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
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
In the first Mid-Atlantic Conference qualifier tournament, the US Army Selects dominated their competition all day to win the Monk Vaughan 7s in Sandston, Va. against Northern Virginia RFC (NOVA). The Army Selects were mightily impressive scoring 175 points on the day and the only try they allowed was in the final. NOVA and the Army Selects were undefeated in pool play with neither team facing a... Read More
The SoCal 7s Series kicks off this weekend with the OMBAC 7s tournament in San Diego, Calif., Saturday. It is the first of four tournaments in the series, with the top two finishers earning berths to USA Rugby Nationals in August.
Belmont Shore and Santa Monica are looking to reclaim their spots at Nationals. Belmont Shore made an impressive run into the Cup Semifinals, losing to the eventual... Read More
The Serevi Selects defeated the Northeast Olympic Development Academy, 14-7, Saturday in Sam Boyd Stadium in front of upwards of 30,000 fans to win the Men’s Elite bracket of the Las Vegas Invitational for the third-straight year.
The Selects never trailed in the game and were up, 14-0, with just about a minute to play before surrendering a try to make it interesting. It was a heavyweight bout... Read More
The pools are set for the top division of the Las Vegas Invitational – Men’s Elite. As usual, several countries are represented in the field, with Germany, Mexico and the Cayman Islands sending their national teams. France, Canada and the United States have their developmental sides in the mix.
Invitational and all-star teams make up another portion of the competition. The Serevi Selects are back... Read More
Behind most good teams, successful clubs or professionally run events, there are people who do a massive amount of work and go unrecognized. The award for Contributor of the Year, then, is perhaps the most important accolade we hand out. The others are reserved for coaches and players, who more regularly receive pats on the back or media attention for their achievements.
This year, we honor... Read More
Our College 7s Player of the Year might be someone you’ve not heard of this time around. It’s not the leading scorer from the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, it’s not a standout from the inaugural ACRC 7s championship, and there was no 2014 USA Rugby College 7s National Championship to pluck an MVP from.
Instead, our guy comes from the NSCRO ranks. Kevon Williams was one of the talks... Read More