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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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Tournament SportsPlex of Tampa Bay

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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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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Premier Rugby Sevens 2021 Event Heading to Memphis

Premier Rugby Sevens, a new league featuring the top U.S. Olympic rugby sevens athletes, has announced Memphis will host The PR7s Inaugural Championship at AutoZone Park on October 9. The league will showcase six men’s teams and four women’s teams playing multiple games through the championship game. Player announcements, team names and league partnerships will […]

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U.S. Will Bid for Rugby World Cup

The United States will bid to host a Rugby World Cup in 2027, 2029 and/or 2031 after a recently completed feasibility study and dialogue with World Rugby showed that the event could be a success. The feasibility group, along with USA Rugby, will now transition from an exploratory phase to bid planning and preparation ahead […]

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New Rugby Sevens League Forming With Fall 2021 Start Targeted

Scheduled to debut in the fall 2021, Premier Rugby Sevens will be a new rugby league that will look to showcase North America’s top male and female players with equal pay and high-performance access under one league umbrella, adopting a touring format in cities across the United States and Canada. Rugby sevens, an Olympic sport, […]

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