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NBC has also broadcast the USA Sevens tournament each year since 2011. fly-half Mike Hercus scored 51 points in the tournament, ranked seventh highest in the tournament, even though the U. The team’s highlights included a 13–6 win against Russia, and a narrow 22–10 loss against tier-one opponent Ireland. The North America 4 was an elite-level IRB-financed tournament that ran from 2006 until 2008.Roughly 5.4 million viewers tuned in to watch the 2011 USA Sevens, helping increase awareness of the sport of rugby. had one of its better performances at the 2003 Rugby World Cup, winning one game 39–26 against Japan, and narrowly losing to Fiji 18–19. The tournament was contested between four teams, two from the United States and two from Canada.
The United States men's national team, the Eagles, has competed in all but one of the Rugby World Cup tournaments held every four years since 1987. The United States is a Tier 2 rugby nation, which means that it is not currently competitive at the elite level of the sport, but is one of World Rugby's key development markets.The competition was held annually from 2009 through 2014, except in the World Cup year of 2011.The Americas Rugby Championship was relaunched in 2016 as a Western Hemisphere equivalent to Europe's Six Nations Championship.The Eagles have qualified for six of the seven Rugby World Cups, including the most recent 2015 Rugby World Cup. The United States are currently a Tier-2 rugby nation. At the 1991 Rugby World Cup the United States went 0–3 with losses to New Zealand, England and Italy. The teams included a "USA Selects", effectively the United States "A" (second-level) side; a Canadian team; the Argentina Jaguars, an Argentine developmental side; and an Uruguayan team.These matches between A-sides were not considered official international test matches.