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USA Rugby 7s and Rio Olympics: No Medals Means What?

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NEW YORK, NY – When chatting with Tyson Meek (click here) during their shared van ride from the stadium to their hotel in Rio, USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne aptly noted, “Once you get the rugby bug, it is an irrational passion forever.” Having dedicated a life to covering the game – perhaps compensating for […]

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USA Mens Eagles 7s Open vs Argentina in Rio 2016 Rugby Sevens

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For Immediate Release Submitted by USA Rugby August 9, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO – Team USA kicks off its Rugby Sevens campaign at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games Tuesday against Argentina at noon ET at Deodoro Stadium. Led by captain Madison Hughes, Mike Friday’s side will play two matches on the fourth day of […]

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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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NEW VIDEO: Sir Graham Henry, Part I

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NEW YORK, NY – At the risk of sounding hokey, we have truly been blessed by the global rugby community. It doesn’t matter how successful you are, what you do for a living, where you live or how much money you have. We are all family. And the whole shebang boils down to one undeniably […]

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Pick Your 2016 All Olympic Rugby Sevens Team

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The London Olympics were simultaneously splendid and silly. But now that they are just a drunken glint in some Harry Potter or Mary Poppins fan’s eye, we can look ahead to the 2016 Games in Rio and our very own… Olympic Rugby Team. However, this isn’t just your mama’s rugby […]

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