GRR: Women's Sevens World Series
World Rugby has confirmed the schedule for the 2022 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2022 as the game comes out of repeated COVID interruptions.
The LA 7s is back, to be held March 5-6. The USA stop for the women's circuit is not back. The Women's World Series expands to seven tournaments, with only one, Langford BC< being a stand-alone event with no associated men's tournament.
EDMONTON, Alb.—Alena Olsen replaces Nia Toliver as the USA Women’s Sevens compete in Fast Four Edmonton, a four-team invitational held alongside the men’s HSBC Canada Sevens.
The competition runs Saturday, September 24 to Sunday, September 25 at Commonwealth Stadium.
The USA Women's 7s outing in Vancouver was small, but a baby step toward the next chapter.
The Eagles beat Canada twice, by the same 22-12 score in fact, and slammed Mexico (who, unfortunately weren't able to score a point all weekend), but could not get past Great Britain, losing 41-12 in Pool Play and 34-12 in the final.
World Rugby has announced a change to the 2021 Sevens World Series.
The season will now run from September 18 through December 12 with six events for the men and four events for the women.
Canada will host two men's events in September, with Vancouver's BC Place hosting the first tournament September 18-19, and then a week later Edmonton runs a men's event September 25-26.
The stakes continue to get higher for the USA Women’s 7s team as the Olympics in Tokyo draw closer.
This past weekend's effort at Dubai showed all of that, as what looked pretty close to the Eagles' frontline team finished 2nd to Canada. If the USA is thinking of a medal, including gold, and they should, they will need to be able to beat the likes of Canada.