United States Rugby Foundation Provides Grant for 2006 Rugby RIO™ High School Injury Study

San Diego, CA (January 9, 2006) – The United States Rugby Foundation continues to put safety and risk management as one of the organization’s high priorities by providing a $14,000 grant for the 2006 Rugby RIO™ High School Injury Study. The announcement was

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Commemorative Autographed All Blacks-Lions Jeresey Raises $2,425 for USRF Youth and High School Programs

San Diego, CA (December 16, 2005) – The commemorative New Zealand All Blacks-British and Irish Lions autographed rugby jersey raised over $2,400 for the United States Rugby Foundation from its recent auction on eBay. The jersey, signed by 30 Lions and 22

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United States Rugby Foundation Announces Annual Campaign Kickoff

San Diego, CA (December 8, 2005) – With an ambitious goal for 2006, the United States Rugby  Foundation has announced the kickoff of its Annual Campaign. For over 40 years, the USRF has promoted and helped grow the sport of rugby in

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United States Rugby Foundation Announces Latest Ball Grant Recipients

San Diego, CA (November 22, 2005) – Nine youth and high school programs are the latest to be awarded United States Rugby Foundation Ball Grants. Over the years, the USRF has provided balls to hundreds of youth and high school programs, helping

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United States Rugby Foundation to Auction Autographed Commemorative All Blacks-Lions Jersey

San Diego, CA (November 21, 2005) – A truly unique rugby jersey, one signed by 30 British and Irish Lions and 22 New Zealand All Blacks, including respective captains, Brian O’Driscoll and Tana Umaga, is the next jersey up for auction by

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United States Rugby Foundation Raises $540 from Noel Mannion Ireland Test Jersey

San Diego, CA (October 28, 2005) – The test match jersey worn by former Ireland #8 Noel Mannion in a match against the United States in 1989 raised over $500 for the USRF in a recent eBay auction. Noel played a total

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United States Rugby Foundation and World Rugby Shop Join in Hurricane Katrina Fundraising Effort

Birmingham, Alabama (September 13, 2005) – The US Rugby Foundation and World Rugby Shop today announced the creation of the Rugby Union Recovery Fund to aid rugby programs affected by Hurricane Katrina. The funds’ efforts should help assist clubs in their quest for redevelopment

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United States Rugby Foundation Raises $960 from Eric Champ Jersey

San Diego, CA (September12, 2005) – French flanker’s Eric Champ #6 jersey raised $960 for the United States Rugby Foundation from a recent auction on eBay. The auction took place from September 1-11 and was the third of many proposed jersey auctions

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United States Rugby Foundation to Auction Eric Champ French Test Jersey

San Diego, CA (September 1, 2005) – The United States Rugby Foundation is auctioning off French flanker Eric Champ’s #6 jersey to support its youth and high school grant programs. Champ, one of rugby’s most colourful players during the late 1980s and

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United States Rugby Foundation Raises $10,000 for Collegiate All-Americans

San Diego, CA (August 29, 2005) – The United States Rugby Foundation has reached its goal of raising $10,000 for the U.S. Men’s Collegiate All-American team for its just completed tour to New Zealand. Having received the tour agreement from New Zealand

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