The Men's Eagles Sevens rewrote the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series history books Friday and clinched a spot in the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Cup Quarterfinals with a 14-12 defeat of New Zealand.
The Men's Eagles Sevens begin their 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series at Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Friday, Dec. 4, nearly six months since they qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games.
Madison Hughes will captain the Men's Eagles Sevens in the first two legs of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series beginning with the Dec. 4-5 Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens in the United Arab Emirates.
As part of the recent partnership between USA Rugby and Taranaki Rugby, four American athletes spent eight weeks immersed in the New Zealand Union's ITM Cup – or National Provincial Championship – program.
The final Men's Eagles Sevens High Performance Camp prior to the kickoff of the 2015-16 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series begins at the Olympic Training Center Sunday, Nov. 15, and will be held through Saturday, Nov. 21.
USA Rugby has announced the updated list of athletes contracted at the United States Olympic Committee's Olympic Training Center in southern California for the Men's and Women's Eagles Sevens programs.