A large invitational tournament is returning to Las Vegas, with some of the same people who ran the Las Vegas Invitational back in the saddle.
The USA 7s is going back to Carson, CA, where it began back in 2004.
That 2004 event lasted two days and drew about 11,000 fans in total. Expect it to be a bit better attended this time around.
Eagle Impact Rugby Academy enjoyed a hugely successful Las Vegas Invitational, rebounding from a slightly disappointing 2018 result.
The Evolution 7s won the Boys Open 7s in Las Vegas, with the new girls team taking 8th, an impressive showing for the Idaho-based program.
The Boys team was led by several strong performances, with captain Logan Hill at the head of the effort, with Jackson Pabst, Jake Pingree, Clint Hersey, Tiai Vavao, Tyson Bradford, and Tyler Williams having srong weekends.
The HS Elite brackets in the Las Vegas Invitational are underway.
The Redshirts won the Girls Elite 7s, running through the West Idaho, Carson, and Rhinos White in pool play, and then beating Shawnigan Lake in the semis.
The top eight in the CRC Qualifier in Men's College 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational are set.
Dartmouth was dominant and takes the top seed. Little surprise there.Photos by David Barpal click on smaller photos to enlarge
Perhaps the surprise of the tournament was Utah Valley, which took the #2 seed and is a serious contender.
LAS VEGAS, NV. - The USA Men’s Falcons have named their 13-player roster for the Las Vegas Invitational taking place this week Feb 28 - Mar 2 alongside the senior HSBC USA Sevens tournament.
Seamus Brennan is an exciting young talent out of Clayton in North Carolina, and our Ramlbin' Jesters Young 7s Player Of The Month for March, 2018.
The Northeast Olympic Development Academy (ODA) has named its Men’s and Women’s squads to compete in the Las Vegas Invitational March 1-3, 2018.
Patrick Madden was the MVP for the Eagle Impact Rugby Academy U18 team that won the Boys Elite 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational over Taniwha of New Zealand.
A HS All American and now playing for the San Diego Aztec Warriors, Madden is a flyhalf or center who reads the game supremely well, and one who scored a try in the LVI final.
The Las Vegas Invitational is certainly a behemoth of an event, and it’s hard to stand out there simply because of the vast number of teams and players involved - of course it helps if you team up.
Take the Van Tonder brothers, for example. The brothers out of Idaho helped two separate teams win championships at the LVI.