Getting a disparate group of rugby players on the same page in a couple of days and playing a group that’s been training together for a little bit longer is always tough - but the High School All Americans certainly succeeded.
The Boys High School All Americans put the Ontario Blues U19 provincial select side to the sword Saturday with a convincing 38-5 result at Appleby College in Oakville, Ont.
The Boys High School All Americans pulled off an impressive win Thursday night, defeating Ontario U19s 27-14.
The USA Boys High School All Americans defeated the Ontario Blues U19 select side 27-14 Thursday at Appleby College in Oakville, Ont.
Game day looms for the USA High School All American team as they prepare for tomorrow's clash with the Ontario Junior Blues u19 team.
The USA High School All American team has now been chosen for the 1st of two HSAA trips this summer.
The team will be assembling in the Buffalo, NY area and will bus out to Oakville, Ont. There, the HSAA East squad will face the Ontario Blues U19 team on Wednesday, June 29 at 7pm Eastern Time. The game will be played at Appleby College in Oakville.
The Boys High School All Americans will split up for the summer of 2016, with two separate teams on two separate tours.
The apparent reasoning behind this is in part to expand the pool of players used, and in part to make travel somewhat easier for everyone. In addition, this plan will give players a little more time to plan for the travel.
British Columbia will play Atlantis in the final of the Boys Elite 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational.
The game will be played in Sam Boyd stadium at 1pm.
Some interesting outcomes in the Boys U18 Elite 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational, not least of which was one of the favorites losing their opening game.
(USA Rugby Release) - USA Rugby Boys High School All-Americans Head Coach Salty Thompson has selected an assembly squad of 16 young rugby players for this week's Las Vegas Invitational in Nevada.
The USA Men’s team that faces a relatively inexperienced Argentina XV Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium is pretty inexperienced, too.
Players at the HS All-American Winter Camp were expected to reach tougher fitness and skill standards than in the past, and the players welcomed the change.
“It was very intense,” said Arkansas-based scrumhalf Ruben de Haas. “We had to work really hard and as a result it was a really high-quality camp.”