Lindenwood University fought off all competitors to win the U.S. leg of the 2016 Red Bull Uni 7s at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. on Thursday. With a 26-10 cup final victory over Arizona State, the Lions have qualified to the world university tournament in Bath, England on September 17th to challenge teams from the United Kingdom, Russia, Italy, Japan, and Brazil for the crown. The cup final... Read More
The Denver All-Stars captured their second consecutive Serevi RugbyTown 7s held in Glendale, Colo. this weekend. The Denver side beat out a strong international field in route to a Cup victory and a ten thousand dollar cash prize.
The All Stars were one of the favorites coming in thanks to a deep and experienced roster. Fresh off an Olympic debut, Ben Pinkelman led the way for the All Stars.... Read More
The Red Bull Uni 7s tournament is entering its second year of existence, which will see an American team participate. The inaugural event last year saw six teams from Italy, France, England, Ireland and Wales competed at Bath University in front of a reported 13,700 fans, with the hosts claiming the title.
The event has expanded considerably for its sophomore campaign, installing six different... Read More
After facing off a number of times in the Frontier qualifier, the Utah NDA and the Kansas City Blues met once again in the USA Rugby Club 7s National Championship in Commerce City, Colo. It was all Utah in the final, who came away with an emphatic 48-12 victory.
Both teams went undefeated in pool play. Utah started strong yesterday with a thrashing of Little Rock but played a pair of tight... Read More
After 24 pool play matches and four quarterfinal games, the Chicago Lions, the Kansas City Blues, Rugby Utah, and Old Blue have advanced to the semifinals of the 2016 USA Rugby Emirates Airline National Championships at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. The day started with 16 teams vying for the opportunity to play for the national championship on Sunday and concluded with the... Read More
The contestants of Pool C at the 2016 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championships have the experience playing the best of the best with 40 Nationals appearances between the clubs. The competition between Old Blue, Schuylkill River, 1823, and the Olympic Club for the cup rounds will be a dogfight.
After winning the plate at last year’s event, 2016 marks the seventh consecutive... Read More
Pool B features perennial power Belmont Shore and three teams that were not at USA 7s Nationals last season. NOVA returns after a year hiatus and is joined by first timers the Little Rock Stormers and the Utah NDA.
Belmont Shore comes into the tournament after dominating the SoCal region. Belmont won three of four tournaments and came out as the top seed from the region. After winning three out... Read More
We’ve just had six days of good rugby at the Olympics. Lots of people outside the rugby community have been drawn to sevens and commented on how much fun it is to watch. There seems no doubt that this Olympic tournament was a good thing for rugby and its fans.
Still, I am working hard to feel satisfied. And it is silly that I need to do any work at all to feel satisfied with something so clearly... Read More
The 2016 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Chmapionship is set to kickoff tomorrow at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. Sixteen teams have gathered from across the nation to challenge for supremacy of the Club 7s. Looking to build on the momentum from the Rio Olympics, all of the matches will be broadcasted on The Rugby Channel and Rugby Today will be bringing all the... Read More
Pool D at the USA Rugby Emirate Airlines Club 7s National Championships features Mystic River, the Chicago Lions, Atlanta Old White and Santa Monica. All four teams return to Nationals from last year and will provide a geographically diverse group of contests.
The Northeast competitors, Mystic River, are one of the favorites in the group. Since combining with Middlesex several years ago, the... Read More