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Happy Canada Day!

+-*A very Happy Canada Day to all our rugby brothers and sisters from Toronto’s Muddy York, Ottawa Wolves and Armada Montréal!  Have a fantastic day!

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Queen City Crown Tournament Announced By The Royals

+-*The Charlotte Royals from North Carolina, USA have announced that they will host the inaugural “Queen City Crown” rugby tournament for the IGR community later this year. The Royals, who were founded back in...

Big Gay Rugby Weekend

34 Clubs Participate in Big Rugby Weekend

+-*On the weekend of 21-24 May 2015, players, supporters and staff from 34 gay and inclusive rugby clubs participated in 71 matches, all part of three major tournaments in our biennial calendar: Combustion in Chicago, Magnitude...

Union Cup 2017 Hosts

Madrid To Host Union Cup 2017

+-*After a month long bidding campaign, the Madrid Titanes have won the right to host the seventh Union Cup in 2017. The bid process, which originally featured three bids until Dublin withdrew in the...

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IGR and GRC promote Global ‘#gayrugby’ Hashtag

+-*With our community hitting the headlines with two major news stories in recent weeks and a trio of inclusive rugby tournaments coming up this weekend, International Gay Rugby and are launching their first ever joint...

Swansea Vikings

Swansea Vikings become 11th UK Club

+-*We are delighted to confirm that the result of the UK’s most important election is the creation of the Swansea Vikings! The Vikings now officially become the 2nd gay club in Wales, 11th club in the...


Dublin, Madrid or Newcastle 2017?

+-*AMENDEMENT, 28 April 2015: Dublin have now withdrawn their bid, therefore the race for Union 2017 is now between Madrid and Newcastle. ORIGINALSTORY: Straffe Ketten, our hosts for the Union Cup 2015 have today...

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Union Cup 2017 Bid Process Begins

+-*Message from GRC Creator, Neil Pyper: Further to issues with an email sent out in February by Straffe Ketten, a revised version of the Union Cup 2017 bidding process has today been sent out...