Author Archive for Junoir Blaber
Born in Osu, Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Junoir Blaber is a rare commodity; while most Ghanians eat, sleep and dream Soccer (football), Junoir is all about Rugby. A self-proclaimed Rugbyologist, he has been involved in Rugby as a ref, coach, administrator and player since Columbus discovered Ohio. His useful/trivial rugby knowledge qualify Blaber as RWU's Senior Correspondent & known in rugby circles as The Rugby Rain Man. He can also be found moonlighting for our American partners at MeetTheMatts.com.
VANCOUVER, CANADA – The 2016-17 World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series keeps trucking along as it now reaches its sixth leg in Canada. The #Canada7s in Vancouver is in its second year on the HSBC Sevens Series circuit and like last season the fans are queuing up for a fantastic event. With only four legs left […]
LAS VEGAS, NV – The fifth leg of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Men’s Sevens Series was arguably the most enjoyable round yet. The @Eagles7s were an extra joy to watch, with a second consecutive impressive performance… at home this time. Meanwhile, South Africa’s @BlitzBokke remained unstoppable, as they made their fifth straight final and […]
LAS VEGAS, USA – The third tournament of the 2016/2017 World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series was another fantastic leg and @USAWomens7s nearly matched their feat from the previous round. For the rest of the world, New Zealand fired off a loud warning shot that they are still around and a threat to win the […]
Las Vegas, USA – The 2016-17 World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series has touched down in Las Vegas. The first round of pool games were played last night, so forgive me for not keeping you current. The #Vegas7s is the fifth of 12 legs on the Men’s circuit and it is taking on greater importance. That […]
LAS VEGAS, USA – The 2016-17 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series kicked off its second leg in Las Vegas. For a long time, USA rugby fans have called for the USA leg of the men’s and women’s world sevens series to be at the same location and weekend like other legs. After years of resistance […]
MONTCLAIR, NJ – Big doings in the metro-NYC area, as USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne comes to the Yogi Berra Museum for a Rugby New Jersey Town Hall event. RugbyWrapUp.com’s Matt McCarthy will be hosting. Here’s a link for tickets/info and the flier below. Also gracing the hallowed grounds honoring one of the greatest sports […]