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Rugby Texas kicked off its girls’ high school 7s season last Saturday, hosting the first of four regular-season tournaments before the state championship on May 14. After week one, ..
PRESS RELEASE – What happens when five of the top girls’ high school rugby clubs on the East Coast decide to collaborate? A new Elite Girls Rugby League (EGRL) is born to provide ..
Akilah Cathey confessed that her relationship with rugby did not begin with "love at first sight." In fact, the Memphis, Tenn., native needed a bit of badgering before finally adding ..
2020 LAI 7s / Photo: Jackie Finlan (TRB) PRESS RELEASE – World Rugby and USA Rugby announced today that the upcoming U.S. leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, LA Sevens, set to take ..
The Iowa Hawkettes is the high school girls’ state all-star program, and the successful 7s team is a well known entity throughout the Midwest. Fifteens was added to the programming ..
When Sara Dougherty discovered rugby, there was just one team in Ethiopia for which she could play. Now that she’s in the U.S., there are more opportunities to play the sport, but the Illinois ..
Photo: Travis Prior (@rugby_photog_co) for USA Rugby When Maddie Doyle tuned into the 2016 Rio Olympics and first saw rugby, she was looking at the game of 7s as someone who had never ..
Fallbrook Open’s Liliana Woodworth in the tackle vs. San Marcos Southern California Youth Rugby kicked off its high school season last week, and everyone’s playing 7s. There ..
@CardinalsRugbyClub photo (link to original) The North Carolina Youth Rugby Union (NCYRU) started its Winter High School season in early December and kicked off the 2022 segment of play ..
As USA U20 head coach Joel Bonnaud explained, more than half of the Winter 15s Camp attendees were completely new to the USA Pathway – a function of the pandemic. Katelyn Walker is one such ..
Midwest returner Lexi Erdolino in January 2020 / Photo: Christine Varga Despite the two-year pandemic disruption, interest in and support for the Midwest High School Thunderbirds have ..
DSHA is the reigning single-school champion / Photo: Jake Dieman The 22nd Annual Girls High School Rugby National Tournament will be held Saturday-Sunday, May 21-22, 2022, at Notre ..
People always ask me how this past year and Covid generally have been for me; i.e., whether The Rugby Breakdown has been able to survive the when sport was in pandemic mode. And I still ..
USA RUGBY – For the first time since 2019, USA Rugby Pathways will bring 82 women’s U18 and U20 players to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Site in Chula Vista, Calif., ..
Photo: Instagram @wcoroyalrugb If you attended any of the Rugby NorCal High School 7s tournaments this fall, then you definitely know William C. Overfelt High School. The East San Jose ..
Colorado has shown renewed interest in nationals / Photo: Broadgauge Media @broadgauge The 22nd Annual Girls High School Rugby National Tournament (GHSNC) for single school programs ..
Photo: Barry Holloway Every year the Wisconsin Girls Rugby (WGR) league comes together to name an all-state team, which acknowledges outstanding performances across all of its member ..
Photos: Leslee Sambor Highland won all three Rugby Ohio 7s divisions this fall. Together, the program went 47-5-1, winning the Competitive championship and finishing atop the Festival ..
Carondelet High School (Walnut Creek, Calif.) won the Rugby NorCal High School 7s Championship in Rio Linda, Calif. The Cougars took the top seed into the final tournament and exited ..
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