This is an Opinion Column by GRR Editor Alex Goff—I fielded the question about which of the major 7s tournaments was quote-unquote better several times over the past 10 days or so and though I would look at it more closely.
Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s) have announced their 2022 coaches for the league's eight teams that will battle for the 2022 PR7s Championships.
The NAI 7s is almost full as more and more 7s teams, especially among youth age groups, are looking for a well-run, meaningful tournament.
The numbers have brought in sponsorships, too, and as a media partner for the NAI 7s, we at Goff Rugby Report have a list for you of who is supporting the NAI 7s.
The North American Invitational 7s is essentially sold out, but there's still hope.
The NAI 7s, to be held July 22-23 in Salt Lake City, will have 13 brackets from U12 to U23, and there may be one or two spots in a couple of those brackets.
The USA Rugby South Panther program had a pretty successful weekend at the Tropical 7s, winning at three different age groups, including at the U16 level.
Mike Orefice scouted and assembled the team and Gary Anderson and Andy Thomas coached the squad.