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USA Rugby Submits Bid to Host World Cup Sevens in San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge (Shutterstock) Click here for the 2014-2015 rugby viewing schedule. BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby officially announced Wednesday a bid has been submitted to World Rugby to host Rugby World Cup Sevens, to be held in 2018. USA Rugby, in conjunction with the San Francisco Giants, San Jose Earthquakes, and the Bay Area […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: Hardest Hits

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

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: Top Scores

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, include sideline ballet, some great chip and chase, a coast to coast run, and a Plate Final winning try from Perry Baker (USA).

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: Cup Final

In the Cup Final, the Springbok win their own tournament, beating New Zealand in a slug match, 26-17. It’s their second Cup win this season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: Interviews

Check out the interviews with Captain Kyle Brown, Werner Kok and Coach Neil Powell as the Springboks win big over New Zealand 26-17 to win the Cup.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: Baker Interview

Perry Baker talks about getting the winning try as Team USA gets it’s 4th career Plate Final win.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: USA wins Plate Final

In the Plate Final, After 21 losses Team USA gets just their 5th win over Fiji 21-14, thanks to a great kick to by Hughes and run by Perry Baker. In eight finals this is USA’s 4th Plate win.

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

In a Plate Semi-Final, Team USA gets the win 26-12, helped by two tries by Carlin Isles, and get
a rare advance to the Plate Final. Scotland meanwhile has been eliminated.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: USA vs New Zealand

In a Cup Quarter-Final, Team USA performs well against the all-might All Blacks, still the All Blacks move on to the Cup Semi-Final 28-7.

2014 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series: Port Elizabeth, South Africa: Day 2 (Mobile)

The South African leg of the IRB Sevens Rugby World Series will take place in Port Elizabeth on the 13th and 14th of December 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

2014 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series: Port Elizabeth, South Africa: Day 2

The South African leg of the IRB Sevens Rugby World Series will take place in Port Elizabeth on the 13th and 14th of December 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

2014 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series: Port Elizabeth, South Africa: Day 1

The South African leg of the IRB Sevens Rugby World Series will take place in Port Elizabeth on the 13th and 14th of December 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

2014 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series: Port Elizabeth, South Africa: Day 1 (Mobile)

The South African leg of the IRB Sevens Rugby World Series will take place in Port Elizabeth on the 13th and 14th of December 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: Hardest Hits

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

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: Top Scores

Check out the best scores from the day two finals, featuring a coast-to-coast run, some awesome chip and chase, and an extra time game winning try

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: Interviews

South Africa Captain Kyle Brown and Coach Neil Powell talk about winning the Cup.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: Cup Final

After a tight first half, South Africa blows Australia away in the second half to win the second tournament of the season, 33-7.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: USA vs France

After winning the Bowl in Australia, Team USA sits out this week, getting knocked out in the Bowl Semi-Final by France 24-15.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: USA vs Japan

In a Bowl Quarter-Final, it was a tale of two halves as Team USA just barely defeats Japan with a successful conversion kick 14-12. Team USA moves on to the Bowl semi-final and Japan still looks for a win.

2014 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series: Dubai, UAE: Day 2 (Mobile)

From humble beginnings 45 years ago, The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens has developed into a wonderful three day event that attracts fans from all around the world.The action on the pitch is of the highest quality – as you’d expect, with Dubai the second round of the HSBC Sevens World Series, and the opening round of the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series. But the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens is also a big social occasion, too.

2014 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series: Dubai, UAE: Day 2

From humble beginnings 45 years ago, The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens has developed into a wonderful three day event that attracts fans from all around the world.The action on the pitch is of the highest quality – as you’d expect, with Dubai the second round of the HSBC Sevens World Series, and the opening round of the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series. But the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens is also a big social occasion, too.

2014 World Rugby Women’s Sevens World Series: Dubai, UAE: Cup FInal

Twelve teams will kick off the 2014-2015 Women’s Sevens World Series in Dubai on December 4 and 5, 2014. The women’s rugby 7s tournament will be played alongside the men’s HSBC series and will take place at the historic 7he Sevens Stadium. Reigning WSWS champions New Zealand are back in Pool A along with the USA, Russia and China. Pool B pits Australia, Spain, France and South Africa. Finally, Pool C is made up of Canada, England, Fiji and Olympic Games’ hosts Brazil.

2014 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series: Dubai, UAE: Day 1 (Mobile)

From humble beginnings 45 years ago, The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens has developed into a wonderful three day event that attracts fans from all around the world.The action on the pitch is of the highest quality – as you’d expect, with Dubai the second round of the HSBC Sevens World Series, and the opening round of the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series. But the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens is also a big social occasion, too.

2014 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series: Dubai, UAE: Day 1

From humble beginnings 45 years ago, The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens has developed into a wonderful three day event that attracts fans from all around the world.The action on the pitch is of the highest quality – as you’d expect, with Dubai the second round of the HSBC Sevens World Series, and the opening round of the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series. But the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens is also a big social occasion, too.

Women’s Sevens World Series: Dubai: Meet the Captains

Listen to what the Captains of New Zealand, Austria, Canada and Great Britian have to say before the start of the season on December 5th.

Destination Sevens: Dubai

Prepare all the Rugby Sevens action when the HSBC World Series hits Dubai December 5th and 6th.

USA Rugby Eagles Win Bowl at Gold Coast Sevens

Click here for the 2014-2015 schedule of rugby matches on Universal Sports. GOLD COAST, Queensland – The Men’s Eagles Sevens staved off a second-half comeback from France Sunday at Cbus Super Stadium to win the match, 31-15, and the Bowl at Gold Coast Sevens. Zack Test kicked off the festivities with the match’s first try […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Hardest Hits

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

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Top Scores

20141011_irb_australia_m7_top_scores_4Check out the best scores from the day two finals, featuring some great runs, missed tackles, great passes, and a sneaky little try.W19671A05

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Cup Final

Fiji crushed England to advance to the Cup Final, then survived a second half blitz by Samoa to win the first Cup of the new season, 31-24.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Fiji Interviews

Coach Ben Ryan and Captain Osea Kolinisau talk about getting the first Cup win of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA Interviews

New Coach Mike Friday, Captain Madison Hughes and new man Perry Baker talk about winning the Bowl and their hopes for the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs France

In the Bowl Final Team USA survives a second half comeback from France to win 31-15. A great way to start the season opener.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Portugal

In the Bowl Semi-Final, the US Eagles blank Portugal 33-0 as their two speedsters Carlin Isles and new man Perry Baker rack up tries.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: USA vs Japan

Armed with two speedsters, Carlin Isles and new man Perry Baker, Team USA dominates Japan in the Bowl Quarter-Final 26-5.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Gold Coast, Australia: Day 2

This weekend sees Australia host the opening round of the Series at the Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast, with New Zealand the defending Series and tournament champions heading into the tournament.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Gold Coast, Australia: Day 2 (Mobile)

This weekend sees Australia host the opening round of the Series at the Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast, with New Zealand the defending Series and tournament champions heading into the tournament.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Gold Coast, Australia: Day 1 (Mobile)

This weekend sees Australia host the opening round of the Series at the Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast, with New Zealand the defending Series and tournament champions heading into the tournament.

Olympic Berths up the Ante for Rugby Sevens World Series

Click here for the 2014-2015 schedule of rugby matches on Universal Sports. By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY, Oct 9 (Reuters) – With berths at the 2016 Olympics up for grabs, the rugby sevens world series will take on an extra edge when competition gets underway with the opening round on the Gold Coast this weekend. The […]

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Gold Coast, Australia: Day 1

This weekend sees Australia host the opening round of the Series at the Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast, with New Zealand the defending Series and tournament champions heading into the tournament.

IRB Ready to Sniff Out Sevens “Fraudsters”

By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Any 20-stone prop hoping to disguise himself as a rugby sevens speedster in a bid to secure a switch of nationalities for the 15-man game should think again after the sport’s governing body said on Monday it will be alert to such underhand dealings. The International Rugby […]

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.

 
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