August 2016

Moravian College Men Seek Assistant Coach

Moravian College is looking for a Level 200 Certified Coach to assist at practices and matches. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 pm, with the majority of matches played on Saturdays. Travel costs can be covered by the club's funds. The club is being built from the ground up with two championships under its belt in its first year. All inquiries can be directed to the club president, Shane Casserly at

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Women's Collegiate Tier 2 Revised Schedule

Check out the Revised Tier 2 schedule! A host is needed for the Tier 2 EPRU Championship on 10/29 and 10/30. Contact Tier 2 Women's Collegiate Coordinator, Liz Czajkowski at

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Wilmington Rugby

Atlantic Cup XVs Tournament

With the fall season matches starting just a few weeks after, the Atlantic Cup hosted by Wilmington Rugby is the best opportunity for teams to prepare for their first competitive match of the fall.

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Annual General Meeting of Members

Sunday, September 18, starting at 1:00, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in King of Prussia, PA. ALL members (that includes men's and women's clubs and men's and women's colleges) must send at least one representative to this Annual General Meeting. If you have a question if your team is an EPRU member, go to the Teams section on the Home page of and choose from the menu on the left.  


Meeting location:

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 260 Mall Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406


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Women's Collegiate Tier 1 Schedule - Fall 2016

The Tier 1 Women's Collegiate Schedule has been announced. See link below for schedule. Questions can be directed to Scott Stratton, Wm's Collegiate Coordinator, at

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Men's Collegiate Tiers 1 & 2 Fall 2016 Schedule

The Fall 2016 Schedule for the Men's College teams, Tier 1 and Tier 2, has been announced. See link below for schedule. Questions can be directed to Jon Niles, Men's Collegiate Coordinator, at

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National Development Summit, Baltimore

2017 National Development Summit in Baltimore, MD

The Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, in the Inner Harbor area of Baltimore, will host the 2017 National Development Summit. Over 500 people attended the 2016 Summit. Early registration ends October 16th!

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Nominations Open for Board of Directors

Nominations for candidates for the EPRU Board of Directors are now open. If you, or someone you know, might have an interest in serving, submit a short bio by September 1st to to include current club/college affiliation, address, phone, email(s).. Candidates must be CIPP'd with an EPRU member team and be at least 18 years old. The next Board meeting will take place after the Annual General Meeting on September 18th.
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I Didn't Get CIPPed

USA Rugby Membership & EPRU Dues

ALL club and player/coach/referee/admin enrollments will expire on AUGUST 31, 2016 (no matter when you signed up). Your club must enroll first, (PRIOR to September 1st but preferably before that date), so that your members can enroll with a registered team. Enrollment is done online at by choosing the Membership link at the top of the page.
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Coed Rookie Rugby

Family Rookie Rugby Days at South Jersey RFC

We’d like to welcome aboard Jurie Swart, a former South African with two young kids who has stepped up to initiate a South Jersey Youth Rugby Program. His initial efforts have already obtained very positive feedback from both the Marlton and Medford Rec Councils, and is in the process of soliciting more area rec programs. 

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