Tag: Kathryn Johnson

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


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 Women’s 7s in Dubai: Some Day 1 Analysis


PHILADELPHIA, PA – The USA Women’s 7s team went 0-3 on Day 1 of the Dubai 7s with losses to Ireland, Fiji, and Canada.  The loss to Ireland, 12-5, was the big surprise.  At no point did the USA play like a side ready to beat the world’s best.  That isn’t a good start for new […]

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USA Women’s 7s Season Preview

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Last season, the USA Women’s 7s squad did what needed to be done: They qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Rugby 7s at the Olympics gets underway on August 6, and the USA Women should be strong medal contenders. The first tournament of the season is in Dubai December 3 and […]

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New Zealand Claims Atlanta 7s but USA Rugby Heads High


ATLANTA, GA – Okay, so losing 50-12 in a Cup Final is never fun. But when it’s in a World Rugby Organization HSBC World Series Sevens Series Final, that mouthful means something. It means, A) You made the Cup Final and B) You made the Cup Final. And if you had asked Team USA Head […]

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