Limerick World Club Sevens will initially focus on both the Shield and the Cup competition. San Francisco Golden Gate, Ulster, Leinster and Stade Francais will challenge for places 9 to 12. The remaining 8 clubs, Buenos Aires, Samurai, Canadian Maple Leafs, Golden Lions, Northeast Academy (New York 7s), Connacht, Daveta and Munster go for the Cup today. Day One sorted out the Pool brackets and saw many exciting matches. For a recap, see  http://djcoilrugby.com/2015/08/21/limerick-7s-northeast-academy-sfgg-wrap-up-day-one/ After the day one competition ended, Thomond Stadium turned its…

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August 21, 2015 Limerick 7s: Northeast Academy, SFGG Wrap Up Day One Photos: Northeast Academy Coaches Josh Smith, Stephen Lewis, Rob Nipper & SFGG team By Doug Coil In Limerick World Club Sevens Round One action, New York (Northeast Academy) had a dominant performance against Stade Francais winning 22-0. Tries came from Jared Collinson, Rick Kirkland (two), and Nate Augspurper. Nate also converted the last try. Last year’s winning team Daveta (Fiji), kept pace in Pool A with a 45-7 win against Leinster. In Pool B, the Samurai 7s dispatched San Francisco Golden Gate 40-0, while the Canadian Maple Leafs…

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Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Division, a CRC Qualifier Las Vegas Invitational Doug Coil, Journalist & Richard Portale – Real-time Sports Feb 7 2015 Las Vegas – 2/3/15 The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship has emerged as one of the premier events in the promotion of rugby in the United States. The “CRC” began in 2010 and receives tremendous publicity, with most of the matches broadcast on NBC and achieving startling viewership numbers. The talent level increases vigorously every year and this year should be no different, with the tournament going off on May 29-31, 2015 at PPL Park, in…

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