Domain names ending in ".rugby" are coming.

You can now register a .RUGBY domain name

The registry for .RUGBY domain names just launched the new version of its website and it is now possible to register domain names ending in ".rugby", instead of ".com".

Go here:

The .RUGBY new gTLD was delegated

Domain names ending in .RUGBY are a now reality. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers delegated the .RUBY domain name extension on the 7 of April 2017.

It is now a matter of time for them to launch.

One domain name is active:

dotRUGBY (.RUGBY) domain names

The .RUGBY new gTLD

Jean Guillon partners with Financial and Player's agents; to advise clubs and International players regarding the Trademark protection of :
  1. Club names;
  2. Family names;
  3. Trademarks;
  4. Premium domain names (generic domain names with high added value).
What is a ".rugby" domain name?

A ".rugby" domain name is a domain name ending in ".rugby" instead of ".com", for example.

The plusses in domain names related to sports is that they are - most of the time – generic: the same word is used worldwide: "Rugby" is the same word in all languages worldwide.

Launching a Top-Level Domain name, or a domain name extension, with ICANN offers better ways to reach and target a specific public like the Rugby players on Internet: every member from the Rugby community will be able to register a domain name like

Updates :
2016/2017 will be a great year for rugby on Internet, domain names dedicated FOR rugby will become available to register.

There were 3 applications for the .RUGBY Top-Level Domain and one applicant only will be chosen by ICANN to manage the registry for these domain names:
  1. Atomic Cross, LLC ("Donuts"), application can be checked here
    Passed Initial Evaluation (17 may 2013);
  2. dot Rugby Limited ("Famous Four Media"), application can be checked here
    Passed Initial Evaluation (26 July 2013);
  3. Applicant n°3 (no name*), application can be checked here
    Passed Initial Evaluation (3 may 2013).
Example of domain names that you can register when the ICANN application process is terminated:
  • www.player.RUGBY
  • www.XIII.RUGBY
  • www.ffr.RUGBY 
  • www.castres.RUGBY 
  • www.stade.RUGBY 
  • www.rwc.RUGBY 

* Applicant kindly asked not to have is name given here.