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2010-10-12 18:24:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Terry O'Reilly, a former Rugby player for Cal, has initiated a formal request for information concerning the demolition of the Witter Rugby Field as part of the demotion of Rugby as a varsity sport at UC Berkeley. O'Reilly also is a long-time and major supporter of the Cal Rugby team, one the first varsity teams at Cal and the most successful and storied college sports program in the entire nation. The Rugby team has been the winner of 25...

2010-10-06 01:00:00

PONTYCLUN, MID GLAMORGAN, Wales, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Domino's Pizza in Pontyclun, Llantrisant, South Wales, were delighted to welcome international rugby star and Wales rugby captain, Ryan Jones to the official launch of the brand new store. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101006/412835 ) The Wales skipper did the honours at Monday night's event by cutting the ribbon and announcing the new branch of Domino's Pizza officially open for business. A big crowd gathered at...

2010-06-07 07:25:00

In the news release, Utah Utes Win Inaugural USA 7's Rugby Collegiate Championship Invitational on NBC, issued 06-Jun-2010 by USA 7 over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, second sentence, should read "Cal was trailing 26-21 when junior Connor Ring touched down" rather than "senior Keegan Engelbrecht" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Utah Utes Win Inaugural USA 7's Rugby Collegiate Championship Invitational on...

2010-06-06 21:28:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Utah defeated rugby powerhouse California 31-26 in overtime to win the first-ever USA 7's Rugby Collegiate Championship Invitational, which featured the top 16 teams in collegiate 7's rugby. The Utes and Golden Bears met in the finals of the three-day, 38 match event held at Columbus Crew Stadium. The USA 7's Rugby Collegiate Invitational was broadcast on NBC and Universal Sports on Saturday and Sunday. "This was an historic...

2009-10-16 09:36:00

RUGBY, England, October 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - Daisykins Day Nursery Rugby Childcare Comments Reviews Recommendation Feedback Marie-France - I was very keen to find a nursery close to the town centre and close to schools, and Daisykins fits this bill for me perfectly, but when I visited I was sold on the structure of the beautifully restored Victorian Houses and the friendliness of the staff. I also appreciated how the bright rooms have been designed with the children in mind....

2009-10-15 16:21:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today USA Sevens Rugby kicked off its new partnership with Las Vegas in a press conference complete with show girls and the kick of a rugby ball over the iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign. Civic and business leaders, as well as dozens of local rugby players were on hand to celebrate the tournament's move to the city. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091015/LA93451) The USA Sevens Rugby tournament, which was held in San...

2009-09-10 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) today announced an addition to their Ralph Lauren Collection App with the launch of the Rugby App. This unique app will enable consumers to make their own Rugby directly from their iPhone(TM) and iPod(TM) touch. Consumers can customize with patches, share and order their own Rugby styles within the app. Following up on the successful launch of rugby.com and m.rugby.com, Polo Ralph Lauren has launched...

2009-09-02 13:12:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Setanta Sports, a leading international sports broadcaster, announced its recent availability to Comcast customers in Northern California. Through a subscription to Setanta Sports, sports fans will receive live and exclusive international sports presented in their original format, including the world's top soccer, such as the Barclays English Premier League, the UEFA Champions League, the FA Cup, and the FIFA 2010 World Cup qualifiers. Highlighted...

2009-08-19 10:08:04

A British doctor may face an inquiry over allegations she helped a rugby union player fake an injury, sources say. Citing unnamed sources, The Times of London reported Wednesday that that Dr. Wendy Chapman, 46, allegedly confessed Monday at a rugby union disciplinary hearing to purposely opening and then stitching closed a scalpel wound inside the mouth of player Tom Williams, 25. Williams, a winger for Harlequins, has admitted using a blood capsule to fake an injury during a Heineken Cup...

2009-08-13 10:28:50

Golf and rugby will likely be added to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee executive board said in Berlin Thursday. The secret-ballot committee vote will be finalized when the entire IOC membership meets in Copenhagen, Denmark, in October, the governing body said. The 2016 Games will feature 28 sports if golf and rugby sevens are included. Rugby sevens is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of seven players, instead of the usual 15, with shorter...


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