LA Sevens rugby pushes for sport’s broader growth in US
The United States leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series, the LA Sevens, is hoping to grow the sport in the country and ultimately capitalize on that growth ahead of the 2028 Olympics. Shawn Medow reports.
Rugby World Cup hosting rights ratified for Australia, USA and England
World Rugby has today (Thursday) confirmed that the five editions of the various men’s and women’s Rugby World Cup tournaments spanning 2025 to 2033 will be held in England, Australia and the USA, res…
2031, 2033 Rugby World Cups in US expected to cost $500m
The United States has moved to the brink of being awarded the 2031 Rugby World Cup and the 2033 women's event, with both tournaments expected to cost approximately $500m (€455m) to host.
United States now in frame for 2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup
The United States is now in contention for the 2033 Women's Rugby World Cup, as well as the 2029 event. The news was disclosed by World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin in an interview with SportBusiness
USA Rugby latest national team kit supply deal for Castore
USA Rugby has signed up sports performance wear company Castore as its kit supplier
Australia, US edge closer to landing RWC hosting rights under revamped model
Australia has today (Wednesday) been named by World Rugby as the exclusive ‘Preferred Candidate’ to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup, with the international federation to enter into “exclusive targeted dialo…
USA Rugby partners with Sportfive to expand growth efforts
USA Rugby has secured a wide-ranging partnership with the Sportfive agency amid the organization's bid to stage the 2027 or 2031 men's Rugby World Cup as well as the 2029 women's event
All Blacks remain hopeful of Silver Lake deal amid US trip to extend commercial reach
New Zealand Rugby chief commercial officer Richard Thomas tells SportBusiness how the All Blacks' recent trip to the States is designed to help grow the game locally as well as the organization's financial pulling power.
USA-All Blacks match at FedEx Field draws crowd of 39,720
The All Blacks' trip to Washington DC proved an off-field success with the inaugural 1874 Cup match against the United States at FedEx Field drawing an announced crowd of 39,720
USA Rugby unveils Rugby World Cup bid campaign branding, potential host cities
USA Rugby has officially unveiled its official bid campaign branding, as well as potential host cities, in its attempts to host the men’s Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 and the women’s event in 2029.
USA Rugby looks to boost Rugby World Cup hopes with All Blacks match at FedEx Field
The United States men's national rugby union team will play the New Zealand All Blacks in a high-profile Test match at FedEx Field on October 23, an event which could significantly bolster USA Rugby's…
USA Rugby ‘cautiously optimistic’ after forging ahead with Rugby World Cup bid
USA Rugby has a new-found spring in its step after being formally accepted as a candidate to host the 2029 women’s Rugby World Cup and men’s event in 2027 or 2031. Bob Williams reports on the Union's bid process.
US takes step towards hosting RWC in 2027 or 2031
The United States has taken a significant step towards potentially hosting the men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 after being formally accepted by World Rugby as a bid candidate for the showpiece events
USA Rugby looks to boost fan engagement with Medallia
USA Rugby has signed up experience management company Medallia as a sponsor to boost the governing body's fan experience and engagement work
Australia receives Rugby World Cup bid funding boost, Gosper talks up US market
Australia’s bid for the 2027 Rugby World Cup has been boosted with the federal government reaffirming its support by granting an additional A$8.8m (€5.3m/$6.2m) in funding.
USA Rugby to conduct feasibility study ahead of likely Rugby World Cup bid
USA Rugby is taking the first official steps towards a likely bid to host the Rugby World Cup by conducting and financing a feasibility study to explore the operational and financial capabilities of hosting…
USA Rugby pushed to very brink following “absolutely catastrophic” Covid-19 crisis
USA Rugby sent shockwaves throughout the US sports industry, as well as the global rugby community, when it filed for bankruptcy in March. Bob Williams examines how the organization is looking to escape from its latest financial crisis.