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January 16, 2016 Serevi Selects Second At Coral Coast Sevens, Fiji Photo: Serevi Selects Doug Coil The Serevi Selects are the United States representative at the Coral Coast Sevens in Sigatoka, Fiji on January 15-16, 2016 . The squad includes several capped Eagles and others that are pushing for inclusion. Day 1 Recap by DJCoil Rugby The Serevi Selects were drawn into Pool R with NZ Raiders and the Marist Seahawks from Fiji. In pool play NZ Raiders defeated Marist Seahawks 17-5. The Servevi Selects also responded with a 19-0  win against the Marist Seahawks. Other Pool winners, each 2-0,…

January 15, 2016 Serevi Selects First In Pool at Coral Coast Sevens, Fiji Photo: Serevi Selects Doug Coil The Serevi Selects are the United States representative at the Coral Coast Sevens in Sigatoka, Fiji on January 15-16, 2016 . The squad includes several capped Eagles and others that are pushing for inclusion. The Serevi Selects were drawn into Pool R with NZ Raiders and the Marist Seahawks from Fiji. In pool play NZ Raiders defeated Marist Seahawks 17-5. The Servevi Selects also responded with a 19-0  win against the Marist Seahawks. In the match against the Marist Seahawks, Kelsi Stockert…

January 11, 2016 USA Rugby Falcons 4th at American Sevens, Mar del Plata, Argentina American Sevens -Mar del Plata, Argentina Jan. 9-10, 2016 Doug Coil Essential to the USA Rugby Eagles Sevens team’s development is creating an expanding pool of players that can challenge for a position and step into the Eagles Sevens, as needed. This is the group that played in the American Sevens, Mar del Plata, Argentina on Jan. 9-10, 2016 and will play in the Viña del Mar Sevens, Chile on January 16-17, 2016. The USA Falcons spent only a few days together prior to leaving on…

January 6, 2016 USA Falcons Travel To Mar del Plata & Viña del Mar Sevens Doug Coil Modified from USA Rugby Chad Wise article Jan. 6, 2016 The USA Falcons development, comprised of Men’s Eagles Sevens pool players, will play in international sevens tournaments in Mar del Plata, Argentina Jan. 9-10 and Viña del Mar, Chile Jan. 16-17. Andrew Locke, who is part of the U.S. Army’s World-Class Athlete Program, will coach the team on this South American tour. At the end of August, he coached both the Armed Forces Men’s and Women’s Rugby teams at the Elite City Sevens.…

December 23, 2015 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship 2016 Banner: Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship 2016 Doug Coil The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship will be held at Talen Energy Stadium, formerly PPL Park, in Chester, PA, June 4-5, 2016. The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships, is the largest annual collegiate rugby sevens event in the world. This is the seventh year of the tournament where leading Collegiate sevens Colleges compete for the Pete Dawkins Trophy. For the first time, the 2016 Men’s Championships will consist of twenty four teams. Twenty of the teams have already been selected with the…

December 2, 2015 Saratoga Sevens Rugby Invitational Photo: Saratoga Sevens Rugby Invitational Doug Coil Press Release: Saratoga Sevens Rugby Invitational, Eric Huss, Tournament Director “Saratoga Springs, NY – The dates for the third annual Saratoga Sevens Rugby Invitational weekend have been announced to be July 15th – 17th, 2016. Located again at the beautiful, shady, idyllic Gavin Park in Saratoga Springs…the tournament looks to build off from a highly successful year in 2015! Again the tournament will be hosting the Men’s SCS (Sevens Championship Series) Qualifier Leg, Women’s SCS Final Leg, NERFU (New England Rugby Football Union) SCS Final Leg,…

November 29, 2015 Japan Wins Asia Women’s Rugby Sevens Qualifier Photo: World Rugby Doug Coil Japan entered the second leg of the Asia Women’s Rugby Sevens Qualifier in Japan as the favorite to represent Asia in the Olympics. Three weeks earlier in Hong Kong, they won the Cup with a 22-0 victory over Kazakhstan. Hong Kong came in third with a 12-7 win over China. Guam came in fifth after a 21-5 win over Sri Lanka. These same teams face off in Tokyo, but only Japan, Kazakhstan, or Hong Kong can win the overall qualifier. Hong Kong would need to…

November 28, 2015 Stars Rugby 7s Rosters For New York 7s Doug Coil Stars Rugby 7s Press Release: Liz Entwhistle “Stars Rugby 7s is making its debut at New York 7s back-to-back after the Atlanta Life Rugby XVs tour last weekend. The Men’s and Women’s Premier teams met up Friday in New Jersey where they were hosted by the Morris Rugby Corporation for training and a STARBQ benefiting the girls high school program. Games kickoff at Randall’s Island Saturday morning with the following schedule, both teams are in Pool B of the Premier Brackets: 10:20am Women vs NE Academy 1…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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,…

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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