Positive rugby stories from the Pandemic
While the COVID-19 pandemic has put a halt to the global game of rugby, it’s important to give thanks to the heroes who are working on the front lines and to bring light to positive stories from throughout North America and the Caribbean.
Rugby Americas North, in partnership with Bahamas Rugby, is delighted to announce that Winton Rugby Center, Home of Rugby in the Bahamas, will host the 2020 Women’s 10s and Men’s Under 19 Tournament July 8 -12.
Rugby Americas North is looking to grow the game of rugby throughout the Americas by hiring knowledgeable & passionate storytellers that can write, shoot photos & videos, create graphics and edit features for Men’s & Women’s Rugby, from grassroots to professional.
2019 was a year of achievements, milestones, growth & development and new staff members for Rugby Americas North as the sport continues to grow throughout the region
In 2009 the World Rugby member unions identified integrity, passion, solidarity, discipline and respect as the defining character-building characteristics of rugby. These are now collectively known as the World Rugby values and are incorporated within the World Rugby...
As the youngest of nine siblings of an all-American family in Houston, Texas, you might say rugby is a part of Elliot Rouse’s DNA. In the ever-evolving game, Elliot has built a solid reputation for himself as a rising star in the local refereeing community - and he...
It was the classic story of an American rugby player. Gavan D’Amore grew up knowing nothing of the sport with no reason to follow it. And who could blame him? His father immigrated from Honduras to the United States with a mountain of raw, unhindered, athletic talent...
Activate is a proven injury-prevention rugby warm-up programme Used regularly, Activate can reduce soft tissue injuries by between 26 and 40 per cent It can also reduce concussion risk by 29 and 60 per cent in youth and adult rugby players It is beneficial for both...
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT It was 1982 when Tony Gillings visited Belize for the first time as a member of the Royal Air Force. What he found he’s described as an amazing country full of exotic places – jungles, golden beaches, Maya ruins and potential. When he had to return...
World Rugby has announced that, with immediate effect, it will no longer be possible to score a try by grounding the ball against the post protector. The minor amendment to Law 8 was approved by the World Rugby Council during its special meeting held via...
INTRODUCTION OF RUGBY TO PORT OF SPAIN SCHOOL PROVIDES DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR TEENAGE FEMALE ATHLETES
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO – Rugby is a sport for life, no matter how you’re introduced. For Schezelle Fleming, this philosophy has shaped her coaching method as head coach of South East Port of Spain (SEPOS) Secondary School. “I introduced rugby into South...
The World Rugby toolkit aims to assist unions in increasing the number of female rugby coaches globally The toolkit is designed to create a robust framework and pathway to address barriers facing women in rugby Women currently make up 25 per cent of the rugby playing...
As a player, Jamie Burke was driven by a desire to find out exactly how good she could be. It was an internal mantra that yielded 51 test caps, appearances at three Rugby World Cups and a place in the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Class of 2020. No small feat for a woman...
Rugby activity continuing online Webinars aimed at ensuring optimal alignment and capacity when rugby restarts World Rugby Virtual High Performance Academy launches World Rugby match official education launches More than 20 training and education modules available on...
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Integrity is central to the fabric of the game and is generated through honesty and fair play.
Rugby provides a unifying spirit that leads to life long friendships. camaraderie, teamwork, and loyalty which transcends cultural, geographic, political and religious differences.
Ruby people have a passionate enthusiasm for the game. Rugby generates excitement, emotional attachment, and a sense of belonging to the global Rugby family.
Discipline is an integral part of the game both on and off the field and is reflected through adherence to the laws, the regulations and rugby’s core values.
Respect for team-mates, opponents, match officials and those involved in the game is paramount.