LAFAYETTE, CO. - Martha Daines has been appointed Director of USA Rugby's Girls High School All-Americans and Talent Identification, the organization announced today.
LAFAYETTE, CO. – The USA Girls’ and Boys’ U18 7s programs will compete in the USA Futures 7s competition during the 45th annual CAN-AM Rugby Tournament at Saranac Lake Placid July 27-29. Taking place in the host region of two Olympic Winter Games (1932 & 1980) and a U.S.
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.
Mount Saint Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Md. hosted the Girls HS All Americans U18s and U16s as they faced off with the Quebec U18s and U16s.
It was a very successful assembly for the HS All Americans, as they won all four of the games, but it was also successful in terms of what MSM was able to provide the players, and the experience for the players.
The Girls HS All Americans western team capped off a perfect summer for the program with a 55-5 defeat of the British Columbia U18s Sunday in Seattle.
The HSAA program ended up 6-0, with two HSAA East wins over Quebec's U18s, and two HSAA U16 wins over Quebec's U16s. And on Friday the HSAA West team beat BC 54-24.
The Utah Lions Girls team has been enjoying a pretty good summer, what with winning the United World Games in Austria, and then finishing second to a national-level Canadian team in the Victoria International 7s.
Next up? The North American Invitational 7s July 29-30 at the Salt Lake Regional Athletic Complex in Utah. This is the team’s home tournament, essentially.
VANCOUVER (USA Rugby Release) – The USA Rugby Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS are in British Columbia, Canada, this week for their first competitive rugby of the year at the Vancouver Rugby Festival.
BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby has announced an age-grade pool of 38 women players that were identified at the winter National All-Star Competition in Lakeland, Fla., as well as the various 2015 tours. The age-grade coaches have identified the players they believe have a strong chance to become Eagles and play in World Cups and Olympics.
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – The USA Rugby Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS will hold an East Winter Camp Feb 12-15 at the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla. following up on last month's West Winter Camp at the Casa Grande Sports Academy in Arizona.
USA Rugby has announced changes in the pathway for the national women's teams.
The idea, said the organization in an announcement, is toe "accelerate player development for international competition."
The efforts of the Women’s Eagles, AIG Women’s Collegiate All-Americans, and AIG Women’s Junior All-Americans have been combined into one program to create a clearer pathway.