NAHS Series News
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 NAI 7s, to be held August 3-4 in Salt Lake City, UT, will have 35 Collegiate selectors coming to Utah at this point plus National Selector led by JD Stephenson.
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.
It's been a successful weekend so far in Dubai for the North American teams in the Boys International U19 bracket.
The North American Barbarians defeated the Peregrines 26-17 and then lost a close one 19-15 to the Westville Gryphons on Thursday. Still, that set them up well for a shot at the quarterfinals, with the final pool game on Friday.
The North American Lions and the North American Barbarians are getting set to play in the U19 International bracket in the Dubai 7s starting Thursday.
The North American Barbarians are the second of two North American select sides to play in the Dubai 7s Boys Premier tournament.
The Dubai 7s ancillary tournament has released its schedule for the Boys U19 bracket, which features a few players involved in the North America HS 7s Series.
The tournament will run November 30 to December 2 in Dubai, UAE, and Pool D includes the North American Lions, a team of top USA and Canadian players put together out of performances in the NAHS 7s - mostly the NAI 7s.
Out of relative obscurity, Jesse Capriotti has emerged as a true 7s talent.
The Doylestown HS back was somewhat overshadowed this year by Mike Weir and Brian Stella, but he blossomed at the NAI 7s this month.
With the NAI 7s done, the 2017 North American HS 7s Series is done, with Eagle Impact Rugby Academy and Atlantis taking the Boys and Girls series titles, respectively.
Over 60 high school 7s teams in eight brackets converge on Salt Lake City this weekend for the North American Invitational 7s.
Defending Boys Elite champions Upright Rugby Rogues are back. The Ontario-based team beat Eagle Impact Rugby Academy at the death for the title in 2016.
Two Colorado-based all-star teams have joined forces this summer.
The Rocky Mountain Rebels and 5785 have begun working together, playing 15s under the 5785 moniker and 7s as the Rebels.
The partnership was set up by coaches Amy Rusert (5785) and Ethan Pougnet (Rocky Mountain).