IRB Sevens World Series http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29097/all en RugbyU: Wellington Sevens results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-wellington-sevens-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on the opening day of the Wellington Sevens on Friday:</p> <p>Pool A</p> <p>New Zealand 14 England 19</p> <p>USA 5 Spain 10</p> <p>New Zealand 36 Spain 5</p> <p>USA 12 England 12</p> <p>England 25 Spain 8</p> <p>New Zealand 17 USA 10</p> <p>Pool B</p> <p>France 12 Kenya 24</p> <p>Argentina 21 Tonga 12</p> <p>France 33 Tonga 7</p> <p>Argentina 0 Kenya 12</p> <p>Kenya 17 Tonga 10</p> <p>France 14 Argentina 17</p> <p>Pool C</p> <p>South Africa 10 Samoa 19</p> <p>Wales 26 Canada 17</p> <p>South Africa 15 Canada 26</p> <p>Wales 12 Samoa 19</p> <p>Samoa 26 Canada 12</p> <p>South Africa 21 Wales 0</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-wellington-sevens-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens Rugby union AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:00:54 +0000 5742807 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: New Zealand scrape through in Wellington Sevens http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-new-zealand-scrape-through-wellington-sevens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champions New Zealand limped into the knockout stages of the IRB Sevens World Series in Wellington Friday, with coach Gordon Tietjens describing their performance as "terrible".</p> <p>The All Blacks, chasing their third straight home title in the fourth leg of the IRB Sevens, slumped to 19-14 loss against England and struggled to a 17-10 win over the USA to emerge from the pool stages.</p> <p>Tietjens was far from impressed after a day's play which saw the unfancied Kenya tear up the form book to score wins over France, Argentina and Tonga.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-new-zealand-scrape-through-wellington-sevens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series New Zealand national rugby union team Social Issues Sports AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:45:41 +0000 5742847 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby: IRB Sevens World Series results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugby-irb-sevens-world-series-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Collated results from the fourth leg of the IRB Sevens World Series at Westpac Stadium on Saturday:</p> <p>Cup</p> <p>Final</p> <p>England 24 Samoa 19</p> <p>Third place play-off</p> <p>New Zealand 17 Samoa 7</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>England 21 Samoa 19</p> <p>Kenya 19 New Zealand 14</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>England 31 Scotland 7</p> <p>Samoa 31 Argentina 7</p> <p>New Zealand 24 Australia 5</p> <p>Kenya 21 South Africa 20</p> <p>Plate</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Australia 22 Scotland 7</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Scotland 35 Argentina 5</p> <p>Australia 28 South Africa 12</p> <p>Bowl</p> <p>Final</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugby-irb-sevens-world-series-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens Rugby union AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 09:45:21 +0000 5743896 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: England beat Kenya in Sevens final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugbyu-england-beat-kenya-sevens-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England snatched a 24-19 victory in extra time against Kenya in the final of the fourth leg of the IRB Sevens World Series at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday. Kenya led 19-12 at half-time.</p> <p>afp</p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 09:45:34 +0000 5743900 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby: IRB Sevens World Series results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugby-irb-sevens-world-series-results-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Collated results from the fourth leg of the IRB Sevens World Series at Westpac Stadium on Saturday:</p> <p>Cup</p> <p>Final</p> <p>England 24 Kenya 19</p> <p>Third place play-off</p> <p>New Zealand 17 Samoa 7</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>England 21 Samoa 19</p> <p>Kenya 19 New Zealand 14</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>England 31 Scotland 7</p> <p>Samoa 31 Argentina 7</p> <p>New Zealand 24 Australia 5</p> <p>Kenya 21 South Africa 20</p> <p>Plate</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Australia 22 Scotland 7</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Scotland 35 Argentina 5</p> <p>Australia 28 South Africa 12</p> <p>Bowl</p> <p>Final</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugby-irb-sevens-world-series-results-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens Rugby union AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 14:46:23 +0000 5743929 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED: Rugby: IRB Sevens World Series results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/corrected-rugby-irb-sevens-world-series-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Collated results from the fourth leg of the IRB Sevens World Series at Westpac Stadium on Saturday:</p> <p>Cup</p> <p>Final</p> <p>England 24 Kenya 19</p> <p>Third place play-off</p> <p>New Zealand 17 Samoa 7</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>England 21 Samoa 19</p> <p>Kenya 19 New Zealand 14</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>England 31 Scotland 7</p> <p>Samoa 31 Argentina 7</p> <p>New Zealand 24 Australia 5</p> <p>Kenya 21 South Africa 20</p> <p>Plate</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Australia 22 Scotland 7</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Scotland 35 Argentina 5</p> <p>Australia 28 South Africa 12</p> <p>Bowl</p> <p>Final</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/corrected-rugby-irb-sevens-world-series-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens Rugby union AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 14:47:06 +0000 5743941 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: England survive Kenya scare in Sevens final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugbyu-england-survive-kenya-scare-sevens-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England snatched a 24-19 victory in extra time over emerging rugby power Kenya to claim the fourth round of the IRB Sevens World Series in a cliffhanger showdown at Westpac Stadium on Saturday.</p> <p>With regulation time up, and novice finalists Kenya clinging to a 19-12 lead, it looked as if the Sevens series in New Zealand was about to see its biggest upset.</p> <p>However, yellow cards had reduced Kenya to five men allowing England flyer Christian Lewis-Pratt to capitalise on the two-man advantage with a converted try which levelled the scores.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/rugbyu-england-survive-kenya-scare-sevens-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby union Sports AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:17:19 +0000 5743999 at http://www.globalpost.com INTERVIEW-Rugby-Las Vegas sevens to help U.S. push sport forward http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/interview-rugby-las-vegas-sevens-help-us-push-sport-forward <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>WELLINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The stakes are high for the United States as they head into their home round of the rugby sevens world series under pressure to perform, men's team coach Alex Magleby has said.</p> <p>The Las Vegas tournament from Feb. 8-10 is the fifth leg of the nine-stop series, and rankings points at its conclusion will determining seedings for the sevens World Cup in Moscow in June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/interview-rugby-las-vegas-sevens-help-us-push-sport-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alex Magleby IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens Social Issues Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 07:01:14 +0000 5748504 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: England tackles Fiji first at USA Sevens http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/rugbyu-england-tackles-fiji-first-at-usa-sevens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England, which is fresh off its victory at the Wellington Sevens, will face Fiji in their opening match of the USA Sevens, the fifth of nine rounds in the HSBC Sevens World Series.</p> <p>Scotland and Portugal are also on tap in Pool A for England, which will be seeking its first USA Sevens victory since 2006.</p> <p>Defending champion Samoa is in Pool D along with host USA Eagles, Australia and Spain.</p> <p>The Eagles reached the Bowl semi-finals at last year's USA Sevens and hope to improve on that in front of the home crowd.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/rugbyu-england-tackles-fiji-first-at-usa-sevens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby union Sports AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 04:47:48 +0000 5749636 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: USA Sevens results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/rugbyu-usa-sevens-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on the opening day on Friday of the USA Sevens, fifth stop in the IRB Sevens World Series:</p> <p>Pool A</p> <p>England 5 Portugal 21</p> <p>Scotland 12 Portugal 10</p> <p>England 17 Fiji 26</p> <p>Scotland 12 Fiji 14</p> <p>Pool B</p> <p>South Africa 45 Uruguay 0</p> <p>Kenya 12 Canada 19</p> <p>South Africa 17 Canada 5</p> <p>Kenya 12 Uruguay 7</p> <p>Pool C</p> <p>Argentina 7 Wales 17</p> <p>New Zealand 21 France 0</p> <p>Argentina 14 France 12</p> <p>New Zealand 40 Wales 5</p> <p>Pool D</p> <p>Australia 26 USA 7</p> <p>Samoa 19 Spain 12</p> <p>Australia 14 Spain 24</p> <p>Samoa 12 USA 7</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/rugbyu-usa-sevens-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby union Sports AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:30:46 +0000 5750803 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Samoa open USA Sevens defence with two wins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/rugbyu-samoa-open-usa-sevens-defence-two-wins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champions Samoa came from 12-0 behind to beat Spain 19-12 Friday on the opening day of the US stop in the IRB Sevens World Series.</p> <p>Captain Afa Aiono scored the winning try under the posts, delighting a vocal contingent of Samoa fans at Sam Boyd Stadium.</p> <p>"It was really tough. Spain, they wanted to win the game, but I am happy with the boys, especially in the second half," said Samoa coach Faamaoni Lalomilo. "It is a second home, a big ground for Samoa, and the boys have to work hard for the fans too."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/rugbyu-samoa-open-usa-sevens-defence-two-wins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby union USA Sevens AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 07:00:23 +0000 5750813 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: USA Sevens results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/rugbyu-usa-sevens-results-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on Saturday's second day of the USA Sevens, fifth stop in the IRB Sevens World Series:</p> <p>Pool A</p> <p>Fiji 21 Portugal 14</p> <p>England 0 Scotland 14</p> <p>Pool B</p> <p>Canada 36 Uruguay 0</p> <p>Kenya 5 South Africa 15</p> <p>Pool C</p> <p>France 14 Wales 17</p> <p>New Zealand 17 Argentina 5</p> <p>Pool D</p> <p>Samoa 28 Australia 7</p> <p>Spain 7 USA 22</p> <p>Playing later</p> <p>Cup</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Fiji v USA</p> <p>New Zealand v Canada</p> <p>Samoa v Scotland</p> <p>South Africa v Wales</p> <p>afp</p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens Rugby union AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 23:30:32 +0000 5751428 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: USA Sevens results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/rugbyu-usa-sevens-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on Saturday's second day of the USA Sevens, fifth stop in the IRB Sevens World Series:</p> <p>Pool A</p> <p>Fiji 21 Portugal 14</p> <p>England 0 Scotland 14</p> <p>Pool B</p> <p>Canada 36 Uruguay 0</p> <p>Kenya 5 South Africa 15</p> <p>Pool C</p> <p>France 14 Wales 17</p> <p>New Zealand 17 Argentina 5</p> <p>Pool D</p> <p>Samoa 28 Australia 7</p> <p>Spain 7 USA 22</p> <p>Cup</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Fiji 21 USA 19</p> <p>New Zealand 17 Canada 0</p> <p>Samoa 12 Scotland 5</p> <p>South Africa 26 Wales 0</p> <p>Bowl</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Kenya 17 France 21</p> <p>Australia 21 England 26</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/rugbyu-usa-sevens-results-collated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens Rugby union AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 06:15:38 +0000 5751530 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: South Africa beat New Zealand in Sevens final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/rugbyu-south-africa-beat-new-zealand-sevens-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africa routed New Zealand 40-21 in the final of the 2013 USA Sevens on Sunday at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.</p> <p>South Africa came out and dominated the game from the start, leading 28-0 at half-time. </p> <p>Defending champion Samoa defeated Fiji to take third place.</p> <p>gph/dj</p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby union USA Sevens AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 23:30:58 +0000 5752170 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: USA Sevens results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/rugbyu-usa-sevens-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on Sunday's third day of the USA Sevens, fifth stop in the IRB Sevens World Series:</p> <p>Cup</p> <p>Final</p> <p>New Zealand 21 South Africa 40</p> <p>Third place</p> <p>Fiji 31 Samoa 36</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Samoa 7 South Africa 12</p> <p>Fiji 14 New Zealand 19</p> <p>Plate</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Canada 22 Scotland 5</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Scotland 35 Wales 14</p> <p>USA 19 Canada 24</p> <p>Bowl</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Argentina 12 France 17</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>England 7 France 40</p> <p>Spain 12 Argentina 21</p> <p>Shield</p> <p>Final</p> <p>Uruguay 0 Australia 41</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/rugbyu-usa-sevens-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRB Sevens World Series Rugby sevens Rugby union AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 23:31:07 +0000 5752172 at http://www.globalpost.com