On the heels of the historic match between USA Rubgy and the New Zealand All Blacks, Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Group announced multi-platform coverage plans for next year’s IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 in England.
Sonny Bill Williams returned to the New Zealand All Blacks for the first time in two years and gave the sold-out crowd at Soldier Field a show Saturday as the Eagles fell to the Rugby World Cup champions, 74-6.
While more than 61,500 rugby fans inside Soldier Field Nov. 1 will witness history as the world champion New Zealand All Blacks play their first match in the United States since 1980 against the USA Eagles, many more will be tuning into the match around the world on TV and online.
USA Rugby and its official travel and hospitality partner, Parnell Partners Group (PPG), are pleased to be working alongside an official Travel Agent, Great Atlantic Travel, for next year’s Rugby World Cup in England.
Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 35 players to be available for at least one of the team’s four matches in the month of November, including the historic match to take place Nov. 1 against the New Zealand All Blacks.