Rugby, the most famous game all around the globe, is a mixture of football and is also known as the sport of gentlemen. Henry Blaha said once that “Football is a beastly game played by beasts; Soccer is a gentlemen’s game played by beasts but Rugby is a beastly game played by gentlemen.”
Marketing statistics note that rugby fans tend to skew toward the more educated and affluent, illustrating that rugby truly is a “gentleman’s sport.”
Rugby tournaments in the U.S. have landed commercial sponsorships from blue-chip companies, such as Toyota, Subway, Anheuser-Busch, Bridgestone and Geico.
“CONSUMERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD WATCH RUGBY.”
Rugby is growing with large numbers of both core rugby lovers and less dedicated rugby followers. The sport generates widespread interest among women as well as men and is typically characterized by heightened levels of interest among the more affluent sectors of society. Rugby is the fastest growing sport in North America.
The values of rugby are: Tradition, Teamwork, Respect, Character, Sportsmanship, Enjoyment and Entertainment.