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
This past weekend featured five 7s National Qualifier tournaments across the country. Mystic River defeated division leaders Old Blue in the Atlantic North’s Newports 7s, Beltway Elite took down tournament hosts NOVA in NOVA-Ruggerama 7s, Rugby Utah outlasted the Denver Barbarians in the Frontier’s Denver 7s, the Dallas Reds defeated the Austin Blacks in the Red River’s Tornado Alley 7s and... Read More
With Mid-Atlantic qualifiers set to kick off this coming Saturday in Northern Va., two teams look to be the early favorites: the newly-formed Beltway Elite 7s and defending MAC 7s Champions, Schuylkill River.
Both teams have a preseason tournament championship under its respective belts. In each team’s first tournament of the summer, the Lehigh Valley 7s, Beltway edged Schuylkill River by the... Read More
The first full weekend of Club 7s National Qualifiers was on Saturday with seven tournaments in action across the nation. In the east, Old Blue beat rival NYAC, 33-0, at the Atlantic North’s Monmouth 7s; New Orleans bested Optimus at the True South’s NOLA 7s; Charlotte outlasted Southern Pines in overtime, 15-10 at the South-Carolinas’ Queen City 7s; and Metropolis won the Midwest’s Madtown 7s... Read More