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By Erik Denison, Monash University “I was happy to fill out your survey, mate, but I hate to tell you, I don’t think you’ll find much discrimination in rugby; I think you may need to study a different sport.” You might think this is not what a researcher, examining how to end homophobic language in sport;  …

Israel Folau Is Invited To Celebrate The Sydney Convicts' Bingham Cup Win

The Wallabies rugby team, including Israel Folau, have been invited to celebrate the Sydney Convicts’ win at the 2018 Bingham Cup. The Convicts took home the Bingham Cup and the Bingham Shield at the three-day “World Cup of gay rugby” held in Amsterdam last weekend. The trophy will be handed over to Rugby Australia at …

Sydney Convicts

The Sydney Convicts rugby team has won this year’s Bingham Cup, held in Amsterdam over the weekend. Known as the “World Cup of gay rugby”, the three-day Bingham Cup tournament came down to a grand final match between the Convicts and New York’s Gotham Knights. The Convicts took home the trophy with a 22 to …

Brisbane Hustlers

The Brisbane Hustlers rugby team are in Amsterdam to compete in the world championship of gay rugby, the Bingham Cup, this weekend. The Cup has been held biennially since 2002 and is dedicated to the memory of Mark Bingham, the rugby player who helped establish the gay rugby teams San Francisco Fog and the Gotham …


Amsterdam’s gay rugby team the Lowlanders have won the right to host the next Bingham Cup – gay rugby’s world championship – in the Dutch capital in 2018. The organisation International Gay Rugby (IGR) announced on the weekend the Lowlanders had won a majority of the votes from all sixty of the gay rugby clubs …