USA Rugby returns to Blackbaud Stadium
World Cup Qualifier versus Canada on Aug. 17
USA Rugby recently announced ticket details for the Men’s Eagles IRB Rugby World Cup Qualifier match against Canada to be held Aug. 17 at Charleston’s Blackbaud Stadium.
Tickets start at $15 for bleacher seats, $30 for the East Box and $45 for the West Box. Group tickets start at $10 for groups of 10 or more. Call 971-GOAL (4625) for group tickets.
The match will be the second of three meetings between the two rivals this year. Canada hosted the Eagles in the IRB Pacific Nations Cup May 25 in Edmonton and will host the second World Cup Qualifier in August in Toronto.
Kick-off for the match in Charleston is set for 6:30 p.m.
About USA Rugby
Established in 1975, USA Rugby is the governing body for the sport of rugby in America and a Full Sport Member of the United States Olympic Committee. Currently headquartered in Boulder, Colo., USA Rugby is charged with developing the game on all levels and has over 115,000 active members.
USA Rugby oversees four national teams, multiple collegiate and high school All-American sides, and an emerging Olympic development pathway for elite athletes. It also hosts over 30 national playoff and championship events every year as a service to its members.
In October 2009, the International Olympic Committee announced that Rugby Sevens (the seven-a-side version of the game) will appear in the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro. Visit www.usarugby.org for more information.