USA Rugby: The Enron of Rugby

The Enron scandal, publicized in October 2001, eventually led to the bankruptcy of the Enron Corporation, an American energy company based in Houston, Texas, and the de facto dissolution of Arthur Andersen, which was one of the five largest audit and accountancy partnerships in the world. In addition to being the largest bankruptcy reorganization in American history at that time, Enron was cited as the biggest audit failure […]

NBC Drops Varsity Cup and College Rugby Championships

Reportedly, NBC maybe looking to dump the United World Sports rugby properties, Penn Mutual College Rugby Championships and the Varsity Cup. There have been rumblings about the ratings of the two events. There has been concern about the Varsity Cup, as teams dropped out of the competition last season, like BYU, a perennial rival to […]

USA Eagles Look To Disrupt Expectations For Rugby World Cup Sevens

We’ve come to the end of another season of rugby. As the summer begins we enter into the more casual Rugby 7s season where people creating their personal social, and social competitive teams. As people gather to play to stay fit, travel, and socialize with the rugby friends, we are reminded that in just a […]

NBC Has The Rugby World Cup, But What Does That Mean For USA Rugby?

Last week it was announced that NBC (National Broadcasting Corporation) had inked a deal with World Rugby, to be the official USA broadcaster of the Rugby World Cup, the Women’s Rugby World Cup, and U20 Rugby World Cup for the next 7 years. The deal provides NBC the rights to the 2019 and 2023 Rugby World […]

French Professional Rugby In Talks With New Orleans Rugby Program

On May 10th, a message was put out announcing that New Orleans, home to one of the future Major League Rugby teams, had started talks to partner with French Rugby Union Professional team, Clermont Auvergne. Clermont Avergne plays in the Top 14 professional league and European Cup, where they face teams like, Ulster Rugby or […]

Rugby Recap: April 28th-May 2nd

As the semester comes a close, season folds, and summer beckons, rugby refuses to settle down. That being said, here are the scores from across the country and divisions. In Men’s Collegiate Rugby, the NSCRO Championships were underway this past weekend. In a contested match for third, Xavier University took on LSU-Alexandria. After eighty minutes, […]

Major League Rugby Announces A 2018 Spring Opening Season

Image Copyright: Norma Salinas Salt Lake City UT: Beginning in 2018, Major League Rugby (MLR) will launch as a new professional rugby competition in North America. MLR will be the premier rugby competition in the United States. By drawing on the best domestic talent MLR will create an intense, fast paced competition and a top-tier […]

Carolina Regional Rugby Champions Crowned

SOUTHERN PINES, NC – After a hard fought weekend at the National Athletic Village in Southern Pines, North Carolina the Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union has crowned champions in Women’s Division II and Men’s Division III. In Women’s Division II, the Charlotte RFC repeated as CGRU Champs with two dominating wins. Charlotte outscored their opponents 128-12 […]