The North American Lions have named their team to compete in the Dubai 7s U19 Invitational.
The squad was fairly well set in September, but the coaches and management waited until now to announce just to make sure the players were available.
The North American Lions elite-level HS touring 7s program has named its coaches for 2019.
The program will send a boys team to three different tournaments: the Tournoi Des Capitales in Paris, the Dubai7s (which they won in 2018), and the Rugbytown 7s in Glendale, CO. Meanwhile, a girls team will also go to Paris.
The North American Lions U19 select team will face the North American Barbarians in the semifinals of the Dubai 7s International U19 Men’s competition.
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 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.