For the fourth year in a row, Ariel Re has claimed title sponsorship for the annual high school and collegiate 7s tournament held in Bermuda every March. In addition to sponsoring the annual tournament, Ariel Re has been a main sponsor for the Beyond Rugby program in Bermuda for the last six years. The program has done an impressive job of getting kids involved in the sport of rugby, especially in local middle and high schools.
The teams are set and the flights are booked! With only two short weeks until rugby teams from across the USA and Bermuda will meet on the pitch, everyone is excited for a weekend full of outdoor festivities, big rugby crowds and, of course, beautiful beaches.
As the tournament continues to grow, a record number of new and returning rugby teams will compete in the 2018 Ariel Re Bermuda Intl 7s for the title of champion.
The Narberth Otters won the Frostbite 15s Tournament in Lancaster over the weekend with victories over Unionville, Hempfield, and Chambersburg. Traveling with only 17 players, a few of whom were rookies, meant that Narberth had their work cut out for them on the day.
The final roster is in! In the biggest year yet, the 2018 Ariel Re Bermuda Intl 7s will host 4 mini teams, 5 high school boys teams and 16 collegiate men's and women's teams at the National Sports Centre, Bermuda’s premier sporting event venue.
Deric Grohowski is a key player in the cog that is the Wilkes-Barre PA Breakers. This story below caught our eye this morning so we thought we'd share. As Deric so eloquently points out rugby is different. Those of us who love the sport know of Deric's feelings too well. Good on you Deric. Your love of the game is shared by many of us.
Chasing Great, a documentary that chronicles New Zealand Rugby legend Richie McCaw, will have a premiere showing in the United States on February 28th at Cineopolis Chelsea in New York City in advance of its national rollout. Abramorama, an industry leader in film distribution, marketing and promotion, will release the feature documentary across the United States and Canada with national support from Augusto, Oktane Media and Falco Ink.
NEW YORK (February 13, 2018) -- Rugby United New York (RUNY) will join Major League Rugby as an associate member, the league announced today. New York’s first professional rugby team will play an exhibition schedule in 2018 before playing a full MLR schedule beginning in 2019.
With the tournament fast approaching, more rugby teams have committed to traveling to Bermuda on March 16-17 to compete in the 2018 Ariel Re Bermuda Intl 7s. Ohio State, Ithaca and Colgate have now joined the ranks of attending teams as they announced their commitment to attend.