Tag: 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics

Fiji Wins Olympic Rugby 7s Gold, Fonua, Toulon, Currie Cup

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NEW YORK, NY – This will be the briefest preview ever. There were not the many fixtures but the Weekend Rugby Preview still has updates re: Fiji Winning Gold, Fonua, Toulon, , Currie Cup and more… so without delay, here you go. Olympic Mens 7s: The USA Men’s 7s team had a mixed tournament. The Eagles […]

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First Match USA Womens 7s Roster Selected for Rio 2016 Rugby Sevens

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For Immediate Release Submitted by USA Rugby August 6, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO – Richie Walker has selected the starting seven for Team USA’s first Rugby Sevens event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games, a Saturday match-up against Fiji set for a noon ET kickoff. Led by captain Kelly Griffin, the U.S. will play […]

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USA Rio 2016 Rugby 7s Pools Announced

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USA to face Mens and Womens Series champions in Rio Olympic Games pools For Immediate Release Submitted by USA Rugby June 28, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil. – The pool draw for the men’s and women’s Rugby Sevens competitions at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad – the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games – took […]

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Former Notre Dame Star Tyler Plantz Gets Shot At Eagles

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RWU HQ – Former Notre Dame rugger Tyler Plantz is getting the shot of a lifetime when he travels to Chula Vista, Calif. this weekend. The 5-year Fighting Irish rugby member will take part in USA Rugby’s first National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp. With Eagles Sevens coaches on hand Plantz, among ruggers like former Green Bay Packers running […]

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Tier Three Nations Have At It In 1st Emirates Airlines Cup of Nations

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This column was written by Rugby Spy, who can’t divulge their identity because of certain je ne sais quoi. Anway, they are  in Dubai covering Brazilian rugby. DUBAI — Playing away from the South American continent for the first time, Brazil ended its participation in the Emirates Airlines Cup of Nations with a 37-3 loss Friday […]

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