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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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The USA Rugby Women’s Falcons return to Okinawa for the 2018 Okinawa Sevens tournament, Feb. 23-24. Last year’s team went undefeated and look to defend their title this year. The developmental squad is lead by San Diego Surfer Sevens Head Coach Jarrod Faul and will have the two Women’s Eagles Sevens players in Kate Zackary and Kelsi Stockert. The team will face Japan A, Fiji, and Russia in the competition. Head Coach Jarrod Faul, the Assistant Women’s Eagles Sevens Coach is looking forward to another tour with the Falcons, as he coached the Falcons at the Brisbane Sevens.  International competitions…

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The Sydney 7s is the third stop of the HSBC Sevens Series. The Eagles 7s finished 11th in Dubai and then 6th in Cape Town, and hope to get back on track, as they finished 5th in the 2016-2017 standings. The Men’s Eagles Sevens are in Pool D at the Sydney 7s along with Australia, Scotland and Canada. Matches will be shown live on ESPN3. Perry Baker returns for this series after sustaining a concussion in the first match at the Dubai 7s. He is joined by speedster Carlin Isles, who currently sits as the top try scorer on…

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WOMEN’S EAGLES SEVENS: 2018 SYDNEY 7s PREVIEW The Women’s Eagles Sevens enter the second leg of the 2017-18 HSBC World Sevens Series at the 2018 Sydney 7s Tournament in second place in the standings. The tournament begins later today, Jan. 25-27 and will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel. The United States are in Pool B and will face England, Japan and New Zealand. They are ranked eighth, sixteenth, and first, respectively. Women’s Eagles Sevens Roster – Sydney 7s: 1 Jordan Gray 2 Ryan Carlyle 3 Abby Gustaitis 4 Nicole Heavirland (c) 5 Cheta Ember 6 Alev Kelter 7…

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Stars Rugby 7s & Mana Whey Coral Coast 7s The Stars Rugby 7s entered both a women’s and men’s team in the prestigious Mana Whey Coral Coast Sevens in Fiji. The Stars Women shined in the tournament reaching the Cup Semi-finals before a final play comeback by Hong Kong defeated the previously undefeated Stars, 19-17. The Men exited the tournament after the Bowl Semi-finals losing to Sigatoka River Safari Henibua 29-0. Stars Women and Crest Nalri Cup The Stars began pool play with a walk over 28-0 forfeit win over the Blue Light and then had their first match of…

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Sudamérica Sevens Series & Viña del Mar The Sudamérica Sevens Series began last weekend at Punte del Este, Uruguay.The series resumes this weekend at the 2018 Viña del Mar 7s in Chile. Chile, Colombia, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Brazil are the teams competing for the final two spots at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in July at San Francisco in the Men’s competition, while also booking a place at the Hong Kong Sevens in April. The Cóndores and Uruguay have the inside track entering the Viña del Mar 7s, the second and last leg of this competition. Brazil will need a…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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