CATCH ATLANTIS LIVE @ NAI 7s
Jul 29 2016 - 9:00am to Jul 30 2016 - 5:00pm
The North American Invitational 7s in Salt Lake City take place July 29-30, 2016. Two U-18 boys and one U-18 girls squad will be competing from Atlantis.
The NAI7s will be held at the newly opened regional Athletic Complex in Salt Lake City, a 16 field athletic complex. There will be both elite and open division games for ages U-14, U-16, and U-18 men and women from all over North America and the Caribbean.
TESS FEURY GETS HER CAP
Following in a long line of Atlanteans to play for the USA national 15s team, Penn State rising junior Tess Feury has earned her cap (#23) after playing for the Women's Eagles at the 2016 Women's Rugby Super Series on July 9 in Salt Lake City.
Feury, a standout for Atlantis (#971) and Morris Rugby as a member of the New Jersey Blaze, was a member of the Girls High School All-American rugby team and a NJ State Championship MVP in 2013.
2016 TWO-DAY ATLANTIS RUGBY CAMP
Jun 22 2016 - 9:00pm to Jun 23 2016 - 3:00pm
Atlantis will hold a Atlantis Youth Rugby Sevens Camp on Wednesday and Thursday June 22-23, 2016 at Malvern Preparatory School. The camp is open to boys and girls age 13-18.
The Atlantis Youth Rugby Sevens Camp is dedicated to teaching Rugby Sevens with top-quality instruction in a fun and safe atmosphere. Our experienced coaches are dedicated to creating a love for the game. We are also identifying potential players for national and international tours, and helping those interested prepared to play at the collegiate level.
ATLANTIS' WEIR LOOKS TO TURN HEADS IN CHARLOTTE
Doylestown qualified for the Boys High School Rugby National Championships in Charlotte last weekend by defeating Downingtown at the Pennsylvania Rugby Club playoffs, but the team has been making headlines all spring, finishing 6-0 in Rugby PA competition including dominating wins over West Chester, Kutztown and West Shore.
ATLANTIS IN CUBA, 2000
Obama may be the first US president to visit Cuba in 88 years, but Atlantis was the first (we're pretty sure) sevens rugby team to ever visit Cuba. Here's an article on the 2000 tour, which, according to Emil Signes, marked not only the initial rediscovery of Cuban rugby by an American organization, but the first-ever sevens to be played in Cuba.