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Hong Kong 7s: @Eagles7s Analysis, Tournament Picks

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HONG KONG, CHINA – The World Rugby HSBC 7s rolls into the island city of Hong Kong. Hong Kong has a very unique place in 7s lore. Though Scotland is the birthplace of rugby, Hong Kong is remains the most glorious of all the 7s tournaments. Long before the 7s series became a circuit, this […]

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Lovely London 7s: USA Eagles Men Win Cup, Women Finish Fourth

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LONDON, ENGLAND – From an American perspective, the London 7s was fantastic, though not perfect. For the rest of the world it was a reminder that sometimes our coaches and their old sayings can ring true. Any good coach tells their players to never underestimate or overestimate the competition. “Don’t underestimate this team, because anything […]

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USA Sevens Analysis: Closing Statements and London 7s Preview

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LONDON, ENGLAND – Last weekend Sevens rugby went home. We were in Scotland, the home of sevens. This weekend we are in England, the home of rugby. “Who says you can’t go home again?”  Well much like how the real home of 7s is in Melrose, Scotland but the leg is held in Glasgow, the home […]

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Lookback at Grand Glasgow 7s: Flyin Fijians, Eagles Finish Fourth

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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – We have said it before but it warrants repeating: The 2014/2015 World Rugby Organization HSBC Sevens World Series has been, without a doubt, the most unpredictable and tightest in the history of the series. Maybe it is the addition of Olympic qualification to the stakes? Or that the gap is closing between […]

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USA Sevens Analysis: Finishing Strong and Glasgow 7s Preview

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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – Welcome home, Sevens rugby.  If you could imagine the Glasgow 7s talking in a Darth Vader voice, it would say “Seven rugby, I am your father.”  If you want to be technical, the real home of 7s is in Melrose, in the Scottish Borders region, but who wants to do that. This is […]

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Terrific Tokyo 7s: Mighty England And Eagles Win Bowl

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TOKYO, JAPAN – The 2014/2015 World Rugby Organization HSBC Sevens World Series feels like it has a some sort of artificial intelligence feature. You watch a few legs and start getting a feel for things, you get confident in how a tournament will shake out, you get that one tournament right so you think you know […]

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