PRESS ALERT/ ADVANCE NOTICE

HOUSTON SABERCATS & CITY OF HOUSTON (MAYOR TURNER)

BREAK GROUND ON NEW RUGBY STADIUM

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

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Houston, Texas, July 24, 2018 –The Houston SaberCats (Major League Rugby) & The City of Houston (Mayor Turner) will be breaking ground on a world class rugby stadium at 10am, Tuesday, July 24th  at the ATH Houston Sports Park Facility, 12131 Kirby Drive in Houston.

 

Back on February 2, 2018, The City of Houston approved a $3.2 million deal that paved the way for the professional rugby team to build a 3,500-seat stadium.  “This is a major step forward,” Mayor Turner said of the deal. “We say we’re an international city, and this helps create those venues that can appeal to the interests of a very diverse population.”

 

MAYOR TO MAKE APPEARANCE ALONG WITH HOUSTON SPORTS AUTHORITY & RESPECTIVE COUNCIL (NAMES TBD).  Photo Opportunity + Q & A with comments from City & SaberCats Ownership.

 

 

We invite the public to attend the groundbreaking ceremony:

  • July 24, 2018
  • 10:00am (Ground Breaking)/ 10:30am (Comments/Refreshments)
  • ATH Building at Houston Sports Park – 12131 Kirby Drive/Houston

 

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE TO FOLLOW NEXT WEEK

 

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About Houston SaberCats: The Houston SaberCats are a Major League Rugby team based in Houston, Texas, founded in 2017 by Jeremy Turner & Marty Power, for the purpose of competing in the United States’ new national professional league. The Houston SaberCats are a part of the original 7 Teams to join the Major League Rugby organization in 2017.  More information about the SaberCats please visit www.HoustonSaberCats.com.

 

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