USA Rugby is thrilled to announce an exciting development for rugby in the United States. Starting in January 2012, a partnership between the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Rugby will allow 23 rugby sevens athletes to receive fulltime training contracts in 2012.
The Eagles snagged five HSBC Sevens World Series points in the Gold Coast, marking a strong start to their 2011-2012 campaign. With five points, the Eagles are tied for 11th place and move up one spot from where they finished last season.
BOULDER, Colo. -- After winning a bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American Games in October, the USA Men's Eagle Sevens Team is gearing up for the 2011-2012 HSBC Sevens World Series that kicks off on Friday November 25, 2011 in Gold Coast, Australia.
USA Men’s Sevens coach, Al Caravelli, has named three player pools for the 2011-2012 international rugby sevens season: a pool for the 2011 Pan-Am Games; a pool for the 2011-2012 HSBC Sevens World Series; and a developmental squad.
Players from the Men's Sevens pool put in an enormous amount of fitness and skill work in a compressed five day camp at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. in preparation for the 2011 Pan-Am Games on October 29-30.