We are not that far into the summer 7s season, and yet so very close to its
end at the same time.
In a little over two weeks we will know almost every team set to attend the
national tournament in Pittsburgh, and yet it does seem like we’ve just
As many as 80 teams have made some sort of step toward... Read More
After two qualifiers, the Northeast standings are logjammed near the top,
with four teams in relatively close proximity in points. Tied for first,
which coming as somewhat of a surprise, is Long Island – winners of the
second qualifier and third-place finishers in the first tournament.
Long Island has played qualifier 7s plenty before, and they have about as
an experienced 7s... Read More
The San Diego Old Aztecs went into the Santa Monica 7s last week right on
the cusp of the top three in Southern California.
With three seeds to the national championships available for teams in the
region, and four teams, seemingly, competing for those spots, it was
important for everyone to avoid being the odd seven out. Had... Read More
High Country dominated the competition at the Hotter Than Hell 7s this past
weekend in Atlanta, Ga..
With a 51-0 thumping of Georgia Tech a 39-0 victory over Columbus, and a
22-7 win over Macon, High Country cruised through Pool B.
The semifinal birth resulted in a matchup with Northern Georgia, who
finished second in its bracket with a two and one record. High
Country... Read More
Another weekend down, and the Chicago Lions and Belmont Shore
continue to sit atop their respective qualifier standings and our rankings.
The Lions have now won all three Midwest qualifiers, and done so in
Sitting right behind the Lions in the Midwest standings are the Milwaukee
Barbarians, a team we completely missed in last week’s rankings. They jump... Read More
Should anyone be worried that DII club Santa Rosa made the final of the
Northern California Qualifier?
Probably, yes, as Santa Rosa lost just twice on Saturday, both times to
eventual winners SFGG. However, the team learned a lot from losing.
“I had no idea what to expect going into this weekend,” said Santa Rosa 7s
Coach Marc Vera, who was one of the sparkplugs for the... Read More
The Old Aztecs shocked Belmont Shore 31-21 to win the Santa Monica 7s on
Saturday and create even more havoc in the Southern California Club 7s
The San Diego club won a barnburner that vaulted them past Santa
Monica to 2nd in the Series. Meanwhile OMBAC finished third, beating Santa
After this weekend's tournament, Belmont Shore remains 1st in the series
with... Read More
Led by evergreen scrumhalf Mose Timoteo and with collegians Danny Barrett,
Tim Maupin and Michael Haley impressing all day, SFGG swept the day to win
the 1st of three Northern California qualifiers to the Pacific Coast club
SFGG cruised through their pool, which included Santa Rosa,
Sacramento Lions, and the San Jose Seahawks.
"The guys did a really good job of... Read More
Long Island defeated a solid Old Blue team to take the second Northeast
Regional Qualifier hosted by Monmouth Rugby Club.
On their way to the Cup playoffs, Long Island went undefeated in bracket
play. They defeated White Plains and Mystic in convincing fashion. After
losing 26-7 to Old Blue last weekend, Long Island found a way to breakdown
Old Blue for a 22-17 victory in the... Read More
Paced by tries from Max Narewski, Tanner Barnes and Dan Wright, the Chicago
Lions ran out to an early lead and cruised to a 33-0 shutout of the
Milwaukee Barbarians in the Lakefront 7s Saturday.
This makes the Lions 3-3 in qualifier tournaments. The Barbarians won the
Pool of Death at Lakefront, beating highly-regarded 1823 and YoungBloodz to
make the semis.
But the speedy... Read More