The worst-kept secret in rugby is out – Las Vegas will be home to the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series, thanks to some collaboration between World Rugby, USA Rugby and United World Sports, the parent company of USA Sevens (and Rugby Today).
This won’t be the first time an international women’s component has been a part of the Vegas experience. For many years there has been an elite division of the Las... Read More
HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Comes to Las Vegas for 2017
USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament - USA Rugby partners with HSBC Sevens World Series to unite men’s and women’s teams in Las Vegas
United World Sports, the organizers behind the largest annual rugby events in the United States; and USA Rugby, the national governing body of rugby in America, announce that the... Read More
The Australian Women, gold medal winners in Rio 2017, will compete in Pool C in Dubai this week, starting Thursday, which means they will face the USA Eagles. Player for player, the Wallaroos comprise a talented side of sevens experts who combine savvy, skill, and speed.
They will be led by Charlotte Caslick, Aussie Women’s 7s Payer of the Year, who was also nominated as World Rugby’s 2015 Player... Read More
Team USA’s men’s and women’s teams for the HSBC World Series opener in Dubai are set, with several debutants set to make their first international 7s appearances. For both teams, the inexperience is driven by some post-Olympics changes, as well as injuries.
On the women’s side, Kristen Thomas is still recovering from the broken leg that prevented her from starring for the Eagles in Rio. On the... Read More
The French Women defeated the USA 31-6 yesterday for the second time this week on a wet pitch in Montpelier, France. The Eagles failed to score a try, making two penalty kicks. Previously this week, Les Bleues won 36-10 in a six-try win.
The USA, ranked seventh, need to kick up their game against the top six (New Zealand, Canada, England, France, Ireland, and Australia) if they are to gain a... Read More
Yesterday, in Béziers, France, the French Women's fifteen defeated the USA Eagles 36-10. Les Bleues scored six tries in a match, mounting a powerful second half.
France put points on the board after but four-minutes after the opening whistle. The USA responded from a try by Hope Rogers. Fifteen minutes later, France responded with another try. Then, the Eagles scored on a penalty kick from... Read More
Today, the USA Women meet France in the first of many tune up matches for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup this August in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The game beings at 9.0 0p.m. French time, and will be played at Stade de la Mediterranée, Beziers.
Also today, the second ranked Canadian Women take on New Zealand in Dublin’s Donneybrook Stadium.
This past week, Canada trounced Ireland 48-7 while... Read More
Quinnipiac Women won their second straight NIRA championship beating favorite Central Washington (9-3, 4-1 NIRA) 46-24 at the Anderson Rugby Complex at West Point, New York. The finals of this all Varsity programs featured the top four Women’s schools in the conference: ARMY (5-5, 2-4 NIRA), AIC (4-6, 4-5 NIRA), Central Washington, and Quinnipiac.
The score at the break was even at 17-17, but... Read More
Central Washington University and Quinnipiac advanced to the finals of the NIRA championship (Varisty schools) at West Point.
CWU defeated AIC 62-19 while Quinnipiac ran over Army 68-5.
The final begins at West Point on Sunday.
(Photo: Kristine Carr)
The issue of Rugby in April 1976 is notable because it marked the first article about American Women’s Rugby in the magazine. The report detailed the two-day Women’s Annual Rugby Championship at San Diego. It also included a profile by Ed Hagerty (then, with an Associate Publisher title) about Marilyn Glicksman of the UCLA RFC. In addition, the issue featured a one-page spread with five... Read More