Rugby Readies for its Moment

Rugby sevens made its Olympics debut at the 2016 Games in Rio. Photo courtesy of Jason Gewirtz

By Neal Read

The buzz is building for a different breed of contact sport in America. Rugby, a sport that dates back more than 150 years, is riding a wave of momentum and will soon have an even bigger presence in the United States, thanks in part to the addition of rugby sevens to the Olympic Summer Games and major events held on American soil.

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