“It’s Going to Explode!” The Polar Bear Roars

“It’s Going to Explode!” The Polar Bear Roars

12.02.10

If you haven’t got your head around the difference Olympic status is going to make to Sevens Rugby over the next five years, it’s worth listening to USA captain Matt Hawkins. Tim Maitland reports.

Men's Sevens Aim for Strong Start in Dubai

Men's Sevens Aim for Strong Start in Dubai

11.24.10

The USA Men’s Sevens team will depart for the United Arab Emirates today where they will prepare for the first event of the HSBC Sevens World Series, an eight stage circuit spanning five months and five continents.

USA Squad for Series Kickoff Set

USA Squad for Series Kickoff Set

11.23.10

Defense, fitness, and mental toughness are three chief characteristics that Eagle Sevens coach, Al Caravelli, was looking for while nailing down the 12 man squad he will take to Dubai and South Africa for the first two stops in the HSBC Sevens World Series.

Men's Sevens Prep at OTC

Men's Sevens Prep at OTC

11.18.10

While the Men's 15s are in Europe, the Men's Sevens team is gearing up for the HSBC IRB Sevens World Series. Head Coach Al Caravelli will be running a camp at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista to narrow down a pool of talented players to only 12 who will travel to Dubai for the first stop of the season.

HSBC first Sevens World Series title sponsor

HSBC first Sevens World Series title sponsor

10.04.10

The International Rugby Board has today announced that HSBC has been appointed the first ever title sponsor of the IRB Sevens World Series. The announcement represents a further boost for Rugby Sevens as the sport marks the one-year anniversary of being voted into the Olympic Games.

Caravelli: 'Camp was phenomenal'

Caravelli: 'Camp was phenomenal'

09.28.10

(USOC photo) USA Men’s Sevens head coach Al Caravelli was beaming after a grueling selection camp last weekend at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. Caravelli was impressed with the athleticism and skill of the players, but even more so with their demeanor.

USA Men’s Sevens camp pool announced

USA Men’s Sevens camp pool announced

09.19.10

BOULDER, Colo. –Thirty one players will assemble at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California for an intensive three-day USA Men’s Sevens selection camp. Nineteen of the players will be experiencing their first-ever national team camp.