His rugby pedigree is strong, as are his opinions on the future the game in the Asia Pacific region. Literally three days after putting his feet under his new desk, Chief Executive Mark Evans found a moment to introduce himself and chat about the philosophies that will drive his leadership of Global Rapid Rugby.
Experienced international sports administrator Mark Evans will lead the expansion of Global Rapid Rugby into an Asia Pacific home-and-away competition in 2020, complete with a $AU1 million prize pool.
The squads have been finalised and teams are eagerly awaiting the 2019 Rugby World Cup kick-off on Friday, 20 September. Twelve Global Rapid Rugby players are amongst those in Japan eyeing rugby’s ultimate prize with Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, and the USA all calling on the talents of players that took […]
More than a dozen players who took part in the 2019 Global Rapid Rugby Showcase series are in contention to represent their country in the World Cup starting next month in Japan. Fiji lead the way with six players, while Tonga feature four, Samoa three and USA one. Fiji’s squad […]
The Western Force put an exclamation mark on their Global Rapid Rugby Showcase campaign, running in 10 tries, including two electrifying Power Tries, to maintain their unbeaten run and finish their final game with a 74-10 victory over Malaysia Valke. Eight Force players crossed the try line with in-form scrumhalf […]
Global Rapid Rugby will expand into a home-and-away competition in 2020, with Asia Pacific teams competing for AU$1 million in prize money. Just hours before the final game of a successful 2019 Showcase Series, Rapid Rugby Founder Andrew Forrest AO reaffirmed his commitment to the sport in WA and the […]