The Midwest RCT kicks off this weekend.
Not to be confused with the Midwest All-Star Challenge, which is smaller and was held on this past Sunday, the Midwest RCT is one of the official USA Rugby-sanctioned Regional Cup Tournaments (for Cup read All-Star or Select Side).
Midwest teams converged on Elkhart, IN for a small all-star tournament on Sunday.
The games were designed to give players some select-side experience even if they are unable to make the trek to a more remote event.
Allegheny, Michigan, Celtic Elite (Ohio), Indy Speed, and Illinois all suited up in the Girls Varsity division.
Nine Eagle Impact Rugby Academy teams went 11-7 in the Rocky Mountain Challenge Boys Tier 1 action on Saturday, with five of the teams winning or leading their pools.
Rugby New Jersey held an invitational HS All-Star tournament this past weekend, with three brackets on the field.
In perfect weather, Met New York defeated Rugby Colorado 23-19 in a very hard-hitting and dramatic final.
The 5785 select side has named its squad to face the NOLA Gold Academy in a game that will serve as a curtain-raiser for NOLA's preseason game.
The 5785 program draws mostly from Colorado, with some players from Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Texas.
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Tropical 7s has announced a partnership with the prestigious NAHS7s series to become a stop on its annual elite youth rugby championship beginning in 2019. North America’s top elite youth teams for both boys and girls are now set to enter and compete in the Tropical 7s U18 Elite Division as part of the series.
The Regional Cup Tournament season is wrapping up this weekend with three tournaments.
All three are big ones, with the South RCT kicking off on Friday
The HS All_Star season finishes up this weekend, but already we have a good idea of which teams have been especially strong.
Rocky Mountain Challenge Scores from June 9-10.
The Met NY Boys All-Stars have named their roster for the Northeast RCT this weekend:
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Rugby Texas logged an excellent weekend at the Rocky Mountain Challenge, taking both the Boys Tier 1 and Boys Tier 2 titles.
The HS all-star event is split into two tiers for boys and for girls, with Tier 1 being for U18s, and Tier 2 for U16s. Sophomores and Juniors can play up or down depending on age, but Seniors and Freshmen cannot.
Austin TX, Austin Elite Rugby is proud to congratulate the following players who have been selected for Central Texas Elite U19 High Performance Team. The High Performance Program is part of the Austin Elite Rugby Academy and is dedicated to raising the quality and standard of rugby in Central Texas.