KNOXVILLE, TN – March 13, 2019 – The Knoxville Men’s and Women’s Rugby Clubs are set to host the 2019 True South Rugby Union Championships April 13-14 at Tennessee Rugby Park.
Rugby is one of the fastest growing sports in America according to Sports Illustrated. USA Rugby, the nation’s governing body for the sport, has 700 senior club teams. Every year these clubs vie for a spot in conference playoffs to compete nationally.
The True South union is comprised of rugby teams from Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, the Florida Panhandle, and western Arkansas. Competition play starts in the fall and the leading teams of each division move on to the championship.
The True South divisions are D3 men’s as well as D2 women’s and men’s. The top four from each division – a total of 12 teams – will compete to represent the True South in conference playoffs.
These matches will be open to the public at the Tennessee Rugby Park.
For more information, visit www.knoxvillewomensrugby.com/truesouth.
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