BYU, Navy and Dartmouth, along with several other teams,
aren’t making the trip to College Station, Texas to compete in the
inaugural College 7s National Championship Friday and Saturday. Army didn’t
attempt to qualify.
“I know a lot of people are going to put an asterisk next to (this
championship), because some teams haven’t made the trip, etc.,” said Gregg
Jones, coach of... Read More
If there’s a pool of death in the upcoming College 7s Nationals, it’s Pool
F, which houses Miami (OH), Texas A&M, Colorado and Virginia.
It may not have a flashy frontrunner like Life, St. Mary’s or Kutztown, but
it boasts three qualifier champions and a second-place team, which no other
Pool A has one champion and three runners up. Pool B has two... Read More
Who’s the favorite to win the first ever college 7s national
championship in College Station, Texas Saturday? That depends on who you
ask, but, chances are, St. Mary’s will come up in the conversation with
The Gaels have long been considered maybe the best team in the country that
won’t win a national championship. Forever, it’s been because they had to
get past NorCal... Read More
SFGG in green, St. Mary's in
stripes. Michael Geib photos.
St. Mary’s completed their fall 15s warm-ups with a victory over a San
Francisco Golden Gate 15 this past weekend.
In an entertaining match, the Gaels won 39-31. Leading 31-27 SFGG had a
chance to kick for goal to possibly put the game away, but... Read More
Gareth Lourens is one of the
lesser known 7s studs. Numina photo
Heading to College Station or planning to watch the college 7s
championships online (USA Rugby is hoping to broadcast all field one games
live)? Here's a player guide for you, a list of names to watch out for.
The headliners are all guys who have received either USA Rugby or RUGBY... Read More
Either Texas or Sam Houston will sit alone atop the Southwest Conference
standings after their clash Saturday in Austin. The Longhorns, 3-0, and the
Bearkats, 2-0, split their two-game series last season, with each team
winning at home.
Just a few weeks ago, many of Texas and Sam Houston’s players spent time as
teammates on Texas Rugby Unions’ high performance team at the West... Read More
The Navy Midshipmen have declined an automatic bid to the inaugural college
7s national championships in College Station, Texas Dec. 16-17 because the
event clashes with the Naval Academy's final exams schedule and was never
on the team's budget. The Midshipmen won the automatic bid by claiming the
Empire 7s title earlier this month.
Navy becomes at least the 11th team (UCLA,... Read More
Boston College has declined its automatic bid to the inaugural USA Rugby
college 7s national championship, which the Eagles earned by winning East
Coast 7s. Like most teams who’ve declined invitation, Boston College did so
because of final exams.
“Our athletic department and club sports were all for it. They gave us the
go ahead, but the final say came down to individual professors... Read More
UCLA has turned down its at-large invitation to the inaugural USA Rugby
college 7s national championship, making the Bruins at least the seventh
team to either turn down an invitation or tell USA Rugby before one was
extended that it wouldn't be accepted.
UCLA's bid has been extended to Stony Brook, runners up in Saturday's
Empire 7s. Seawolves coach Jerry Mirro said prior to the... Read More