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New Zealand 7’s Hits Rock Bottom

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New Zealand are eager to win Olympic gold this summer but their 7’s team is struggling with injuries and appears to be on the way to hitting Rock bottom. (more…)

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All Blacks Win Laureus Team of the Year Award

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The New Zealand All Blacks added to the silverware collection after being named the Team of the Year at the Laureus International Sports awards in Berlin last week.  Dan Carter won the Comeback Player of the Year award. (more…)

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NBCSN to Air Varsity Cup Championship Live

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BYU will host Cal in the Varsity Cup final at South Field on Saturday, May 7 and will be broadcast live on NBCSN (4PM ET/2PM MT).  It will be the 4th consecutive Varsity Cup Championship to feature these 2 powerhouse teams. (more…)

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Leave the Haka to the All Blacks

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In an ill-advised marketing stunt, AC Milan has a ‘team’ of actors take part in a haka as part of a promotion for Nivea before their Serie A match against Carpi on Thursday. (more…)

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5 Things All New Rugby Players Need to Know…Before They Start Playing

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Rugby is the fastest growing team sport in the U.S. with the game becoming more and more common at the youth and high school level while it has strong roots in the collegiate and post collegiate levels. With this growth more and more athletes playing other sports are being approached to play rugby. (more…)

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Dedicated Rugby Channel Launches in the U.S.

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A dedicated channel for rugby was unheard of five to ten years ago but online streaming has change the possibilities.  And on Tuesday, TheRugbyChannel.tv launched with the mission of providing coverage for top-tier domestic and international rugby matches. (more…)

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Move Over March Madness, Here Comes Rugby

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Villanova brought a close to March Madness this year in exciting fashion and now it is time to turn our attention to college rugby’s unofficial championship, the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup. (more…)

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Rugby Championship Headed North

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The Southern Hemisphere’s regional championship, the Rugby Championship, is headed to the Northern Hemisphere for the first time in the 21-year history of the tournament.  Argentina will ‘host’ Australia at Twickenham on Saturday, October 8. (more…)

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Buy Tickets for NZ All Blacks vs Ireland in Chicago

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The New Zealand All Blacks are coming back to the United States this fall.  The current Rugby World Cup holders will face Ireland at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday, November 5.  Tickets for the historic match are available for avid rugby supporters through the Ultimate Fan Pre-Sale via TicketMaster. (more…)

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British Rugby Player Takes ‘Selfie’ with EgyptAir Hijacker

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The hijacking of EgyptAir flight 181 took center stage on the Tuesday news cycle with uncertainty over the reason behind the act or the outcome.  But once the plane landed safely, all the passengers had been released, and it became clear this was not an act of terrorism a more lighthearted story has emerged. (more…)

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Obama Slows Stormers Attack

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The DHL Stormers made the long trip to Argentina ahead of last weekend’s Super Rugby match against Jaguares at Estadio Jose Amalfitani and ran into a delay from an unlikely source…President Barrack Obama. (more…)

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PRO Rugby Set for Inaugural Season

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For years rugby players have believed the next step to growing the sport in the U.S. was the need for a professional league.  And that belief (or dream in some cases) will become a reality when Professional Rugby Organization (PRO) Rugby kicks off on April 17. (more…)

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Rugby Players’ Guide to Food

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Social media would be nothing without pictures of the user’s latest meal whether they are showing off how good a cook they are or that they are at the best restaurant.  World Rugby Shop takes a look at some recent meals of rugby players from around the globe. (more…)

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England win Six Nations Grand Slam

Rugby Instagram Moments: England’s Grand Slam and more…

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For the first time since 2003, England completed the Grand Slam with an undefeated march through the 2016 Six Nations.  New coach Eddie Jones deserves huge credit for taking a team in disarray (England was the first host nation to be eliminated from a Rugby World Cup before the elimination round) and turn them into champions. (more…)

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Rugby Player’s Guide

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Rugby has been played by passionate enthusiast since the 1800’s.  The spirit of rugby is evident through anyone and everyone that has walked on the rugby pitch as the game changes your life.  Rugby tests a player’s individual mental and physical strength as well as requiring the rugby player to put aside personal glory to work together with other players as a rugby team. (more…)

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Ebner Puts NFL on Hold to Chase Rugby Dream

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Nate Ebner is putting his NFL career on hold while he chases his rugby dream this summer. (more…)

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All Blacks and England Take Titles

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The All Blacks Sevens won the inaugural HSBC Canada Sevens title while England claimed the 2016 Six Nations title. This and more in the WRS Rugby Review. (more…)

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Top 5 Moments from the USA Sevens

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The 5th leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series touched down in Las Vegas, NV last weekend and ‘Sin City’ was up to the challenge of providing a great time for the players and fans coming from around the globe.  (more…)

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Sports Illustrated Looks Down Road to Rio at Rugby

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Rugby players and fans knew that being included in the Olympic program would bring greater visibility to the sport and with all eyes turning to Rio it will be a time to shine for rugby. (more…)

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Eagles to Host Italy at Avaya Stadium

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In the only Tier 1 match of 2016, the USA Eagles will host Italy at Avaya Stadium on Saturday, June 18. (more…)

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