Milwaukee rugby tournament highlights the Inaugural Red from collaborative Campus Craft Brewery


Milwaukee – The Milwaukee Rugby Sevens Association announced today that the Wisconsin Brewing Company is returning as the official beverage provider of the 2015 Lakefront 7s rugby tournament.

The historic Milwaukee rugby event — the largest of it’s kind in the nation — will feature Wisconsin Brewing products exclusively at the dedicated beer tent and throughout the venue with a mobile concession stand.

A sampling tent will also offer free tastings.  (more…)

Johnsonville returns to Lakefront 7s as an official food supplier


Milwaukee – The Milwaukee Rugby Sevens Association announced today that Johnsonville Sausage, LLC will be the official supplier of Bratwurst, Brat Patties and Grillers for the 2015 tournament.

Johnsonville returns for a second consecutive year as a sponsor of the Lakefront 7s, a local sporting tradition in the Midwest that attracts an average of 150 rugby teams to Milwaukee each year since 1982.

“Johnsonville has been a great partner.” said Pat Sharpe, sponsor coordinator for the Lakefront 7s. “And to be honest, folks just love their products. The Brat burgers, Grillers were by far the hottest item at the concessions table last year.” (more…)

Rugby tournament donates shirts and jerseys to state championship

The Milwaukee Rugby Sevens Association is proud to announce that they have donated shirts and a few jerseys to the upcoming Wisconsin Boys High School State Championships.

The Championship will be held on Saturday, May 30th at Schneider Fields at St. Norbert University in De Pere, Wisconsin. The event features 30 teams from both the Badgerland and NEW conferences with both Division 1 and Division 2 matches.

All donated shirts and jerseys will be used in a T-shirt toss during the downtime between matches. (more…)

Kick-off the largest rugby weekend this summer with charity golf

papa joe golf outing

Today we are proud to announce the inaugural Papa Joe Golf Outing!

This first event will be held on June 26, 2015 at the Silver Spring Country Club in Menomonee Falls, WI. It celebrates the life and accomplishments of one of the most influential people in the history of rugby in Wisconsin: ‘Papa’ Joe Kloiber.

Joe is responsible for or involved in many of the recognizable teams in the greater Milwaukee area — including the Barbarians, the West Side Harlequins, and the Marquette University High School boys team — as well as founding the Lakefront 7s in 1982.  (more…)