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World Rugby Approves USA Rugby for 2031 World Cup Exclusive Dialogue

USA Rugby took another step toward earning the right to host the 2031 Rugby World Cup when the World Rugby Council voted to enter into an exclusive targeted dialogue phase with the national governing body. “This is a very positive next step for the USA as we elevate exclusive discussions with World Rugby and our […]

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Tampa Selected for 2022 Tropical 7s Rugby Tournament

The Tropical 7s rugby event has announced that its 2022 tournament will be hosted in Tampa, Florida, at the Tournament SportsPlex of Tampa Bay. The event will be staged April 15–16, 2022. The Tampa sports complex opened in 2018 and includes 15 full-size pitches, each with its own LED lighting and live stream capability. The […]

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USA Rugby Signs Marketing Agency in Advance of World Cup Bid

USA Rugby, has appointed SPORTFIVE as the national governing body’s global sports marketing agency of record as the NGB embarks on an unprecedented bid to host the Rugby World Cup on both the men’s and women’s side. Under terms of the deal, SPORTFIVE will provide USA Rugby with its extensive expertise, including insights and research, […]

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Former Rangers Ballpark Rebranded in Naming Rights Deal

The Texas Rangers and Choctaw Casinos & Resorts announced a multi-year naming rights partnership for Globe Life Park in Arlington, the former home of the Major League Baseball team that will now be called Choctaw Stadium. The partnership expands a relationship that the two parties have had for more than a decade, and extends a […]

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USA Rugby Officially Sanctions Premier Rugby Sevens

USA Rugby has officially sanctioned Premier Rugby Sevens as the highest level of domestic rugby sevens in the country ahead of the new league’s inaugural championship weekend in October. USA Rugby will sanction all league events including a Talent Transfer Project camps and the PR7s inaugural championship at AutoZone Park in Memphis, Tennessee, on October […]

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Premier Rugby Sevens Unveils Team Names and Logos

Premier Rugby Sevens has released the six brands that it will use for teams during its inaugural championship in October in Memphis, Tennessee. Along with logos, regions and color schemes, the team names will be: Experts, Headlines, Locals, Loggerheads, Loonies and The Team. The Headliners, Loonies, Loggerheads, and Experts will launch with a men’s squad […]

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Ross Young: Bringing USA Rugby Out of Bankruptcy and Ready to Bid for World Cups

USA Rugby has gone through a lot during the past year-plus. Not only was it dramatically affected by the pandemic like every other national governing body in the Olympic movement, it had to file for bankruptcy protection last year. Having come through the process with a streamlined operation, USA Rugby now looks ahead to the […]

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