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Media Credentials Application For US Men's National Rugby Team VS. Scotland

Media Credentials Application For US Men's National Rugby Team VS. Scotland

May 16, 2014

The Rugby Boys Are Back! Are You Covering the Match? Media credentials are now available for interested media outlets to covet the U.S. Men’s National Rugby Team vs. Scotland at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday, June 7 at 7 p.m.   Interested parties must complete the online form by Monday, June 2nd.

Match Details

The USA vs. Scotland World Cup Preview Match offers rugby fans a great opportunity to witness Scotland – currently ranked ninth in the official IRB World Rankings – face off on American soil against the Eagles, who are currently ranked 18th.  The teams have previously met up in the 2003 IRB Rugby World Cup in Australia, where the Eagles fell 15-39. The Eagles qualified for the 2015 IRB Rugby World Cup in England, and have been placed in Pool B with Scotland.   For more information and tickets to the USA v. Scotland match, please visit

Pub Contest

The inaugural Rugby Pub Showdown contest is open to teams representing Team USA and Team Scotland. Show your team spirit and take on other teams in a series of rugby-related challenges in the Budweiser Rugby Fan Fest Zone hosted by Rod Ryan from 94.5 The Buzz. Each team must register in advance online at Deadline for entry is Saturday, May 31.  Teams will be judged on overall Team Theme and Pub Pride. For more information or questions, please contact [email protected].

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Rugby Fan Fest + Tailgating

Join Rod Ryan and the morning show crew from 94.5 The Buzz for pre-game festivities in the Budweiser Free Rugby Fan Fest + Tailgating Zone featuring games, contests, live music, food, drinks and more!  Rugby Fan Fest is located outside the stadium’s southwest gate behind Lucky’s Pub. Tailgating is available in Lots B & C across from the stadium.  To purchase $20 advance parking passes for tailgating and secure your spot for match day, click here. Limited parking passes available.


The popularity of Rugby in Houston is growing quickly! Don’t miss all the hard-hitting action of the USA vs. Scotland!  No pads? No problem!  Get your tickets to the match today; a sell-out crowd is anticipated!  Individual tickets start at $20 and are on sale now online at, or by calling 888-929-7849.  Tickets are available at the Ticket Office, open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Group tickets are available to groups of 15 or more by calling 713-547-3055.