Despite letting a three-try lead slip away against Canada, the United States is still in good position heading into Saturday’s final pool match with South Africa. A Canadian loss or tie against Wales would see the Eagles through to the Cup Quarterfinals, as would an American win over South Africa.
Even if the Eagles lose, they have a significant head start in the point differential category.... Read More
USA’s opening win over Wales wasn’t pretty, but a win nonetheless, and head coach Mike Friday seemed relieved to have gotten one in the bag walking off Rhino Rugby Field at Sam Boyd Stadium. It’s no doubt been a long week for the Eagles, who are always inundated with appearances and outside obligations leading up to their home tournament. All things considered, Friday is probably duly relieved by... Read More
Springbok flyer Bryan Habana will join the South African 7s team this week in an effort to make the Blitzbokke squad for the upcoming World Series stops in Las Vegas and Vancouver. His possible inclusion rivals that of New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams and Australia's Quade Cooper for the most famous player to make the transition to the Olympic code.
“Bryan is one of those players that always has... Read More
World Rugby has finally announced the dates and venues for the 2015/2016 HSBC 7s World Series. After months of misinformation and speculation, it's official that Vancouver, Paris and Singapore are new stops on the men's series and Glasgow and Tokyo are out.
USA 7s has moved, at least for the next season, to March 4-6 and will now pair with the Vancouver tournament a week later. It had previously... Read More