EPRU News - The Rugby Report - Feb 13 2017

EPRU Holds Scrumhalf Clinic with USA Eagle, Mike Petri

One of our most successful clinics to date was held on January 28, 2017  in Collegeville, PA. Approximately 30 coaches and 55 players learned new scrum-half skills from former USA Eagle scrum-half, Mike Petri. Coaches and players benefited from Mike's expertise as a 3 time Rugby World Cup scrum-half! Read more »

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Scrumhalf Clinic with Mike Petri

EPRU Hosts Successful Scrumhalf Clinic

One of our most successful clinics to date was held on January 28, 2017  in Collegeville, PA. Approximately 30 coaches and 55 players learned new scrum-half skills from former USA Eagle scrum-half, Mike Petri.

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NSCRO Men's & Women's 7s Qualifying Tournaments - East Penn 7s

The NSCRO Men's 7s Qualifying Tournament will be hosted by Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA. Contact is Jon Niles. for additional details.
The NSCRO Women's 7s Qualifying Tournament will be hosted by Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. Contact is Scott Stratton for additional details. 16 team format with the winner receiving a bid to the NSCRO National Championship which will be held April 29-30, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Town Hall Meeting with Dan Payne

Join NJ Rugby as they meet with Dan Payne, CEO of USA Rugby, on February 24th from 7pm-10pm. 

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Winter Touch Rugby

Winter Touch Rugby

Join the Phoenixville White Horse Women starting December 3rd at Phoenixville High School for some winter touch rugby! Touch will be every Saturday from 10am-12pm through February 25, 2017 and will take place on the upper turf (this is the one next to the baseball field, not in the stadium) and will be rain, snow or shine!

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EPRU Men's NSCRO All-Conference 1st and 2nd Teams

Congratulations to all the players that were named to the EPRU Men's NSCRO All-Conference 1st and 2nd teams. Players were selected from nominations submitted by EPRU coaches. 

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Atlantic City Rugby Invitational

The Atlantic City Rugby Invitational will be hosted by Jersey Shore Sharks RFC at Veteran's Memorial Park, Galloway, NJ. Open to 10-12 men's club teams.

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Muhlenberg College Women Hiring Head Coach

Head Rugby Coach (Job #1703) - Part-time women's club rugby coach position.  Hourly compensation, approximately 300 hours expected annually. Successful candidate will work with student participants to plan for and manage competitive club rugby program in accordance with college policies and EPRU guidelines. Team currently competes in spring sevens with hopes of expanding to play fifteen​​s in the fall.

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WHWRFC Host Viewing of RBS 6 Nations Championship

Join Phoenixville White Horse Women's Rugby on Saturday, February 4th to watch the RBS 6 Nations Championship!

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Annual Referee Clinic -- February 4, 2017

Need to brush up on the most current rules and regulations? Come join our Annual Referee Clinic on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 11am – 1pm. The Clinic will provide instructions and guidance with the EPRRS partnership.

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Philadelphia Women to Host Women's Collegiate Clinic

Philadelphia Women's Rugby Team extends an invitation to women's collegiate players to attend our annual Collegiate Clinic which will take place February 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The clinic will be held at Temple University in Pearson & McGonigle Halls Rec Courts located on the second floor of the building. Register here 

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Level 200 & World Rugby Level 1 Coaching Clinic

All contact teams require an active Level 200 Coach to be in compliance with USA Rugby! Finish your certification on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 8am – 5pm with a Level 200 Coach Certification clinic.

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EPRU News - The Rugby Report - Jan 5 2017

Registration Now Open for the Scrum Half Clinic - January 28, 2017

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Women's Club & College Teams - Feedback Wanted

The May 20, 2017 Son Of A Beach Tournament in Dewey Beach, Delaware is looking to expand this summer with a strong showing in the women's division. We are seeking feedback from local women's club & college teams during the early planning stages and would love input from team administrators as planning for the 2017 tournament gets underway. 
Please kindly take a minute to fill out this 3 question survey as well as pass it along. 
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EPRU magnets

Free EPRU Car Magnets & Window Clings

EPRU car magnets and window clings have finally arrived!

Show off your love for the EPRU! Send a request to with your order (number of magnets and/or clings) with your name and a shipping address. And you'll get your merchandise, FREE OF CHARGE!

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EPRU Apparel

NEW! EPRU Rugby Apparel Now Available

Thanks to Steamroller Rugby Supply we now have EPRU logo apparel available for purchase through our Team Shop on the Steamroller Rugby website. Keep warm in a fleece jacket, vest, or find a selection of long sleeve and short sleeve polos. They make great gifts, and don't forget to order your FREE car magnets and window clings!

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Philadelphia Gryphons Hiring Head Coach

The Gryphons are seeking a new head coach to start February 1, 2017.

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Scrumhalf Clinic - January 28

Scrum Half Clinic - January 28, 2017

The EPRU will hold a Scrum Half Clinic on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm in Collegeville, PA. The clinic instructor will be former USA Eagle scrum half, Mike Petri. Players who are members of an EPRU CIPP'd team will receive 3 hours of FREE instruction. Non-EPRU players are also invited and will only pay $15.00/person. Players must be 18 or older. The player clinic will run from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. No walk-in registrations will be accepted.  Players should use the form below to register.  Players should report to the clinic site at 12 noon to check in. COACH AND PLAYER REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!  WE HAVE REACHED OUR MAXIMUM LIMIT. 

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David Pocock will hope to make it third time lucky after being named in the six-man list to be crowned World Rugby's Player of the Year for 2015

World Rugby Announces New Measures to Limit Head Contact

World Rugby has further strengthened its commitment to injury prevention by announcing details of a zero-tolerance approach to reckless and accidental head contact in the sport.

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EPRU News - The Rugby Report - Dec 15 2016

The EPRU Executive Committee and Board would like to thank all of you for being involved in this great game and helping it to grow throughout the USA.  Happy Holidays!

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