The Eagles entered the final game of the day against Scotland the same way
they ended it, with a chance to advance to the Cup Quarters. A 12-12 tie
kept their hopes alive.
The USA took the lead early off of a Folau Niua try at the end of the first
minute. Shalom Suniula hit the conversion.
Scotland caught up at the end of the first half after Nick Edwards was
shown a yellow... Read More
The USA team has lost 21-10 to Kenya in the second round of the Tokyo
The game itself was exciting and extremely physical, but in the end Kenya's
defense was a little better than that of the Eagles, and the Americans made
too many mistakes. With the loss, the USA is 1-1 in pool play, with a
points difference of -9. Kenya is 1-1 and at -1. To make the Cup
Quarterfinals, the... Read More
The USA women's national 7s team opened their account with an unconvincing
victory over Fiji 15-0 at the China 7s.
In this, the third round of the Women's World Series, the Eagles were
favored over Fiji and seemed content to pressure the Fijians and stay on
This worked out just fine for the Eagles, as Fiji tried to clear
their lines from in-goal, and sent a sad little... Read More
The USA won their first game at the Tokyo 7s
in the latest round of the HSBC World Series, beating Wales in a match that
they really, really needed.
The Eagles started the opening game in Tokyo very well, taking a 7-0 lead
in the first couple of minutes, but then it turned south quickly and they
found themselves down two possessions. But a newly resilient US team
persevered... Read More
and women's 7s Eagles are in action this weekend, the women in Guangzhou,
China and the men in Tokyo, Japan. The entire women's competition will be
Universal Sports is continuing its regular coverage of the men's
tournament. Only those who get the Universal Sports television channel, via
selected providers, are privy to the Universal Sports... Read More
Tiger Rugby added some serious speed this week, bringing in two new
athletes. One you know, Rocco Mauer, and the other you don’t, Brandon King.
Mauer, a capped Eagle and former Bowling Green and Chicago Lions standout,
is back from a short stint playing in Italy. He has relocated to Columbus
and will be training full-time with the Tiger Rugby Olympic Development
“... Read More
The USA 7s team has a big job ahead of them as they get set for the Tokyo
7s this weekend.
The Eagles will want to jump up into the top 12 core teams, but to do that,
they will need to win at least two games on Saturday, and, preferably, at
least one on Sunday, while Scotland, Portugal, Australia, England and
That’s a tall order, but they are in position to... Read More
The USA did not move out of the relegation pool with their performance at
the Hong Kong 7s this weekend.
In fact, they dropped down.
Going into the tournament, the USA men were 13th, but only a few points
behind the likes of Scotland, Canada, Australia, England and Wales.
With the exception of Scotland, all of those teams finished higher than the
USA, thus putting a little... Read More
The USA was defeated by an ever-improving Hong Kong team 20-12 Sunday in
the Bowl semifinals of the Hong Kong 7s, in a game the Eagles probably
should have won at a canter.
Zack Test was taken out of the previous game
with an injury. He returned to start in this game, but on the wing, not as
a hooker, with Nick Edwards stepping in as a forward, indicating he might
have hurt his... Read More
The USA have won a crucial match at the Hong Kong 7s, beating Scotland, one
of the teams they need to catch in the HSBC Sevens World Series standings,
21-12 in the Bowl Quarterfinals.
The USA dominated play for the first ten minutes and then held on to
Head Coach Alex Magleby made some changes for his lineup, putting... Read More