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USA Sevens: Day Three

VIA USA Rugby LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Men’s Eagles Sevens won the war of attrition in the USA Sevens Shield FinalSunday with a dominant 31-0 win against Spain at Sam Boyd Stadium. Captain Nick Edwards lived up to his nickname by starting the show in the second minute with a great individual effort for the... Read more »

USA Sevens: Day Two

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A highlight-reel try could not save the Men’s Eagles Sevens from a 12-7 loss to Wales in the USA Sevens Bowl Quarterfinal Saturday night. With the loss, the Eagles will move into the Shield Semifinal against Uruguay Sunday at 12:42 P.M. ET. Neither team could get much going in a scoreless first half in... Read more »

USA Sevens: Day One

USA Rugby- LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Two tries from Men’s Eagles Sevens flyhalf Pono Haitsuka were not enough as France finished day one at USA Sevens by dealing the Eagles a 14-12 loss. A six-man ruck straight from the French kickoff resulted in Andrew Durutalo kicking to touch to clear danger. France won its own... Read more »

RWC Starts Off Big

     60-thousand were in attendance for the first game of the Rugby World Cup, millions of others watched on TV or over the internet. I know I was beyond excited watching the start up of the first game of the Cup, smiling the whole time. The New Zealand All Blacks took on Tonga’ Ikale Tahi who started with... Read more »