The Midwest sevens series moved to Milwaukee, Wisc. over the weekend for Lakefront 7s, and for the second weekend in a row 1823 A came out as champions. As 1823 A retained the spot at the top of the heap, other teams made moves throughout the rest of the field.
On their way to a second consecutive tournament win, 1823 A went a perfect 3-0 in pool play and beat tough teams like the CARPS, ... Read More
The Austin Blacks took a crucial first step towards returning to the national tournament over the weekend. They escaped pool play and faced a familiar foe in the final to take first place in the series opener in Austin.
The competition for the men was divided into two pools. Pool A, where the Blacks were placed, played host to a strong crop of competition. The Dallas Reds, Little Rock Stormers,... Read More
OMBAC used a first-half surge to pull away from Belmont Shore in the final and take the second leg of the SoCal 7s Series, in Flagstaff, Ariz., this weekend. Despite a number of second half tries from Belmont Shore, Old Mission Beach hung on to win 33-31.
Both teams squared off in pool pay earlier in the day with OMBAC taking the first meeting 28-19. Both won their other pool play games, giving... Read More
The Denver Barbarians started their summer campaign by winning the Michael Sneath Memorial Cup at the 48th annual Denver 7s tournament Saturday. They defeated the Kansas City Blues, 38-19, in the final. In the Frontier Conference’s first qualifier, both clubs were undefeated entering the Cup Final, but the Barbarians scored six tries in the championship to secure the victory. The next qualifier... Read More
Old Blue defeated Mystic River 22-19 to win the Newport 7s and take the first leg of the Northeast Summer Series. The New York side avenged a 22-10 pool play loss to the Mystics in order to capture the maximum number of points this weekend.
Both Mystic River and Old Blue were 2-0 prior to playing each other in the final game of pool play. Mystic River ground out a pool victory and earned the... Read More
The Northeast Sevens Championship opens play this weekend in Newport, R.I. The Northeast teams will begin their first of four tournaments in their quest to head to USA Rugby Nationals in Des Moines, Iowa.
Old Blue looks to return to the national spotlight as the New York side narrowly lost to the Seattle Saracens 31-26 in the 2014 final. Old Blue has long been the standard bearer for 7s rugby and... Read More
The Red River Rugby Conference kicks off its 7s series this weekend as teams vie for a chance to represent their region in the national tournament. Last year the Austin Blacks made the trip to Washington, but if they want to make a return trip to the big stage they’ll have to overcome a larger pool of teams with some different faces in it.
After a trio of tournaments last year, the Blacks took... Read More
The Midwest is going into the second week of its summer qualifier series on Saturday as competition moves to Milwaukee, Wisc. for Lakefront 7s. Last week’s champions, 1823, will be looking to repeat their performance, while the Lions rebound and other teams try to close the gap.
In the Series opener the first sides for the Chicago Lions and 1823 faced off in the first match of pool play, but the... Read More
Belmont Shore claimed first blood in the SoCal 7s Series with an emphatic 52-7 victory over Santa Monica in the Cup Finals at OMBAC 7s Saturday. Shore played tremendous defense, yielding only two tries on the afternoon and piling up an average of 42 points per game.
Last year's fourth-place National finishers came into the tournament in good form having won both social tournament tune ups it... Read More
The opening leg of the Midwest 7s sries wrapped up on Saturday, and after a day of play as well as a few rain delays, 1823 came out on top comfortably, taking the top two spots in the competition.
Leading up to Saturday’s competition, the big mystery was what would happen between 1823 and the Chicago Lions, since both their sides shared pools over the weekend. Both A sides were in Pool B while... Read More