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Vegas Hosts Rugby Tournament

Last updated: October 28, 2009 at 2:09 pm. Posted by in Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on Vegas Hosts Rugby Tournament.

We don’t know a whole lot about rugby, but we know it’s coming to Vegas!

On Feb. 13-14, the USA Sevens Tournament and Festival will be held at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, the home of the University of Las Vegas Rebels football team.

The word "ouch" springs to mind.

The word "ouch" springs to mind.

The event will feature 16 professional rugby teams from all over the world. Over the two days, 44 games will be played, for eight hours each day.

Bonus rugby trivia: The Cornish called rugby “hurling to goals,” a game that dates back to the bronze age.

Learn more about the bone-jarring action ahead, and catch the International Rugby Tournament and Fan Festival in 2010.

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