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Following Rugby’s return to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 – the sport is experiencing unprecedented growth around the globe – and in particular markets like the United States of America.

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Rugby World Cup 2015 (London, England) was the fifth largest single-sport event ever held.

It generated £2.3 billion in output, with 2.47 million in ticket sales.

Meanwhile in the USA – the city of San Francisco will host the next Rugby Sevens World Cup which will take place from July 20-22, 2018, at AT&T Park. Participation records are now being set each year with Rugby one of the fastest growing team sports in America since 2009.

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Networks like NBC, ESPN and CBS are broadcasting more and more Rugby content – while the success of the New Zealand All Blacks selling out Soldier Field (61,500) in 2014 has prompted additional live fixtures including the famous Ireland 40-29 victory over the All Blacks at Soldier Field (Chicago) on November 5th 2016.

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History was made all week long with the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series for the first time in 108 years – while Ireland beat New Zealand for the first time in 111 years – and also broke the rugby attendance record in North America (62,300).

It prompted the above shirt “Nobody beats Ireland 29 times in a row”! – now available at The Rugby Corner store

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The Rugby Corner founder, Dallen Stanford, has appeared as the show host for various highlight packages that appear on

The Rugby Channel – produced by Rugby International Marketing (RIM).


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Phone: (423) 79-RUGBY / (423) 797-8429


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