The United States staging a first Rugby World Cup would be a “game-changer” for the sport in the country, according to Eagles international Nick Civetta.
World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin sees a $500 million plan for the United States to host the 2031 men’s and 2033 women’s World Cups as essential for growing the sport globally.
Will Jordan scored three tries as the All Blacks thrashed the United States 104-14 on Saturday to launch their five-match northern hemisphere tour.
Scrumhalf Finlay Christie will make his first international start after he was named in a new-look All Blacks starting XV to face the USA in Washington DC on Saturday.
The South African duo of Ruben de Haas and Hanco Germishuys were front and centre as the United States defeated Canada 38-16 to claim a 59-50 aggregate victory in their 2023 Rugby World Cup qualifying tie.
Canada ended a 12-match winless streak against the United States by winning the first leg of their Rugby World Cup qualifying series 34-21 in Newfoundland on Saturday.
Hooker Ronan Kelleher crossed for four tries as Ireland powered to an emphatic victory over the USA in Dublin on Saturday.
Rookie flyhalf Marcus Smith scored 13 points as England were chased to the final whistle in a hard-fought win against the USA at Twickenham on Sunday.
At a time when finances are tightly squeezed, South Africa cannot be blind to the commercial opportunity of involvement in the US market, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
Do you remember this moment when referee Pascal Gauzere got caught up in the action during the 2015 World Cup pool match between the Springboks and the USA?