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Women 7s at Commonwealth Games: Day One on Friday saw the three favorites, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada move forward with two victories each. Fiji and England ended 1-1. Of the three unbeaten leaders, the Black Ferns looked exceptional winning with two shutouts; 41-0 against South Africa, and 48-9 versus Kenya.
The Men 7s commences tomorrow. Finals for Women and Men are on Sunday.
And these Commonwealth Games explain why the HSBC World Rugby Sevens event in Singapore was rescheduled for April 28, three-weeks and not one-week after the Hong Kong event.
Eagle Men vs. Canada in June: The USA Eagles will play Canada in a Test match June 23 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The match will be played at the Wanderers Grounds. This game will serve as a tune up for the Scotland Test later this summer.
One Hundred Days to Sevens World Cup - The RWC 7s in San Francisco's AT&T Park are 100-days away in the first rugby World Cup held in the United States. wwwsevens.com/tickets.
England Youth Gathering: More than four hundred male youth players gathered at Wellington College, Berkshire, England, for game play and instruction in this annual rugby training festival. The boys came from the 14-regional academies and participated in short games under adapted laws. In addition, they were lectured about nutrition and anti-doping laws.
The 14 Premiership Rugby Academies: Bath Rugby, Bristol Rugby, Exeter Chiefs, Gloucester Rugby, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, London Irish, Newcastle Falcons, Northampton Saints, Sale Sharks, Saracens, Wasps, Worcester Warriors, Yorkshire Carnegie.