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2014-05-05 23:12:13

Canterbury and England Rugby have chosen St. George’s Day to unveil the new England Sevens home and alternate shirts to reinforce the inspiration behind their design. Stockport, Manchester (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Canterbury and England Rugby have chosen St. George’s Day to unveil the new England Sevens home and alternate shirts to reinforce the inspiration behind their design. Both shirts have been created with patriotic spirit at the heart. A sea of crosses, inspired by Saint George and...

2014-02-03 12:25:01

NOTTINGHAM, England, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Six Nations is one of the biggest rugby union championships, lasting over seven weekends throughout February, March, and occasionally April, with the six teams playing each other to get the most points and win the trophy. SportsDirect.com take a look at the history of the tournament. Kicking off on Saturday 1st February and running up until 15th March, Six Nations includes England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland,...

2013-03-18 12:29:31

Drs Lewis and Carré in the University's Department of Mechanical Engineering have been measuring the dynamic friction between the material of the ball and the skin on the fingertips and palm, and the mitts that some players choose to wear under different weather conditions. They're looking to answer one question: what's the best way to ensure that players don't fumble the ball? "Catching and handling a ball with great skill and confidence is practically second nature to...

2011-09-16 07:00:00

Week Two of the 2011 Rugby World Cup will start tonight and there are 3 big games to monitor. Watch live Rugby World Cup online with full TV coverage in high quality with Satellite Direct. Never miss all the action of Rugby World Cup matches. NYC, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 2011 Rugby World Cup Live Streaming will take place in New Zealand. The schedule of games runs over seven weeks starting on 9 September 2011. The final will be played on Sunday 23 October 2011, a date chosen...

2011-06-10 13:45:00

CHICAGO, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago has a new game in town for kids: rugby. On Sunday afternoons through mid-June, children ages 4 - 14 are playing touch rugby at Revere Park through a partnership between the Chicago Wapiti Rugby Football Club (CWRFC) and the Chicago Park District. With a series of clinics last summer and fall, CWRFC launched the first youth rugby program in Chicago. Wapiti RFC now has players in U14, U10, U8 and U6 programs learning Rookie Rugby, a game of...

2009-09-02 12:02:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV will be the exclusive American television home to the 2009 National Rugby League playoffs and championship game, it was announced today by Brian J. Diamond, senior vice president, sports & specials, Spike TV. The network will telecast three weekly NRL playoff contests beginning Friday, September 11, culminating with the Grand Final on Sunday, October 4. All NRL games will emanate from Australia and will air on Spike TV same day-tape. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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