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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 Rugby Head Coach Richie Walker Names 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Rugby Team

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For Immediate Release, Submitted by USA Rugby… July 18, 2016 LAFAYETTE, CO. – USA Rugby has announced the 12 athletes and eight staff members who will represent Team USA in the first Rugby Sevens competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. “It is an exciting time for USA Rugby and I am very honored to […]

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@USAWomens7s Recap And #Clermont7s Review

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CLERMONT, FRANCE – The 2015/2016 HSBC Womens Sevens World Series (WSWS) has come to an end. The final leg in Clermont was entertaining with lots of action. The matches were very close, especially when the series’ powerhouses faced off.  It was a tough and challenging tournament. Unfortunately, it was another poor showing for the USA. Their only positive […]

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Clermont-Ferrand 7s: USA Women’s 7s Analysis, Tournament Picks

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CLERMONT-FERRAND, FRANCE – The HSBC Women’s Sevens Series heads into its final leg. Unfortunately, the Women only have five legs compared to the Men’s ten, but lets not forget that World Rugby originally only gave them four; public outcry helped nudge the WRO into adding a fifth. This stop takes place in beautiful Clermont-Ferrand, which […]

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@USAWomens7s Recap And #Langford7s Review

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LANGFORD, CANADA – Sometimes it feels good to be right, sometimes it doesn’t . In our analysis and preview of the 2015/2016 HSBC Womens Sevens World Series (WSWS) leg in Langford this past weekend, I noted 3 key issues, that would play a role in how the USA finished. The changing of 5 players and […]

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@USAWomens7s Recap And #Atlanta7s Review

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ATLANTA, USA – Prior to the third leg of the 2015/2016 HSBC Womens Sevens World Series (WSWS) kicking off in Atlanta this weekend, we noted in our analysis and preview, the difficult position the USA Women’s team and coach were in. We stated that “…a mid-series coaching change has happened on the men’s circuit, but […]

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