News and Information!

02/07/2019

Changes to the number of teams participating the WURIT 2019

 

We're now closing in to the beginning of the tournament, with just over 2 months until the start! 

However we unfortunately have to announce that the number of teams have decreased by one, with China Univeristy of Agriculture not being able to participate. 

We hope that sometime in future tournaments we will be able to meet them and face them on the pitch! 

15/05/2019

Our crowdfunding project has come to an end with a completion rate of 125%!

 

Thank you everyone that backed the project and shared it here on Facebook and on other social media!

With the money raised we will be able to hold events for the local children to come and practice with the international players coming to participate!

As well as this, new seating will be arranged in time for the tournament!!

Finally an aftermatch function will be held thanks to the money raised, inviting all the players to come together and celebrate what we hope will be a successful tournament!!

Thank you so much for all those that backed the project! We appreciate that you helped us and it was you that got us to our goal! 

Thank you!

If you're interested, you can check out the Crowdfunding Page here!

10/05/2019

There are only 4 days until the end of the crowdfunding project!!

With a second goal of 6,500,000 yen and a current total of 5,903,00 yen, we are so close to hitting that second goal! 

So with 4 days and about 600,000 yen left we need your help!! 

​Check out the Crowdfunding Page!

26/04/2019

​We've added videos from UCT Ikey Tigers team and head coach! Go check them out to find out more about what is the driving force behind the team for the upcoming WURIT 2019! 

Check it out here!

26/04/2019

113% funded!! The Crowdfunding project is going along swimmingly looking to hit that second goal of 6,500,000 yen! 

Thank you to everyone that has helped bring the project to where it is now! 

Crowdfunding Page here!​

19/04/2019

Crowdfunding Second Goal!!

”Bringing local kids to enjoy the WURIT 2019!”

We wish to bring the children not only for training sessions with the players but also bring them to watch first hand rugby matches at the Kami Igusa grounds!! They will get to see the strength and passion from the international students as they see with their own eyes rugby on the world stage! This all will be possible if we reach our second goal! 

We hope that you can help make this goal a realisation for us!!

Crowdfunding Page here!​

19/04/2019

Crowdfunding Second Goal!!

”Bringing local kids to enjoy the WURIT 2019!”

We wish to bring the children not only for training sessions with the players but also bring them to watch first hand rugby matches at the Kami Igusa grounds!! They will get to see the strength and passion from the international students as they see with their own eyes rugby on the world stage! This all will be possible if we reach our second goal! 

We hope that you can help make this goal a realisation for us!!

Crowdfunding Page here!​

18/04/2019

The Crowdfunding project has reached its goal of 5,000,000!! Thank you to everyone that has backed the project so far!! 

We're now looking towards a second goal!! You can find out more on the crowdfunding page!! 

Crowdfunding Campaign

12/04/2019

We've received movies from the Siberian Federal University Rugby Team!! The videos included are messages from players from the rugby team as well as a message from the Head Coach and special message from the University President!! 

Check it out here!

11/04/2019

We're pleased to announce that the World University Rugby Invitation Tournament 2019 Crowdfunding Campaign has hit 90% !!!! Thank you so much to those of that have backed the project and for sharing the project on social media! 

Crowdfunding Campaign

25/3/2019

We're pleased to announce that the World University Rugby Invitation Tournament 2019 Crowdfunding Campaign has hit 65% with 50 days left to go!!!! Thank you so much to those of that have backed the project and for sharing the project on social media! 

Crowdfunding Campaign

10/04/2019

The WURIT 2019 outline has been published! You can find the outline here:

WURIT OUTLINE

25/3/2019

We've added Videos introducing participating teams!! So far we've received videos from Sydney University and the University of Cape Town

Find them here! 

13/3/2019

We added a small section on one of the biggest influences on creating the WURIT, Mr. Katsuhiko Oku 

 

You can find it here!

8/3/2019

We're pleased to announce that the World University Rugby Invitation Tournament 2019 Crowdfunding Campaign has hit 55% after just 3 weeks!!!! With over a month and half left, this is great to see!! We are grateful to all the backers that has supported the project and we hope that we are able to see the community get behind this project even more as their goals we think are great! 

Crowdfunding Campaign

8/3/2019

We're pleased to announce that the World University Rugby Invitation Tournament 2019 Crowdfunding Campaign has hit 55% after just 3 weeks!!!! With over a month and half left, this is great to see!! We are grateful to all the backers that has supported the project and we hope that we are able to see the community get behind this project even more as their goals we think are great! 

Crowdfunding Campaign

28/2/2019

Mr Goto and Mr. Fujishima from the WURIT 2019 Organizing Committee will appear on radio to promote the WURIT2019! 

You can find the details below! 

・Station:Inter FM897

・Program Name:Shouko Furuya's 「TALKIN’ ON SUNDAY」

 ※Program URL:http://www.interfm.co.jp/talkinon/

・Time of Broadcast:3/3(Sunday)7:00~7:59 / 3/10(Sunday)7:00~7:59

27/2/2019

The Crowdfunding Campaign has reached 45%!! This is about 2,250,000 Yen! Thank you so much to all the supporters that have backed the project! You can find the page here! Crowdfunding Page!

22/2/2019

We have added a new video from the 100th team Captain of the Waseda University Rugby Club, Hiroto Kato! You can watch it here!

21/2/2019

We have added a new video from the 100th team Captain of the Waseda University Rugby Club, Ema Kuwano! You can watch it here!

20/2/2019

The WURIT2019 Official Twitter launch! You can find updates or interesting things about the tournament here!!

14/2/2019

The WURIT2019 Crowdfunding Campaign is now LIVE!!!!!
As we get underway, any changes to the project will also be told here! We need your help to make this tournament something not just great but spectacular!!!
You can find the site here: en.japankurufunding.com/projects/rugby-university-world-cup/

Video Message from Mr. Sadakazu Goto 

We have added a video message from WASEDA Club's Mr. Sadakazu Goto to the site! The message contains his aims for the WURIT 2019!! You can find the message here!

13/2/2019

Tomorrow is the start of the WURIT2019 Crowdfunding Campaign!!!! We have a video prepared for the opening so please look forward to it!

9/2/2019

Official WURIT2019 Video Release! 

We have released the official video for the WURIT 2019! You can find it here!

2/2/2019

Interviews with the Head Coach Namio Sagara, and the captain, Shingo Sato, of the Waseda University Rugby Club!  

Interviews with two main members of the Waseda University Rugby Club, Head Coach Namio Sagara, and current team Captain, Shingo Sato have been added! You can watch here

1/31/2019

The preparations for the World University Rugby Invitation Tournament 2019 (WURIT) are underway! Scheduled to begin in September 2019!

With the previous hosts, Oxford University, passing on the baton to Waseda University in Japan, this year marks not just a year for Rugby, with both the University and Adults World Cup being held in the country, but also the start of a new age of university sports. 

Official Site Open!

The open of the WURIT 2019 site is official! Check here for fixture schedules and outcomes!

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