USA Rugby Statement Regarding Perry Baker Injury In Madrid

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MADRID, ESP. (February 22, 2021) - On Sunday, Perry Baker suffered a lower leg injury in the USA’s pool match against Kenya at Madrid Sevens. 

The speedster will fly home in the next 24 hours to be fully assessed where a determination will be made on his need for surgery and additional treatment. His return to play timeline will be communicated in the coming weeks. Out of respect for athlete privacy, USA Rugby does not provide details regarding the exact scope and nature of player injuries. 

“Thank you for all the support. Much appreciated from myself and my family,” said Baker. Head Coach Mike Friday said, “As a pack, we will come together to do all we can to support Perry and bring him back on the pitch.” 

Baker has proven his resiliency time and time again and will have a vast network of teammates, staff, medical personnel and family to support his recovery. Messages from USA fans also poured in through the night as the entire community rallies around the 2x Player of the Year.  

Team USA Women Withdraw From Madrid Sevens

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MADRID, ESP. (February 27, 2021) - The USA Women’s 7s National Team has decided to withdraw from its remaining matches at Madrid Sevens. As a precautionary step due to positive cases on other teams, the program will not risk any additional exposure to players or staff. 

USA Women's Roster Released For Madrid 7s

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The USA Women’s Sevens National Team will compete for the first time since the conclusion of the 2020 World Series this month in Madrid, Spain. 

USA Men's Madrid 7s Schedule

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The US men's team is set for the Madrid 7s and will send a 16-man roster to the tournament. Make sure to set your alarms so you don't miss a second of the American men in action.

USA Men's Roster Released For Madrid 7s

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Head Coach Mike Friday has picked 16-players to travel for the USA Men’s Sevens National Team’s first international competition of 2021. 

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International rugby sevens returns after a year-long absence with back-to-back tournaments taking place in the Spanish capital of Madrid during the final two weekends of February.

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