In the first of a new series titled “WiLD Profiles”, Rugby Americas North highlights the amazing work to grow women’s rugby being done in Bermuda by former international Gillian Cross
Rugby Americas North proudly supports Cristina Flores Justic as an election candidate for the 2021 World Rugby Council Executive Committee.
Jess Neilson has represented Canada’s Women’s U-20 and Senior Team, but now she’s taken on the role of Head Coach at York University in Ontario.
RAN is pleased to highlight a new initiative with ChildFund Rugby aimed at further developing and strengthening safeguarding systems for all participating in rugby throughout North America.
Having lived part of the great growth of Mexican rugby in recent years, Ruben Duque continues to lift the standard of play on local fields, as well as the presence and performance of Team Mexico at international tournaments.
After moving to the island from England, Rob Perry took over Head Coach duties with Curaçao Rugby Federation and has focused on growing the sport through culture, high performance & development.
While all eyes will be on the Guinness Six Nations over the coming weeks, the tournament also serves as an important reminder that the sport continues to prioritise work to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries, including concussions.
Rugby Americas North is committed to recognizing the positive people, role models, programs, difference makeres and culture that make the sport of rugby special throughout North American and the Caribbean and are calling for story nominations.
Rugby Americas North is proud to launch its first-ever UNSTOPPABLES campaign throughout the month of November to highlight the exciting growth of women’s rugby throughout North America and the Caribbean.
Player welfare is the number one priority in the game of rugby, and everyone has a role to play in ensuring a safe environment for training and competing as we get set to return to rugby from COVID-19. Here are a few tips and best practices for you to take into consideration.
June 22, 2021 – Rugby Americas North (RAN) is delighted to announce that international rugby will return to its region this October. Meridian Rugby Fields, Home of the Turks and Caicos Islands Rugby Football Union, in Providenciales, is set to host the 2021 RAN Sevens...
World Rugby has launched a major new rugby sevens campaign - “This Is How We Sevens” – as excitement builds towards the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which kicks off in under 50 days. The campaign aims to showcase the vibrancy, excitement and breadth of personalities...
With the Sevens Repechage in Monaco just around the corner, the Jamaica Crocs men and women have their sights firmly set on winning in their last chance at Olympic qualification. With one Men’s place and two Women’s places up for grabs, the Crocs are looking to defy...
This month, Mexico will be sending its finest Men’s and Women’s Sevens players to Monaco to compete for the last chance to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Olympic Games Sevens Repechage will be held from 19-20 June under strict COVID-19 protocols and...
Maria Thomas putting scholarship lessons into practice as Trinidad and Tobago RFU’s first female president
Next year will mark the 100th anniversary of rugby in Trinidad and Tobago, and it seems fitting that the country’s union will embrace that milestone with its first female president. Maria Thomas defeated the incumbent Colin Peters last month to be elected as the head...
World Rugby welcomes Mastercard as founding global partner of Women in Rugby and unveils new marketing campaign
World Rugby has announced details of a transformative five-year partnership with Mastercard to accelerate the development of Women in Rugby, which will supercharge the international federation’s ambitious Accelerating the development of women in rugby 2017-25...
Amanda Cox admits that the first time she took the pitch as a referee her “mind was blown”. Having picked up an oval ball while a student at Virginia Tech, Cox played for more than 15 years in the back-row before deciding it was time to find out what life was like on...
Although Leah Berard’s Rugby career spans over 20 years, it is her 14 years as a professional referee that has taken her all over the world to places like Barbados, South Africa, Hong Kong, England and Russia, just to name a few. Her passion for the development of the...
Mexico will be traveling to the final Olympic qualifying tournament with both its male and female teams aiming to reach Tokyo. But qualification isn't the only goal they are preparing to meet in the sovereign city-state. Mexican rugby was riding a wave of growth and...
To say 27-year-old pro-rugby player Devin Ibañez is resilient is an understatement. From playing high school Rugby in Massachusetts, to travelling to as far as Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom for the game, overcoming injury setbacks (including a...
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