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Shirtless Rugby Sevens Video Goes Viral

New Zealand’s rugby team (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) The New Zealand All Blacks defeated England, 26-7, in the Hong Kong Sevens Cup Final of the Rugby Sevens World Series on March 30. Yet their celebration attracted all the attention. In a video that has gone viral on the internet, the players removed their shirts and performed a celebratory […]

USA Eagles Qualify for IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

MARIETTA, Ga. – The Men’s Eagles scored three tries in eight minutes in a 32-13 win against Uruguay Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University to qualify for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015. Both teams entered the second leg of the RWC Qualifier even after last weekend’s 27-27 draw at Estadio Charrua […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series:Hong Kong: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from 7th tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: USA vs South Africa

In the Plate semi-final, Despite a strong second half for Team USA, they just fall short in extra time, getting knock out 19-24 as South Africa advances to the Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: USA vs Fiji

A good showing in pool play puts Team USA in the Cup Quarterfinal, but they couldn’t get passed Fiji, 17-5 and head to the Plate Semi-Final instead.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: Plays of the Day

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, with great hands, fast feet, and some amazing team work to picck up five points.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: Try Fail

As the match came to a close with Japan defeating Italy, gaining core team status, Hashino was about to score the final try, but the ball slips out of his hands- duho!

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: Cup Final

New Zealand wins their 3rd Cup title this season, defeating England 26-7 and reclaims the series lead over South Africa.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: interviews

New Zealand Captian DJ Forbes and Coach Gordon Tietjens talk about the teams big Cup win this weekend.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series : Hong Kong, China: Day 3 (Mobile)

For the second year running, Hong Kong will welcome a record 28 teams to the Sevens. This year’s Sevens will play host to the HSBC Sevens World Series (HSBC SWS) competition amongst the 15 core teams on the Series and Asia’s third-ranked side Sri Lanka, and a simultaneous 12-team international qualifier competition, the winner of which will be promoted to the HSBC SWS in 2014/2015.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series : Hong Kong, China: Day 3

For the second year running, Hong Kong will welcome a record 28 teams to the Sevens. This year’s Sevens will play host to the HSBC Sevens World Series (HSBC SWS) competition amongst the 15 core teams on the Series and Asia’s third-ranked side Sri Lanka, and a simultaneous 12-team international qualifier competition, the winner of which will be promoted to the HSBC SWS in 2014/2015.

2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay

USA dominated Uruguay in the second half and finished the game with a score of 32-13. With this win, Team USA is going to the Finals World Cup.

2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay: Suniula Brothers Score Back to Back

The Samoan brothers Shalom and Andrew Suniula, scored for the USA team within minutes of each other in the second half of the World Cup Qualifier.

2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay: Todd Clever Get’s Tackled Hard

Todd Clever get’s tackled very hard in the first 15 minutes of the game and stays on the ground tip the ball is dead. He continued to play the rest of the game even though team doctors suspect a rib fracture.

2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay: Clever interview

Todd Clever (USA) talks about fracturing his rib and the USA Rugby team continuing to the Finals World Cup.

2014 USA Rugby vs. Uruguay: Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA is the battleground for the Men’s Eagles first international test home game of 2014, as USA Rugby takes on Uruguary in a rematch of a match that ended in a draw on the 22nd of March…

Bobsledder Elana Meyers Joins USA Rugby

Elana Meyers (left) with Lolo Jones (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Some Olympic medalists return home and celebrate by taking time off and relaxing with friends and family. Bobsledder Elana Meyers, on the other hand, quickly returned to training with a new goal—making the U.S. rugby team for the 2016 Summer Games. Meyers, who won a […]

USA Eagles Play For Spot in IRB Rugby World Cup

To qualify for the 2015 IRB Rugby World Cup in England, the USA Men’s Eagles need to defeat Uruguay on Saturday, March 29, at 3 PM ET LIVE from Atlanta. With a spot in the Rugby World Cup on the line, Saturday’s match cannot end in a tie. If USA and Uruguay are deadlocked at the […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series:Japan: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from 6th tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs South Africa

In the Cup Quarterfinal, the American Eagles just lose out, 17-12 to South Africa, and head to the Plate Semi-Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs Australia

In the Plate Final Team USA only manages one try a half and loses 17-12 ti Australia, still it’s the American Eagles best finish all season in 6th place.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: USA vs Canada

In the Plate Semi-Final, Team USA holds Canada scoreless in the second half to win 28-15, and they advance to the Plate Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: Plays of the Day

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, with the Cup winning try and other great kicks and rund for 5

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: Interviews

Fiji’s captain Osea Kolinisau and coach Ben Ryan talk about their big win in the Cup Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Japan: Cup Final

Fiji claims their second Cup this season (Dubai and Japan), beating South Africa with a last second try 33-26.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo, Japan: Day 2

We arrive in Tokyo for round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a week of action that will determine who heads to round seven in Hong Kong in a positive frame of mind.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo, Japan: Day 2 (Mobile)

We arrive in Tokyo for round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series, a week of action that will determine who heads to round seven in Hong Kong in a positive frame of mind.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Hardest hits

Check out the best tackles, stiff arms, and power moves as the ladies closed out the Ruby Sevens tournament in Atlanta.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Plays of the Day 2

Check out the top plays from the final day of action in Atlanta and watch as these ladies use teamwork, power, and flat out speed to try to score.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Sarah Goss interview

New Zealand’s Sarah Goss discusses how her team was able to shutout Canada to win the Rugby sevens Cup in Atlanta.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Jessica Javelet interview

USA’s Jessica Javelet talks about what it feels like to play in her 1st international tournament and discusses the USA’s Plate win over Spain.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: NZL wins Cup

New Zealand put on a dominant performance as they won 36-0 over Canada. New Zealand looks went prepared for their next tournament in Brazil, as they want a perfect 6-0 throughout the tournament at Atlanta.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: USA wins Plate

The USA walked away victorious as they defeated Spain in the plate final with a score of 22-0. The USA beat England in the plate semi-final round to advance to the final round.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Javelet gets hat trick

Jessica Javelet completed a hat trick for the USA while playing against England in the plate semi-final round. Javelet scored all the USA’s tries and helped them to a 19-5 victory over England.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: USA vs ENG in Semi-final

In the plate semi-final round, The USA beat England with a final score of 19-5 to advance in the tournament. The USA had lost their previous match to Canada earlier in the day.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: USA vs CAN in Quarterfinal

The USA looked to make a strong impression against Canada today after they were held scoreless in yesterday’s event, but ultimately fell short of their goal as they lost 26-12.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby Sevens Series – Day 2: Atlanta, GA [USA]

The IRB Women’s Sevens World Series is headed for Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University the weekend of Feb. 15-16. Atlanta 7s will be the largest international sporting event in the state of Georgia since the Games of the XXVI Olympiad in Atlanta, which sold more than 8.3 million tickets in 1996.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Plays of the Day 1

Check out the best scores from day 1 of the competition, as these ladies displayed speed, fancy footwork, and power to bring you amazing scores.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Folayan hat trick

While playing against team China, the USA’s Victoria Folayan scored a hat trick in the first half of the game. Folayan hat trick helped the USA get a 41-0 victory over China.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: USA vs CHN

In their final game of the day, the USA scored their first points of the tournament and defeated China 41-0. The USA needed 48 points to reach the cup quarterfinals tomorrow but just fell short after a valiant effort.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: USA vs AUS

In the 2nd round of play, Australia won with a final score of 17-0 over the USA. The USA had several attempts to score throughout the course of the game but they fell short each time. The USA has yet to score a point so far at the tournament.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Unbelievable try

England’s Danielle Waterman had the best run of the day while facing off against the Ireland team. Waterman broke an impressive 4 tackles before scoring the try for England.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: USA vs CAN

In the game 4 opener at Atlanta, Canada held the USA scoreless as they won 31-0. USA looked to score their first points of the game at the start of the 2nd half but a penalty caused a turnover just inches from the try line.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby Sevens Series – Day 1: Atlanta, GA [USA]

The IRB Women’s Sevens World Series is headed for Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University the weekend of Feb. 15-16. Atlanta 7s will be the largest international sporting event in the state of Georgia since the Games of the XXVI Olympiad in Atlanta, which sold more than 8.3 million tickets in 1996.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington: USA vs France

In Bowl Quarter Final, After a long defensive second half, France scores a last second try to win the match 14-12, and advance to the Semi-Final, Team USA drops to the Shield Semi-Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington: USA vs Portugal

In Shield Semi-Final, Team USA get their first win of the tournament, 31-10 over Portugal and advances to the Shield Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington: USA Shield Final

In Shield Final, Team USA win their third Shield this season, defeating Spain 28-12, with explosive scores by Carlin Isles.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: USA interviews

Speedters Carlin Isles and coach Matt Hawkins talks about winning another Shield and Isles future with the team.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington: Plays of the Day 2

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, with great runs, fancy foot work and great score from Carlin Isles and Danny Barrett of Team USA

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington, New Zealand: Day 2

The Sevens Wellington is the fifth tournament of the series and is held in Wellington, New Zealand. The 2012/13 World Series winners and reigning champions are New Zealand, who have won the series eleven times in all. The other Series winners have been Fiji (2005/06), South Africa (2008/09) and Samoa (2009/10).

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington, New Zealand: Day 2 (Mobile)

The Sevens Wellington is the fifth tournament of the series and is held in Wellington, New Zealand. The 2012/13 World Series winners and reigning champions are New Zealand, who have won the series eleven times in all. The other Series winners have been Fiji (2005/06), South Africa (2008/09) and Samoa (2009/10).

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington: Plays of the Day 1

Check out the best scores from the first day of pool play, with great runs, fancy foot work and great score from Carlin Isles (USA).

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington: USA vs Argentina

In pool play on day one, Team USA just took too long to get going as Argentina claims the win 19-14. Though Carlin Isles managed one of his quick scores.

 
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