USA Rugby and Major League Rugby (MLR) have announced a finalised strategic partnership centered around developing the game in the United States.
USA Weightlifting, USA Rugby, USA Cheer, USRowing, USA Bobsled and Skeleton and USA Triathlon will host six cross-sport events at universities in the country in an effort to expand their talent pools.
USA Rugby have asked the American public to donate a total of $50,000 (£39,000/€45,000) to cover various costs for their men’s and women’s sevens sides which are due to compete at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Dan Payne has been appointed as the new chief executive of USA Rugby ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it has been announced.
The first-ever North American professional rugby union league will be launched in the United States in April 2016, it has been announced.