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Photos: AXA XL Sponsor Youth Rugby Training

Photos: AXA XL Sponsor Youth Rugby Training

AXA XL recently partnered with Beyond Rugby to sponsor two rugby training sessions for students enrolled in the Beyond Rugby program. On Tuesday, November 6, members of the France Classic Rugby team held training sessions at Whitney Institute for both the school’s girls and boys rugby teams. The teams were split up into groups where the France Classic... Read more of this article

Bermuda Rugby Classic: Argentina & USA Win

Bermuda Rugby Classic: Argentina & USA Win

Argentina successfully defended the Bermuda World Rugby Classic title they won a year ago at the National Sports Center following a 25 – 0 win over Ireland last night. Argentina found themselves ahead 13 – 0 in the first half after Matias Albina went gone over for a try and Gonzalo Taboada kicked a conversion and 2 penalties. Sebastian Crispo extended... Read more of this article

World Rugby Classic: Argentina & USA Win

World Rugby Classic: Argentina & USA Win

Argentina will defend their Bermuda World Rugby Classic title, while the USA advanced to their first Plate Final appearance in their history following semi-final day two at the National Sports Center. Main Semi-Final: Lions 6 – Argentina 11 This semi-final match up was about discipline and strength, two powerful teams in the Classic went looking... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Classic Lions Youth Rugby Day

Photos & Video: Classic Lions Youth Rugby Day

Scores of students had a great time getting personal coaching from classic rugby players as Colonial Group International sponsored the Classic Lions Youth Rugby Day at the National Sports Centre yesterday [November 7].The event saw students participating from schools including Dellwood, Sandys, Saltus, Whitney Institute, Bermuda High School for Girls,... Read more of this article

World Rugby Classic: Ireland & France Win

World Rugby Classic: Ireland & France Win

A total of 44 points were scored as the Bermuda World Rugby Classic continued at the National Sports Centre. Semi-Final: Ireland 10 Canada 7 In a tightly contested match Ireland advanced to the final with a 3 point win over Canada, with a score of 10 – 7. Ireland would get on the board first in the first half with a try from Gary Brown, and Fergal... Read more of this article

World Rugby Classic: Lions & Argentina Win

World Rugby Classic: Lions & Argentina Win

The second day of the Bermuda World Rugby Classic saw the Classic Lions and Argentina both advance to the semi-finals. Italy 13 – Classic Lions 20 Italy would take advantage of having the wind at their backs in the first half, Daniele Pesapane would go over for a try early and when Ramiro Pez kicked the conversion it gave Italy a 7 – 0 lead.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: World Rugby Classic Underway

Photos & Video: World Rugby Classic Underway

[Updated with photos] The World Rugby Classic is underway this afternoon [Nov 4] at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire, with two games scheduled for this afternoon. The rugby action begins with the France Classic Rugby vs. Irish Legends match at 2.15pm, which will be followed by the Classic Springboks vs. Rugby Canada match at 3.45pm. The event... Read more of this article

Rugby Team To Wear Rainbow Shoelaces

Rugby Team To Wear Rainbow Shoelaces

The Irish Legends rugby team are set to wear rainbow shoelaces during the upcoming World Rugby Classic, with an aim to “send a message of equality, sportsmanship and inclusion especially meaningful to OUTBermuda and Bermuda’s LGBTQ families and citizens.” “By taking this action at one of Bermuda’s most popular sporting competition,... Read more of this article

NSC North Field Closed To Prepare For Rugby

NSC North Field Closed To Prepare For Rugby

People are being reminded that the North Field at the National Sports Centre is closed due to preparations for the World Rugby Classic. Craig Tyrrell, the NSC’s SVP Operations Manager, said: “We consider that it is dangerous for walkers, joggers and children on bikes while the trucks are moving around the track and workers are setting up tents and... Read more of this article

School Children To Get Top Rugby Coaching

School Children To Get Top Rugby Coaching

One of the Island’s leading insurance companies is giving school children the chance to be coached by some of the world’s best rugby players. Colonial Group International is sponsoring the Classic Lions when the World Rugby Classic is staged at the National Sports Centre next month.And as part of the sponsorship, Colonial has teamed up with the... Read more of this article

O’Shaughnessy Scores Try In The Netherlands

O’Shaughnessy Scores Try In The Netherlands

Teachers Rugby Football player Padraic O’Shaughnessy — who is studying at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands — made his debut for the Maastricht Maraboes Rugby Club. The Club is 40 years old and plays in the Dutch Second Division. O’Shaughnessy played in his favorite spot of outside center and managed a try in his team’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Rugby League Season Resumes

Bermuda Rugby League Season Resumes

The Bermuda Rugby Football Union’s league season resumed at the National Sports Center, with Ladies and Men’s Division action taking place with a total of 170 combined points going on the board. Ladies Division Mariners defeated the Police 42 – 5 in the opener, referee Alvin Harvey was kept busy, as Apryl Jackson led the Mariners to victory with... Read more of this article

Results: BRFU Mad Hatters Tournament

Results: BRFU Mad Hatters Tournament

The BRFU Men’s and Women’s seasons officially began yesterday [Oct 6] with the Mad Hatters Tournament. The tournament is run in a round robin format with abbreviated matches to allow the four club to play against each other. Police rugby club were crowned the overall men’s winners while Renegades took the women’s trophy for the fourth consecutive... Read more of this article