Tag: Rugby

Spin-off version for rugby a la cricket!

Rugby World 12s tournament proposed

The rugby calendar could soon have to accommodate a new competition after plans were announced on September 7th for a 12-a-side tournament that will feature both men’s and women’s teams. The ‘Mirror’ stated that World 12s is an entirely new format for the sport that plans to kick off in... » Read more

Death Star open doors to marquee rugby event

Allegiant Stadium to host Rugby Cup

With news making the rounds that the National Football League (NFL) stadia in the United States could double up as rugby venues, an announcement was recently made that world-class international rugby will make its debut at ‘Death Star’ (US) in October 2021. The ‘Allegiant Stadium’ stated... » Read more

Scottish Rugby to continue riding BT wave

BT and Scottish Rugby extend naming rights for stadium

Scottish Rugby (governing body for rugby union in Scotland) Principal Partner BT – one of the world’s leading communications services companies based in the United Kingdom – has agreed to extend its support for the sport in Scotland in an updated deal which will see it reach 10 years... » Read more

France rugby showpiece to steal breath away

Rugby World Cup 2023 stadiums announced

Rugby fiends waiting with bated breath for the Rugby World Cup 2023 match schedule are an exulted lot. World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have announced the much-anticipated match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2023, a tournament with players and fans at heart that will have the... » Read more

LA Giltinis ready to pack a ‘punch’

Los Angeles LA Giltinis rugby team to play at Coliseum

Los Angeles (US) is getting ready to welcome its newest professional sports franchise when the LA Giltinis rugby team begins to play at the Coliseum on March 20th. The LA Giltinis are a Major League Rugby (MLR) team that is all set to enter the league in the 2021 season as an expansion franchise.... » Read more

‘Tigers’ den now Mattioli Woods Welford Road

Leicester Tigers naming rights

The professional rugby union club Leicester Tigers (UK) and longstanding official partner Mattioli Woods recently struck a new five-year deal that will see the wealth management firm rebrand the stadium as Mattioli Woods Welford Road. Earlier, the facility used to be called Welford Road... » Read more

Bath Rugby venue plans (court) controversy

Bath Rugby update October 2020

The English professional rugby union club Bath Rugby’s (UK) ambitious plans to develop a new arena which can pack in a crowd of 18,000 on an expanded site in the City center suffered a setback as well as a legal blow after a recent ruling from the Bristol High Court on a historic restrictive... » Read more

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