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2010-11-09 12:50:00

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The second-ever USA 7's Collegiate Rugby Championship, a Rugby Sevens World Cup-style tournament featuring 16 top-tier collegiate rugby teams, will be held at PPL Park in Chester, PA, on both Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. The tournament will be broadcast nationally on NBC live on both days. "We are excited that NBC Sports is bringing the Collegiate Rugby Championship to Chester in 2011," said Mayor Wendell N. Butler, Jr. "Not only...

2010-11-04 01:25:51

National education strategies and enforcing rules do work Existing headgear and mouth guards have limited or no benefit in reducing concussions in rugby players, according to Dr. Michael Cusimano, a neurosurgeon at St. Michael's Hospital. However, educational injury prevention programs that promote proper playing techniques and enforcement of the rules do result in a significant reduction in concussions and head, neck and spinal injuries, Cusimano concluded after a review of existing studies...

2010-10-26 12:32:00

RUGBY, England, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has been selected by RBS to provide a range of global payment validation and data conversion services to the bank's corporate customers. The agreement enables RBS' corporate customers to make SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) compliant payments and ensure payments reach the correct beneficiaries anywhere in the world. As the migration to SEPA services gathers pace, banks and their...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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