USA Rugby Responds to NRFL controversy

BOULDER, Colo. – Following recent media statements regarding the sanctioning of the Leicester Tigers v. NRFL Rough Riders match in Philadelphia, USA Rugby would like to make their position clear: a sanctioned game between an overseas team and a domestic USA team requires the sanction of both USA Rugby and the overseas team’s National Governing […]

Professional Rugby Cancelled

Today it was announced that the long awaited bout between the National Rugby Football League, Rough Riders, and the Leicester Tigers had been officially cancelled. The anticipated match was set to be played on August 8, 2015 in Philadelphia, was cancelled when the USA Rugby Union (also known as the National Governing Board) rejected the request […]

NRFL Combine Creates New Beginnings For Rugby Hopefuls

The National Rugby Football League has become the biggest topic in the Rugby world. The possibility of creating a fully professionalized Rugby league has many in disarray. The level of doubt that is had for the league has been pretty magnanimous. Many unsure that the United States is properly ready for a league of this format. Doubts […]


RugbyLaw, LLC, a Minneapolis, Minnesota based sports and entertainment company and the founding entity of the National Rugby Football League (NRFL) is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with the Leicester Tigers to play the NRFL “Rough Riders” in the first professional major league rugby game in the U.S. The match will be […]