US Rugby World Cups: what will 2031 and 33 mean for the American game?

From the grassroots to MLR and on to the corridors of power, rugby lovers are celebrating. But they know hard work loomsFrom the US men’s and women’s national teams to the boardroom at Meta, from the grassroots of the American game up to Capitol Hill, reaction to the award of the men’s Rugby World Cup 2031 and the women’s event in 2033 was the same.Naya Tapper, a sevens Olympian and 15s Eagles wing, spoke for many: “I think it shows the growth of the sport and how far it’s come – and how far we have to go.” Continue reading...