Forty teams competed over three divisions in the high school competition at the Penn Mutual CRC. The Boys Elite, Boys Open and the Girls division all competed over a three-day span to crown champions In the end, the Maryland Exiles, the Archmere Academy and West End all won these divisions respectively.
The Boys Elite featured a rematch between the Maryland Exiles and the Cannibals.... Read More
SEATTLE – (April 27, 2016) ATAVUS and Volt Athletics today announced the launch of a new technology platform to bring individualized, affordable, rugby-specific strength and conditioning (S&C) programs to athletes around the world. Volt Athletics’ technology will deliver rugby-specific training built by veteran ATAVUS high performance coaches, allowing rugby players to train like an ATAVUS... Read More
Rugby in America's high schools represented the last place of expansion. Today, rugby is the nation's fastest growing team sport, proliferating for boys and girls throughout the country at the high school level.
High school rugby can be traced back to northern California in the 1905 to 1914 period when Cal and Stanford abandoned gridiron football to play rugby, a move that also included, among... Read More
British Columbia defeated Atlantis 7s to win the boys U-18 division at the Las Vegas Invitational. The bigger Canadian side wore down Atlantis in the second half, scored three tries, and yielded no points.
British Columbia opened the scoring off an errant pass from Atlantis. The referee was wearing a similar green jersey to the Atlantis players and one pass was mistakenly sent his way. BC pounced... Read More
"The Power of Rugby" is a short documentary following and innner-city high school team from Memphis, Tenn. It tells the story of how Coach Shane Young started a program at Power Center Academy, a new high school serving urban Memphis, and what rugby has done for the young people involved. Enjoy.
Atlantis Rugby Corporation is holding a camp for high school boys and girls Friday, July 17 ahead of Surfside Sevens in Stone Harbor, N.J. The camp is geared towards U-19 boys and U-16 boys and girls and is open to players of all experience levels.
Former USA 7s head coach Emil Signes, who is widely considered the father of American 7s, headlines the camp's roster of coaches. He's joined by Chris... Read More
Lindenwood is set to host a 20-team high school tournament Feb. 28-29 in St. Charles, Mo. With some perennial midwest powerhouses slated to attend, the event should be one of the more highly anticipated high school competitions this spring.
Penn, Brownsburg, the Kansas City Jr. Blues, Brother Rice and St. Thomas Aquinas headline the field. Penn finished third at the High School National... Read More
After the success of the Blazing Sevens Tournament held last summer at the new, four-pitch turf complex in Morristown, NJ, Morris rugby has organized a two-day tournament at the same facility for March 28-29.
The timing of this tournament will allow teams from New England and the Mid-Atlantic region to easily get some solid game action in advance of their various league seasons. There are... Read More