Topic: Rugby

Ogilvy's 'Rugbeer' Vending Machine Dispenses Bottles When You Tackle It An inversion of Coke's Hug unit

To placate northern Argentina's rugby fans and their insatiable lust for hitting things really hard, Ogilvy created a "Rugbeer" vending machine for local beer Cerveza Salta. You have to tackle…

June 20, 2012, 3:12 AM EDT

Ads Tells Rugby Fans: 'Real Men Get Raped' SurvivorsUK targets alpha males

SurvivorsUK, which helps male victims of sexual abuse, is timing its "Real Men Get Raped" subway poster campaign to coincide with the Six Nations rugby tournament. This was no accident,…

February 21, 2012, 10:21 AM EST

South African Chain Chides Singer for Flubbing Anthem Quick response creates PR coup for Nando's

In an unfortunate incident, South African singer Ard Matthews forgot the words to his own national anthem during this week's announcement of the country's Rugby World Cup Squad. To understand…

August 26, 2011, 8:10 AM EDT

All Blacks show off their unreal rugby skills

New Zealand's All Blacks rugby team are the latest pro athletes to get their own fake-fancy-tricks video in this clip for the Rugby Channel TV network. American audiences are…

September 27, 2010, 10:45 AM EDT

Chip maker's racy rugby ads shock the Irish

Ireland is registering its dismay this week with an advertising campaign that pairs scantily clad females playing a contact sport with suggestive headlines in a blatant attempt to curry…

April 30, 2010, 2:35 PM EDT