Chicago Lions win the Midwest Qualifier at the 2010 Lakefront Sevens rugby tournament

In a rematch of the 2009 Lakefront 7s final and the 2010 Firehouse 7s final, the Chicago Lions and Milwaukee RFC met again in a close contest on the shores of Lake Michigan.

The Lions would be the victor with a 19-12 scoreline at the whistle. The Lions recieve 6 points in the Midwest 7s series and $1000 in prize money from USA Sevens LLC who sponsored the Championship Cup Series that ran parallel to the Midwest Qualifier.

Milwaukee receive $500 in prize money and 4 points for the Midwest 7s series. Despite the loss, Milwaukee has a total of 14 points and lead the Midwest. The Lions now have 10 points and are in 3rd place. (more…)

Muskego claim High School trophy with controversial call from the Tournament Director

Muskego won the High School Boys bracket today at the 2010 Lakefront 7s Championship.

Muskeego had a unique path to the hardware this year. First, one team in their pool of the Seeding Round cancelled at the last minute. We were unable to find a replacement, and thus Muskeego and the other teams in that pool only played two matches.

In the semi-final, Muskeego met Middleton who, along with the Rockford Ravens, played the only draw in entire 2010 Lakefront 7s. (more…)

New Lakefront 7s sponsor offers $1000 in prize money

In 2009, USA Sevens LLC brought together 5 of the finest rugby sevens tournaments in United States with the intent of developing a domestic circuit for the sport. Teams competed in these five tournaments (Vegas Midnight Sevens, Cape Fear Sevens, Denver 7s, Kansas City Blues Sevens, New York Sevens) to qualify for the Championship Cup.

After careful discussion and planning, we are thrilled to announce that the CCS will be expanded in 2010 to include our very own Milwaukee Lakefront 7s as well as PAC (Washington, D.C.). (more…)