The USA South Team 2 defeated Turks & Caicos 44-7 to book a place in the consolation final of the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships.
Trinidad & Tobago won big and Mexico escaped in a tight one in Day Two action at the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships.
The South 1 team is set to face Jamaica in the Rugby Americas North U19 men's competition Saturday.
Here is the South lineup. A large percentage of this team participated in last year's event, which the South won.
He may be a prop, but he’s a prop who can run, and Muhammed Abdullah’s considerable skill will be on display as the East Cobb Trojan suits up for the USA Rugby South 7s team at the LVI this week.
The USA Rugby South age-grade select side programs continue to prepare for the Barbados 7s; NAHS 7s, and the International RAN U19 fifteens, with the Atlanta Camp this Saturday, Nov. 19.
The camps will be held at 10200 Wooten Rd in Roswell, Ga. The Tiger Rugby Academy will assist.
The USA Rugby South U19 Panthers program has announced tryouts for 7s and 15s events in 2017.
The 7s program will compete in the North American HS 7s (NASH 7s) events in Las Vegas (the LVI) and the NAI 7s in Salt Lake City later in the summer. More tournaments will be added later.
USA Rugby South shocked Mexico to win the Rugby Americas North U19 championship Saturday.
The Panthers went into the game having just escaped a very athletic Trinidad & Tobago team, while Mexico, the defending champions, had made it comfortably through pool play.
The USA South Men's U19 team has a tough task ahead of it Saturday as the Panthers take on Mexico in the Rugby Americas North final.
The Panthers needed some late-game heroics to edged Trinidad & Tobago by a single point on Wednesday. Mexico, meanwhile, Mexico thrashed Turks & Caicos and then beat Cayman Islands 26-10 Wednesday to have a somewhat easier path to the final.
The USA Rugby South women's team won the Rugby Americas North women's 10s Friday.
The 10-a-side tournament featured USA South, Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas, and Jamaica. The South team was made up mostly of players from Life University, with a couple of players from other colleges, and was coached by Life University Women's Head Coach Rosalind Chou.
The USA Rugby South U19s needed a big second-half comeback to defeat Trinidad & Tobago and book a place in the Rugby Americas North U19 Championships final Saturday in Miramar, Fla.
Trinidad showcased their dangerous long-range attacking style and the South defense had trouble keeping up early on.
It's all started nicely for the USA Rugby South U19s; Saturday the Panthers shut out Bermuda 41-0 to kick off their RAN U19s tournament.