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The Premier Rugby Event For HBCU Rugby

HBCU Rugby Classic Renames Trophies For 2021

The HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival is officially announcing a change to the championship and player of the match trophy starting this year.  Each year teams have the opportunity to compete for the HBCU Rugby Classic Championship trophy, as well as have the top player from each division have the opportunity to be awarded…
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HBCU Rugby Classic Returns For 2021

On May 1-2, 2021, in Baton Rouge, Louisana, the HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival will return for its third year. The HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival is the premier rugby event that celebrates HBCU culture, Rugby culture and music. Started in 2018, the HBCU Rugby Classic has featured historically black colleges and universities…
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Rugby Outlet Mall Launches To Grow Rugby Culture Lifestyle

I am so proud to announce the official launch of our new digital store, Rugby Outlet Mall. I know that to many people, it may seem like an odd time to launch a commerce store during these tough times, but I believe that there couldn’t be a better time. The Rugby Outlet Mall is not…
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Victoria Folayan – Black Moments In Rugby History

This episode, we speak on the former Women’s USA Rugby 7s star, Victoria Folayan. Learn more about the Olympian and how she’s impacted rugby. She was one of the biggest game changers in USA Rugby Women’s Sevens history. A dynamic player who lead the way for players like Naya Tapper Kris Thomas, and other current…
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HBCU Rugby Classic Cancelled

With a heavy heart we’re having to announce that the 2020 HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival will be cancelled for this year. Unfortunately we have had to take into consideration the spread of the corona-virus across the USA, and particularly in Louisiana. We really looked forward to the entrance of our first full weekend…
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Phaidra Knight – Black Moments In Rugby History

Phaidra Knight is one of the most decorated USA Rugby players all-time. An HBCU alumni, a World Rugby Hall of Famer, a USA Rugby player of the decade and more. Don’t miss the HBCU Rugby Classic on March 28-29, 2020.

The Impact of Errol George Tobias

As we celebrate the accomplishments of black people in history, we want to provide some history of black people in rugby. Errol George Tobias was the first black man to play rugby for the Springboks. Playing with the Springboks from 1980-1984, went on to open doors for other black rugby players, including Chester Williams who…
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HBCU Rugby Classic Returns For Third Year

The HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival will return to Baton Rouge, Louisiana on March 27-29, 2020, for its third year. The HBCU Rugby Classic is the first and only African, African American, and Caribbean cultural rugby event in the United States, that features the two biggest rugby teams from historically black colleges and universities,…
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Morehouse College; MICR Take Championship at HBCU Rugby Classic

The 2nd Annual HBCU Rugby Classic & Music Festival has come and gone, and has changed the culture a little more. The matching high school 7s teams in, Memphis Inner City Rugby, Baton Rouge Area Youth Rugby, and New Orleans Barbarians, gave us a glimpse at what the future is looking like. Spectators were able…
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HBCU Rugby Classic Rugby Match Live Stream

If you are unable to attend the HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival, definitely come watch the games live. Being streamed by the Gift-Time Rugby Network. Don’t miss any of the action! Rugby Schedule:4:00pm – Memphis Inner City Rugby vs Baton Rouge Youth Rugby HS Boys 4:20pm – Memphis Inner City Rugby vs New Orleans Barbarians Rugby Football ClubHS Girls 4:40pm –…
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