CHULA VISTA, CA. - USA Rugby has announced the names of 24 athletes who will train full-time as part of the Women's Eagles Sevens Residency Program at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Players will be available for selection for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 and PanAm Games 2019 with the potential to also compete in developmental Falcons tours.
The 12 team captains gathered inside the Kokura Castle Japanese Garden on Thursday ahead of the third round of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series this weekend.
Below are the latest standings in th World Rugby Women's World Series.
There is one more round to go, June 24-25 in Clermont-Ferrand.
For more on the Women's World Series, go here.
Canada hosts the next Women's World Series event the host team is probably the favorite to win in Langford, BC, as well.
Saturday was Day Two of the USA 7s for the United States women’s team, and they started it by getting a little revenge, and ended it understanding they still have a ways to go.
Going into the USA 7s in Las Vegas this week, the USA Women’s 7s program is finally feeling the confidence of some good news.
Change is good.
Change works. At least what it does do is help us undrstand what needs to work. If you keep doing the same thing and your rugby team isn't winning, then how can you know what is not working?
The Sydney 7s women showcased the seven best players in their Dream Team.
The USA, which finished 2nd to Canada in the tournament, has two players in this feature (if you don't see the embedded video, please refresh the page).
The USA Women's 7s team turned everything around this weekend, improving from an 11th-place finish in Dubai to a 2nd-place finish in Sydney.
The USA will be in the Cup Quarterfinals of the Sydney Women's 7s after the women's 7s Eagles beat England and Spain to go 2-1 in Pool Play.
USA Women's 7s Head Coach Richie Walker has named a changed lineup for the Sydney Women's International 7s, which kicks off on Feb. 2.
Three players from the team that finished next-to-last in Dubai, Nicole Strasko, Kristine Sommer and, most notably, captain Laruen Doyle, are not going to Sydney. Kelly Griffin, speedsters Kristen Thomas, and debutante Sarah Buonopane join the squad.