The 2018 Sydney Sevens begins with the Women's squads starting the event next Thursday, January 25. The USA are in second place with 18 points, two behind New Zealand with 20. These results came from the opening tournament in Dubai last month.
This marks the fifteenth Men's HSBC World Rugby Sevens event in Australia, and the third consecutive venue for Sydney, which replaced the Gold Coast three... Read More
Perry Baker returns to Team USA ahead of the Australia and New Zealand legs of the HSBC Sevens Series. The reigning World Rugby Player of the Year suffered a concussion in the opening tournament in Dubai, forcing him out of action the following week in South Africa.
"Having Perry back fit is fantastic for the squad. He is World Rugby Player of the Year, deservedly so, and he will no doubt add to... Read More
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) is proud to announce that the NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side will return to the Las Vegas Invitational (LVI) 7’s tournament and the Collegiate Rugby Championships (CRCs). The Las Vegas Invitational will be held on March 1 – 3, 2018 and the CRCs will be held in Philadelphia, PA on June 1 – 3, 2018.
The Select Side program is... Read More
There was once a time when East Coast fifteens competed in a Second Division Championship, an opportunity for secondary clubs to play for their own title. In 1991, the Battleship RFC of Mobile, Alabama, triumphed 19-13 over Burlington, Vermont, in a game played at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The tournament entered its eighth iteration, and, for Battleship, the win marked their first victory from... Read More
The preseason match between Super Rugby's Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers set for Feb. 3 at StubHub Center just outside of Los Angeles has been canceled. The match was supposed to be the first between Super Rugby teams on American soil and played in tandem with the USA's Americas Rugby Championship-opening clash against the Argentina XV.
"The Vodacom Super Rugby pre-season warmup match, that was... Read More
The USA Falcons finished their South American tour with a ninth-place finish in Vina del Mar, Chile. They went 0-2 to start pool play, losing to France, 33-7, and Uruguay, 17-12. Then they rebounded with three-straight wins, beating Colombia twice, 28-17 and 14-12, and Paraguay, 36-10.
It was a stark improvement from the 1-4 finish the week prior in Punta del Este, Uruguay. In that tournament,... Read More
Richie Walker has selected his side for Sydney 7s, making three changes from the second-place squad from Dubai. Out are Kelsi Stockert, Sara Parsons and Megan Foster. Replacing them are Hope Rogers, Natalie Kosko and Cheta Emba.
"Our focus for camp was to pick the best squad we could for Australia and really get better as a team once that squad got selected," said head coach Richie Walker.
"We... Read More
The debut of Major League Rugby (MLR) will occur this April with seven teams, which will play a twelve game schedule followed by a four-team play off for the championship. CBS Sports will air a "Game of the Week" on one of its network platforms. In the wings to join MLR in 2019, awaiting the outcome of this inaugural 2018 season, are new teams coming potentially from Vancouver, Toronto, Boston,... Read More
The final two spots in the 2018 HSBC World Rugby Sevens World Cup were decided in the Sud America sevens invitational classic held in Uruguay and Chile, ironically, the two nations that move forward to the July tournament in San Francisco.
The RWC Sevens will feature 24-teams, like Hong Kong. Three will come from South America (Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay), and three from North America (Jamaica... Read More
The unofficial opening of the spring rugby season commenced this weekend at the Dennis Storer Classic in Los Angeles, Calif. Named in honor of the U.S. National team and UCLA coach, the tournament gathered a conglomerate of squads in the University of California system to test their mettle against each other. Cal, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, and UC San Diego played a total of eight games to... Read More