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Rugby union is a growing sport in the United States, with over 1.2 million players registered with USA Rugby as of 2016. The game is gaining popularity at both the collegiate and professional levels, with several universities fielding rugby teams and the first professional rugby union competition, Major League Rugby, beginning play in 2018.
Rugby union is governed in the United States by USA Rugby, which is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. The organization is a member of World Rugby, the international governing body for rugby union. At the collegiate level, rugby union is governed by the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA), which began play in 2014 as an offshoot of USA Rugby.
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The United States of America Rugby Football Union (USARFU) is the national governing body for the sport of rugby union in the United States. The USARFU is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado and is a member of World Rugby and a founding nation of NORCECA (North America and Caribbean Rugby Confederation). The union also includes four geographical unions, which are subdivisions of USARFU.
USA Rugby World Cup 2023 Bid
USA Rugby have officially submitted their bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
It is understood that the USA Rugby Board met on Tuesday to rubber-stamp the decision to go ahead with their long-awaited bid which was first mooted back in October 2017.
The United States is one of three nations bidding for the 2023 Rugby World Cup along with South Africa and Ireland.
USA Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018
The USA Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 will be the eighth edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens. The tournament will be held at AT&T Park in San Francisco from July 20-22, 2018. It will be the first Rugby World Cup to be held in the United States, and will feature 24 men’s teams and 16 women’s teams. The USA Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 will be broadcast live on ESPN in the United States.
USA Rugby World Cup 2019
The United States has been drawn into Pool C for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan along with England, France, Argentina and Tonga.
This is the Eagles’ seventh consecutive World Cup appearance, and they will be looking to improve on their best ever finish of ninth place, which they achieved in both 1987 and 2011.
The USA will open their World Cup campaign against England on September 26th, before taking on France (October 2nd), Argentina (October 9th) and Tonga (October 13th).
The game of rugby has been on the rise in popularity in the United States in recent years. The sport is known for its physicality and camaraderie, and fans of the game are passionate about their teams.
USA Rugby is the governing body for the sport in the United States, and they are always working to grow the game at all levels. From grassroots programs to support youth and collegiate rugby, to hosting international matches, USA Rugby is working hard to raise the profile of the sport in the US.
The latest news from USA Rugby is sure to be of interest to fans of the game, as well as those who are curious about what is happening with the sport in the United States. Stay up to date with all of the latest USA Rugby news here.