Under the Posts – Week of Mar 5, 2017

We cut our post a bit short last week so we could cover the third stop of the HSBC Sevens Series in Las Vegas, NV. Other news this week included the ruling of Katy McClean’s red card, the crucial fourth round of the Six Nations and already some issues with the newly announced England Women’s … Read more

Dubai 7s | HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2016-17

Olympic gold medal winners and 2015-16 women’s series champions Australia will begin their HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2016-17 campaign against South Africa, following the announcement of the full match schedule for the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens. Olympic silver medallists New Zealand, winners in Dubai in 2012 and 2014, begin their Dubai campaign against … Read more

Canada complete Rugby Americas North Sevens double

Canada’s men and women have been crowned Rugby Americas North Sevens champions for 2016, but there was also cause to celebrate for teams from Jamaica and Guyana. There was double celebration for Canada’s men and women as they were crowned Rugby Americas North Sevens 2016 champions in Port of Spain over the weekend. Canada’s men, … Read more

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Australia take Oceania Rugby honours

Australia’s women are crowned Oceania Rugby Sevens champions, while others emerge with the rewards of an appearance on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series next year. Olympic champions Australia have added the Oceania Rugby Sevens titles to their list of successes in 2016 on Saturday.   Australia’s women, were a class apart in the round-robin … Read more

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Japan Claim Asia Rugby Women’s Sevens Series

The women’s competition in Sri Lanka served notice of the increasing competitiveness across the region. Having represented the continent at the Olympics, Japan’s women started with two easy pool wins but came untuck against Thailand. Thailand themselves then lost to China in one semi final, after Japan had overcome Hong Kong. Thailand then beat Hong … Read more

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WANTED: Assistant Coach, USA Rugby National Senior Women’s Sevens Team

Reports To: Manager, High Performance. Overview: The Assistant Coach, Women’s Senior 7s Team, has a primary role to support the Head Coach, Women’s Senior 7s Team in selecting and coaching the Women’s 7s Squad and Team for success on the World Stage (World Cup, Olympics, World Rugby World Series, etc.). The position will have a … Read more

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WANTED: USA Women’s 7s National Team Manager

Overview: The Women’s 7s Team Manager will manage all aspects of the USA Rugby Women’s 7s National Team in coordination with the High Performance department. The Team Manager is responsible for all logistical organization for assemblies, tour budget management, pitch-side management at tournaments and direct communication with players and team staff members. Responsibilities: On-ground Team … Read more

Pan Am 7s – Pools, Schedule & Results

The Pan American Games will take place July 10-26, 2015 and will include six teams,  including four teams who have already qualified for the Olympics and two who will be taking part in the World Repecharge in 2016. Matches are scheduled for Exhibition Stadium the weekend of July 11-12, with the U.S. and its five pool … Read more

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So Much Rugby, RUCK OVER!

So much rugby news these days…don’t blink because you’ll miss something! We want to make sure that doesn’t happen so we’ve put it all together for you in one post. Read on for news on Olympic Qualification, USA Rugby Club Championships, the Women’s Rugby World Cup, the Rugby Goddess, Banned Coaches, #HERRUGBYCOUNTS, the Men’s Rugby … Read more

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USA Lose 15-14 to England in 3rd/4th Match at Amsterdam 7s

England Women have qualified on behalf of Team GB for the Olympics in Rio 2016, following a nail-biting 15-14 victory over USA at the Amsterdam Sevens. England had lost to Australia 26-0 in the semi-final and when USA lost to Canada, the pair ended up in a winner takes all bronze medal match to determine … Read more

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