Rugby America’s Aspiration
The U.S. team sings the national anthem ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool C game at Kobe Misaki Stadium against England in Kobe, Japan. The U.S. will host the 2031 Rugby World Cup for the first time in program history. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

USA Rugby Awarded 2031 Rugby World Cup,
2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup

The United States will host the Rugby World Cup in 2031 and Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2033, with World Rugby planting a flag in the ground for the sport stateside in cooperation with a resurgent USA Rugby. The announcement was made by World Rugby during its executive board meeting in Dublin. USA Rugby had […]

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President Joe Biden Expresses Support for USA Rugby World Cup bid

USA Rugby’s World Cup Bid Committee has submitted its final materials to World Rugby to complete its bid to host the 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup and 2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup, including a letter from President Joe Biden voicing strong support for the bid on behalf of the United States. “We are honored and […]

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Congressional Resolution Introduced Supporting USA Rugby World Cup Bid

USA Rugby and the USA Rugby World Cup Bid Committee are praising the introduction of a congressional resolution expressing support for the United States’ bid to host the 2029 Women’s Rugby World Cup and 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup. The bipartisan resolution was introduced by Congressional Rugby Caucus co-chairs Alex Mooney (WV-2) and Eleanor Holmes […]

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HSBC World Rugby Sevens Event in Los Angeles Postponed

World Rugby and USA Rugby have postponed the upcoming U.S. leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, the LA Sevens, from early March until August 27–28 because of the pandemic. With an adjustment to the HSBC Vancouver Sevens the move means that Los Angeles will serve as the Grand Finale of the Men’s Series. […]

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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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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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