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2018 Stampede Sevens The Calgary Stampede which is one of the biggest rodeos in the world. During this time the Stampede Sevens has grown to become one of the most prestigious 7’s tournaments in Canada. This year’s tournament will be held July 6-7. The tournament has expanded to include Junior Divisions to help promote the sport among the younger generation of rugby players. In the Premier Division, touring sides from the U.K., U.S. (Stars Rugby 7s), Fijian nationals, members of Canada’s international squad and the Calgary Mavericks. have participated. Prize money for both men and women is another incentive for…

USA Club 7s Qualifiers This weekend there are five tournaments serving as qualifiers for USA Rugby Club 7s Nationals in New York on August 11-12. Some teams will book a stop for Nationals this weekend, while others will seek to establish themselves as contenders. CanAm 7s Last weekend, Belmont Shore won the Western Open and a spot in Nationals. This means that the Pacific South will have an additional seed, while the Pacific North will only have one representative. The Washington Athletic Club and the Westside Ronins will be contenders in Bellingham, Washington. Life West, who made it to the…

Monmouth 7s: Showdown at the Shore VI On Saturday, July 7th, 2018, the Monmouth Rugby Football Club will host the 2017 Monmouth 7s: Showdown at the Shore VI Tournament at Capelli Sports Complex in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Now in its sixth year, Monmouth 7s is one of the biggest showcases for rugby in New Jersey, drawing participation over 45 playing sides from throughout the Northeast. In addition to the Northeast qualifiers for the men and women, there is men’s and women’s open, a First men’s social, as well as high school boys and girls divisions. The matches kick off…

2018 USA Club 7s Nationals: Dallas Rugby & Belmont Shore USA Rugby hosted automatic qualifiers for its Club 7s National Championship for the first time in its history. The Western Open pitted eight of the top programs in the western states against one another, and the Eastern Open did the same this past weekend. Dallas Rugby and Belmont Shore both qualified for Nationals  winning the Eastern & Western Opens, respectively.. Treasure Island, the home of San Francisco Golden Gate and the USA Rugby Club 7s National Championships from 2008-2012, hosted the Western Open, while Northern Virginia hosted the Eastern Open…

2018 USA Rugby Club Sevens Columbia University Baker Athletics Complex in New York City will host the  2018 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championship August 11-12. The Baker Athletics Complex includes both the 3,500-seat Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium and the 17,00-seat Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium. Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium will be the primary venue for the Club 7s championship event and is located next to the Campbell Sports Center, named for Columbia University and Old Blue of New York’s Bill Campbell. The 2018 Emirates Airline Club 7s event will include 32…

USA Rugby Club Sevens Nationals Opens This weekend, USA Rugby will be hosting automatic qualifiers for its Club 7s National Championship for the first time in its history. The Western Open will pit eight of the top programs in the western states against one another, and the Eastern Open will do the same, replicating a condensed version of the National Championship. The winners of each Open will secure their birth in nationals, will impact seeding in Nationals, as well as impacting the remaining qualifying tournaments. Treasure Island, the home of San Francisco Golden Gate and the USA Rugby Club 7s…

Women’s Academy Tournament USA Rugby Release: CHULA VISTA, CA. – USA Rugby will host a seven-team Women’s Academy Tournament this week at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Set to take place June 16-17, six academy teams and the Women’s Collegiate All-American Sevens (WCAA 7s) will participate in a round-robin competition to showcase their developed talent for the opportunity to earn 2018-19 residency contracts or to play for an open spot for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 High-Performance Camp. Along with the WCAA 7s, the six additional competing teams include Atavus, Armed Forces, Northeast Olympic Development…

Men’s Collegiate All-Americans Sevens USA Rugby Release: Lafayette, CO.-  Coaching staff recognizes honorary Men’s Collegiate All Americans Sevens recipients. These selections are a reflection of the performances that each one of these individuals has put in for his team during the most recent college 7s season. Making this team is no easy feat, and the selection process to whittle down the player pool into this preliminary list was meticulous, to say the least. The players selected into these squads are done so as recognition for their outstanding performances over the course of this season. This list is just the start…

2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship USA Sevens Rugby Release Philadelphia, PA – May 30, 2018 Philadelphia is in the international sports spotlight this coming weekend, as the Olympic sport of Rugby 7s returns to Talen Energy Stadium for the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd. The three-day rugby festival is one of the largest gatherings of collegiate and high school rugby teams in the world, with over 30,000 fans anticipated to be in attendance. This is the eighth consecutive year that the event has been held in Philadelphia and at Talen Energy…

2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship Release Philadelphia, Pa. – May 25, 2018 – In advance of next weekend’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the men’s Saturday match schedule for the 24-team men’s rugby 7s national championship tournament field has been announced. The 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is set for Friday, June 1st through Sunday, June 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Reserved and field level tickets to the “World’s Largest Collegiate Rugby Festival” are available online at sevensrugby.com. Single-day reserved tickets are $90 and field level tickets are $63, and full weekend…

BULLDOG RUGBY PRESS RELEASE SUMMER 2018: After a first ever appearance at the Club Nationals and a creditable 6th place finish in 2017, Bulldog Rugby founders Mike Newcomer and David Fischer are pleased to announce the return of Head Coach Steve Lewis for the Summer of 2018. However, there will be a change of focus and location for the upcoming season. In addition to selecting only younger, USA eligible players, Bulldog Rugby will be competing in the Frontier Region and operating a full-time 7’s summer residency camp in Vail, Colorado. “We are delighted that Steve will be back with us…

U.S. Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster to present Pete Dawkins Trophy United World Sports Release Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster will present the Pete Dawkins Trophy to the winner of the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. This year’s event will again be held at Talen Energy Stadium outside Philadelphia from June 1 to the 3. McMaster, one of the most decorated and respected military leaders of the past century, also played collegiate rugby at West Point and club rugby for many years. He is a native of Philadelphia. The trophy is named in honor of West Point…

USA Rugby College 7s Nationals This weekend, May 18-20, 44 men’s and women’s collegiate sevens teams will vie for the 2018 USA Rugby College 7s National Championships at Infinity Park, Glendale, Colorado. Three defending national champions are there to defend their title (Lindenwood Men’s D1, UW Whitewater Men’s D2, and Lindenwood Women). USA Rugby has indicated that “The pools were determined by a seeding process undertaken by the respective divisional committees. The teams were ranked based on reviews of their performances during the season these rankings determined seedings within each pool.” Matches will be broadcast on The Rugby Channel and…

Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Philadelphia, Pa. – UWS Release May 15, 2018 — United World Sports, the owners of the largest and most successful annual rugby events in the United States, today announced a new expanded agreement with ESPN to carry the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the national title event for men’s and women’s college Rugby 7’s. The 2018 event will again be held at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa. from June 1-3 with over 30,000 fans expected. “We are very happy to be collaborating with ESPN in this agreement,” said Jonathan First, United World Sports President.…

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