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Six Teams Clash for Titles at 2019 @NIRArugby Championships on ESPN+

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CAMBRIDGE, MA – Championship season for the Fall of 2019 officially kicks off this weekend as the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) heads into a jam-packed day of Women’s NCAA rugby. After an exciting line up of semifinals, six teams head to Cambridge, Massachusetts for their shot at this year’s title. After defeating 2018 Champion […]

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American Sports Media Giant Bumbles Rugby Coverage

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – In September, ESPN posted an article about rugby. While I am always happy when rugby gets attention, it’s disappointing to see some of the quality of the attention. Based on the upcoming November 1 match in Chicago between Team USA and New Zealand, it was predictable that there would be some “regular” […]

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Super Rugby Expanding To Japan & Americas?

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BRISTOL, CT – Every now and again, we hear stories in the Southern Hemisphere press about potential Super Rugby expansion to Japan and The Americas as the SANZAR nations (South Africa, New Zealand, Australia  formed in 1996). Why? Because they are looking to expand their commercial prospects, due to the increasing financial pressure placed on them by […]

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