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Major League Rugby Championship features Rugby New York vs. Seattle Seawolves on Saturday on Fox

Will Tucker The season-long quest for the Major League Rugby (MLR) shield culminates this weekend, as Rugby New York battles the Seattle Seawolves in the Championship Final. The winner will be decided Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. New Zealand-born Brothers Brad Tucker, who plays for Seattle, and William Tucker of Rugby New York, will collide for ...

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Major League Rugby Appoints Pumpjack Dataworks To Lead Fan-Data Commercial Strategy

Major League Rugby Major League Rugby (MLR) announced today that it has appointed the world’s leading fan data specialists – PumpJack Dataworks – to develop a new, custom data infrastructure built entirely around fan engagement. This ground-breaking fan databank will become the engine to enable greater commercial and audience growth for the ...

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Major League Rugby Kicks Off Fifth Season Feb. 5-6

Major League Rugby Major League Rugby (MLR) prepares to kick off its fifth season of competition as the highest level of rugby in North America. The 2022 season begins on the weekend of Feb. 5-6, with six matches on the schedule. Celebrated as an emerging sport by MLR, rugby is ...

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Rugby Greats Lead ESPN College Rugby Coverage This Weekend

This weekend, the 2019 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship returns to Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia, and the competition will be carried live on ESPN2, ESPNEWS and ESPN+. The live television coverage schedule will be as follows: Saturday, June 1: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET on ESPN+ 1 ...

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FloSports Bolsters Rugby Coverage

Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced that FloRugby.com will offer live and on-demand coverage of 45 top-level matches this fall spanning the HSBC Women’s World Sevens Series, The Rugby Weekend, and all Autumn Internationals matches for the France and Scotland men’s national teams. Coverage of the HSBC World Rugby ...

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Collegiate Rugby On ESPN2, ESPNews This Weekend

For the first time this weekend, competition in the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship will be carried live on ESPN2, ESPNews and the new ESPN+ app. Philadelphia is in the international sports spotlight this coming weekend, as the Olympic sport of Rugby 7s returns to Talen Energy Stadium for ...

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United World Sports Announces Expanded Agreement With ESPN

United World Sports, the owners of the largest and most successful annual rugby events in the United States, today announced a new expanded agreement with ESPN to carry the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the national title event for men’s and women’s college Rugby 7’s. The 2018 event will again be held at ...

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How Many People Will Watch A Rugby Match Online? Millions.

We keep hearing more and more about how niche sports are engaging better than traditional team sports in the digital space. lacrosse has grown its audience and now it looks like rugby is as well. United World Sports, the owner and operator of the largest annual rugby events in the ...

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Penn Mutual Again Helps Insure Growth For College Rugby

While the rising sport of rugby in the United States continues to look for widespread brand support, one thing is for sure; if you are involved in the fast paced Olympic version of Rugby Sevens and are in the collegiate space, you will know Penn Mutual. The 150 year old ...

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Rugby Keeps Growing As China, Ireland Sevens Make First-Ever Trip To The US

The interest and positive mojo for rugby kept going this week, as the International Olympic Committee announced that the game of rugby sevens will continue in the programme through at least the Paris Games in 2024, with US officials hopeful that the growth in the States will bolster support even ...

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