College 7s News
The Ariel Re 7s kicks off this coming weekend, with 16 college 7s teams, plus some high school and youth teams, at the National Sports Centre of Bermuda.
AIC and Colgate will enter two teams in the women's bracket, while the Bermuda All Stars and Ithaca field one team each.
University of South Carolina won the opening Chesapeake Conference 7s tournament of the season, beating James Madison 14-7 in the final.
Played in snowy conditions at Towson University, the tournament included six teams from the Chesapeake and several others from outside the conference (including USC).
The New England Rugby Football Union is starting a new College 7s series for the spring.
The series will have a qualifier for the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO), which will be held at Babson College in the Boston area.
Among the teams expected to participate are:
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The Ramblin’ Jesters is an elite invitational sevens team in the grand tradition of the Barbarians and other compilation teams, operating out of London in the UK.
Princeton University will be hosting the first ever Emperor Tournament, honoring rugby legend Emil Signes on March 31.
The women’s 7s tournament will be held at Princeton’s Rickerson Fields and honors the godfather of American 7s and women's 7s' greatest champion, Emil Signes.
The New York 7s will be live-streamed on www.florugby.com this weekend.
Click here to sign up and watch the action.
The event features about 140 teams, including brackets for HS Premier Boys and HS Premier Girls which are as strong as almost any tournament in North America.
Gabe Ruflin seems to pop up everywhere someone’s winning a 7s tournament.
West Chester, PA (NSCRO Release) - An exciting opportunity is available from the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) to take the lead role in the administration of its Men’s 7s National Playoff Qualifiers and Championship!
Cal won their 5th-straight CRC Sunday, defeating Life University 19-0 in the final.
The final day of the CRC was a test, and maybe a final exam, of how difficult a top-level 7s tournament can be. Fit and aggressive, Lindenwood expected to make the final, but in the end some execution and discipline breakdowns cost them and it was Life that won that semi.
The Collegiate Rugby Championship is an event that is supposed to say a lot about the college game, mostly because it's on NBC, but NBC also says what it wants.The results are all here, with pool standings, so have a look.
What we found out on Saturday was intriguing.
Lindenwood, Life, Penn State, and Dartmouth are in control as pool play in the women's CRC is done.