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Rugby Ran 7s: Bermuda Drawn In Pool C

Rugby Ran 7s: Bermuda Drawn In Pool C

Bermuda was drawn in Pool C for next month’s Fireminds Rugby Americas North Sevens, and will play alongside Guyana, Curaçao, and Belize. The Rugby Americas North website said, “Tournament organizers announced pools for next month’s Fireminds Rugby Americas North Sevens in Turks and Caicos. “Held at the picturesque Meridian Rugby Fields... Read more of this article

Exemption Issued For World Rugby Classic

Exemption Issued For World Rugby Classic

[Updated] Planning is in the works for the World Rugby Classic – an event that was cancelled last year but is generally held annually and features international teams — as it has been granted a Large Group Exemption, “permitting a gathering of 1,925 persons to assemble” for the event, with a listed date in November. The official... Read more of this article

Photos: Rugby 7’s Open Invitational Finals

Photos: Rugby 7’s Open Invitational Finals

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Rugby 7’s Open Invitational Tournament concluded at the National Sports Center, with the White Plains winning the Gold Medal match 28 – 7 over the Kiskadees, while the Lionfish won the Bronze Medal match 29 – 14 over the Longtails. Bermuda Rugby 7’s Open Invitational Tournament Day Two ResultsPolice 0 Misfits... Read more of this article

Bermuda Rugby 7’s Open Invitational Underway

Bermuda Rugby 7’s Open Invitational Underway

The Bermuda Rugby 7’s Open Invitational Tournament got underway at the National Sports Center this weekend, with the Kiskadees finishing the day with three wins. The Kiskadees, defeated the Longtails in the opening game of the tournament 22 – 5, they would then defeat the Misfits 47 – 0, and then in a battle of the undefeated, the Kiskadees defeated... Read more of this article

NSC North Field Closed For Rugby 7s Friendly

NSC North Field Closed For Rugby 7s Friendly

The North Field at the National Sports Centre will be closed tomorrow [Aug 21] from 6:00pm -9:00pm, and on Sunday [Aug 22] from 8:30am – 2:00pm due to the Men’s Rugby 7s international friendly competition. A spokesperson said, “The North Field at the National Sports Centre will be closed on Saturday 21 August from 6:00pm -9:00pm and again... Read more of this article

Bermuda Touch Rugby League Gets Underway

Bermuda Touch Rugby League Gets Underway

The Bermuda Touch Rugby League got underway at the National Sports Center. Five games were on tap, with Bermuda Police Rugby Football Club One edging the Mariners Rugby Football Club 6 – 5. The Galaxy/Hurricanes defeated Beyond Rugby 18 – 2, while the Lekker Bru defeated the Bermuda Police Rugby Football Club Two 12 – 0, and the Wuhan Touch Rugby... Read more of this article

Rugby: BRFU Cancels 2020/2021 Season

Rugby: BRFU Cancels 2020/2021 Season

The Bermuda Rugby Football Union [BRFU] has canceled its 2020/2021 season due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and its related restrictions. A spokesperson said, “The BRFU worked tirelessly to try to save the 2020/2021 season. Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic, we weren’t ever able to get the season started. “As a result, after... Read more of this article

‘Outstanding Payments Owed To Local Vendors’

‘Outstanding Payments Owed To Local Vendors’

[Updated] Following the World Tens Rugby Series that took place in October and November 2020, there are “outstanding payments owed to local vendors” and the BTA confirmed they are “withholding post-event sponsorship payments until we are confident local vendors will be made whole.” The event, which took place at the National Sports... Read more of this article

Rugby: Phased Approach To Restart Once Able

Rugby: Phased Approach To Restart Once Able

The rugby season, like many other local sports, has been impacted due an increase in Covid-19 cases on the island. “As you will be aware, we have a well-thought-out ‘Return to Rugby’ Covid plan that was developed in conjunction with World Rugby, with input from RAN and Rugby Canada,” explained Sean Field-Lament, president of the Bermuda Rugby... Read more of this article

Bermuda Rugby Cancel Weekend Events

Bermuda Rugby Cancel Weekend Events

Local rugby officials cancelled this weekend’s events, citing the increase in Covid-19 cases and noting that “with the robust contact nature of rugby there is no viable adherence to social distancing.” Their message stated, “Everyone will be aware of the recent news reports about the spikes in cases of Covid-19 on the island. In... Read more of this article

Videos: Rugby Unstoppables Feature Bermuda

Videos: Rugby Unstoppables Feature Bermuda

Bermuda women’s rugby have been featured front and centre as part of World Rugby’s ‘Unstoppable’ campaign. The campaign, launched in 2019, centres around bringing attention to the women’s contact game. Unions around the world are creating their own campaigns, featuring unstoppable women. Rugby Americas North [RAN], Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Flag Football Fall Season Awards Announced

Flag Football Fall Season Awards Announced

The Bermuda Flag Football League [BFFL] 2020 Fall Season Award Winners have been handed out, serving to recognise the top players over the past season. League MVP – Kenny Wilson [Black Shark$] QB OTY – Seward Smith [Killa Squad] Offensive Player OTY – Kenny Wilson [Black Shark$] Defensive Player OTY – Zavante Garnett [Punisher] Offensive... Read more of this article

World Tens Rugby Added 3,500 Room Nights

World Tens Rugby Added 3,500 Room Nights

The Rugby World Tens series “added 3,500 room nights for our local hotels” and “next year we aim to have Bermudians involved in the production of the TV broadcast,” Premier David Burt said. The event, which took place at the National Sports Centre, involved a number of international teams and was broadcast on ESPN and SkySports. Teams... Read more of this article