Milwaukee rugby open sevens season with 1st and 3rd place trophies in Fond du Lac


The Milwaukee Barbarians opened the summer sevens season with a comprehensive 1st-place victory in Fond du Lac, WI at the Lighthouse 7s. 

Seeding round

The A-side crusied through the seeding rounds with shout-out victories over the Black & Blue (43-0), MRFC2 (41-0) and Fond Du Lac (46-0).

Meanwhile, the Barbarian B-side had similar success with three victories over teams including Sheboygan (36-0) and Fox Cities (41-0).


The 1st semi-final for the day saw the Barbarian A- and B- sides meet in the first real contest of the day. With a final score of 29-10, the A-side headed off to the final against MRFC1 with the B-side matched against the Green Bay Ballstrikers for 3rd place.

Finals, 1st place

Like most of the day, the Milwaukee Barbarians A-side put on an offensive clinic and dominated posession for most of the match culminating in a 31-0 victory and the 1st-place trophy.

Finals, 3rd place

For the B-side, the Ballstrikers competed well and the score was level at 17 at the full-time whistle. The Barbarians held strong though and came out the victors with the first points in sudden-death overtime: final score 22-17.


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