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USA Rugby Names 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Rugby Team. Interviews w/ Ebner & Wyles

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For Immediate Release, Submitted by USA Rugby… July 18, 2016 LAFAYETTE, CO. – USA Rugby Men’s Sevens Head Coach Mike Friday has selected the 12 athletes and his seven staff to represent Team USA in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The diverse roster includes athletes from across the country, international rugby stars and an NFL Super […]

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Rugby Players, Not Crossovers

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – All of the players who competed in Las Vegas this weekend at the USA 7s are rugby players. When we call them rugby players, that doesn’t mean we assume the only sport they’ve ever played or ever will play is rugby. That is what they are doing now. Recognize that. Every HSBC 7s […]

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Wellington Outlook for USA 7s: “We Get the Ball, We Score”

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PHILADELPHIA, PA –  After two tournaments, the 3rd place standing seems exactly where USA deserve to be. Only Fiji and South Africa had squads that seemed better than USA, in terms of skill and athleticism. At halftime of the match against France in Dubai, Mike Friday said, “We get the ball, we score.” And he […]

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Pacific Nations Cup: USA Rugby vs Tonga Preview

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TORONTO, CANADA – After a morale boosting win against Japan, the USA head north of the border to face a powerful Tonga side in a Wednesday afternoon clash. You can watch on ESPN3.com, kicking off at 3:30 PM EST. The USA’s intense international schedule- three matches in nine days – necessitated wholesale lineup changes. An astonishing thirteen new […]

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Mike Friday: Jake Frechette with USA 7s Coach pre Huge Canada Clash

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“When Maka plays with the freedom and the confidence, then you see that animal… –Mike Friday PHILADELPHIA, PA – Mike Friday has been the head coach of the USA Rugby Men’s Sevens team for almost a year now. He has steered the team through a full season of the HSBC World Series. The season ended with […]

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Eagles Select XV Trounce Uruguay A

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VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Eagles Select XV handled Uruguay A 30-5 at Westhills Stadium.  The Americans kept the pressure on Uruguay throughout and the scoreline could have been even more unbalanced.  It was only 8-0 at half. The good news is that America looks to be adding to already strong positions. Zack Test’s hop-step looked electric. […]

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