30 10, 2015

[Vice Sports] What American Football Can Learn from the Rugby World Cup

Once upon a time, American football and rugby were pretty much one and the same. Then came Walter Camp and the 1880 college football rules convention that replaced scrums with an uncontested line of scrimmage, and a subsequent century of increasing delineation and mutual indifference: hard plastic helmets and the domestic dominance of Monday Night [...]

25 06, 2015

[THE WASHINGTON POST] Rugby takes small step to Olympics; bigger jump to get fans

Returning to the Olympics is one step for rugby. But grabbing the limelight is a bigger jump, particularly in countries like Brazil where the sport has little following. “It’s very hard to get on the radar in this market the way football is,” Brett Gosper, the chief executive officer of World Rugby, said Wednesday [...]

4 02, 2015

Gilbert Named Official Ball of Serevi Rugby®

Partnership reflects history and future of the game   [bra_dropcaps style='dropcap1']S[/bra_dropcaps]EATTLE – (February 4, 2015) – Serevi Rugby® (serevirugby.com), a leading provider of on-field programming and conditioning for players and coaches from beginner to the U.S. National Team, has created a partnership with Gilbert (gilbertrugby.com) to become the official ball partner for Serevi’s wide range of programming from [...]