Posts tagged "sevens rugby"

Father's Day is a Rugby Weekend

With last weekend’s Jailbreak 7s kicking off the summer of rugby games, more of the fun and games continue. Tonight through Sunday morning, the Rockford Ravens are hosting their annual “Luck of the Draw” tournament, a.k.a. whore fest at Vasa Park. The tourney is always a good time, with camping, rugby songs, co-ed games, and an... Read more »

NBC Continues to Ignore Her Rugby Counts petition

With almost 5,000 signatures, the #HerRugbyCounts petition is growing and complaints from the College Rugby Championship are continuing to grow. Rebecca Carlson, NCAA D-I Coach at Quinnipiac University, and who started the petition posted As we head toward 5000 signatures, we wanted to let you know that more alarming information from the CRC players, parents... Read more »

USA to host 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens

VIA USA RUGBY BOULDER, Co. – World Rugby announced today that the United States has won the bid for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens. World Rugby accepted a bid put forth by USA Rugby to host the tournament, with matches to be played in both San Francisco and San Jose, California. World Rugby Chairman Bernard... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Serevi Rugby, giving back to young women

There were countless things going on the past week for the USA v All Blacks game. Both USA Rugby and All Blacks rugby reached out to youth, and tourists, and embraced the city. However, the best event I went to was the Serevi Rugby clinic that was put on with the Noble Network of schools.... Read more »
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ISO Clubs after College: The Lions

The oldest rugby club in Chicago is the Lions. They are in the midst of celebrating their 50th anniversary. Patrick O’Reilly, the club’s president told me a lot about the club, it’s past, where it is, and where it hopes to go in the coming years. Like any club, they have their reputation, but part... Read more »

From 15s to 7s, the time has arrived

Apart from Chicago North Shore Women who will be deeply focused on 15s until their trip to Nationals, most teams have switched over and are no focusing on 7s season. If you are thinking 7s season is not for you because you hate running, are in the pack, or don’t think you could tackle some... Read more »

All-Tourna​ment selections announced from College 7s National Championsh​ip

BOULDER, Colo. – Forty-five student-athletes have been named to the 2013 College 7s National Championship All-Tournament Team. The select sides, voted on by a handful of coaches and other observers at the National Championship, represents 15 players from each competing Division: Men’s Division I, Women’s Division I and Men’s Open Division. Men’s Division I All-Tournament... Read more »
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USA Rugby, The Illinois Tornadoes, and the British Are Coming!!!

  Happy 4th of July to you all. As we take this day to soak in the awesomeness of America, let’s remember if it’s weren’t for the British who we fought for our freedom, we wouldn’t have the sport of Rugby. America has much to celebrate this year in the rugby world. We are putting... Read more »