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August 5, 2017 Dallas Griffins Add Jon Mills as Player/Coach Dallas Griffins Release: Kyle Palm Mike Ford has added to his coaching team in Dallas with the recruitment of Jon Mills as a player/coach from the Premiership’s Sale Sharks. Mills has spent the last 5 years playing at England’s highest level while developing as a coach through the RFU. A versatile and powerful player, 6’ 5” Mills is comfortable at lock or back row and with over 100 Premiership appearances under his belt, will be a much-needed influence around which Ford is building his new team. At 33, Mills is…

July 25, 2017 USA Islanders to Play Saracens in Bermuda Logos: USA Islanders Rugby & Saracens Doug Coil The USA Islanders will play the Saracens at the Bermuda National Sports Centre near Hamilton, Bermuda on August 10 at 7:30 pm local time will be broadcast by FloRugby. The Aviva Premiership team, the Saracens, will be training in Bermuda prior to their season beginning. They also will be helping support charitable efforts for local youth through the Beyond Rugby Program. The USA Islanders are coached by former Eagles 15s player Vaha Esikia and by former USA Sevens player Tui Osborne.…

June 22, 2017 Newcastle Falcons Face Saracens in Premiership Match at Chester, PA on Sept. 16 Logos: Aviva Premiership Rugby, Newcastle Falcons & Saracens Premiership Rugby Release: 22 June 2017 PREMIERSHIP RUGBY’S NEWCASTLE FALCONS’ SET TO FACE DOUBLE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS SARACENS AT PHILADELPHIA’S TALEN ENERGY STADIUM ON SEPT. 16 TICKETS ON SALE NOW THROUGH PREMIERSHIPRUGBYUSA.COM  League Match will be staged by Premiership Rugby as part of a Four-year agreement with AEG in conjunction with NBC Sports Philadelphia, PA (June 22, 2017) – PREMIERSHIP RUGBY’s Newcastle Falcons’ are set to match up against double European champions Saracens at Talen Energy…

May 17, 2017 NBC Sports to broadcast Newcastle v. Saracens Premiership Rugby clash from Philadelphia Second consecutive year NBC Sports presents Premiership Rugby match on U.S. soil on NBCSN USA Rugby Release: May 17, 2017 Premiership Rugby returns to U.S. soil this year as a new four-year agreement between the English league and AEG – the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company – in conjunction with NBC Sports, is bringing Newcastle Falcons and double European champions Saracens to Philadelphia’s Talen Energy Stadium Saturday, Sept. 16, on NBCSN. The event, sanctioned by USA Rugby, will be staged by Premiership Rugby…

November 4, 2016 Harlequins invests in the future of American rugby USA Rugby Release: November 4, 2016 Harlequin Football Club announced today, November 3, 2016 that it has reached an agreement in principle to become a minority shareholder and strategic partner in USA Rugby’s commercial subsidiary, Rugby International Marketing (RIM), and in the governing body’s digital video platform, The Rugby Channel. RIM was established in 2015 as the commercial arm of USA Rugby, representing its commercial rights with the responsibility to identify and secure new revenue streams that will support the development of the game in the United States. To…

September 1, 2016 NBC Sports Begins Premiership Rugby Broadcasts This Weekend Logo: Aviva Premiership Rugby NBC Sports Group Release, August 31, 2016 STAMFORD, Conn. – NBC Sports Group begins its inaugural season of Aviva Premiership Rugby coverage this weekend, presenting the first of more than 70 combined Premiership Rugby matches that will be televised on NBCSN and streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app during the 2016-17 campaign. NBCSN’s coverage begins Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET, when defending champion Saracens face Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium in London. NBCSN’s coverage continues on Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. ET, when…

July 28, 2016 Harlequins Rugby Union Travels To San Francisco For Pre-Season Camp Logo: Harlequins Harlequins Rugby Union Press Release: July 26, 2016 The Harlequins Rugby Union is celebrating 150 years as a rugby club. They will travel to San Francisco, California this week for a pre-season training camp to prepare for the 2016/17 Aviva Premiership season. Arriving in San Francisco on Saturday 30th July, the Club will spend the week training at the San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Club, departing back to the UK on Sunday 7th August. Commenting on the tour, Diprose said: “We are incredibly excited about…

June 10, 2016 Harlequins in San Francisco for Reception & SFGG Summer Camp Harlequins Release Premiership Club Harlequins Rugby Union are organizing a Drinks Reception at the City Club of San Francisco on Wednesday June 15 6:00-8:30PM. Meet and hear from Tony Diprose (Harlequins Academy & Global Development Director), and Will Skinner (Harlequins Head of Business Development and former captain). Address inquiries to atlanta.stjohn@quins.co.uk or RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-introduction-to-harlequins-in-the-usa-drinks-reception-tickets-25969516523 The Harlequins will also be at the SFGG Youth & HS Summer Camp on Tuesday June 14 1-3PM running a special High School Academy session at SFGG on Treasure Island. For more…

March 12, 2016 Saracens Defeat London Irish In First Aviva Premiership Rugby Match In USA Photo: Doug Coil Doug Coil The first Aviva premiership match on United Sates soil provided an exciting close match that was witnessed by the 14,811 in attendance, as well as countless others watching NBC Sports Network in the USA and BT Sports in England.  Only 3 points separated the team until the 79th minute when Nick Tomkins found a gap for a try and a Saracens win against the London Irish. Alex Goode, the 27 year old fullback was clearly the man of the match…

March 11, 2016 Aviva Premiership Rugby: London Irish – Saracens Squads Photo: Aviva Premiership Rugby Doug Coil London Irish v Saracens: Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey, March 12th, kickoff 3pm ET (20.00 GMT) The Aviva Premiership Rugby has ventured out of England for the first time for a regular season match in an effort to expand their market into the United States. A sizeable crowd is expected for this match, although in the United States, the match is being broadcast on NBCSN. In England, BT Sport will be broadcasting the match. London Irish The London Irish have made three…

March 10, 2016 Aviva Premiership Rugby Comes To the USA: London Irish vs. Saracens Photo: Aviva Premiership Rugby – London Irish v Saracens Doug Coil This is an historic week for Aviva Premiership Rugby, as they await the kickoff of the first regular season league match in the United State. It will take place this Saturday, March 12th at 3pm at Red Bull Arena. A sizeable crowd is expected with a large number of walk up purchase expected on match day. If tickets are purchased a day early, a 20% discount may be obtained by using the code 20RUGBYAM. In…

January 13, 2016 London Irish Face Saracens In Aviva Premiership Rugby Match at Red Bull Arena Photo: Aviva Premiership Rugby – London Irish v Saracens Doug Coil The match between the London Irish and the Saracens is a match of historic significance. This is the first time that a regular season Aviva Premiership Rugby match is being played in the United States. This is a London Irish home match and will be played at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey on Saturday 12th March 2016. Match tickets are on sale now at www.LondonIrishUSA.com. The United States has been referred…

October 30, 2015 Aviva Premiership: London Irish Vs. Saracens at Red Bull Arena Photo: Aviva Premiership Rugby – London Irish v Saracens Doug Coil London Irish will be the first club to play an Aviva Premiership match overseas for their Round 16 home match against Saracens at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey on Saturday 12th March 2016. Match tickets are on sale now at www.LondonIrishUSA.com. The London Irish have not included this match in the London Irish season ticket, however, “season ticket holders will be able to enjoy 10% off match tickets for this game using a…

August 30, 2015 Harlequins Agrees Partnership With USA Rugby Doug Coil USA Rugby Press Release “Harlequins can today confirm that it has entered into a strategic partnership with USA Rugby to help grow the game in one of the sport’s fastest growing markets. David Ellis, Chief Executive of Harlequins commented: ‘This is a significant day for Harlequins as we announce our long term plans for our involvement with rugby in the United States. USA Rugby is developing rapidly, with well-founded ambitions to compete for the highest honours on the rugby world stage in the coming years. The bedrock of this…