The South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu was devastated by Cyclone Pam. The category 5 storm with 185 mile an hour winds hit the night of March 13 and left 90% of the buildings destroyed, 65,000 people homeless, and more in need of assistance to get back on the...
The United States Rugby Foundation announced the 2015 inductees into the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame earlier this month.  12 members were included in the Class of 2015.  They will be inducted at a USRF’s Hall of Fame Dinner which will be in conjunction with a...
The winner of the 2015 Six Nations will be handed a piece of silverware that has never been presented to the champion.  The 132-year-old European competition – first as the Home Nations, then as the Five Nations and since 2000 known as the Six Nations – u...
Caveat Empor.  Let the Buyer Beware rings true leading up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup. RWC organizers have warned fans not to purchase tickets from ‘unofficial sources’ saying they have the ‘right to refuse access’ to those with tickets from these sources. The ...
1.7 million women played rugby globally in 2014 up from 1.5 million the previous year, according to a recent study by World Rugby.  This continues the growth trend in the women’s game that started in 2006 and has seen the women’s game become one of the fastest ...
The Rugby World Cup 2023 may seem to be in the distant future but World Rugby is staring the bidding process with the eventual host set to be named in May 2017.  England will host this falls tournament and Japan will host the quadrennial event, the first time i...
USA Rugby announced World Rugby Shop as the newest top tier sponsor on Tuesday.  The Birmingham, Alabama based online retailer joins Emirates, BLK, AIG, Gatorade, and DHL as major investors in growing the game in the United States. “We are delighted to extend o...
Former professional National Rugby League (NRL) player Jarryd Hayne has officially completed his move to the National Football League signing futures contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday.  Despite rumors hinting that the 27-year-old was set to sign ...
Russell Crowe is no stranger to the red carpet.  The New Zealand actor is always one of the most sought after interviews leading.  And he backs that up on-stage winning numerous awards for his performances, including an Oscar in 2000 for his role in Gladiator. ...
The influence of rugby on American football is undeniable.  The Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has talked about teaching rugby tackling techniques to his players while other players with a background in the sport praise the skills learned from rugby.  But ...