With the Girls HS All Americans on their way to the European U18 7s championships this coming weekend in France, we we wanted to look at where we are as an age-grade program overall.
Will Snape Rogers, who heads up the Women U20s and worked closely with the Girls HS All Americans spoke with Goff Rugby Report's Alex Goff about the programs.
the Girs HS All Americans Powered by Atavus will travel to France to play in the Women's European U18 7s Championships this month.
The HSAA team lost 34-24 in the final last year, and bring a much changed team to this tournament.
The Girls HS All Americans, powered by Atavus, fell to Canada's Maple Leafs U18s in the final of the Tropical 7s International Youth Sevens Saturday in Orlando, Fla.
The HSAA team played in a small but competitive Girls u18 bracket with Canada, The Fort Lauderdale Ruckus Riptide, Indiana River, KIngwood, and the Riptide's 2nd team.
The Girls HS All Americans powered by Atavus went 3-0 in ay One of the Girls European U18 7s Championships, beating Ireland, Russia, and Germany to win Pool C in Vichy, France.
The GHSAA team beat Germany 29-5, Ireland 33-5, and Russia 40-0 to make the quarterfinals.
In the QFs, the Americans will take on Wales, which finished 2nd behind Spain in Pool B.
The USA Rugby Girls HS All Americans Powered by Atavus are in Vichy, France to play in the Rugby Europe Women's U18 7s Championships starting Saturday.
The USA is one of only two non-European team in the 16-country competition. the other is Canada. The Atavus GHSAAs are in Pool C with German, Ireland, and Russia.