The announcement that the Women's USA 7s tournament will be held at the same venue and same time as the Men's USA 7s, in Las Vegas, is the strongest indication of thawing feelings between USA Rugby and United World Sports.
United World Sports, the organizers of the USA 7s and Las Vegas Invitational, has announced that Jon Hinkin has been promoted to Tournament Director.
White Plains, NY - United World Sports today announced that Dan Lyle, Executive Vice President, Sponsorships has resigned his position effective immediately. Lyle will be joining AEG to help expand their rugby platform in the United States and abroad. UWS and AEG are working as potential partners on several to be announced rugby projects in the United States.
In a women's college 7s tournament at the LVI that included some select sides, and some well-regarded teams from Canada, it was two American colleges that ended up on top.
The University of Utah has qualified for the CRC 7s after beating Notre Dame College in a close, and somewhat controversial final in the LVI at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Utah made the final by denying the dangerous AIC team any meaningful possession, and the Utes did the same against a fast and well-structured Notre Dame College team.
The Atlantis Boys select side teams enjoyed a very successful Las Vegas Invitational this weekend, both making their respective bracket finals, and winning one.
British Columbia Elite 7s defeated the ATAVUS Selects 19-7 Saturday in Sam Boyd Stadium to win the Girls Elite bracket at the Las Vegas Invitational.
It was an impressive run for the ATAVUS squad, which beat Utah, tied Auckland Marist, and beat Rhino Rugby Academy to make the semis. There they beat the Minnesota Tundra 25-7 to book a spot in the stadium.
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.
Herriman HS of Utah won the Boys Open HS 7s Friday at the Las Vegas Invitational, going 6-0 and beating four select sides in the process.
Herriman defeated the Tennessee Tri-Stars, Mavericks, and Las Vegas Blackhawks Thursday to make the semifinals.
The University of Utah pulled off something of an upset, beating AIC in the semifinals of the LVI's CRC Qualifier to make the final in the stadium later today.
The Utes starved AIC of possession brilliantly and won 12-5.
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.