The American Rugby Pro Training Center took home the women’s club 7s national championship Sunday, going 6-0 on the weekend. The ARPTC did not have an easy path to the title, having to beat the defending champion San Diego Surfers in the semifinals and heavyweight Seattle Saracens twice amidst enduring two more one-score games along the way.
“We had to play, really, almost every hard team to get... Read More
Seattle Saracens won a third-straight 7s title Sunday at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines, Iowa. For the second time in those three years, Seattle beat the Denver Barbarians in the final. The Barbos had the better of the game early on, but a 24-0 run saw Saracens win 31-10.
Logan Collins crossed over a minute in after Ata Malifa and Kevon Williams made some breaks, leaving plenty of space for... Read More
The field for this weekend’s Club 7s Championships is set, with the Omaha G.O.A.T.S. taking the spot left vacant by Hawaii. Omaha finished third in the competitive Frontier region and is just a couple of hours from the championship site in Des Moines, Iowa.
After the original winner of Hawaii’s bid turned down the ticket to nationals, the Titans were tasked with filling in. It was unclear through... Read More
On Saturday 1823 locked up an appearance at this year’s Club 7ss National Championships while the other teams jockeyed for positioning going into the final Midwest tournament in Chicago.
Going into weekend, 1823 was on a three-tournament streak and held victories over the region’s toughest teams. Mathematically, 1823 had the top spot in the standings locked up going into the tournament, a... Read More
Santa Monica defeated OMBAC, 19-5, at the Orange County 7s to earn SoCal’s second spot at Nationals next month. Due to heavy rain and lightning a handful of games into the tournament, officials elected to forgo the rest of the competition and have a one-off game for the right to head to Des Moines. After waiting for over an hour, the lightning let up and the teams were able to play the match.
“It... Read More
The Northeast Summer Series continues this weekend with a showdown in Saratoga, NY. Mystic River sits atop the leader board, but Old Blue and the Connecticut Bulldogs are within striking distance with two tournaments to play.
The Bulldogs have yet to win a tournament thus far, but they've looked dangerous in spurts. Connecticut finished third in the first battle and managed to earn its way into... Read More
The two bids from the Mid-Atlantic Conference to Nationals will be decided between three clubs this Saturday at the MAC 7s Championships in Wilmington, Del. As the fourth qualifier approaches, neither the US Army Selects, Northern Virginia (NOVA), nor Schuylkill River has locked up a bid to the postseason. Each team will be playing for their playoff lives in the final regional event of the summer... Read More
The Final leg of the Socal 7s series heads to Orange County, Calif., this weekend. The pressure is off Belmont Shore as the perennial powerhouse took care of business in the first three tournaments, winning two and finishing runner up in the other. Shore has locked up the top overall spot in the standings and will be using this weekend to give its injured players some time to heal and the younger... Read More
The penultimate Midwest qualifier kicks off this weekend in Grand Rapids, Mich. Even though 1823, winners of the first three qualifiers, seems to have the first slot out of the Midwest locked up there is still a lot at stake for the other competing teams.
If 1823 ends Saturday anywhere in the top five the team will still retain the top spot in the overall standings. However, according to head... Read More
The Kansas City Blues claimed their home qualifier Saturday to take pole position in the Frontier 7s series. They went undefeated on the day, with the lowlight being a tie against Omaha in pool play, to win Heartland 7s for the third time in four years.
With just five teams in the qualifier bracket, they all played a round-robin with the top four reaching the semifinals. The host Blues entered... Read More