A wild Saturday at the 2017 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championship at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn. ended with 16 teams advancing to the Cup Quarterfinals on Sunday. On a day of surprises and many pools won by point differential, only six teams walked away without a mark in the loss column. The Rugby Utah Selects, Washington Athletic Club (WAC), and the Denver... Read More
Sixteen of the best women’s 7s clubs gather this weekend in Minneapolis, Minn. for the 2017 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Men's Club 7s National Championship. The women’s division boasts a talented and deep field, but there is an added wrinkle this season. The event coincides with the Women’s World Cup and a number of players who had a big impact at Club 7s are away in Ireland for this go around.... Read More
Pool A at the 2017 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Men's Club 7s National Championship in Minneapolis, Minn. is the freshman and sophomore pool, highlighted by the reigning 7s National Champions, Rugby Utah. None of the four teams had made Nationals before the 2016 season, when Utah took the nation by surprise and won the tournament. It headlines the group after capturing its second straight Frontier... Read More
The most competitive group at the 2017 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Men's Club 7s National Championship in Minneapolis, Minn. is Pool B. There will be no shortage of talent in Pool B and no clear cut favorites to move onto Sunday's cup rounds. Both Old Blue and the Washington Athletic Club feature a handful of capped Eagles, while the Dallas Reds and Metropolis certainly are threats.
Old Blue (... Read More
In less than a week, 16 teams will collide in Minneapolis, Minn. for the 2017 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Men's Club 7s National Championship. The teams in Pool C are the veterans of the tournament with a total of 56 appearances at the tournament. With the likes of the Denver Barbarians, Belmont Shore, Charlotte, and Schuylkill River in Pool C, the squads have been to this level before and know... Read More
With three dynamite clubs and an upstart newcomer, Pool D is up for grabs at the 2017 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Men's Club 7s National Championship in Minneapolis, Minn. this weekend. The Chicago Lions and the Life West Gladiators each won their conferences and are coming into the tournament as the #4 and #6 teams overall, respectively. The Santa Monica Dolphins fought off OMBAC to secure the #2... Read More
A new international 7s tournament has found its place on the American rugby calendar, as United World Sports announced the launch of Silicon Valley 7s Thursday. The new 12-team tournament will see some of the best national teams in the world converge on San Jose’s Avaya Stadium Nov. 4-5 this fall.
Olympic gold medalist Fiji, 12-time HSBC Sevens World Series champion New Zealand, second-ranked... Read More
The stage is set for USA Rugby's club 7s national championships next weekend in Minneapolis, Minn. On the men's side, the Utah Selects will try and retain their crown from last year, and on the women's side it's the Scion Sirens trying to repeat.
The competition will play out over Saturday and Sunday. Pool play takes place Saturday beginning at 10:00 a.m. CT, with the last match beginning at 6:... Read More
In the final USA Rugby Club 7s National qualifiers, the Chicago Lions sealed the Midwest Championship and Life West finished on top of the Washington Athletic Club (WAC) in the Pacific North. Metropolis and WAC earned the Midwest and Pacific North number two seeds and also advanced to Nationals in two weeks.
The Chicago Lions finished a very strong qualifier season with a 26-5 victory... Read More
Three conference championships were in play on Saturday as six seeds to the USA Rugby Club 7s Nationals were determined. When the dust settled, Belmont Shore and Santa Monica have advanced out of the Pacific South, Rugby Utah and the Denver Barbarians emerge from the Frontier, and the Dallas Reds and the Austin Huns move on from the Red River.
With Belmont Shore already wrapping up... Read More