GRR: Sevens World Series
Anyone who has been reading these All-Time Americans list articles has got to have been waiting for this one.
Perry Baker is one of the very, very best 7s players ever in American rugby. He came to prominence as a teenager parachuting into the Daytona Beach club and helping that club play at club nationals. He was young, very skinny, but multi-skilled and a game-changer.
World Rugby has announced a change to the 2020-2021 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
After earlier shuttering the rest of the 2019-2020 season and declaring the existing standings leaders the champions (New Zealand for both men and women, as it happened), World Rugby has now been forced to adjust the coming season as well.
World Rugby has canceled the rest of the 2019-2020 Sevens World Series due to the COVID-19 pandemic; the tournaments that had been moved to the fall are now canceled.
World Rugby has now officially postponed the Sevens World Series events in London, Paris, and Langford, BC as further response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
A week later and things aren't all that different for the USA Men's 7s team.
The Eagles played the same three teams in the Vancouver 7s that they played at the LA Sevens. They beat the same two opponents—Samoa and Scotland—and lost to the same opponent—Australia.