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Women: Japan and Hong Kong Qualify for World Cup - The final two slots in the 2017 World Rugby Women's World Cup have been decided with Japan and Hong Kong booking a place for the August tournament in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Japan beat Hong Kong 20-8 to secure the Number one Asia/Oceania spot. The pools are:

Pool A - Canada, New Zealand, Wales, and Hong Kong

Pool B - England, USA, Italy, and Spain

Pool C - Ireland, France, Australia, and Japan

Penn State Seeks Men's Head Coach - The Nittany Lion Rugby Association (“NLRA”) is seeking qualified candidates to become its full-time Director of Rugby Development and the Penn State Men’s Rugby Coach.  The Director of Rugby Development will lead the NLRA’s efforts to develop rugby in the region surrounding Pennsylvania State University. The successful candidate will also be appointed as the Penn State Men’s Coach, subject to the approval of the University. Send cover letter and c.v. to Bernie Cantorna at [email protected]. Reference: VAC-1165.

USA vs. Uruguay February Test Match - Tickets now on sale for the Americas Rugby Championship opener; the Men's Eagles Test Match on February 4 against Uruguay at Toyota Field, San Antonio, Texas. Admission starts at $14.00. Find ticket link at

Rugby Channel Announces 2017 Schedule:

  • Guinness Pro 12 
  • Greene King IPA Championship 
  • Anglo Welsh Cup
  • RBS 6 Nations
  • Americas Rugby Championship
  • HSBC Women's Sevens World Series

Rugby Today Winter Holiday Contest - Coming to this site Wednesday, December 21. Win free swag by entering fun contest.