The Atlantis elite select side has announced that Sophie Pyrz and Jack Bradfield have become the first former Atlantis High School players to play with the senior Atlantis women and men’s teams on an overseas tour.
The New York 7s provides a unique opportunity in the fall and winter to see elite-level HS 7s rugby.
Certainly the LVI is another chance (so maybe unique is too strong a word), but there are so few tournaments where top-of-the-line HS teams from the United States and Canada can face off.
Seamus Brennan is an exciting young talent out of Clayton in North Carolina, and our Ramlbin' Jesters Young 7s Player Of The Month for March, 2018.
Atlantis once again proved its worth in Girls age-grade 7s rugby, taking the LVI Girls HS Elite bracket over British Columbia.
For the most part, Atlantis was the same Atlantis that made the final of the NAI 7s, and won the New York 7s, dominating possession and combining power runners with speed.
USA Rugby bestowed a much-agreed-with honor this past weekend when it named the Club 7s Championships trophy after Emil Signes.
With the NAI 7s done, the 2017 North American HS 7s Series is done, with Eagle Impact Rugby Academy and Atlantis taking the Boys and Girls series titles, respectively.
The Atlantis U18 Girls had to come back from large deficits twice to emerge winners of the Girls Elite 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational Friday.
The Eagle Impact Rugby Academy took the Boys U16 bracket at the Las Vegas Invitational, beating Atlantis U16s 38-5 in the final.
With some results still to be confirmed, here's how it looks in the Boys Elite 7s at the LVI.
It's early days in the Boys Elite HS 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational, but already we know some stuff.
1. Taniwha out of New Zealand is the real deal. Not huge or imposing, they are very smart and see space very well. They hammered Upright Rugby (score unconfirmed), and while the Utah Cannibals pushed them, they are currently 2-0.
It's Day Two of the Boys Open 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational