Rugby Sevens: Myths Worth Dispelling

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Rugby Sevens: Myths Worth Dispelling

Since rugby sevens was admitted to the Olympics in 2009, the sport has seen plenty of changes in the United States. Two major college sevens championships have sprung up since then—one privately-run and one through USA Rugby—and over time high school teams have also started...
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Road to Rio Littered With Obstacles for USA Rugby

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Road to Rio Littered With Obstacles for USA Rugby

World Cup Soccer may be over, but excitement is steadily mounting for the return of Rugby to the Olympics in 2016. For the first time since Paris 1924, rugby teams from around the world will meet on the pitch for international medal competition. The big...
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NJ Blaze Named the College Surfside Champions

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NJ Blaze Named the College Surfside Champions

Both the James Madison Men and NJ Blaze went undefeated throughout pool play and dominated all competition. In the final contest of the day, Madison and Blaze competed for the title. Blaze came out victorious as the Men's College Surfside Champion. The NJ Blaze college...
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Old Wild Wins the Very Open Division

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Old Wild Wins the Very Open Division

Old Wild won Surfside Sevens' Very Open division after going undefeated all morning. The Old Wild team, comprised of 10 guys over 40 years old and one 25 year old, played together in their first sevens tournament at Surfside. The team emphasized ball possession and...
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The High Life Takes the Very Very Open Title

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The High Life Takes the Very Very Open Title

Conway Maraki and R. Keith McLean led a strong High Life team to the Very Very Open Championship title. The team, incredible on paper, epitomizes the social aspects of Surfside. Yes they want to win, but the team reunion and their custom Boathouse gear seem...
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News

The Yale University Men’s Rugby Club has announced the hiring of Greg McWilliams as new head coach. McWilliams will be replacing longtime Yale men’s rugby coach Jan Pikul, who is stepping down due to family commitments. 

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 6:00pm

The 2014 Moonlight Sevens high school rugby tournament took place July 26 in Charlotte, NC. Emerging victorious was Carolina United, who vanquished the SC Knights in the championship game to take home the hardware. 

The Shockers started off the day at Surfside Sevens 2014 slow, beating the Cat Pack 17-5. Many questioned - were the Shockers getting too old? The next game they came out and trounced The Hibernians 38-12 to finish in 3rd place in the bracket pool.

After being shut out in their first 2 matches of the day, West Chester came roaring back scoring 2 trys in their final match before falling just short to the Hibernians.

Morris Women opened pool play with a tough loss to the Brandywine Riot 12-20 early in the morning at Surfside Sevens 2014 in Stone Harbor. Morris went on to win the next three matches and finish fifth in the competition defeating defending the champion Thorns and taking home serious hardware.

Carolina United came into the weekend ranked fourth in the tournament and after the 1st day of competition nothing had changed. Carolina had swepted pool play with shut-outs over Central Delaware, Wilmington and the NJ Blaze II.