Rugby 7s Tournaments – August 2021

USA National 7s in Seattle This Weekend; RugbyTown 7s in Glendale Next Weekend

A couple of notable 7s tournaments coming up south of the border over the next couple of weekends.

First up is the USA National Rugby 7s Championship this weekend and it’s being hosted in Seattle. More info is available on their website:

There are some Seattle Rugby Club members in the tournament on the Westside Ronins and the Washington Athletic Club (WAC). WAC are one of the tournament favourites in the men’s division. That squad includes:

Scott Dean
Ian Wright
Matt Brennan
Tristan Ingold
Cecil Ala
Mike Palefau
Nick Taylor
Ronald Leafa
Vanya Strum
Noah Wright
Cole Zarcone
Tommy Clark
Tomasi Puletu

There’s some Canadian representation with Nick Taylor.

The WAC women’s team has strong representation from the Seattle Rugby Club with the following players:

Christa Banks
Carly MacKinnon
Lauren Barber
Sydnee Watanabe
Kendra Young
Emily Barber
Megan Sanders
Erica Legaspi
Jenny Johnson
Leah Ingold
Lili Shi
Elena Cantorna
Nikki Kenyon

There’s some Canadian representation with Emily Barber.

All the action can be watched online through

The following weekend will be the RugbyTown 7s in Glendale. There’s usually some Canadian players repping, the North American Lions are made up of players from partner academies and that includes Upright Rugby from Ontario.

Their website usually includes streaming and you can get updates on their website at:

There’s not much happening in Canada for 7s tournaments that we’re aware of, the Edmonton Rugbyfest is on for September 3-5 and even though they have an Elite division there’s no mention of the teams registered so far. More details can be found on their website at:

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