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
The 36-man roster announced Thursday will
have a resounding impact on the Club 7s Championships, since the Eagles
play Canada in Toronto Aug. 6, the first day of the 7s Championships in San
The inclusion of Mike Palefau on the 36-man list is a big blow to the Utah
Warriors. Palefau is one of the most revered and feared speedsters in the
club game, and his... Read More
Atlanta Old White won its third-consecutive South 7s title Saturday in
Marietta, Ga, defeating Daytona, the Atlanta Renegades, Life and New
Orleans along the way.
AOW had struggled early on the in the summer due in part to injuries, but
they’re starting to play their best just when they need to. Something they
did on Saturday when they faced Life in the semifinals.
“We probably... Read More
New Orleans has had a good couple of months.
In June they won the DII National Championship, the club’s first, and
Saturday, they finished second to Atlanta Old White at the South 7s
Championships in Marietta, Ga., earning the club’s first trip to 7s
Getting to the South final wasn’t an easy trip for NOLA, who advanced by a
In their three-team pool... Read More