High School Boys
Ten single-school high school rugby teams from Southern California have formed their own association.
The teams are all working toward getting official sanction from the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), and at the same time are looking for a more regular challenging games during league play. This move appears to be a separation from the Rugby SoCal oversight.
Rugby NY's boys 7s season is well underway, with Pelham and Keio'FASNY looking to repeat in separate brackets.
The series is open to any teams - single school, combined schools, or clubs pulling from several teams. This is so players can get as much time on the field as they wish.
So far the teams participating include:
Fairfield, PlayRugby, NYRFC, OGRCC (all clubs)
The Boys High School National Championship Committee is pleased to name Salt Lake City, Utah as the host site for the 2019 Nationals on May 16,17 & 18.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Rugby athlete Alex Cleary (Ferndale, Washington) was selected as Team USA's flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, which runs from Oct. 6-18 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the United States Olympic Committee announced today.
Since the inception of Fall 7s rugby in Utah, Herriman HS has won the series every year, and halfway through the season it looks as though that trend will continue.
Rugby New York is kicking off its fall HS 7s with a 12-team competition.
Seven teams will be in the Boys Varsity bracket, and five in the Boys JV bracket.
This is the third year of the Rugby NY 7s. Pelham won the varsity bracket in 2016 and Keio/FASNY won in 2017. Pelham took the inaugural JV competition last year.Rugby NY 7s Varsity Teams
Registration is open for the Girls and Boys Rugby Maryland Academy, and this is a chance for players to hone the most important rugby skills..
The Academy has a stated mission to raise a player's rugby IQ, and with that in mind has lined up the likes of Laura Miller, Mike Petri, AND Nancy Fitz, plus other experienced coaches, including Towson University head coach Tony De Cesare.
CHULA VISTA, CA. - Dates and a location have been set for USA Rugby's Girls and Boys High School All-American (HSAA) winter camps, hosted at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Assemblies will take place from Dec. 27-31 on the Girls side and Dec. 26-31 on the Boys side, with invitations for both sent this September.
The Eastside Lions enjoyed one of their best seasons in the club’s history, and a big part of that was a tour to Ireland.
Eastside finished the regular season in Washington with an 9-1 record, and took 3rd in the Boys HS National Championships Tier 2 after a one-point loss in the semis.
One of the exciting things to see in a young rugby player is initiative - when a player doesn't wait for his chance, but takes it.
That is Tomas Gallo.
The former Okapi Wanderers player, who played in the All American system, is still searching for opportunities.
The Potomac Rugby Union Youth League end of the season took place this past weekend in Columbia, Maryland. 57 youth teams sent sevens teams to compete in U7, U9, U11, and U13 brackets through the two day weekend. There were also U15 demonstration tackle games for boys and girls that took place on Sunday morning.