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2014-09-25 23:01:40

Ticket Down announces that rugby powerhouses, New Zealand All Blacks and the United States Eagles, will battle at Soldier Field in Chicago in November. This popular ticket site is offering their customer satisfaction promo code RUGBY for added savings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source of cheap tickets for the rugby match between the New Zealand All Blacks and United States Eagles at Soldier Field in Chicago on November 1st. For fans of rugby around...

2014-09-19 16:23:35

HONG KONG, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Natixis, the corporate, investment management and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, is proud to announce its title sponsorship of the Hong Kong Football Club (HKFC) Rugby Section for the next three seasons, from 2014/15 to 2016/17. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147342 The partnership includes all teams representing HKFC Rugby in the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) leagues, including Club, Dragons,...

2014-09-03 20:23:06

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Rugby Football League today announced a major event that could benefit American football athletes recently released by their professional teams as well as those who began their collegiate seasons this past weekend. The startup rugby union XVs circuit will hold a January combine in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the purpose of evaluating talent eligible for placement on teams that could start play as early as the summer of...

2014-07-30 08:29:24

LONDON and NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The winning team of next month's Bingham Cup will leave the tournament with more than just the trophy - they will also win some products from one of Australia's most iconic brands! Award-winning Australian swimwear and underwear company aussieBum has come onboard as a principal partner of the rugby games and week of parties and events. "We are very excited that aussieBum is joining us in welcoming the overseas rugby players and...

exercise for your gut microbes
2014-06-11 05:09:57

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has discovered that exercise and high dietary levels of protein increase the diversity of gut bacteria. According to the authors, these findings have important implications for overall long term health. Obesity and other health problems have been linked to low variation of gut microbes (microbiota). In contrast, diverse microbiota is associated with a healthy metabolic profile and immune system response. For this study,...

2014-06-10 08:25:05

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulster Rugby has signed a 10-year agreement with the Kingspan Group, the world's leading provider of sustainable building materials, for the naming rights to what will now be called Kingspan Stadium. The agreement will result in significant investment for the game of rugby at all levels within the Province. Kingspan, whose global headquarters are in Kingscourt, County Cavan, has been a sponsor of Ulster...

2014-05-22 04:21:02

SINGAPORE, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First competitive venue in Asia to install Desso GrassMaster system 100% natural grass pitch with fibre reinforcements SportsHub Pte Ltd today unveiled to the world the National Stadium pitch that will play host to football, rugby, cricket and athletics for years to come. With the Desso GrassMaster system delivering a state-of-the-art pitch, the National Stadium will fulfil its role as a multi-functional venue for sports and...

2014-04-18 23:05:52

The national leader in summer rugby camps signs partnership with U.S International Rugby Academy to provide all rugby instruction. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The national leader in summer rugby instruction, the U.S. Rugby Camps has published their 2014 summer rugby camp schedule. Thousands of rugby athletes attend these camps annually to get better, learn new skills, and have fun. Overnight and day rugby camps are offered at eight locations nationwide. The camps are open...

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,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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