Author Archive for Matt Hawkins

Matt Hawkins is the current Player/Coach of the USA Eagles 7s team. He is affectionately known as "The Polar Bear" because of his light blond hair and eyebrows. Plus, he likes grabbing salmon from Alaskan rivers.

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USA Star Matt Hawkins Reviews NYAC vs OPSB Super League Final

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Team USA Eagle 7s star, Matthew “Polar Bear” Hawkins, who is also now working with Serevi, contributes weekly on Rugby Wrap Up – technology permitting. SEATTLE, WA – This weekend I had the privilege of making my way to Seattle for the Super League final. The final was to be played between Old Puget Sound […]

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USA 7s Star Matt Hawkins: Specifics On Growing Rugby In USA

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“… unfortunately rugby is not something that you just pick up.” Team USA Eagle 7s star, Matthew “Polar Bear” Hawkins, who is also now working with Serevi, contributes weekly on Rugby Wrap Up – technology permitting. Last week we spoke about what USA Rugby should be focused on and there were quite a few comments. […]

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Benefit For Injured Teen Rugby Player Ronan Nelson; Attempt At World’s Largest Scrum Record

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Team USA Eagle 7s star, Matthew “Polar Bear” Hawkins, who is also now working with Serevi, contributes weekly on Rugby Wrap Up… Matt asked us to alert folks about the following. SAN DIEGO, CA – On Saturday, April 7, 2012, Ronan Nelson, a sixteen-year-old sophomore student at Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, CA, […]

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USA Rugby Star Matt Hawkins Asks: How Do We Develop Rugby In USA?

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Team USA Eagle 7s star, Matthew “Polar Bear” Hawkins, who is also now working with Serevi, contributes weekly on Rugby Wrap Up – technology permitting. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – So, the question I have today is: How do we develop rugby here in the USA? Yes, this is a very broad question and to some extent, […]

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USA Rugby Star Matt Hawkins On Olympic Knock-On: 7s Not Exhibition Sport In London Games!

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Team USA Eagle 7s star, Matthew “Polar Bear” Hawkins, who is also now working with Serevi, contributes weekly on Rugby Wrap Up – technology permitting. SAN DIEGO, CA – Wednesday marked the 100 days until the Summer Olympics in London. That gets me real excited, but at the same time its a little frustrating. Why, […]

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USA 7s Star Matt Hawkins Reports On Eagles, Predicts HSBC 7s Winner

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Team USA Eagle 7s star, Matthew “Polar Bear” Hawkins, who is also now working with Serevi, contributes weekly every Thursday on Rugby Wrap Up – technology permitting. SAN DIEGO, CA – Sorry I have missed the last couple of weeks; life outside of being a player really takes its toll and their just aren’t enough […]

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