Born on the streets of Minneapolis, we are Minnesota’s premier 7s rugby club. We provide opportunities for young athletes to develop their talents over the summer through 7s, and strive to produce the best possible mens and womens teams representing our state at Midwest qualifier tournaments and USA Rugby Nationals.
The youngbloodz field 2 mens sides and one womens side during the summer. Our men’s A side represented the midwest at USA Rugby Sevens nationals tournament in 2011 and 2012. Our Womens side did the same in 2012 and 2013. Both will be fighting for a spot at 2014 nationals this summer.
A few of our best players have gone on to play for the United States national team, the Eagles.
Men – Nate Augspurger, Garret Bender
Women – Christy Riggenberg, Katie Johnson, Stacy Bridges, Sylvia Braaten, Libby Berg, Kaelene Lundy
If you live in Minnesota and aspire to reach the heights of rugby competition in the US, playing for the Youngbloodz may be your best shot to get noticed. If you have no plans on becoming an Eagle, but enjoy having a run on the pitch on a hot summers day, we are the place for you as well. All skill levels are welcome.