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U23 7s success for Schuylkill River U23 7s

Schuylkill River U23 7s program storms into year 2

Philadelphia, Pa- Mid Atlantic Men’s Open Champions, 21-5 overall record, and a winning streak that hit 17 games spanning 4 tournaments. For any observer, those stats jump out at you, when you consider those accomplishments were garnered by a group under 23 year olds against some of the best men’s clubs in the Mid-Atlantic, it’s astounding. “It’s our first tournament and first match together, some guys don’t even know each other’s names yet, and we lose by 1 point on the last play of the game.

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Gay & Inclusive Rugby Clubs play in Colonial Cup Tournament

Philadelphia Gryphons Hosted Players from Gay & Inclusive Clubs for Colonial Cup Tournament

The Philadelphia Gryphons Rugby Football Club, the city’s gay and inclusive men's team, hosted nine rugby clubs from around the country for the second biennial Colonial Cup, held on May 19-20 at Edgely Field in Fairmount Park. Nearly 300 rugby players from around the eastern U.S. participated in the tournament, which strives to strengthen the growing network of gay and inclusive rugby teams across the globe.

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University of Pennsylvania Women's Rugby club team

Assistant Coach needed for Penn Women's Rugby

University of Pennsylvania Women's Rugby club team is searching for an Assistant Coach to start in August for their fall season.Under guidance of the Club Head Coach, the Assistant Club Coach will be responsible in assisting and support Penn Women's Club Rugby in skill development, practice plans, match preparation, and coordination of rugby events.

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tournament is open to 24 men's club teams and 16 women's club teams

2017 Lehigh Valley Summer 7s

The Lehigh Valley Summer 7s has been hosted by the Lehigh Valley RFC for over 42 years! This tournament is open to 24 men's club teams and 16 women's club teams. The entry fee is $250, due by June 1.

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SJU Club Women’s Rugby

St Joe's Club Women’s Rugby Seeks Head Coach

Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA is looking for a head coach for their DII MARC Club Women's team. As a coach, you help young women of all skill levels learn the wonderful game of rugby!

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2015 Mount St. Mary's University women's rugby team

Mount Saint Mary's Women's Rugby Goes Varsity

Director of Athletics Lynne Robinson announced that Mount St. Mary's University will elevate the women's rugby program to full varsity status beginning with competition this coming fall. The decision makes the Mount one of only seven NCAA Division I programs in the nation and means the university will compete against some of the nation's most respected academic institutions.

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EPRU News - Special Report - May 3 2017

It is with great sadness that the EPRU announces the passing of Dana Bateman. Dana passed away on Saturday after a courageous battle with cancer. She has been a fixture in the the EPRU  since the 1970s.

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Dana Bateman: A Life of Rugby

Dana Bateman: A Life of Rugby

It is with great sadness that the EPRU announces the passing of Dana Bateman. Dana passed away on Saturday after a courageous battle with cancer. She has been a fixture in the the EPRU for as long as most of us can remember.

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Marywood University Now Hiring for New Rugby Programs

Scranton, PA - Marywood University is starting both men's and women's rugby programs and is now hiring. Applications are invited for the full-time Men’s and Women’s Head Rugby Coach/Administrator position. The primary responsibilities include recruiting, scheduling and related duties involved with head coaching a varsity club program.  Additional responsibilities include but not limited to administrative duties involving sports information responsibilities.

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MAC 2017 Qualifiers Announced

The Mid-Atlantic Conference Sevens Committee has worked with the following clubs to confirm these locations for the MAC 2017 7s Qualifiers:

June 24 - Northern Virginia
July 8 - Richmond Lions
July 15 - Wilmington
July 22 - Schuylkill River

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EPRU 7s Series at PSU Berks

EPRU 7s Series at PSU Berks

This past weekend was the first EPRU Small College 7s series event for men's colleges hosted by Penn State Berks in Reading, PA. A total of 12 teams competed with two schools - Franklin and Marshall College and Susquehanna University - sending their 2nd sides to compete, while their 1st sides (along with Kings College) participated in the NSCRO 7s National Championship qualifier in St. Mary's City, MD.

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EPRU News - The Rugby Report - March 24 2017

As winter turns to spring, the rugby seasons starts back up again. A total of 10 EPRU member teams are hosting a rugby tournament this spring.

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2017 Son of a Beach Tournament

The Son of a Beach Tournament is hosted by Delmarva Men's Rugby and is open to 12 club men's teams (15's) and 4 club women's teams (10's). The entry fee of $300 due by March 1st. After the due date, the entry fee changes to $350.

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USA Eagles vs Ireland in New Jersey

USA Eagles vs Ireland in New Jersey

Come see your Eagles play Ireland at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. Tickets are now available online or via phone at 1-800-745-3000.

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2017 Subaru 7s

Subaru 7s is hosted by Rugby Delaware at Alapocas Run State Park, Wilmington, DE this year. Open to 8 college men's teams, 8 college women's teams, 12 HS Boys teams, and 6 HS Girls teams. Entry fee $100-250 due by May 15.

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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 Jon Niles. jon.m.niles@gmail.com for additional details.
The NSCRO Women's 7s Qualifying Tournament will be held at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, DE. Contact is Scott Stratton sstrattonrugby@gmail.com 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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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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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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