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It is dedicated to encouraging lesbians and gay men everywhere to play rugby. IGRAB seeks to ensure its activities and rugby generally are inclusive in nature. IGRAB will strive to ensure that no individual shall be excluded from participating in IGRAB or rugby on the basis of sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, political beliefs, athletic ability, age, physical challenge, mental challenge, or health status. IGRAB constitutionally covers rugby union , rugby league , rugby sevens , quad wheelchair rugby , and touch rugby. The formation of this body led to the inauguration of a new international rugby competition -- a gay rugby world's cup -- which in a unanimous decision by all the members of IGRAB became known as the Bingham Cup. Since then the Bingham Cup has been won by:.
Curry Robison April 20, The rarest sport in America has now taken an even rarer approach to establishing itself in the United States. In Charlotte, N.
Nobody plays rugby alone. Rugby, the English team sport and distant relative of American football , has spread across the world since its founding in the 19th century. How far a spread? It has an estimated 2. There are fifteen players on the field, a single ball, and one Atlanta team that makes acceptance its calling card.