May 4, 2022

USA Rugby Announces Proposed Framework For Rugby Development Alongside Rugby World Cup Bids To Leave Lasting Legacy Before And After The Events

Today, the United States Rugby World Cup Bid Committee in conjunction with USA Rugby, announced a proposed framework for ensuring that hosting the Menʼs and Womenʼs Rugby World Cup tournaments in 2031 and 2033 respectively would create sustainable long-term growth of the sport in the United States. Should the United States be chosen to host the 2031 and 2033 Rugby World Cups, these legacy and pre-legacy efforts would focus on expanding access to participation in youth rugby programs, engaging support of scholastic institutions at the high school and college level and driving USA Rugby membership by increasing connectivity from the youth level through the senior club level and continuing into the professional and international ranks.

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