GRR: National Teams
The USA took 5th at the LA Sevens, rebounding from a very unlucky quarterfinal to beat France and Ireland on Day Two.Quarterfinal Sadness
The quarterfinal was distressing to watch. It wasn’t so much that the Eagles played poorly, but that they were the victims of either really poor luck or really poor refereeing.
The USA is 2-0 in the LA Sevens after a really strong second half that saw the Eagles pull away from Scotland.
For the second game in a row, the USA started slowly, and for the second game in a row it was Stephen Tomasin who get them back on the scoreboard.
Well the USA needed something after a rough outing against Samoa in the opening round of the LA Sevens.
The Eagles fell behind 12-0 to Samoa, with a little bit of a defensive breakdown, and then a slightly flukey play for the Samoans, when a loose ball from a lineout just bounced Samoa's way.
The USA Women’s Falcons have named 12 players for the Los Angeles Invitational taking place Friday, Feb 28 to Saturday, Feb 29 alongside HSBC LA Sevens.
The USA Men’s Under-20s finally has a real series of games to play, and is also getting a helping hand from an unlikely source.
The U20s will join five other national U20s teams in a tournament in Montevideo, Uruguay. This U20 Americas Rugby Championship is supposed to be an annual event that gives all of these countries a chance to expose young talent to international play.