Americans’ passion for rugby of any code is real. According to Nielsen research, it Is the country’s fastest-growing sport.
In Southwest Florida, the Copperheads Rugby League Football Club has been growing since 2018. The 126-year-old sport is easy to understand and easy for top crossover athletes to play at elite levels, with many traditions connecting Southwest Florida to a larger global community.
Come watch the Copperheads vs. Jacksonville Axemen at Paradise Coast Sports Complex on July 30 for the season’s first night game. The first 30 people to purchase reserve seats online will receive a complimentary black “Snake Pit” t-shirt.