Austin Huns Rugby Announces New Partnership With Spectrum Sports

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Austin Huns Rugby Announces New Partnership: Spectrum Sports to Broadcast All Seven Home Game

AUSTIN, TX (January 30, 2017) – The Austin Huns are excited to announce today a new partnership with Spectrum Sports, in which all seven of the team’s home games for the 2017 season will be broadcasted exclusively on Spectrum Sports in Texas.

This partnership is a milestone achievement for the local rugby club as 2017 also marks the debut season for the newly formed Austin Huns Elite Team, which was first unveiled this past November in a special pre-season match against the United States Air Force XV’s Select Squad.

Myself and the entire Huns organization could not be more thrilled to unveil this exciting partnership with Spectrum Sports,” says Austin Huns General Manager Thierry Daupin. “We expect an exciting season ahead, and our club cannot wait to share Huns rugby with even more sports fans across Texas. The Huns very much look forward to growing our fan base hand-in-hand with the Spectrum Sports team.

The first home game of the 2017 season took place on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. CT and it was a very exciting match against the seven-time national XV’s champion, San Diego’s O.M.B.A.C. Rugby, at Huns Field, which is located at 4107 Nixon Lane, Austin, Texas. From there, the next few months will offer a season full of entertaining competition and high-level rugby as the Huns play other Texas teams, such as the Dallas Reds and the Austin Blacks of the Red River Rugby Conference (RRC), along with some of the top teams around the country, including Rugby Utah, the Glendale Raptors, and NOLA Rugby.

— Full Season Passes & Individual Game Tickets Available Now —
Austin Huns Rugby – 2017 Season Home Game Schedule
January 28 at 3:30pm CT – Austin Huns vs. OMBAC Rugby
Win: 24-21
February 4 at 1:00pm CT – Austin Huns vs. Dallas Reds
February 18 at 3:30pm CT – Austin Huns vs. Austin Blacks
March 18 at 3:30pm CT – Austin Huns vs. Dallas Harlequins
April 1 at 3:30pm CT – Austin Huns vs. Rugby Utah
April 15 at 3:30pm CT – Austin Huns vs. Glendale Raptors
April 29 at 5:00pm CT – Austin Huns vs. NOLA Rugby

Austin Huns games on Spectrum Sports are available on channel 323 or 825 (during potential conflicts) in Texas. More information is available at

To purchase tickets to the full season or individual games, make sure to visit For the latest news on the Austin Huns, also make sure to follow the Huns on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (@AustinHunsRugby). The team’s official hashtag is #AreYouHUNgry.

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Thanks to Norma Salinas Photography

The Austin Huns Rugby Football Club was founded in 1972 as one of the first rugby clubs of its kind in central Texas. For more than 40 years, the Huns have developed an organization and a culture that have produced winning teams, first class coaches and players, and a training and competition facility that is unmatched by any other in the region. The club is dedicated to developing athletes for national and international rugby competition, who are also constructive and contributing members of the community. The Austin Huns take pride in their contributions to improving the City of Austin and the culture of athleticism in the United States. Visit for more information.

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