Latest Rugby News

Jamaica’s Reggae Boys Finish the Year on a High

Jamaica’s Reggae Warriors can now brag about being the highest ranked team in the Americas world rugby standings; a position initially held by the United States Hawks whom Jamaica beat in the just concluded Americas championship 2018. The team has now sealed a place in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup which will be hosted by England. Jamaica now sits at number fourteen in the world rankings, a spot ahead of the US who are ranked fifteenth. This news has been received positively by all stakeholders, especially the players and coaches who have worked tirelessly to achieve this milestone.

Its a Rugby World Cup Spot for Canada

There was tension among rugby enthusiasts when the thought of Canada not making it to 2019’s international showpiece crossed their minds. However, there is some form of relief, after Canada confirmed their spot in the World Cup competition. Canada has participated in all previous events, and absence in this forthcoming competition would have had an adverse effect, especially on sponsorship and broadcast revenues. In the recent past, changes such as coach reshuffles and a change in the financial system had increased doubts about Canada’s chances of being part of the tournament in Japan.

Rugby at the Olympics

There was excitement among rugby sevens fans back in 2016, after the sport made a debut in the summer games. The last rugby union event at the Olympics was held in 1924. Confirmed reports indicate that the event will also feature at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Betting on Rugby

Many betting sites offer rugby markets, with most featuring almost all major professional leagues. For you to be successful in rugby betting, you need to do some research on the current news related to a certain team, and what pundits are saying about the best bet. Make sure that you also choose a trusted site that has some positive reviews, because many online scammers are pretending to offer lucrative betting markets and odds. You can read through other sections of this site to get an overview of the rugby game.