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 on October 16-17, 2021.
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
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.
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.
If you asked Tracy-Ann Hales about her passion for rugby, she wouldn’t regal you with a childhood story about falling in love with the sport at a young age. Actually, Tracy-Ann has never been a rugby player. Instead, she found rugby after joining the Jamaica Rugby...
Rugby Americas North (RAN) is pleased to announce that it will be financially supporting both Tracy-Ann Hales and Zhenya Allain as they take the Women in Leadership online course through Cornell University to further their executive leadership development. Both...
Playing rugby wasn’t an option for Caroline Deegan during her years at school and college. While she enjoyed watching rugby on television, there weren’t any recreational programmes catering to girls and women. Instead, she turned to field hockey and cross country...
July 21, 2021 – Today, British Virgin Islands Rugby Football Union (BVI RFU) launched their official online store through Rugby Americas North’s partnership with Osprey Sports. Hosted on RAN’s website with a link directly to Osprey Sports’ digital store, the online...
Ten years ago, Emilie Bydwell “took a punt” and packed in a secure job to travel from one coast of the United States to the other to fulfil her ambition of making a living out of rugby. At that stage in 2011, the Canadian, who’d taken up rugby as a 14-year-old...
As you approach Boody, Illinois, there is nothing remarkable about the place but it could soon be 'home' to an Olympic champion. On the one road in and the one road out, as you pass on through to Decatur to the north or St Louis to the south, a huge water tower, with...
DALLAS (July 15, 2021) – Today Major League Rugby (MLR) will make history. The Houston SaberCats will square off with the Seattle Seawolves for their final round match of the season, but with both teams out of the playoff picture, it will be a referee who will be...
Amelia Luciano admits that she is almost constantly on the go, her time split between her two major passions: pharmacology and rugby. By day, Luciano can be found at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Guertin Lab, where she works as a postdoctoral...
Rugby has always played a major role in Alexandria Olton’s life. She spent much of her childhood as a spectator, watching her dad and her uncles play rugby for Trinidad Northerners RFC. Her time pitch-side allowed Alex to become fully immersed in the sport, culture,...
10 years ago, Fabiola De La Cruz discovered rugby after butting into a friend’s conversation. She heard one friend invite another to play rugby, and decided that she would also like to give it a try. Her friend encouraged her to try it out, as his sister played on the...
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