Members of the Bermuda Rugby Football Union are in attendance as the Rugby Americas North General Meeting is underway in Miami.
Representatives from every union are in attendance, with officials discussing how they cangrow the game around the region.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Bermuda World Rugby Classic Celebrate 30 Years
This year will be a very special one for the World Rugby Classic organizers as they will celebrate 30 years.
A statement on the website reads, “For those still around from the start in 1988, it is quite hard to believe this November we will be celebrating the 30th World Rugby Classic! Time has certainly flown with lots of memories, sadness about those no longer with us, great friendships made but, all in all, quite a ride.”
This year's Classic will start on Sunday November 5th with the Finals on Saturday the 11th.
The eight teams this year will feature the defending champions France, Argentina, Canada, Great Britain, USA, New Zealand, Australia and Italy.
The 2017 Opening Match Schedule:
Sunday 5th Classic Pumas vs Rugby Canada Classic Lions vs France Classic Rugby
Monday 6th Classic All Blacks vs USA Classic Eagles Classic Springboks vs Rugby Italy Classic XV
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Toms' Bedwas Win Preseason Opener
Brynley Toms’ Bedwas RFC teammates blew away the cobwebs in their first preseason friendly at Rhydyfelin running in 6 Try’s, 2 Try’s in each of the three periods of 30 minutes giving Head Coach Ian Gardner a chance to assess some trialists.
They recorded a 32 - 10 win over Rhydyfelin.
Two unconverted Rory Budina Try’s in the opening period with one for Rhydyfelin by Garret Cann accounted for the scoring.
The second period followed the same pattern with Steffan Jones and Aaron Bramwell both crossing for Bedwas and back rower Sam Studley crossing for the home side.
The third period saw Steffan Jones and young second row Gareth Allen cross the latter converted by Jones but there was no reply for the home side.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Saracens Unleash a 14 Try Storm on the USA
Action from the Sports Center
Saracens 92 USA Islanders 0
Saracens showed their entire arsenal within the first five minutes of the match to claim a 92 - 0 win over USA Islanders and lift the Atlantic Cup at the National Sports Center.
Saracens jumped out to an early 29 - 0 lead in the first half and then scored an additional 63 second half points.
Saracens were led by Captain Chris Wyles, Henry Taylor and Ben Earle who all scored a hat-trick, with Mike Ellery, Max Malins, Tom Griffiths, Alex Lozowski and Ben Earl all adding a Try each, while Ben Spencer was able to convert on 6 Conversions.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Saracens Prepare for Atlantic Rugby Cup Match
Saracens 44-man squad took to the National Sports Center Field in preparation for the club’s Atlantic Rugby Cup match.
This serves as a pre-season tour of Bermuda.
The North Londoners will matchup against the USA Islanders on Thursday August 10th at National Sports Center.
Team Manager J.P. O'Reilly told www.islandstats.com, “This tour is a little different as the team’s prior visits were at the end of the season with this one coming during the preseason.”