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The USA Sevens is a week and change away, celebrating its tenth anniversary in Las Vegas. It marks the fifth tournament on the HSBC World Rugby circuit, the halfway stop of the 2018/2019 sevens championship. Vancouver is the next and sixth event on March 9 and 10.
The USA are tied for first place with New Zealand at 76 points each. The Eagles won this tournament last year, and return home as defending champion.
Past five years winners:
2018 - USA
2017 - South Africa
2016 - Fiji
2015 - Fiji
2014 - South Africa
The USA play in Pool B. The four pools follow:
Pool A - New Zealand, Spain, Canada, Samoa
Pool B - USA, France, Argentina, Kenya
Pool C - England, South Africa, Japan, Chile
Pool D - Fiji, Australia, Wales, Scotland
Schedule of Events
Thursday, February 28 - Parade of Nations, (The Fremont Street Experience) 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, LVI
Friday, March 1 - Gates open at 2 p.m. Sam Boyd Stadium, First round matches, LVI
Saturday, March 2 - Gates open at 10 a.m. Second round and Quarter Finals, LVI
Sunday. March 3 - Gates open at 10 a.m. - Semis and Final at 5 p.m.
Las Vegas Invitational (LVI)
Over 290 women's, men's, boys', and girls' clubs will compete with teams coming from around the world. Matches clayed on fields next to Sam Boyd Stadium.
The Fan Festival for merchandise from RHINO in the big tent. Exotic food fare also outside.
Lots of pub events during the week.
Don't miss this great tournament! www.usasevens.com