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.
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Bill Beaumont has called for World Rugby to guard against complacency having officially begun his mandate as the international governing body's chairman today.
Trinidad and Tobago Women’s sevens team had a stern test as they attempted to claim the final qualifying spot at this month’s Olympic Repêchage tournament on June 25-26 in Dublin, Ireland.
Larry Mendez, T&T men’s rugby coach is hoping his team will redeem itself from Saturday’s defeat to Guyana, when the Rugby Americas North Sevens Championship (RAN) is hosted here in November.
RUGBY IS MAKING ITS RETURN TO THE OLYMPIC FOLD AFTER A 92-YEAR ABSENCE AT RIO 2016, WHERE 12 TEAMS WILL LINE UP IN THE MEN’S SEVENS TOURNAMENT. AMONG THEM ARE HOT FAVOURITES FIJI, WHO ARE AIMING TO WIN THEIR COUNTRY’S FIRST EVER OLYMPIC MEDAL.