GRR: North American Lions
It was a day of championships for American teams at the United World Games in Klagenfurt, Austria Sunday as all three brackets the US teams played in were won by the Yanks.
Here's the latest news from the United World Games in Austria.
Utah Lions Girls U18s continued their excellent run of form, beating a very good Rhinos Rugby Academy (also of the USA) 36-7 before shutting out Scotland's Garioch and Czechia's RC Strong Girls 65-0 and 55-0, respectively. This set up the semifinals with three American teams in the final four.
It's been an interesting first day at the United World Games in Austria, with three American select programs fielding six teams.
Here's a quick rundown:Rhinos Rugby Academy
Rhinos Rugby Academy has a U18 Girls and a U16 Boys team in the competition.
Here's a report on Sunday's action from the Heidelberg 7s in Germany, where three North American programs fielding six teams have been in competition.
See our pool play report here: Strong North American Showing at Heidelberg 7s
The Utah Lions Girls showed well in the opening day of the Heidelberg 7s, a tournament being used as a tuneup for the United World Games in Austria.
But before we get to Austria we have to worry about Germany and here the Lions won Pool A defeating Dutch Girls Rugby 34-0, Dubai 38-7, and Stade Francais 38-0.