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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Rugby Sevens Adds Another Mega-International Event For 2017
Every year the Las Vegas Sevens has brought record crowds to Las Vegas for the Olympic sport of rugby. Over 80,000 people from around the world piled in to Sin City last year, and combined with a UFC event, made the first weekend in March a record sports extravaganza even ...Read More »
Is New Sevens Rugby League Built For A Milennial Audience?
For several years we have heard about the horse race between rugby and lacrosse as the fastest growing team sports in the U.S. Lacrosse has its pro indoor and outdoor leagues and its massive audience for the NCAA Final Four; rugby has the Olympics and the occasional visits from the ...Read More »
HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Returns to Las Vegas
United World Sports, the organizers behind the largest annual rugby events in the United States; and USA Rugby, the national governing body of rugby in America, announce that the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series will return to Las Vegas for 2017, uniting it with the annual USA Sevens International ...Read More »