Major League Rugby (MLR) and USA Youth & High School Rugby (YHS) announced a wide-ranging collaboration that will establish programs and initiatives to grow youth and high school rugby. The collaboration includes a streaming partnership with The Rugby Network to stream key high school games across the country, a school-based flag rugby program, inner city and after school rugby programs and a coaching app to include MLR content, along with other initiatives.
The United States Rugby Foundation (USRF) has announced a new partnership with Girls Rugby, a non-profit organization working with young girls to advocate for their success on and off the field.
The Fairfield Rugby Club won the High School bracket at Tri-State 7 this past weekend thanks to some outstanding defense, only allowing two tries throughout the day.
The Spanish national U18 team defeated Eagle Impact Rugby Academy Saturday in the second game of the two-game EIRA tour of the Iberian country.
In a game that had a similar score to the opener, Spain won 61-15. The first game had a 55-15 score.
The Tropical 7s will return for 2021 after having to cancel last year because of the COVID pandemic.
Like pretty much every rugby event slated for any time after March 15, 2020 being called off, events and teams are slowly stepping back onto the field.
The North American HS 7s series has added three programs totaling five teams for the 2020 season.
Rhinos Rugby Academy joins with a Boys program and a Girls program.
The Wisconsin Rugby Academy Badgers joins with a Girls program.
And the Gorilla Rugby Academy Boys and Girls programs also join.