Eight teams converge on Treasure Island this weekend to start the Northern
California 7s Series.
series is the first time in a long time that teams in the area have had to
play a qualification series to get to their territorial tournament. This is
the first in a three-tournament series that also includes Stanford and
This weekend SFGG hosts the tournament and... Read More
The second Northeast 7s club Qualifier takes place this weekend with many
of the same teams that appeared last week at the Jo Jo Moore Northeast
Qualifier hosted by White Plains Rugby Football Club.
Thompson Park in Lincroft, NJ, the Monmouth 7s - the Showdown on the Shore
- will feature eight of the ten teams from last week’s qualifier.
NYAC and Old Blue have... Read More
The Kansas City Blues won the West’s first qualifier
tournament Saturday in The Woodlands, Texas, staking their claim as the
team to beat in the region.
The Blues return essentially the same 7s side that finished second in the
West and 16th in the country last season. Several of the players
grew up playing together in the Jr. Blues system or have been playing with
the club... Read More
Santa Monica defeated Belmont Shore 14-7 in the final of the
Sizzling 7s in Tempe, Ariz. Saturday evening.
This was the second tournament in the Southern California, and the results
made everything all the closer.
OMBAC and the San Diego Old Aztecs were losing semifinalists once more, and
in the 3rd/4th match, the Old Aztecs beat their
cross-town rivals 29-21.
Most of the... Read More
On a hot and sunny day at the New York Military academy, ten teams competed
to try and earn a spot at the Club 7s National Championship, playing the
first of four Northeast Sevens Series Qualifiers.
In pool A, Old Blue 1 outpaced each of its opponents en route to a 4-0
record. Using endurance and timely offloads, Old Blue handily... Read More
A look at some of the 7s tournaments going on this weekend.
Back Nine 7s
The Back Nine 7s will take place this weekend in North Augusta, SC. The
competition will feature round-robin play in the morning and a seeded
tournament in the afternoon that will yield a champion.
The Back Nine 7s will have a men’s social bracket and for the first time
have a women’s division. The... Read More
The critics point to the fact that Belmont Shore has won three of the last
four national club championships. Old Puget Sound Beach has also won a
title (2010), and been a major contender, as have the Denver Barbarians,
Chicago Lions (champions in 2007), Old Blue out of New York, and OMBAC.
If you judge
the best clubs by the last ten years, and measure only top four finishes,
the... Read More
The White Plains Rugby Club is hosting its 21st annual Jo Jo
Moore Rugby Tournament this weekend at the New York Military Academy, in
Cornwall on the Hudson, New York.
The Tournament is held each year to benefit one of its founding members,
Matthew 'Jo Jo' Moore, who has been a quadriplegic since suffering a severe
spinal injury nineteen years ago while playing rugby. According... Read More
Somehow, despite having lost their Head Coach and several experienced
players, the Chicago Lions are still on top of the 7s heap in the Midwest.
That may not last for long, as the Midwest remains very competitive in 7s,
but with the Lions expecting to augment their roster soon, the Chicago club
is still well-placed.
Aaron Manheimer stepped down as the Lions coach to concentrate... Read More
of three West 7s qualifiers kicks off Saturday in The Woodlands, Texas at
the Alden Bridge Sports Park. 12 teams have signed on to compete, and
they’ve been split into four pools of three. Seeding was determined by last
year’s results and results from last weekend’s Bloodfest in Austin, Texas.
The Denver Barbarians enter the contest the top seed, having won the West... Read More