Atlantis Women Take Home NY 7s Premier Cup

Atlantis swept the field at the New York 7s over the weekend to win the Women's Premier competition. 

With just four teams competing in the highest level bracket, the format of the competition was a bit different than your typical tournament. 

All four sides played each other once in pool play, before the top two teams in the group moved on to play once more in a championship decider. 

During pool play, it was Atlantis who ruled the roost. They handled Quebec in their opener, 20-7, then took down defending champions Northeast Academy in a close one, 19-12, before finally putting a 29-5 beatdown on Liberty 9410. 

Quebec rebounded nicely after their opening defeat with a 31-10 victory over Liberty, and then a 36-22 win against Northeast Academy in what was effectively a semifinal match. 

But once more in the championship, Atlantis made life extremely difficult all game for Quebec, holding them scoreless en route to a 24-0 win. 

Atlantis played really strong team ball all day, trusting their fine passing skills and linking up with each other all tournament long. 

Compared with the other sides, the Atlantis players did an exceptional job of changing the angles with their line-running in support, which allowed them to run at soft shoulders and break tackles. 

Coupled with their rock solid tackling and great work at the breakdown, Atlantis' recipe for success over the weekend was a good one, and they were deserved winners on the day. 

5 Things To Get Excited About This Weekend


Here are five big things going on across the World Rugby landscape this weekend:

Great Day 1 Has The Eagles In The World Schools 7s Quarters

The U-18 Eagles were mighty impressive on Thursday at the World Schools 7s, competing hard against the defending champion New Zealand Condors, and then putting wins over Rugby Academy Fiji and Australia Indigenous 7s. 

Texas, Pacific Northwest Dominate All Star Challenges

This past weekend, eight women's teams competed in the TRU All Star Challenge. Over 140 women participated in the tournament, as well as a player-development clinic put on by USA Eagles head coach Rob Cain. 

Watch: World School 7s on FloRugby

Tune in tomorrow and Friday to see some of the best young talent in the United States and Canada take on the the top nations in the world at the World School's 7s tournament in New Zealand. 

Men's Collegiate Championships Dream Team

This past weekend we saw a bunch of high quality rugby players compete at the USA Rugby Fall Collegiate Championships. 

Iowa Central Claim 1st Ever DI-AA Title

On Sunday morning in sunny Charlotte, NC, Iowa Central Community College completed a journey five years in the making by defeating Western Michigan in the DIAA national championship, 36-21.

Air Force Women Are Back-to-Back Champs

In what might have been the hardest-hitting game of the weekend, Air Force held off a determined Navy team to win their second straight national title. 

Redemption & National Title For Winona State

Winona State fought through two extremely tough games to become the 2019 DII National Champions. 

Queens Dominate To Win National Title

Queens were simply ruthless over the weekend, as they put in two dominant displays en route to winning their first ever national championship just two-and-a-half years into their existence. 

Men's DII Collegiate Semifinal Preview

The men's DII collegiate field will be trimmed from its last four teams to its last two on Saturday, when Wisconsin-Whitewater, Missouri S&T, Norwich University, and Queens University compete in the DII semifinals.