High School Girls
The Maryland International Youth Festival was held this past weekend, with .over 30 teams in a variety of brackets both girls and boys.
Here are most of the scores. Thanks to KLG Photos for the pictures:
This season also saw Rugby Georgia held its first U19’s HS girls championship tournament.
The championship match saw that Harlequins from Marietta, GA travel south to Brunswick, GA where the home team hosted the tournament.
The South Bay Spartans came away from this past weekend's Fullerton International Invitational with two championships, and the team's youth program added a third tournament win in one weekend..
The Spartans U12s took the championship in the 2018 SoCal Youth Rugby Northern Section End of the Season (EOS) Tournament in Norco, Calif.
Atlantis once again proved its worth in Girls age-grade 7s rugby, taking the LVI Girls HS Elite bracket over British Columbia.
For the most part, Atlantis was the same Atlantis that made the final of the NAI 7s, and won the New York 7s, dominating possession and combining power runners with speed.
USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne is stepping down after the Rugby World Cup Sevens this July in San Francisco.
Payne told the USA Rugby Board of Directors in February, and employees were told this weekend and Monday.
For more on this development, go here.
Put simply, the 2018 edition of Carolina Ruggerfest being held in Matthews, a small town just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, is massive. The tournament, for its 15 year history, has always been an early season friendly for youth and high school teams. Already a large event in years past, this time around they will break all their own records. Here’s a look, just by the numbers:
The New York 7s will be live-streamed on www.florugby.com this weekend.
Click here to sign up and watch the action.
The event features about 140 teams, including brackets for HS Premier Boys and HS Premier Girls which are as strong as almost any tournament in North America.
Rugby New Jersey just completed its 4th Annual Fall 7’s Series with its Championship Weekend taking place at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft NJ on Oct. 22nd.
After taking his provincial girls select side to Canadian provincial national championships last year, New Brunswick Girls Head Coach Troy Dixon thought maybe he could go one better.
the Girs HS All Americans Powered by Atavus will travel to France to play in the Women's European U18 7s Championships this month.
The HSAA team lost 34-24 in the final last year, and bring a much changed team to this tournament.
I’ve been spending a lot of time this spring and summer attending and writing about rugby tournaments for young people, and I think it’s time for a refresher course in making rugby proud.
Let’s be our better selves.
The Evolution 7s Rugby Academy is hosting the Payette River 7s Invitational July 21-22 at the Emett Sports Complex in Emmett, Idaho.
For more on the tournament or to enter, call 208-602-2462, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.