Nathalie Marchino was a former USA Rugby Women’s Eagles player, before becoming a part of the Colombia Women’s National Rugby 7s team. Nathalie talks about how the Olympics helped develop the rugby brand for players, and what the significance of social media is on self-branding. Check out the full podcast interview on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gift-time-rugby-network-podcast/id1214223254. Don’t […]
The Olympics has been doing a good job recently of allowing people to revisit the competitions that took place. So of course they would have to bring up rugby 7s. This piece breaks down some insights by the top Olympic rugby coaches, on how to be an international rugby player. There is some pretty solid, […]
The Olympics closed and finished on a high note. There wasn’t any cataclysmic problems that occurred during the Olympics. The USA came out on top in total medal count and total individual medal count. Most importantly, rugby was a resounding success, but apparently not just in play on the field. Rugby came in with a […]
We are talking about the Olympic Qualifications, Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series in Atlanta, interview with Jon Murtaugh of Valdosta State University Rugby and more.
(SOURCE) The Olympic Rugby Sevens qualifications have been officially announced today. To qualify for the Olympics, teams must either place in the Top 4 in the 2014/2015 IRB Sevens World Series, win their 2015 IRB Regional Associations Sevens Championships, or win out in a Final Olympic Qualifications Tournament. Brazil’s Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens will have […]
(SOURCE) Brazil is looking for their next Olympic Rugby team. As many people know, Brazil is better known for their immaculate soccer (football) skills, and not their rugby skills. In fact, they are so lacking in players that they are looking to go abroad for players. The country has only about 10,000 registered players […]