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South Africa Upsets New Zealand for Sevens Gold in Commonwealth Games

South Africa’s rugby team (Reuters/Russell Cheyne) By Michael Hann (Reuters) – South Africa ended New Zealand’s dominance of the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens with a 17-12 victory at Ibrox Stadium on Sunday to win the gold medal. New Zealand had not lost a Commonwealth match since the sport made its debut in 1998 and they […]

Mike Friday Appointed Men’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach

Mike Friday (Twitter: @LSFCOfficial) BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby announced Friday Mike Friday will become the next Men’s Eagles Sevens head coach, replacing Matt Hawkins. Friday will work alongside National Development Director for the Men’s Eagles Sevens Alex Magleby and Assistant Coach Chris Brown while continuing his duties at London Scottish for the 2014-15 Greene […]

Matt Hawkins Steps Down as Men’s Eagles Sevens Coach

Matt Hawkins (Martin Seras Lima/USA Rugby) CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Following a program review, Matt Hawkins will step down as head coach of the Men’s Eagles Sevens Thursday, USA Rugby announced. Hawkins took over as head coach ahead of the 2013-14 IRB HSBC Sevens World Series and led the Eagles to a combined 14-2-34 record in […]

Men’s Eagles Sevens Win Shield at London Sevens

LONDON, England – The Men’s Eagles Sevens rebounded from a fourth consecutive loss at Marriott London Sevens to take home the Shield Sunday at Twickenham Stadium. The Eagles gained three standings points in London to bring their 2013-14 IRB HSBC Sevens World Series total to 41, good for 13th place. Andrew Durutalo opened the scoring […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and rag downs from final tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Try Fail

Connor Braid (CAN) apparently wanted to prove the point that you got to keep both hands on the ball, as it slips out of his hands as he attempts to score a try. Lucky for him Canada would go on to win the game and the Bowl Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Zack Test interview

United States Captain Zack Test talks about the end of the season, winning the Shield and getting ready for the Olympics.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: USA vs Porugal

In the Shield Semi-Final, Team USA ends their nine game losing streak by crushing Portugal 45-7. The Eagles move on to the Shield Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: USA vs Spain

In the Bowl Quarter Final, Team USA continues it’s winless streak, losing to Spain 26-7. USA now heads to the Shield semi-Final and Spain to the Bowl Semi-Final.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Shield Final

Team USA claims another big win to end the season, 36-12 over Japan for the Shield. The Americans end the season ranked 13th out of 15 core teams.

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

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, with some great runs, a chip-n-chase, and final stretch for the try.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Cup Final

New Zealand dominate a tough Australian team to win 52-33, winning five out of nine Cups this season, and becoming World Series Champions for the 12th time in 14 years.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Cup interviews

New Zealand captain DJ Forbes and coach Gordon Tietjens talk about defeating Australia and winnign their 12th World Series. Meanwhile, Australian coach Michael O’Connor talks about the defeat.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 2

The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 2 (Mobile)

The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: London, England: Day 1

The 2014 HSBC Sevens World Series is well underway and tournaments have already taken place in Australia, Dubai, USA, New Zealand, Japan and Hong Kong. The Marriott London Sevens is the ninth and final tournament and promises to be full of excitement, drama, great rugby and plenty of monster shenanigans.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: USA vs Japan

In their worst performance of the season, Team USA is knocked out in the Shield Semi-Final by Japan, newly installed cored team, in extra time 19-14.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and rag downs from 8th tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: USA vs Samoa

Winless in day one puts Team USA in a Bowl Quarterfinal, where Samoa dominated them start to finish 31-12.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: interviews

New Zealand Captain DJ Forbes and Coach Gordon Tietjens talk about their lop-sided win over Canada in the Cup Final.

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

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, with some great runs, a tight chip-n-chase, and fancy foot work to stay out of touch.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: Cup Final

Team Canada play in their first ever Cup Final, though suffer defeat to New Zealand 54-7. New Zealand win their 4th Cup this season and have pretty much secured the series title as well.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day #2 (Mobile)

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day #2

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day 1

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

USA Rugby Roster Announced for Final Stops of IRB Sevens World Series

CLICK HERE for the latest Rugby Sevens viewing schedule.  CHULA VISTA, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles Sevens will depart for Glasgow Saturday for the eighth stop of the IRB HSBC Sevens World Series – Emirates Airline Glasgow Sevens. Head Coach Matt Hawkins has made two changes to the squad from Tokyo Sevens and Cathay Pacific […]

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 […]

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 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.

 
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