The matchup for the Cup Final in the Men’s Elite bracket at the Las Vegas Invitational is set. Serevi Selects will face Tribe Saturday morning for the championship. The sides have already played in the tournament, with Tribe winning Thursday.
To get there, Tribe defeated Denver in the quarter finals, 14-10. Tribe’s first try came from a possession starting deep inside their 22, while the second... Read More
The Women’s Elite division was fully restored this year. At one time, the competition was arguably the crown jewel of the Las Vegas Invitational, but the last few years it lacked the international flair 2016 brought to the table, with several quasi-national teams taking part.
National teams aren’t officially allowed to play in non-World Series tournaments during the season, so while no caps were... Read More
Despite blowing an early 14-0 lead, the Eagles regrouped to win 26-14 over Kenya in the cup quarters. The United States maintained tremendous defensive pressure throughout the second half, and along with a pair of timely tries, was able to secure its place in the cup semi-finals.
The Eagles kicked deep into Kenya territory and won a penalty at the breakdown inside the Kenya five-meter line. The... Read More
The Las Vegas 7s have featured a bevy of surprises in the first couple of days, none more so than Japan making it to the final eight. For only the second time in program history, the Brave Blossoms will reach the cup rounds.
Japan outplayed England in its first match on Friday night but left with a bitter taste in its mouth. Up a try late, the Brave Blossoms allowed England to score at the death... Read More
Utah claimed the qualifier berth to the CRC with a thrilling come from behind victory over Notre Dame College. Chad Gough powered his way over the line after the horn sounded to send Utah back to CRC for the first time since 2011.
NDC kicked the opening kickoff through the back of the end zone and Utah monopolized possession for the first four minutes. The Utes nearly struck first but a great... Read More
Humless defeated the South Africa 7s 19-15 to win the Men’s Aces at the LVI 7’s. Humless went perfect in pool play, beating the Atlanta Old White, Bend Rugby, and Atlantis.The Utah squad went on to tackle the Chicago Lions and British Columbia in route to the Cup finals.
South Africa pummeled its ways through pool play and ousted Upright Rugby Rogues in the quarters. In the semis, RSA ground out... 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 coveted spot in the CRC is one match away from being determined. Early this morning Utah shocked AIC with a 12-5 win and Notre Dame College bested James Madison 22-14.
Coming into the match AIC had averaged over 30 points a game. Utah, however, starved AIC of possession and dominated the breakdown.
“We had talked about it that if we gave AIC any opportunities they would sting us,” said Utah... Read More