AG Rugby Partners With Safeguard Global

October 13, 2021

Austin Gilgronis Announce Safeguard Global as Official Jersey and VIP Club Sponsor

AUSTIN, TX (October 13, 2021) -  Austin’s Major League Rugby team, AG Rugby, announced today its partnership with Safeguard Global, who will serve as the official VIP Club sponsor for the team, for the 2022 and 2023 seasons. The Safeguard Global Club will offer rugby fans the best in hospitality, including personalized service, a rotating menu, premium giveaway merchandise, and more.

“We are so excited to team up with Safeguard Global and bring fans a completely new VIP experience in the 2022 & 2023 seasons,” said AG Rugby General Manager, Mike Sheehan. “The Safeguard Global team has already been a great partner to us, they are just as committed to bringing AG Rugby fans the best hospitality experience as we are.”

Safeguard Global, an Austin-headquartered workforce management technology company that helps fast-growing multinational organizations scale their workforces as they enter new markets and compete for talent internationally, has exclusive naming rights to AG Rugby’s newest hospitality experience premiering in the 2022 season. This all-new hospitality area will be located on the west end near the field. The covered seating area will offer guests a rotating menu and drink tickets, both included within the price of the ticket. Rugby fans will have access to prime parking and an onsite cash bar in addition to free snacks, free premium giveaways, and a 10% discount on any merchandise. The VIP’s seated in the Safeguard Global Club will also have the opportunity to meet the AG Rugby coaching staff, including head coach Sam Harris, prior to kickoff.

“At Safeguard Global, we have a long history of transforming the way companies create great work experiences around the world and we see the same passion for disruption and transformation in professional rugby here in the U.S.,” said Bjorn Reynolds, CEO and founder of Safeguard Global. “We are excited to be part of this journey with Austin Rugby and look forward to providing a world-class hospitality experience to rugby fans.”

From the minute Safeguard Global Club ticket holders arrive at Bold Stadium, they will experience the highest level of hospitality offered at a rugby match. Stay tuned for more information on special season ticket offers for the 2022 season.
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Safeguard Global builds adaptive solutions for organizations seeking to thrive in the global economy. Through a combination of workforce management data, technologies, services and market expertise, Safeguard Global enables success through smarter, more efficient global employee management, recruitment, payroll, onboarding, expense management and more. To learn more, visit
Major League Rugby is a professional sports league entering its fourth season and represents the highest level of rugby competition in North America. The League evolved from seven teams in 2018 to 13 teams in 2021, featuring 12 from the United States and one from Canada. Matches are televised on CBS Sports Network, FOX Sports 2, and ESPN+, among other national and local market platforms. All matches are available on Facebook Live for international fans. MLR prides itself in fostering an intense and high-stakes competition, while bringing together a passionate community built on the values of Respect, Inclusivity, and Tradition. For more information about MLR, visit  MajorLeague.Rugby.
Elite Rugby Management is the entity that owns and operates the AG Rugby team of Major League Rugby. Based in the City of Austin, Elite Rugby Management has engaged the world’s best rugby personnel and is focused on delivering a premier rugby experience through its ownership of the AG’s team and its innovative approach to game day entertainment, which will include live music, youth rugby initiatives, and much more. The 2022 season will be played at Bold Stadium, located in the heart of Circuit of The Americas, with matches televised locally on KBVO. As a team within Major League Rugby, the AG’s represent the future of professional rugby and entertainment within the United States. For more information about the AG’s, visit



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