College 7s took the attention of many during May, with the continued shifts and changes in schedules meaning that while a group of college teams were in the last throes of the 15s playoffs, most were thinking about 7s glory.
It was a wild and historic season for the Saint Joseph Academy girls rugby team out of Ohio, as St. Joe's often considered a strong program, but wasn't a team that you found near the top of the Girls National Championships.
The Girls High School Single-School Nationals, hosted at Lindenwood University and sanctioned by USA Rugby, has set their schedule for the weekend of May 21-22 and confirmed all participating teams.
The 14 teams competing from around the Nation in the inaugural tournament are the following:
Broken Arrow High School, Oklahoma
The 2016 Girls High School Rugby National Tournament will bring together competitors from at least nine different states at the historic May 20th-22nd event held at Lindenwood University's Hunter C Stadium in St Charles, MO.
Although this is the 17th Annual National Tournament, this is the first ever championship to include single school brackets.
The 2016 NIT Club committee has announced that the inaugural Girls High School Club Rugby National Championship (hsgirlsrugbynationals.club) will be held at Central Washington University (CWU) in Ellensburg, Wash. May 21-22.
Details have been released regarding the 2016 Girls High School Rugby National Invitational Championship.
The Girls High School National Invitational Championship (NIC) will award two titles in 2016 and going forward: one to a single-school champion, and one to a club champion. Two weeks ago, the single schools announced their intentions regarding 2016 nationals (read more), and now the NIC Club Committee is releasing details about its event.
The National High School Girls Invitational Championship is following the boys’ lead, and dividing along club and single-school lines for 2016. The effort is being driven by Divine Savior Holy Angels coach John Klein and Catholic Memorial coach John Waliszewski, who are founding members of the invitational’s management group, the National Girls Coaches Committee (NGCC).
The Girls High School National Invitational Championship is poised to host 14 teams across two competitions – an eight-team Division I and six-team Division II – on May 16-17 at Pittsburgh’s Founder’s Field.
The 16th Annual Girls High School Rugby National Invitational Championship (GNIC) will be held Friday-Sunday, May 15-17, 2015, at Founder’s Field in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Historical Champions in the Girls NIT.
In 2000, a group of girls HS team got together to host their own national championship. They did this for eight years before USA Rugby took the competition under their organization. The USA Rugby Girls National Championship lasted for four season, 2008-2011, before USA Rugby made it a National Invitational tournament in 2012.