Paris Sevens, Men's Finale- The tenth and last event in the HSBC 2018/2019 series will take place this weekend at Stade Jean Bouin, Paris. The stadium is located in an attractive district in the southwestern part of the city, in an area that resembles the Forest Hills, NY, tennis complex.
The finale represents a two-way battle for the championship between Fiji and the USA. The Eagles need more... Read More
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Vaea Naufahu Anitoni - As the all-time leading try scorer for the United States Men's National Team, it is no question that Vaea Naufahu Anitoni is Hall of Fame worthy. His unmatched work ethic and passion for the game also set him apart. The speedy and elusive wing helped lead the United States in 15s and 7s from 1992-2000, playing in 46 test matches and scoring a record... Read More
The innovative Super7 kickoff event – “The Million Dollar Scrum” – has been postponed due to a surge of continuing interest from teams around the world.
Super7 President, David Nui, said, "We have been inundated with requests by teams currently registered in the contest, along with those wanting to join in on the fun to consider extending the contest and moving the event date to accommodate many... Read More
Men's London Sevens- The ninth event on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens circuit will take place this weekend at Twickenham. The USA are in first place in the standings and, probably, they can officially claim one of the four 2020 Tokyo Olympic berths after this event.
Pool A - Argentina, Canada, South Africa, Japan
Pool B - Samoa, Fiji, Kenya, France
Pool C - New Zealand, Scotland, England, Ireland... Read More
FIFA, the international soccer football association, announced that the next world cup in Qatar 2022 will continue to be played with 32-teams. FIFA planned to expand the tournament to 48-teams but Qatar had only eight stadiums and regional internecine conflict prevented neighboring Mid East nations from hosting the added 16-matches.
The 48-team event will occur in 2026 when the USA and Mexico... Read More
In the first CRC played in the Columbus, Ohio, MLS stadium in 2010 there were often more players on the field than fans in the stands. The decision was made to move it to Philadelphia for 2011 inside the MLS Union stadium located in Chester, Pennsylvania.
The 2010 play among the sixteen-colleges demonstrated an unskilled and unschooled knowledge of the fine art of sevens. Only the dramatic,... Read More
Do you know a rugby playing high school senior who will be heading to college in the fall and will be playing rugby for his or her college team? If you do, then please encourage him or her to apply for one of the United States Rugby Foundation College Scholarships.
Since 2008, with the creation of the Kevin Higgins College Scholarship Program, the United States Rugby Foundation has been providing... Read More
Tomorrow, May 22, 2019, will feature a debate concerning the future of international rugby as the 51-member World Rugby council meets to discuss the parent organization’s proposal of a new, 12-team Nations Championship.
If approved, the new event would commence in 2022, comprised of the Six Nations, the four Rugby Championship southern hemisphere fifteens, and two other countries. The teams would... Read More
Giant's Conscience is a weekly podcast featuring Rugby Today head writer Pat Clifton and contributor Jake Frechette. Head coach of the second-place 7s USWNT Chris Brown joins Jake and Pat to talk about qualifying for Tokyo 2020. We look back on the accomplishment and ahead towards Tokyo. The guys also talk the usual array of topics, touching on a new video game, the Premiership finale, Scully's... Read More
Super Sevens Rugby announced its initial Summer Series player draft for the league's opening. The debut of this unique format of sevens (one match, four, 12-minute quarters, and teams comprised of men and women) will occur some time in the summer of 2019.
Basically, the plan for Super 7s inaugural season is to seed teams in six cities for a six-week season, followed by a playoff. The new league... Read More