Mark Lee Dombroski, age 19 of Media, PA, was found deceased on March 19, 2018 (Feast of St. Joseph) in Bermuda, due to injuries sustained from a fall. Earlier in the weekend, Mark participated in the Ariel Re Bermuda Intl 7s tournament with his St. Joseph’s University teammates.
In a surprise finish, AIC, narrowly defeated Bermuda in the women's final. The close finish electrified the hometown fans as AIC had dominated play all weekend. In the men's final, Kutztown controlled the tempo and the final victory was seemingly never in doubt. KU 24 - Bermuda All-stars 12.
Colgate Men joined 19 other squads from Bermuda and the US in the tournament everyone has been talking about. In addition to the Colgate Men, Coach David Chapman brought two women's sides to compete. Day 1 scores are available on URugby.com. Tune to URugby.com/Bermuda7s on your phone for up to the minute scores Saturday from 12 noon to 6:30p ADT.
For the fourth year in a row, Ariel Re has claimed title sponsorship for the annual high school and collegiate 7s tournament held in Bermuda every March. In addition to sponsoring the annual tournament, Ariel Re has been a main sponsor for the Beyond Rugby program in Bermuda for the last six years. The program has done an impressive job of getting kids involved in the sport of rugby, especially in local middle and high schools.
The teams are set and the flights are booked! With only two short weeks until rugby teams from across the USA and Bermuda will meet on the pitch, everyone is excited for a weekend full of outdoor festivities, big rugby crowds and, of course, beautiful beaches.
As the tournament continues to grow, a record number of new and returning rugby teams will compete in the 2018 Ariel Re Bermuda Intl 7s for the title of champion.
The Narberth Otters won the Frostbite 15s Tournament in Lancaster over the weekend with victories over Unionville, Hempfield, and Chambersburg. Traveling with only 17 players, a few of whom were rookies, meant that Narberth had their work cut out for them on the day.
The final roster is in! In the biggest year yet, the 2018 Ariel Re Bermuda Intl 7s will host 4 mini teams, 5 high school boys teams and 16 collegiate men's and women's teams at the National Sports Centre, Bermuda’s premier sporting event venue.
Deric Grohowski is a key player in the cog that is the Wilkes-Barre PA Breakers. This story below caught our eye this morning so we thought we'd share. As Deric so eloquently points out rugby is different. Those of us who love the sport know of Deric's feelings too well. Good on you Deric. Your love of the game is shared by many of us.