West Men’s All-Star 7s take 2nd – Women take 4th

Congratulations to the West Men’s 7s All-Stars, who placed 2nd after losing to So Cal in the championship match, and the West Women’s 7s All-Stars who finished 4th in the USA Rugby National 7s All-Stars championships this weekend in Chula Vista, CA. Both teams were lead by first-year coaches, Andre Snyman and Tracy Gola, respectively. […]

West Women’s All-Star 7s Team Named

West Women’s All-Star 7s coach, Tracy Gola, has announced the team that will represent the Western Rugby Union in the NASC 7s tournament August 26-27 in at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. Hannah Stolba – Glendale Women * Sara Edwards – Glendale Women Dee McGillivray – Atomic Sisters Rachel Muir – Austin […]

West Men’s 7s Team Training & Selection – Letter from Coach, Andre Snyman

Hi Coaches, Andre Snyman here! Just wanted to touch base with you and introduce myself. I am really pleased to have been appointed Head Coach for the West Men’s All Star 7s Team and would be very appreciative if you could assist me with my quest to field the best team available. While I am […]

West Women’s 7s Tryouts Information

Please forward the following information to all players interested in trying out for the West Women’s 7s All-Stars: West Women’s 7s Try out Camp Sunday, July 24th 10 am – 2 pm Glendale, CO Map At the Park (turf field) – Letter F on the map on the link above Any players interested in trying […]

Andre Snyman named coach of the West Men’s 7s All-Stars

Andre Snyman, a former South African Springbok in both 7s and 15s, has been named to lead the West Men’s 7s All-Stars. He succeeds Freddie Waititi, who is not available. Snyman currently resides in Colorado and is affiliated with the Glendale Raptors. He will work closely with Gregg Jarvis, the West 7s Coordinator (west7director@aol.com). A […]

Nominations for West Women’s 7s All-Stars

Hello Fellow Rugby Coaches, Presidents, Match Sec, Captains, etc: If you could all please pass this email along to your respective teams/players. Any players interested in trying out for the West 7s All-Star team, please have them join the following Yahoo Group: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/west7s/ 10-12 players will be chosen to represent the WEST at the National […]

West players on USA U-20 Women at Nations Cup

The West will be represented by Colleen Carey (University of Colorado), Mackenzie Lewis (Mesa State College), Haley Anderson (Summit County), Amelia Bizer (Woodlands H.S., Texas), Jacie Vonada (South Dakota State), and Hannah Price (alternate, Summit County) on the USA Rugby Women’s U-20 team that will be competing in the Nation’s Cup. The team is coached […]

Korvick, Allbritton, and Ostberg selected to USA High School All-American Team

Richard Korvick (Junior Blues RFC, Kansas City, MO), Taryn Allbritton (Alliance RFC, Arlington, TX), and Christian Ostberg (Stony Point HS, Round Rock, Texas) have been selected to the USA Rugby 2011 Boy’s High School All-American team that will tour South Africa in July 2011. Michael Engelbrecht (Dallas Harlequins) has been named an Assistant Coach. Congratulations […]

Tracy Gola appointed Coach of West Women’s 7s All-Stars

Tracy Gola has been named the new coach of the West Women’s 7s All-Stars, succeeding immediate past coach, Laura Hertel. Tracy assumes the responsibility of the recruitment of staff and a team in preparation for the 2011 USA Rugby Women’s 7s All-Stars in Chula Vista, CA August 27-28. West teams are encouraged to nominate players […]

Women’s Collegiate/U23 All-Stars

While the Men were competing in Glendale, CO, the West Women’s Collegiate/U23 team were in Pittsburgh, PA. The change in format is moving from a strict U23 base, to a primarily collegiate base, with this being a transition year. The West Women struggled, going 0-2 for the event, and finished in 4th place in Tier […]