GRR: Men Senior Rugby
St. Louis, Mo. will be the host city for the USA Rugby Club 7s National Championships this weekend.
The Seattle Seawolves made a return to the Major League Rugby Championship game this season, but their rebound wasn’t just a rugby success, it was a business success.
With a strong marketing plan from Madak, the Seawolves enjoyed a massive fan following that fueled the team’s playoff run.
The Loggerheads won the Men’s Premier Rugby Sevens Series over the weekend, while the Headliners Women not only won their championship but led the Headliners to the united (men’s and women’s) titles as well.
The Premier Rugby Sevens (PR 7s) is a professional 7s league that kicked off with a single tournament last year.
The Experts men's team and Loggerheads women's team won the first tournament of the three-event Premier 7s season Saturday.
Playing at PayPal Park in San Jose, Calif, the Experts won the tournament despite being without captain Logan Tago in the final, he was injured. Still the Experts beat the Headliners 19-7 in the final, led by a huge game from prop Aaron Cummings.
Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s) has announced its nationwide expansion into new cities in 2022.
The league’s tournaments will bring the famous rugby sevens festival experience to Major League Soccer (MLS) stadiums in San Jose at PayPal Park (Saturday, July 9), Washington, D.C. at Audi Field (Saturday, July 16), and Austin at Q2 Stadium (Saturday, July 30).