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Rugby teams don rainbow laces to support hate-crime victim Gareth Thomas

Rugby teams don rainbow laces to support hate-crime victim Gareth Thomas

International rugby players, including New Zealand’s World Cup-winning All Blacks, have taken to the field wearing rainbow laces in a show of support for former Wales captain, Gareth Thomas, who was recently victim of a homophobic attack. Stadiums across Britain were awash with rainbow flags on Saturday, as fans also rallied behind Thomas during rights […]

Sydney Convicts Win Bingham Cup While Emerald Valkyries Lose Out To New Zealand In Bingham Bowl

Sydney Convicts Win Bingham Cup While Emerald Valkyries Lose Out To New Zealand In Bingham Bowl

In front of the largest crowd to ever attend a grand final for the Bingham Cup, The Sydney Convicts beat the Brisbane Hustlers 31-0 to win the world cup of gay rugby. The results of the state of origin style match surprised many in the crowd, given the Brisbane Hustlers beat the Sydney Convicts earlier

Watch: Emerald Warriors Captain Chats About Bingham Cup on Australian TV

The captain of the Emerald Warriors rugby team, Bru Amerlynck, appeared on ABC News in Sydney earlier today to discuss the Bingham Cup, also known as the Gay Rugby World Cup, which is currently taking place in Sydney. In the clip above, Bru Amerlynck discusses the success of the Bingham Cup, playing with a gay-inclusive […]

Watch: Historic Announcements at World Cup of Gay Rugby

Watch: Historic Announcements at World Cup of Gay Rugby

As the Bingham Cup kicked off today in Sydney, two Rugby World Cup winning Wallabies’ captains joined senior federal politicians for every major Australian party, as the International Rugby Board (IRB) and the Australian Rugby Union made history. The IRB is believed to be the first major international sporting federation to publicly endorse a gay […]

Watch: Bingham Cup Training Kicks Off With Emerald Warriors In Full Force

Watch: Bingham Cup Training Kicks Off With Emerald Warriors In Full Force

Gay rugby players from around the world took part in a huge training session in Sydney today in the lead-up to the Bingham Cup, the world cup of gay rugby. As a way of showing their support for ending homophobia in sports, players and coaches from Australia’s national team, the Wallabies, and Sydney’s state team, […]

Watch: Gay Rugby Team Win First Professional Match

Two international rugby legends are congratulating Australia’s first gay rugby union team for its decisive win during an historic game. They are also urging sports in the UK and around the world to do more to tackle homophobia in sport. The Sydney Convicts were the first gay rugby team, and only the second gay team in the […]

Historic Game: Australian gay rugby team to play first professional sporting match

Historic Game: Australian gay rugby team to play first professional sporting match

Australia’s first gay rugby union team, the Sydney Convicts, will make history when they become the first gay rugby team in the world to play as part of a professional match. In fact, it’s only the second time in the world that a gay team has been invited to play a curtain raiser ahead of […]