EGU Partners with GoPlay Sports Tours as Official Travel Partner

  • Mar 27,2017

Empire GU Rugby has entered into an agreement with GoPlay Sports Tours to serve as its Official Travel Partner. The announcement was made today by Ken Pape, President of Empire GU Rugby. 

“We are excited to announce GoPlay Sports as the Official Travel Partner of the Empire GU. This will provide outstanding travel resources and fundraising opportunities for our member clubs, athletes and high performance sides,” said Pape. "This unique partnership is one of the first of its kind within American rugby,” said Pape. “GoPlay and ACIS Educational Tours are renowned for providing quality logistics and travel services and we look forward to a long and prosperous relationship.

GoPlay Sports Tours assists coaches, players and fans experience the sports they love by utilizing GoPlay services to schedule team travel or tours both domestically and around the globe. A division of ACIS Educational Tours, GoPlay Sports handles all logistics, insurance, and financial details of every trip so coaches and players can focus on the direct aspects related to the travel around their competition or tour.


“Our mission at GoPlay is to help build the game of rugby within the United States through exposing players, coaches and refs to higher levels of competition around the world,” said Marc Amigone, Business Development Manager of GoPlay Tours. “We are excited to partner with Empire GU and look forward to assisting one of the biggest rugby unions in the country go new places in a more professional, efficient, and cost effective manner.”

Empire GU governs over 50 women’s and men’s senior rugby clubs and services over 1000 athletes in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. It is a geographic union within USA Rugby.