Can NY 7s Carry Banner Of Men's Elite Development?

Upright Rugby Rogues vs CODP - Boys HS

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Is development of men's elite-level sevens in trouble? Some think it is.

With the growth of Major League Rugby, and as a result the absence of many of those players in the club 7s season, means that the USA Men's Sevens National Team may have to look further afield to find players.

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Not that it doesn't already do that. College teams can certainly provide that pipeline - note that a team of mostly college players won the Men's Club 7s after all - but high school is an even more obvious talent pool. Elite high school rugby is huge, and the New York 7s, along with the NAI 7s and the burgeoning NAHS 7s Series, is already producing serious national team prospects, and will continue to do so.

At the New York 7s, American and Canadian teams use the event to showcase what they can do.

Teams to watch:

CODP

The Olympic Development Program owes a great deal to the Play Rugby USA program, and in fact Play Rugby Academy just won the Rugby NY fall 7s. This is a team that produced the likes of Jon Rodriguez.

Tsunami Misfits

Winners of the 2017 HS Premier bracket, the Misfits bring two teams once again and could blow up this event once more.

Upright Rugby Rogues

After a rough 2017, Upright rebounded and edged the Misfits 22-19 in the final of the NAI 7s. That has sparked an intense intra-Canada rivalry between the two teams.

Rugby PA

Rugby Pennsylvania has one of the best-organized select-side programs in sevens, and should produce a solid squad this year.

Eagles Make Squad Changes For Home ARC Games

Eagle Watch: Where Is Mike Te'o?

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AUSTIN, T. - The USA Men’s Eagles have announced changes to the full squad for the final three rounds of the Americas Rugby Championship 2019 taking place on home soil. 

Lasike Suspension Reduced, Can Play Against Brazil

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USA center Paul Lasike has successfully appealed his initial sanction by World Rugby and has received a one-week suspension for the stamping incident in the USA vs Argentina XV game.

Dan Carter To Return To Racing 92

Former All Blacks fly-half and double World Cup winner Dan Carter will rejoin Racing 92 in March to "win the European Champions Cup," the only competition he's yet to win, club owner Jacky Lorenzetti said on Sunday.

PRP Roundup: League Tightens Up At Top

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Life West remains atop the Pacific Rugby Premiership after beating the Glendale Merlins Saturday, but the chase is on to catch the Gladiators.

Gaels Hammer Cougars In The Slop

Saint Mary's rode a strong defensive effort to defeat BYU 34-12 in a clash between two Top 10 D1A teams seen live on Florugby.

Laidlaw Leads Clermont To Top

Scotland scrumhalf Greig Laidlaw scored 20 points to help Clermont return to the number one spot in the Top 14 after thumping Bordeaux-Begles 40-15.

Life Holds Off Arkansas State

New USA Callup Duncan Van Schalkwyk

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Life University defeated Arkansas State 27-13 Saturday to move to 2-0 in the Mid-South D1A conference in a game seen live on FloRugby.

Massive D1A Weekend: Notes And Picks

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We've already made it plain that this is a pretty exciting weekend for D1A college rugby, and so it is. 

Front Row Power Key To Life-Arkansas State Clash

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Watch the scrum during Saturday's Arkansas State vs LIfe, because it could be where the game is won and lost.

15 Games And A Live Show To Watch This Weekend

FloRugby will show 15 live games plus a live show this weekend for rugby fans.