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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.

August 13, 2015 USA Wheelchair Rugby Wins In Double Overtime Against Canada Photo Lauren Worthington – US Paralympics The USA Wheelchair Rugby Eagles, currently ranked 3rd in the World, completed Pool play at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto, undefeated after a double overtime win against previously undefeated Canada, ranked 2nd in the World. These two wheelchair rugby powers are expected to contest for the gold medal Saturday. Their meeting last night in pool play proved to be an epic battle between wheelchair rugby heavyweights. At halftime Canada enjoyed a slim 27-24 lead. The match proved to be a seesaw…

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