Shore is still expected to do well. Belmont Shore is still the champ of
Southern California. But the Belmont Shore at 7s Club Nationals Aug. 6-7 in
San Francisco will not be the same Belmont Shore you saw in the same event
last year, or recently, for that matter.
Though selections aren't final and there are still a couple roster spots to
be won, Belmont coach James Walker... Read More
No, really, Pittsburgh Harlequins? Did anyone have the Pittsburgh
Harlequins on their radar? No, really, no one outside of Pittsburgh did.
But the Harlequins finished second in the Mid-Atlantic, and while some
might crow that the Mid-Atlantic isn’t as strong as it has been, it’s
unwise to dismiss the Harlequins simply because they aren’t well-known.... Read More
Old Mission Beach Athletic Club takes a lot of pride in the clubs enviable
7s record, so not even qualifying for the national championships last year
hit them hard.
This year, OMBAC is back, as they defeated Belmont Shore II 19-7 in the
final of the Belmont Shore 7s Saturday (Belmont Shore I had already... Read More
Phil Mack looking to
Denver flyhalf Maximo
Glendale's Ata Malifa fending
off Dallas' Shaun Potgieter
The Woodlands Exiles, the upstart club out of Houston, went 5-0 Saturday en
route to Denver 7s and West titles and the West’s top seed to Nationals.
The club was... Read More
OMBAC defeated Belmont Shore II in the final of the Belmont Shore 7s to
take the #2 seed from Southern California to the national 7s club
The result might well have elicited a sigh of relief from USA Rugby, as now
Belmont Shore won’t be petitioning to have their 2nd side
accepted into the national tournament.
This year, a new eligibility rule was passed by the... Read More
brackets at the USA Rugby men's Club 7s Championships are set after this
Boston won the Northeast, beating Middlesex in the final. Both teams
qualify. Chicago Lions defeated YoungBloodz in the Midwest final. Both
Schuylkill River beat a surprising Pittsburgh in the Mid-Atlantic final.
Both teams qualify.
OMBAC won the Belmont Shore 7s over... Read More
Chicago Lions are Midwest 7s club champions after defeating YoungBloodz
26-14 in the final of the Midwest Championships.
The Lions won all their pool games but faced a stern challenge in the
semis, beating a physical (and sometimes perhaps too physical) 1823 squad
14-5 to advance to the final.
YoungBloodz, meanwhile, won their pool and advanced to the final after... Read More
The Midwest has the most extensive qualification circuit of
any territory, and it all culminates in a six-team Championship Saturday in
The field is split into two pools, where teams will play both of their pool
partners, as well as a crossover game against a team in the other pool. The
top four teams advance the semifinals, and the finalists advance to
Nationals Aug... Read More
the beginning of the summer 7s season, all was in question in the
With NOVA having scaled back their 7s efforts, no other club seemed
prepared to step into the breach. Throughout the early going coaches and
players said they thought the competition was wide open. But now it seems
it’s not anymore.
Schuylkill River has now won three of the four Mid-Atlantic... Read More
Who represents the West at the Club 7s
National Championships Aug. 6-7 in San Francisco will be decided Saturday
on the perimeter of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver, Colo.
Four teams enter the qualifier bracket with a legitimate shot at punching
their ticket to San Francisco, but the West has just three bids to
The Dallas Harlequins, Denver Barbarians, Glendale... Read More