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World Rugby is the sanctioning organization for rugby. Rugby 15s, 10s and 7s are played. National Men’s and Women’s teams play in the Rugby World Cup, RWC Sevens, in the HSBC Sevens, & Women’s Sevens Series, and in competitions, like the Americas Rugby Championship, Americas Pacific Challenge, Rugby Americas North tournaments and U20 & U18 competitions.

World Rugby Release Welfare and accessibility are at the heart of Game On Global, a groundbreaking programme of optional community law variations launched by World Rugby and national member unions today. Modified contact, weight-banded matches and lowered tackle height at the heart of new community law variations to further advance accessibility and welfareLaw variations include flexibility in number of players, game duration, pitch size, ball size, as well as variations to scrums, lineouts and kicking rulesPromoting global consistency at the community level of the game, the menu of 10 law variants can be implemented by national unions from January 2022The…

World Rugby Release The World Rugby Council has approved an amendment to the sport’s regulations governing national team representation that will now permit an international player to transfer once from one union to another subject to demonstrating a close and credible link to that union via birthright. New process can benefit players and the global competitiveness of rugbyFairness and integrity key principles that underpin the frameworkApproval follows extensive discussion and collaboration across the gameRevised Regulation will apply from 1 January, 2022 The World Rugby Council has approved an amendment to the sport’s regulations governing national team representation that will now…

World Rugby Release The World Rugby Council today voted and approved the United States to enter into an exclusive Targeted Dialogue phase concerning Rugby World Cup 2031 in order to continue and accelerate planning for a U.S.-hosted Men’s Rugby World Cup. “This is a very positive next step for the USA as we elevate exclusive discussions with World Rugby and our stakeholders around a successful campaign for Rugby World Cup 2031,” said USA Rugby Chief Executive, Ross Young, “The United States is an emerging rugby market primed with potential that we’re excited to unlock and strategically partner in the most…

USA Wheelchair Rugby Release We are excited to welcome Joe Delagrave as the interim head coach of USA Wheelchair Rugby. As a two-time Paralympic medalist, 13-time national team member, captain and co-captain, Joe brings his experience, knowledge and leadership to the program. Thank you to former Coach James “Gumbie” Gumbert for your many contributions to USAWR over the past 16 years as head coach. Under his leadership, Team USA medaled at every Paralympic Games and world championship, something no other country has accomplished.

The USA Rugby Men’s National Team lost to the New Zealand All Blacks 104-14 in the 1874 Cup on Saturday, October 23 at FedExField in Washington, D.C. Attendance for the match was 39,720. View the post-match press conferences with USA Rugby Men’s Head Coach Gary Gold and Captain Bryce Campbell and New Zealand All Blacks conference with Head Coach Ian Foster and Captain Sam Whitelock. Other Articles DJCoil Rugby articles are also available on Facebook. Other Social Media sites to follow or subscribe to include Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube for interviews.

The USA Rugby Men’s National Team lost to the New Zealand All Blacks 104-14 in the 1874 Cup on Saturday, October 23 at FedExField in Washington, D.C. The match was broadcast on FloRugby.com. Attendance for the match was 39,720. The last match between the Eagles and the All Blacks was a sell-out in 2014 as 61,500 people packed Soldier Field in Chicago. Preceding the match Army West Point Rugby beat U.S.N.A Men’s Rugby (Navy) 24-17. Prior to the start of the Eagles XV’s match against the All Blacks, there was a moment of silence for the recently departed Kathy Flores.…

Head Coach Gary Gold has made two changes to his match-day 23 for Saturday’s finale of the Americas 1 qualifier. The USA beat Uruguay 19-16 last week and the USA Eagles need one more victory, on aggregate, to confirm their place in Pool A at Rugby World Cup 2023. The kick-off is set for 4:30 PM local time (2:30 pm ET) with a live stream on florugby.com Jamason Fa’anana-Schultz will start in place of Hanco Germishuys, who did not travel to Montevideo due to family obligations. Benjamin Bonasso could make his national team debut from the bench at flanker. Head…

WORLD RUGBY • SEPTEMBER 29, 2021 – Photo Travis Prior Annual World Rugby Pacific Four Series to kick-off in 2021 with Canada and USA competingAustralia and New Zealand to join from 2022Mastercard is the founding Global Partner of the 2021 and 2022 Pacific Four Series tournamentsCross-regional series provides consistent high-performance competition for elite women’s international teams, in line with game-changing women’s strategic plan 2017-25 World Rugby has announced details of a new cross-regional annual international competition titled, Pacific Four Series, that will bring together some of the world’s top women’s teams. Contested by four of the world’s top teams –…

Chile Rugby indicated today that the 3 July Rugby World Cup 2023 South American Qualifier match in Valparaiso between Chile and Colombia will not be played for health reasons. Three cases of COVID-19 were detected in the Colombian team. Chile advances to the next phase to play both Brazil and Uruguay in a triangular competition to determine the South American winner. Brazil advanced to this round after last week’s 29-0 win over Paraguay. Dr. Juan Pablo Toledo, chief of the medical area of Chile Rugby, for the National Deportiva Federation of Rugby, referred to the suspension saying that ′′ although…

USA Rugby Release USA formally accepted as a bid candidate to host Rugby World Cup 2027, 2029 and/or 2031.In August 2020, USA Rugby partnered with key stakeholders across the US on a Feasibility Study to extensively evaluate the potential of hosting a Rugby World Cup in the United States, fielding positive results across financial, host city, stadium, competition and rugby development categories.Next steps include transitioning the feasibility group into a bid planning team with their focus now shifting to deliver an extraordinary campaign and proposal, ahead of the January 2022 deadline. GLENDALE, CO (June 10, 2021) – The United States…

Rugby Americas North Release March 18, 2021 – Today, Rugby Americas North’s Executive Committee (EXCO), in conjunction with World Rugby, provided an update regarding regional qualification for Rugby World Cup 2023 (RWC) in France. Due to the inability to host international matches during the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Rugby Americas North (RAN) 15-a-side competition involving Mexico and Caribbean nations that traditionally acts as the initial phase of qualification in our region will not take place in this four-year cycle. Therefore, USA and Canada will automatically represent RAN in the next stages of qualification for RWC 2023. “Over the last year…

USA Rugby Release Sixteen-team, three-tier WXV global competition set to begin in 2023 World Rugby to invest £6.4million in its first two years Unified international 15s calendar to comprise of two playing windows on an annual basis, optimizing player welfare and performance Ground-breaking global international 15s calendar set to accelerate the development of women’s game ahead of expanded RWC 2025 The calendar reflects World Rugby’s long-term commitment to establishing a highly competitive and global test calendar to elevate standards WXV will be supported by the new Women in Rugby commercial program WXV offers hosts diversified revenue-generating opportunities World Rugby has…

World Rugby Release World Rugby has made the difficult decision to recommend the postponement of Rugby World Cup 2021, scheduled to be hosted in New Zealand between 18 September-16 October, until next year. The recommendation will be considered by the Rugby World Cup Board and World Rugby Executive Committee on 8 and 9 March respectively. While appreciating the recommendation is extremely disappointing for teams and fans, it has their interests at heart, and gives the tournament the best opportunity to be all it can be for them, all New Zealanders, and the global rugby family. The recommendation is based on…

World Rugby Release Massive opening match set to get 10th Rugby World Cup off to a spectacular start RWC 2023 opening match and final to take place at Stade de France Extended pool phase and double-header weekends will provide perfect stage for thrilling matches Tournament will be accessible to the whole of France through nine host cities France aiming to host special and sustainable Rugby World Cup Ticketing details to be announced on 4 March France 2023 set to celebrate 200 years of rugby World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have announced the much-anticipated match schedule for Rugby…

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