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Top 10 Bermudian Activities for Athletes

While Bermuda is well-known for being the place for a relaxing vacation, it has plenty of activities to make you catch your breath. Here are our top 10 favorites to try while on the island!

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Saracens gets the Best of USA Islanders in Bermuda

In the USA Islanders' Inaugural Match in Bermuda, the Saracens came out on top with a score of 92 to 0.

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Republic of Texas All-Stars Win Inaugural Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup, 33-12

In the first ever Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup, the Republic of Texas All-Stars were victorious over the Liberty Rugby Conference All-Stars, 33 to 12.

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The Atlantic Rugby Cup Results

The results of the Atlantic Rugby Cup doubleheader are finally in, with the Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup and Islanders vs. Saracens matches ending with surprising results.

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Today is the Atlantic Rugby Cup

The Atlantic Rugby Cup is happening today, and you won't want to miss out on the action. Don't forget about the time change, Bermuda goes by ADT, which is one hour ahead of United States Eastern Time.

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Watch the #ISLvsSAR game LIVE at 4:15p ET Tomorrow

The Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup will be LIVE on FloRugby.com at 4:15p ET [5:15 ADT] tomorrow, August 10, 2017 or at 4:30 ET [5:30p ADT] in Bermuda. The inaugural Cup will feature an all-star team from the newly formed Liberty Rugby Conference against the Republic of Texas All-Stars.

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Vote for Today's Collegiate Rugby Cup Matchup

Today's featured matchup stars Nick Dillon of the Liberty All-Stars against Tyler Hawkins of the Republic of Texas All-Stars. Dillon is from Rutgers University, while Hawkins plays for Baylor University. Both are talented players to keep an eye out for on the field this Thursday, August 10 at 5:30ADT in Bermuda or online live on FloRugby.com.

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Go Swimming at Jobson's Cove

Nestled within the vibrant island oasis of Bermuda is a hidden beach called Jobson's Cove. This tiny stretch of exquisite pink sand sits surrounded by a looming rock cliff that almost completely encircles the sand, creating an idyllic lagoon. Visit Jobson's Cove if you want a secluded spot away from the city, perfect for a romantic night out or calming refuge to spend time by yourself.

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Vote for the #ISLvsSAR Matchup Today

Today's featured matchup stars two talented wings, Nathan Earle from the mighty Saracens against Viliami Huihui from the USA Islanders. See them on the field at the Atlantic Rugby Cup.

On August 10, the Atlantic Rugby Cup doubleheader features the Republic of Texas All-Stars vs Liberty Rugby Conference All-Stars match followed by the highly anticipated USA Islanders vs the Saracens match. Coverage begins at 4:15pm ET [5:15pm ADT] live in the Bermuda National Sports Centre and will be streamed online on FloRugby.com.

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Feel Pink Sand Between Your Toes at Elbow Beach

Want a luxurious beach experience with all the quintessential Bermuda touches? Surprise your expectations with Elbow Beach, which has an accompanying resort and a private/public access area.

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5 Days Until #ISLvsSAR

We are officially only 5 days away from one the most anticipated rugby matches of the summer! The newly formed USA Islanders will travel to Bermuda on August 10th to take on the Saracens at the Bermuda National Sports Centre.

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Meet the USA Islanders

The USA Islanders are a band of brothers with island heritage including Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii and islands of the Caribbean, with years of rugby experience. Vahafolau Esikia, nicknamed as "Vaha" by his friends, is the Head Coach of the USA Islanders.

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Team Spotlight: USA Islanders

On August 10, the newly formed USA Islanders team will face the mighty Saracens in a historic charity match in Bermuda. With months of preparation, the USA Islanders are ready to take on the challenge.

Excited for the game? Here's an inside look at the USA Islanders player lineup.

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Join a Sailing Class at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club

As the host of The America's Cup, Bermuda is no stranger to sailing. Take a note from the experts and join a sailing class to explore the surrounding water at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.

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Vote for Today's Player Matchup

Today's featured matchup pits Tim Streather of the Saracens against Sani Taylor of the USA Islanders, both talented centers. See them on the field at the Atlantic Rugby Cup.

On August 10, the Atlantic Rugby Cup doubleheader features the Republic of Texas All-Stars vs Liberty Rugby Conference All-Stars match followed by the highly anticipated USA Islanders vs the Saracens match. Coverage begins at 4:15pm ET [5:15pm ADT] live in the Bermuda National Sports Centre and will be streamed online on FloRugby.com.

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"Proud to be a Bermudian"

If you've ever visited Bermuda, chances are you've heard of the iconic song, "Proud to be a Bermudian," written by local songwriter John Woolridge. Aimed at bringing the island together, "Proud to be a Bermudian" not only gives insight into the vibrant culture Bermuda possesses but also is the perfect song to kick off the upcoming charity match benefiting Beyond Rugby.

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Explore Underwater Reefs at Church Bay Beach

Want an secluded adventure through Bermuda's rockier waters? Church Bay Beach may be the perfect spot for you -- great for snorkeling, exploring aquatic life, and sightseeing.

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Go Whale Watching on West Whale Bay Beach

Located at Southampton Parish's western end, West Whale Bay Beach offers a secluded tropical oasis away from Bermuda's bigger beaches. With imposing cliffs surrounding a picturesque stretch of pink sand, West Whale Bay Beach is a calm, scenic escape from city life.

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Go Bodysurfing at Horseshoe Bay Beach

A popular tourist destination, Horseshoe Bay Beach is named for its unique curving shape that highlights Bermuda's unreal clear blue waters and pink sand shore. Located on the South Shore, Horseshoe Bay Beach offers a multitude of activities for families and vacationing adults.

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Only 5 Days Until #ISLvsSAR

We are officially only 5 days away from one the most anticipated rugby matches of the summer! The newly formed USA Islanders will travel to Bermuda on August 10th to take on the Saracens at the Bermuda National Sports Centre!

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Vote for Today's Player Matchup

Today's unlikely matchup pits two talented rugby players against each other -- Mikle Dill from Beyond Rugby Bermuda and Brad Barritt from the legendary Saracens. Since Mikle Dill has recently returned from the Stellenbosch Rugby Academy to improve his rugby skills, we decided to see how he would do against someone who plays professionally, like Brad Barritt for the Saracens. Let's see who can get the most support from their fan base.

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Learn More About Beyond Rugby Bermuda

The August 10th Atlantic Rugby Cup doubleheader features the Republic of Texas All-Stars vs Liberty Rugby Conference All-Stars in the first match, followed by the USA Islanders vs the Saracens. Coverage begins at 4:15pm ET [5:15pm ADT] live at the Bermuda National Sports Centre and on FloRugby. The matches are more than just a game. Beyond Rugby Bermuda, dedicated to instilling core values and positive life changes focusing on at-risk Bermuda youth, is the beneficiary of the event.

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Vote for Today's Islanders vs Saracens Matchup

Today's featured matchup pits two talented halfbacks destined to meet in Bermuda August 10th. The Saracens vs USA Islanders #ISLvsSAR, second match in the Atlantic Rugby Cup 2017, set to kickoff at 7:30pm ADT and shown LIVE on FloRugby will be an instant classic. Either Henry Taylor or Devereaux Ferris could easily win this.

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Family Friendly Fun at Shelly Bay Beach

Explore family friendly fun at Shelly Bay Beach, a serene island oasis that offers a calm swimming and snorkeling experience for the little ones. Conveniently located 15 minutes from Hamilton by scooter or taxi, Shelly Bay Beach is the destination for any parent looking to spend a great afternoon with kids. Best of all, its nearby other kid-friendly attractions, like the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo.

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Explore Water Sports at Snorkel Park Beach

If you're a daredevil looking to explore the exhilarating side of Bermuda, look no further than Snorkel Park Beach. Explore water sports to your heart's content; from jet skis to a water trampoline, you'll never get tired.

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John Barritt & Son Ltd. Donates to a Great Cause

We're proud to announce John Barritt & Son Ltd., the maker of Barritts Bermuda Stone Ginger Beer, as a sponsor for the Atlantic Rugby Cup 2017. John Barritt & Son Ltd. generously donated their zesty ginger soft drink and bottled water for the Saracens vs USA Islanders match on August 10 at 7:30 ADT. We appreciate their support of the charity match where all proceeds benefit Beyond Rugby Bermuda. Beyond Rugby is an organization seeking to instill core values and build positive futures turning young at-risk kids into productive student athletes.

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Go on a Golfing Getaway to Bermuda

Bermuda is considered to many as the premier golfing destination for its expansive greens and dramatic elevation change. Bermuda's limestone outcroppings and majestic cedar trees, paired with the beautiful seaside, provide a serene backdrop to the manicured golf courses that populate the island.

The stunning views are sure to make your vacation, along with opportunities on various golfing courses to challenge both novices and pros.

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An Inside Look at the Liberty Conference All-Star Players

Stony Brook University's Bryan Michel will lead an all-star cast of Liberty Rugby Conference student-athletes in a contest against the Republic of Texas All-Stars in Bermuda on August 10, 2017. With a spectacular Stony Brook career including several Empire Conference championships, Michel is poised to continue his winning ways on the popular destination island of Bermuda.

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Enjoy Yoga on the Beach in Bermuda

Practice yoga with a serene ocean view on one of Bermuda's secluded beaches, or at a luxurious hotel resort. Perfect for the yoga beginner or pro, you can even try catching the sunrise while doing your sun salutations with two of the best yoga options Bermuda has to offer!

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Docksider's: Official Food Supplier of the USA Islanders Rugby Team

We're proud to announce that The Docksider Pub & Restaurant is the official supplier of meals for the USA Islanders, the Liberty Rugby Conference All-Stars and the Republic of Texas All-Stars for their stay on the island of Bermuda for the Atlantic Rugby Cup 2017.

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Climb to the Top of Gibbs Hill Lighthouse

Climb to the top of Gibbs Hill Lighthouse for a surreal birds-eye view of the island, and an accompanying dose of local history. On the way up, you'll climb 185 steps or eight flights of stairs!

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Vote for Today's #ISLvsSAR Matchup

Today's matchup features Chris Ashton and Gerson Blaise as talented wings. Catch them on the field on August 10 at 7:30ADT for the #ISLvsSAR game.

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Cliff Dive Off Clarence Cove

For any rock climbing enthusiasts, Clarence Cove's cliff is a popular attraction on the beautiful Bermudian seaside. Try your skills above the water by climbing the limestone cliffs that lead to tunnels built by the British military in the 1850s. Set in Admiralty House Park, you can also explore the ruined mansion that used to exist on the land or simply walk along the beach and enjoy the views.

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New USA Islanders Rugby Bags Design Unveiled

The new USA Islanders rugby bags are ready for shipment. Emblazoned with brilliant red, white and blue with a customized USA Islanders logo print on the side, the rugby bags made by USA Eagle Jeff Lombard of International Athletic are perfect at gearing up the USA Islanders for their much-anticipated #ISLvsSAR match.

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New USA Islanders Rugby Bags Design Unveiled

The new USA Islanders rugby bags are now unveiled. Emblazoned with brilliant red, white and blue with a customized logo print on the side, the rugby bags made by Jeff Lombard's International Athletic are perfect at gearing up the USA Islanders for their much-anticipated #ISLvsSAR match.

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Gaze at the Giant History Mural at Bermuda's National Museum

If you're looking for art on the island, look no further than the National Museum of Bermuda. It's a capsule of more than 500 years of Bermuda's history, with various treasures uncovered from shipwrecks on display. But perhaps most beautiful is the giant "Hall of History" mural located on the inside of the building's walls.

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Travel Back in Time to the Historical Town of St. George's

For the fellow history buff, Bermuda has you covered. Visit the historical town and fortifications of St George's, which was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000.

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Announcing the URugby Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup Bermuda

Announcing the URugby Collegiate All-Star Rugby Cup Bermuda. The match for the Cup is positioned as lead in match for the USA Islanders v. Saracens (London). The match will feature two collegiate all-star teams from the USA.

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Explore the Scenic Railway Trail in Bermuda

Getting around Bermuda is an easy feat, with transportation readily available everywhere. But what should you do when you want to stop and smell the Bermudianas? Slow down and unwind by walking, jogging or bicycling along the famous Railway Trail.

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Immerse Yourself in Bermuda's Signature Coffee Scene!

If you're in the need of a caffeine fix, Bermuda makes its famous signature style that can be found at Rock Island Coffee shop. Ideal for any artists, musicians or writers looking for a place to compose their next masterpiece, Rock Island Coffee is a favorite stomping ground for Bermudian creatives. While you enjoy your coffee or pastry, you can get an insider's look into the rich culture of Bermuda built on the arts and handmade crafts.

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Relax at Bermuda's Serene Tobacco Bay Beach!

The island of Bermuda is naturally known for its beautiful beaches and pristine ocean water. Perfect for a tropical vacation, Bermuda's beaches are full of hidden surprises, like the famed Tobacco Bay Beach. Today, Tobacco Bay beach remains a top tourist destination because of its unique attractions.

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2017 USA Islander Rugby Jersey

The 2017 USA Islander Rugby Jersey is now available for a limited time.

The USA Islanders rugby jersey design focuses on paying a respectful homage to island heritage and USA roots. By transforming the USA Islanders tribal-influenced logo into a larger scale rendered in white, as well as adapting a tribal design for the blue and red sleeves sides.

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Let the Sea Express Ferry Take you to your Bermuda Destination

Visit the island's best sights and destinations in an easy and convenient manner! Bermuda’s Sea Express ferry system provides residents and visitors a reliable, regular mode of transport.

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Join Bermuda's Weekly Summer Street Party!

If you are familiar with the City of Hamilton then you know that every Wednesday night (May through September) the restaurant-lined zone along Front Street is closed to traffic and transformed into a pedestrian block party.

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Mikle Dill's Trip to South Africa Improves His Game

Mikle Dill, a member of the Bermuda national collegiate-aged All-Stars at the recent 2017 Ariel Re Bermuda 7s, just completed a 6-month stint in South Africa's prestigious Stellenbosch Rugby Academy.

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Visit The Bermuda Perfumery for a Luxurious Scent Experience!

The Bermuda Perfumery combines the best of two worlds: history and luxurious Island scents. Established in 1928, The Bermuda Perfumery is an essential must-visit for the perfume connoisseur and scent lover.

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Tour the Crystal Caves of Bermuda

Great for any adventurer looking for a stunning sight, the Crystal Caves of Bermuda are a once-in-a-lifetime experience that reveals Earth's hidden beauty.

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Saracens Annouce 2017/18 Preseason Fixtures, Will Face USA Islanders on August 10th

On June 26th, 2017, the Saracens announced their pre-season fixtures as they begin preparations to three-peat as the European Champions. Of their pre-season fixtures, the warmest and most beautiful location of all is Bermuda.

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St. Joseph's Finishes Strong in the Ariel Re Bermuda 7s

With the opportunity to send two teams to the Ariel Re Bermuda 7s, St. Joseph took full advantage to use the tournament to grow as a team and program.

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Stony Brook Sees Similar Success in Bermuda

It is no surprise that Stony Brook University finished strong in the 2017 Ariel Re Bermuda 7s. Stony Brook University has participated in many URugby events such as the Bowl Series and the ACRC 7s but this trip will be one that they remember for a long time.

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Visiting Saracens All About Business

Saracens, the present Aviva Premiership and European Cup champions, will return to Bermuda for a third time this summer — and this time it is serious.

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Beyond Rugby Bermuda Hosts End of Season Awards

The Beyond Rugby Berkeley Institute & Cedarbridge Academy end of season teams' dinner, hosted by Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda at the Ocean Club was simply amazing. Beyond Rugby wishes to thank Fairmont Southampton for their commitment to the Beyond Rugby program.

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URugby supports ALS Awareness

The month of May is ALS Awareness Month. Commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function. URugby is doing their part by working with Quinn for the Win and the Chris Munn 7s Tournament to help bring awareness and understanding to this devastating disease.

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Beyond Rugby Gives Back To Bermuda

As part of Beyond Rugby's program to help young people develop character and succeed in school, the under-17 rugby team aided Parks workers and the Friends of the Bermuda Railway Trail to repair the trail near Francis Patton School.

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Bermuda Youth Set to Hit the Road

The Bermuda youth rugby teams are preparing to travel off the island this summer.

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Penn's Ariel Re Bermuda 7s Trip Featured in The Daily Pennsylvanian

URugby hosted yet another successful Ariel Re Bermuda 7s tournament this past March. Penn’s Rugby team was highlighted by Cole Jacobson of The Daily Pennylvanian in his article "Behind the scenes on how Penn men's rugby made Bermuda dreams a reality." While other varsity teams were traveling to St. Louis for Wrestling or Los Angles for Women's Basketball March Madness, Jacobson said that the Rugby team’s trip was "the best trip of all."

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Penn Makes "The Best" of the Bermuda Weather

The University of Pennsylvania is no stranger to URugby events, but this was their first appearance in the Ariel Re Bermuda 7s. According to President Matthew Caltabiano, the team took full advantage of being in the warm weather. "After our practice on Friday morning we all went to Horseshoe Bay Beach and jumped in the water to cool down," Caltabiano said while reflecting on the team's trip to Bermuda.

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Iona Finishes 3-2-1 in Bermuda

Iona accepted the challenge of not only their first trip to the Ariel Re Bermuda 7s tournament, but their first sevens tournament in program history. Although Iona has taken in part in URugby events since 2014, namely the URugby Bowl Series, the team was keen to see what the world of sevens had in store for them. In their first appearance in the Ariel Re Bermuda 7s tournament, the Iona College Gaels brought their A game with a final record of 3-2-1.

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Bermuda Hosts Exciting Rugby Exhibition Game in August

HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 1 2017 – The USA Islanders announced a rugby exhibition match against top London professional club Saracens in Bermuda in August.

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Bermuda's Mikle Dill Heading to South Africa

Mikle Dill led an impressive Bermuda Collegians side to a third place finish in the URugby supported 2016 Ariel Re Bermuda 7s. After his outstanding performance, Dill has recently been selected to attend Stellenbosch Rugby Academy to learn and train under the tutelage of some of the best coaches in the world. 

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USA Rugby Selects Dan Payne to Become New Chief Executive Officer

LAFAYETTE, Colo. – USA Rugby today announced the hiring of Dan Payne as its new Chief Executive Officer. Payne, 43, most recently served as the Athletics Director for rugby powerhouse Life University, adding 10 varsity sports programs and growing the program to include over 300 student athletes.

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