After falling to New Zealand 7-12 in the cup semi-finals, the USA Women’s 7s had the chance to play Canada in the bronze medal match of the Las Vegas 7s. This was a tough matchup for USA. This is the second tournament in a row in which these two sides finished with a match against each other—the teams last played in the Sydney cup final. They had gone head-to-head 14 times with Canada winning 12... Read More
The first match in Pool B was USA v Samoa. The Eagles opened their 2017 Las Vegas leg with a comfortable 29-5 win.
The last time the sides met was in Wellington when USA won 24-12. Prior to tonight’s match, USA had lost twice to Samoa in Las Vegas and not defeated them here.
Samoa regathered the opening kick, but the opening few passes were sloppy. Samoa struggled at the breakdown early and... Read More
In their second match at the Las Vegas 7s, the USA Women faced Spain. Both Spain and USA entered the match 0-1, with USA losing to Ireland and Spain falling to Fiji. The Eagles played a strong second half and won 22-7.
USA regathered Alev Kelter’s opening kick and were immediately in Spain’s 22. Kelly Griffin went to the short side from a ruck and passed to Katherine Zackary who went into the try... Read More