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
The USA Club Sevens Nationals bids from the South and Mid-Atlantic are set. Beltway Elite and Charlotte locked up the top seeds from their respective conferences, while Schuylkill River and Optimus Atlanta sealed the second seeds.
With a number of players nursing injuries and not wanting to push it before Nationals, the Beltway Elite came into the day short-handed and played most of... Read More
The last qualifying tournaments in the West were Saturday before the conference championships begin over the next two weeks. With the Red River and Frontier on a bye, Life West won NorCal’s SFGG 7s, the Washington Athletic Club took its second Pacific Northwest title at the Roy Lucas 7s, and Belmont Shore was victorious at the Sunsplash 7s.
NorCal - SFGGs 7s
In NorCal, Life West won the second... Read More
With some of the conference sevens wrapped up and the rest heading toward the final turn, the USA Rugby Club 7s National Championship bracket is shaping up. Old Blue and Connecticut clinched the two seeds from the Atlantic North while Schuylkill River and Beltway Elite all-but punched its tickets from the Mid-Atlantic. The Chicago Lions look like a favorite in the Midwest, while Legion of Doom... Read More
After the Fourth of July weekend, the USA Club Rugby 7s National Qualifiers resumed play with multiple teams looking to improve their resumes or make their mark on the summer. Six events were played in the East with the Atlantic North, Mid-Atlantic, and South in action.
In the Atlantic North, the CT Bulldogs captured their first win in the ultra competitive region. Hosted by the Village Lions at... Read More
Former Team USA Women's 7s head coach Ric Suggitt passed away at the age of 58 from a medical complication Tuesday, reports the University of Lethbridge athletic department, where Suggitt coached the Pronghorn women's team. The announcement states Suggitt passed away with his family by his side.
Suggitt coached the USA women from 2010-2015, seeing the team through a third-place finish at the... Read More