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World Rugby Classic Gets Underway This Sunday

World Rugby Classic Gets Underway This Sunday

The 2018 World Rugby Classic is set to get underway this coming Sunday, November 4th, at the National Sports Center, and a look at the schedule is below. Sunday 4th12:30pm Gates Open 12:45pm Hospitality Village Opens 2:15pm France Classic Rugby vs. Irish Legends (A) 3:45pm Classic Springboks vs. Rugby Canada (B)Monday 5th5:30pm Gates Open 5:45pm... 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

Rugby Classic: New Zealand & South Africa Win

Rugby Classic: New Zealand & South Africa Win

The fourth day of the 2017 Bermuda World Rugby Classic saw New Zealand and the South Africa claim victories. Classic Semi-Final: Italy 12 New Zealand 24 New Zealand advanced to the 2017 Bermuda World Rugby Classic Final with a 24 – 12 win over Italy. New Zealand went ahead 5 – 0 when Billy Fulton, Filimoni Botitu would double the New Zealand lead... Read more of this article

Photos: Argentina & Lions Win Rugby Classic

Photos: Argentina & Lions Win Rugby Classic

[Updated] The third day of the 2017 Bermuda World Rugby Classic saw Argentina and the Classic Lions claim victories. Classic Semi-Final: Argentina 25 France 6 Argentina took the lead in the 6th minute with a Alejandro Galli try, but with the Conversion missed the score remained 5-0, and then Anthony Lagardere kicked a penalty for France in the 17th... Read more of this article

World Rugby Classic: New Zealand & Italy Win

World Rugby Classic: New Zealand & Italy Win

The second day of the 2017 Bermuda World Rugby Classic saw New Zealand and Italy claim victories. USA 13 New Zealand 31 The USA Classic Eagles took the lead when Garret Peterson scored a try, and Maximo de Achaval added the conversion, but the Classic All Blacks would get themselves back into the game when Tom Donnelly went over, but with the conversion... Read more of this article

Photos: Classic Lions vs France Classic Rugby

Photos: Classic Lions vs France Classic Rugby

The 2017 World Rugby Classic got underway today [Nov 5] at the National Sports Center with a double header. The first game saw Classic Pumas defeat Rugby Canada 57 – 5, while in the second game France Classic Rugby defeated Classic Lions 10 – 7. 24-year-old female referee Maria Beatrice Benvenuti – the youngest international referee in... Read more of this article

Female Referee To Officiate At Rugby Classic

Female Referee To Officiate At Rugby Classic

The 2017 World Rugby Classic is welcoming 24-year-old female referee Maria Beatrice Benvenuti – the youngest international referee in the world – to the tournament. An online post by the World Rugby Classic said, “For the first time in the World Rugby Classic’s 30 years, we will be welcoming a female referee to the tournament, and we... Read more of this article

School Children To Get Expert Rugby Training

School Children To Get Expert Rugby Training

Hundreds of students will get a chance to be coached by some of the best-known names in rugby. Colonial Group International is sponsoring the Classic Lions at the World Rugby Classic next month and has teamed up with Beyond Rugby to organize a coaching session for 200 school children. Naz Farrow, Colonial Group International’s Chief Operating Officer... Read more of this article

Three Charities Receive Donations From Conyers

Three Charities Receive Donations From Conyers

Conyers has donated $6000 to three Bermuda charities as part of their World Rugby Classic hospitality event. The three charities that received donations were the Chewstick Foundation, Coalition for the Protection of Children and the Sloop Foundation. “Giving back to the community is important to our Firm. We know that this is also important to our... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: World Rugby Classic Finals

Photos & Results: World Rugby Classic Finals

The 2016 World Rugby Classic concluded with France defeating Canada 18 – 15 in the Plate Finals and South Africa defeating Argentina 12 – 0 to claim the Championship title France 18 – Canada 15 The opening match needed an extra 10 minutes to decide a winner as a penalty goal in the second period of extra time off the boot of France... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: World Rugby Classic Day #4

Photos & Results: World Rugby Classic Day #4

The 2016 World Rugby Classic continued on Friday [Nov 11] at the National Sports Center with a double header that saw France defeat the United States 28 – 12 in the plate semi-final and then Argentina defeated New Zealand 40 – 14 in the classic semi-final. Plate Semi-Final: United States 12 France 28 The opening Plate Semi-Final saw the... Read more of this article