Under the Posts – Week of June 24, 2018

Rugby Australia - Charlotte Caslick

What a week this was! We had more tweets than we usually do because the news just kept coming. Highlights include Beantown picking up a new head coach, some hypothetical law changes, the USA Rugby Collegiate All-American camp, the 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s launch, the Texas Rugby Union  All-Star weekend and will Charlotte … Read more

2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s official launch

The MERBW7s Management team and key partners at the official Tournament launch at the Radisson Aquatica Resort, Barbados. (left to right) Rudolph Blackman (Courtesy Rent-A-Car), Mark Thompson (Tourism Development Corporation), Devon Chase (Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.), Nik Lashley (Mitsubishi Electric Barbados representative), Brian Stollmeyer (MERBW7s), Sean Ward (Barbados Rugby 7s Team Captain), Hiranand Thani (The Royal Shop), and George Nicholson (MERBW7s).

The MERBW7s Management team and key partners at the official Tournament launch at the Radisson Aquatica Resort, Barbados. (left to right) Rudolph Blackman (Courtesy Rent-A-Car), Mark Thompson (Tourism Development Corporation), Devon Chase (Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.), Nik Lashley (Mitsubishi Electric Barbados representative), Brian Stollmeyer (MERBW7s), Sean Ward (Barbados Rugby 7s Team Captain), Hiranand Thani (The … Read more

Jean Kim – Fighting for the right to play rugby

Jean King is a rugby player with Fordham University but has never officially played a match for them? How could this be? In 2015, the International Olympic Committee ruled that transgender athletes could participate in the Olympics without undergoing sexual reassignment surgery. Now, female-to-male transgender athletes are able to take part in men’s competitions without … Read more

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