The USA Falcons won the three-day Serevi Rugbytown Sevens Sunday, beating Denver 36-19 in the Cup Final. Denver and the Falcons were the two most dominant teams throughout the weekend, though Army was impressive.
Army won the Armed Forces National Championship by going 4-0 in the all-military pool and beating Air Force in the military championship game on Saturday. Army beat Mexico in the Cup... Read More
The second leg of the World Club 7s, and in many ways the main event, begins Saturday at Twickenham in London. New York and Seattle will try to improve on the performances of the two American sides last week in Limerick.
San Francisco struggled mightily in Ireland, going winless. New York had mixed success, though, losing the Plate final. They did manage to beat the Blue Bulls and Saracens on the... Read More
Kevin Swiryn was, along with Mike Palefau, kind of an elder statesman for Seattle in the club’s march to a National Championship. He had gobs of international experience and had played professionally overseas. The one thing he hadn’t done was play for a club championship.
After finishing up at St. Mary’s in 2008, Swiryn was drafted almost immediately into the Eagles 7s setup, and not long after,... Read More
Rocco Mauer’s rugby career has been a series of peaks and valleys. He rocketed to relevance in the inaugural Collegiate Rugby Championship in 2010, leading the tournament in tries and helping Bowling Green win the Bowl.
He debuted for the Eagles at the 2011 Pan-Am Games in Mexico and was awarded a full-time contract with Team USA at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. under Al... Read More
BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby announced its three teams to compete at the 2014 Serevi RugbyTown Sevens at Infinity Park in Glendale Aug. 15-17.
Tony Pacheco will coach the AIG Men’s Collegiate All-American Sevens, while new Men’s Eagles Sevens Assistant Coach Chris Brown and former Eagles head coach Al Caravelli will take charge of the USA Falcons and USA Hawks, respectively. Pacheco will be... Read More
Try calculations were made from USA Rugby's competitions system. In a few games, tries were not attributed to any individual player in said system. Try crediting was done pitchside, and not by Rugby Today staff.
Seattle won the 2014 USA Rugby Club 7s National Championship with a 29-26 defeat of Old Blue in a thrilling final that saw six lead changes. Old Blue carried a two-score lead into halftime, but Seattle’s ability to bring firepower off the bench was unmatched by New York, which saw both of its Eagles watching injured from the sidelines in the game’s final seconds.
Luke Hume had been looked to for... Read More
It’ll be Seattle and Old Blue deciding the USA Rugby Club 7s National Championship, after Seattle Saracens dispatched of Belmont Shore 26-5 and Old Blue came back to beat the Kansas City Blues 17-7 in the semifinals.
Old Blue is looking for its first National Title since 2005, while Seattle is seeking its third in four years and seventh all time.
In both semifinals, it took until the second half... Read More