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
The Midwest and West Coast featured a bevy of qualifiers this weekend. Traditional heavyweights took care of business and the Austin Huns captured their first tournament win of the summer.
The Pacific Northwest consists of Oregon, Washington and Northern California. The region is divided into two divisions with the top three teams from Nor Cal and the Pacific Northwest squaring... 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
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
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