Summer 7s, time to start planning your schedules

Whether you like playing 7s or just watching 7s you summer calendar will be filling up fast. The Midwest Rugby Football Union has announced the 2015 men’s and women’s 7s qualifier locations and dates. This year’s qualifier series will be held at locations across the Midwest Competitive Region for both men’s and women’s teams. Selection... Read more »

Save your Thirsty Thursday for Pub Crawls

So, it is almost the weekend. That time of the week known as “Thirsty Thursday”, a pre-Friday happy hour and just a time for great drink specials in general. So why not indulge tonight, why wait until the weekend? I am glad you asked, because two local clubs are having their pub crawls this weekend... Read more »

Eagles move to sixth in Series standings with Bowl win in Tokyo

VIA USA RUGBY TOKYO – The Men’s Eagles Sevens climbed to sixth in the 2014-15 World Rugby HSBC Sevens World Series standings by capturing the Tokyo Sevens Bowl with a defeat of Australia Sunday. Mike Friday’s team gained eight points from Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground to move within 20 points of fifth place after seven of nine Series legs. England won the Cup at... Read more »
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Australia falls from Atlanta 7s Cup contention with loss to Eagles in Quarterfinal

VIA USA Rugby KENNESAW, Ga. –   The Women’s Eagles Sevens knocked the second-ranked team in the 2014-15 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series standings – Australia – out of the Cup round with a 10-5 victory in the Atlanta 7s Cup Quarterfinal Sunday. Kathryn Johnson and Kristen Thomas scored the Eagles’ tries in front of... Read more »

Vegas 7s, Sunday Schedule

Sunday 2/15 9:30am Gates Open at Sam Boyd Stadium 10:20am – 4:05pm Semifinals and Finals in men’s play, Finals in women’s play 5:00pm Official Wrap Party – Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino – The Pub at Monte Carlo, The Plaza at Monte Carlo and Double Barrel at Monte Carlo – Entertainment and sponsor drink specials... Read more »

Last minute Valentine Gifts, for you favorite athlete

<p> Maybe you love rugby! Maybe you don't. But we all know last minute restaurant reservations are a pain n the ass. </p>
<p>So order some pizza, sushi, or burgers, and cuddle up on the couch and watch some of the Sevens tournament today, and then tomorrow grab some bloodies and watch the final day of games
I don’t know about you, but I feel like this years Valentine’s Day snuck up on me! Maybe it was the past two weeks weather, maybe because I’m single, or maybe because all I really care about is that tomorrow, all the candy will be 1/2 off! If none of these work, share a project... Read more »
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Vegas 7s Saturday Schedule

Saturday 2/14 8:00am – 12:00pm Las Vegas Invitational amateur competition at Star Nursery fields and Silver Bowl fields, both located adjacent to Sam Boyd Stadium and Heritage Park 10:00am Gates Open at Sam Boyd Stadium 11:00am – 7:30pm Pool Round 3 and Quarterfinals in mens competition, LVI Matches Following Competition Official Night Club – Chateau... Read more »

Loving that's socially acceptable to spread around

I’m talking about Project Rugby Love, or #ProjectRugbyLove. You may have already received some loving from a friend or co-player. Social media is the most acceptable, and germ free way to send some love to many people all at once, and not have to worry about H1N1, or whatever the latest communal disease is. Chicago... Read more »

NFL, please stop using rugby terms you don't know

I am so excited to be hearing rugby mentioned more on mainstream sports broadcasting. The Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events in the world, and this exposure to the sport is AMAZING for the growth of it in the USA. However Yes here comes my complaints, as well as most rugby... Read more »
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Tackle like a Rugby play, Seahawks advice

If you have been online at all today, and have any friend who play rugby, I am sure you have seen linked the article from the Boston Globe, where the Seahawks Coach, Pete Carroll, is getting credit for teaching his defense to “tackle like a rugby player”. The debate of who hit harder, a rugby... Read more »