July 22, 2016
Richmond Hosts Mid-Atlantic Rugby 7s Finals
Photo: Richmond Lions Rugby
The Monk Vaughn Rugby Sevens Qualifier is being held this weekend at Dorey Park in Richmond, Virginia. This is the last Mid-Atlantic Rugby Men’s and Women’s Rugby Qualifier.
The Men have a three club race for the two spots for the USA Rugby National Sevens being held on August 13-14, 2016 at Dicks Sports Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado. Schuylkill River is in first place with 59.5 points, Northern Virginia is in second with 55 and Rocky Gorge has 52. The Other teams from the Mid-Atlantic include the Pittsburgh Harlequins, Wilmington, Baltimore-Chesapeake Brumbies, Norfork Blues and the Washington Irish.
For the Women, the Scion Sirens have a commanding lead with 64.5 points, While Northern Virginia (56.5 points) and Philadelphia (52 points) are in a battle for the final spot. Rounding out the field are the DC Furies, Pittsburgh Angels and Doylestown.
In addition to the qualifier Men’s & Women’s divisions, there are the following other divisions: Men’s Open, Men’s Social, Women’s Social, Old Boys (35+), Boys HS/U19 and Girls HS/U19.