SOURCE: Youth 1 Media

Youth 1 Media

April 14, 2011 12:29 ET

Youth1 Media Partners With USA Rugby

MONTCLAIR, NJ--(Marketwire - Apr 14, 2011) - Youth1 Media, the most trusted brand in youth sports, has added USA Rugby as a primary content partner in an effort to raise awareness for one of the fastest growing sports in America.

"At USA Rugby, our goal is to make rugby a household name that aligns with other popular American sports," says Erin Kennedy, USA Rugby Youth Development Manager. "As the newest Olympic sport, we are thrilled to partner with Youth1 to be able to promote the growth of the game in the United States. Working with a premier news source, like Youth1, will help us reach a whole new audience."

USA Rugby and Youth1 will work together to feature teams and athletes from across the country, as well as provide game coverage and tournament previews, including the HS/U19 National Championships in Utah and several state championships.

"Youth1 is committed to the growth of youth sports," says Jeremy Dallow, Founder and President of Youth1 Media. "We are happy to partner with USA Rugby to provide exclusive content and help focus attention to this great sport."

About Youth1 Media: Youth1 is the definitive youth sports brand, uniting the youth sports world with news, information and media. With unique content and access to youth sports directors, coaches and players, Youth1 offers news, features, profiles and multi-media that makes it THE most trusted online destination for everything youth sports. For more information visit youth1.com.

About USA Rugby:
Founded in 1975, USA Rugby is an official member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Rugby Board (IRB). The organization has approximately 90,000 members and is responsible for the development of the boys, girls, high school, collegiate and club rugby programs, and ultimately all of the national teams representing the U.S. in international competitions. USA Rugby's national headquarters is located in Boulder, Colo., and is run by full-time staff under the direction of current CEO and President of Rugby Operations Nigel Melville.

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