GRR: Charlotte Tigress
The Charlotte Tigress took 1st in the BodyArmor North Carolina State Games this past weekend.
In the round-robin 7s tournament for HS girls, Tigress beat Raleigh Cobras, Raleigh Redhawks, and the Wando Wahines.
Some highly-rated HS rugby teams gathered in Charlotte, NC this weekend to celebrate the return to action for the Charlotte RFC’s rugby facility.
The Charlotte Tigress had only the one hiccup in a run that saw them win the Girls U18 bracket at the Tropical 7s.
The Charlotte Tigress are looking especially strong in this early season.
Having won comfortably in a couple of shortened warmups against Highland og Ohio in West Virginia this past weekend, the Tigress show how you can come out of the back end of COVID shutdowns as strong as ever.
Recruiting, coaching, and player enthusiasm are all strong, and they make for a strong team.
After 11 months of no rugby or perhaps only modified 7s, rugby union at the high school level is making its return in the Carolinas.
Following host state health rules and relying on private insurance, several teams met up for a big preseason weekend of 15s rugby in Rock Hill, South Carolina over President's Day Weekend.