Men's sessions to take place July 27-29 with Women's session happening July 31- August 1, 2020.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games organizing committee has announced session times for the men’s and women’s rugby sevens competitions.
As previously announced, the sevens will take place at the iconic Tokyo Stadium, a Rugby World Cup 2019 host venue, from July 27 - August 1.
In a reverse to the Rio 2016... Read More
A quartet of Fijian flyers were selected for last weekend’s Singapore Sevens Dream Team. South Africa, tournament champions, added two while Scotland earned one spot.
From Fiji: Joshua Vakurunabili, Meli Derenalagi, Aminiani Tuimaba, and Wimoni Botitu
From South Africa: Werner Kok and Justin Geduld
From Scotland: Max McFarland
Somewhat unreported was the South Africa comeback against Fiji after... Read More
The British Rugby League is actively considering placing a team in New York City in its tier three division, League One. This would follow the successful introduction of the Toronto Wolfpack in 2017. The Wolfpack averaged 6,000 fans, significantly above the 2,500 RFL average across all teams and all divisions in Great Britain.
Part of the reason for the Wolfpack’s excellent attendance was their... Read More
Team USA still stands in first place after a fourth-place finish in Singapore Sunday. The Eagles’ lead over second-place Fiji, though, was trimmed from seven points to three with two tournaments left. South Africa, which eliminated the Eagles from gold medal contention, came back from a 19-0 deficit to beat Fiji and claim the cup title.
Unlike last week, the Eagles started well, beating Wales, 31... Read More
The Eagles, at near full strength, won their pool going undefeated in the three, opening matches. The USA defeated Wales 31-12, Kenya 17-14, and England 22-7 to advance into the quarterfinal round. Next, will be Argentina.
The victories over Wales and England revenged previous losses last week in Hong Kong to these two sides.
Carlin Isles tallied three tries, two against Kenya. But all shared in... Read More
Major League Rugby- The eleventh week of play continues this Saturday and Sunday with four games. The schedule follows:
Day Date Visitor Home Time TV
Sat. 4/13 Utah NOLA 3 p.m. ET Cox, ESPN+
Sat. 4/13 Seattle Houston 6 p.m. ET Facebook Watch, KUBE, Root
Sun. ... Read More
Hong Kong was a mixed bag for Team USA. The Eagles had their worst day-one of the season, losing to Wales and England, getting a lone pool win over Spain. However, they won the three-way via superior point differential, advancing them to the quarterfinals. An uplifting comeback win over South Africa in the semifinals was followed by a loss to second-place Fiji, which was followed by a bronze... Read More
Major League Rugby confirmed its expansion plans for the 2020 season Thursday, amid its sophomore season. The New England Free Jacks, Old Glory DC and Rugby ATL round out the 12-team league, which will be split between eastern and western conferences for the third rendition.
The Mississippi River is the dividing line, with New Orleans, Atlanta, D.C., New England, New York and Toronto making up... Read More
One of history's memorable rugby nations, Australia, has been facing serious problems sustaining the game amid competition from other domestic sports, and growing disinterest among the Aussie fan base. Critics point out that the Wallabies have not captured a Rugby World Cup since 1999 (Losers to New Zealand in the 2015 RWC final) and have not won the annual Bledisole Cup against archrival New... Read More
Was it an idea whose time had come? A USA sevens collegiate invitational tournament, which would be televised nationally.
At the outset in 2010, no colleges played sevens frequently if at all. Although there were summer club sevens events, these were gatherings for the rugger who wanted a weekend of play and lots of fun.
The reason that United World Sports (UWS), the operator of the USA Sevens... Read More