Tag: Kelly Griffin

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


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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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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Rugby Legend Phaidra Knight Interviews Team USA Star Kelly Griffin


A perennial Team USA Eagle, Phaidra Knight is one of the most recognized names in women’s rugby. Her home club is the New York Rugby Club. Today, she chats with Team USA star, Kelly Griffin. PK: Kelly, thanks for chatting with me today. Kelly: It’s a pleasure Phaidra. I hope all is well with you. […]

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