Following an extensive inquiry and review process, USA Rugby is partnering with Rugby Xplorer to offer all members the platform for new member registration, competition management and USA Rugby website.
- Designed and developed by Rugby Australia, Rugby Xplorer is a comprehensive digital ecosystem tailored to fit the rugby player and member community, enhancing the online member experience with user-friendly, rugby-specific features throughout. throughout the season.
- As part of a digital transformation, USA Rugby has launched an all-new usa.rugby website, with dedicated landing pages for USA Eagles player members and fans.
- Registration for the 2022-23 USA Rugby season is now open, members are encouraged to create their dedicated member profile at usa.rugby/members
With the 2022-23 USA Rugby season almost underway, USA Rugby is delighted to announce its partnership with digital provider Rugby Xplorer (RX) as it launches an all-new member registration platform, a competition management and a main USA Rugby website. Following an extensive review process that included multiple community stakeholders and administrators, RX’s rugby-specific services are extraordinarily suited to USA Rugby’s membership and competition structure. RX is notably a complete digital ecosystem and a rugby management system, which propels the game from grassroots football to elite rugby. What is most exciting about the new platform is the availability of a mobile app, where registration and competition management can be done on the go from any smartphone, as well as Mobile app access to important USA Eagles information and news. Bring increased functionality and fan engagement to the USA Rugby profile. Member registration for the 2022-23 USA Rugby season is now open, as members are encouraged to create their dedicated member profile on usa.rugby.
“Improving the online member experience is a top priority for USA Rugby this year as we enter a new era of play,” said USA Rugby CEO Ross Young, “The personalized functionality of Rugby Xplorer is perfectly designed for our very broad and complex levels of competition in the United States, so we are excited to bring these new platforms to our members and make the digital experience more enjoyable, on and off the rugby pitch.”
Rugby Xplorer was developed by Rugby Australia (RugbyAU) in 2018 as a platform offering world-class infrastructure which has been used to unify the sport at all levels and provide a central platform for membership and competitions online for the entire rugby community. As USA Rugby governs a similar participation structure to RugbyAU and seeks to increase fan engagement with future men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups on the horizon, the overall partnership has been strategically collaborative for both unions.
Andy Marinos, CEO of Rugby Australia, added: “We are very pleased to be able to work with USA Rugby and its members to develop this crucial area of rugby management. This partnership aligns with our strategic approach across the Americas, whereby we will continue to seek ways and work with various stakeholders to develop content and capacity as we seek to increase affinity and awareness of the game throughout this golden decade.
Alongside new member registration and competition management platforms, USA Rugby has partnered with RX to develop an all-new usa.rugby website with enhanced functionality and layout for USA Rugby members and fans of USA Eagles. Navigation to important member resources and USA Eagles news will not only see a user-friendly refresh, but will also be available on two dedicated mobile apps. Along with the upgrade to USA Rugby, Member Unions, Clubs and Organizations will also have the option to open and design a website template for their own organization and competition. These websites will also have connectivity with usa.rugby, where certain news and content may be posted on the network of websites. The brand new usa.rugby website is expected to launch right after the rollout of the RX Member Platform.