EPRU News - The Rugby Report - March 24 2017

Upcoming Tournaments

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. Check out the full listing on our calendar »

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

April 8, 2017 (all day) - The NSCRO Men's 7s & Women's Qualifying Tournaments are hosted by Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA and Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, DE respectively. The 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. Full details »

Atlantic City Rugby Invitational

May 6, 2017 (9:00 am) - The Atlantic City Rugby Invitational is hosted by the Jersey Shore Sharks RFC at Veteran's Memorial Park, Galloway, NJ. Open to 10-12 men's club teams. Entry fee $150 due by April 1. Full details »

Son of a Beach

May 20, 2017 (all day) - Hosted by the Delmarva Men's Rugby, the Son of a Beach Tournament 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. Full details »

Subaru 7s

May 20, 2017 (8:30 am) - Subaru 7s will be held by the Rugby Delaware at Alapocas Run State Park, Wilmington, DE. It is open to 8 college men's teams, 8 college women's teams, 12 HS Boys teams, and 6 HS Girls teams. Entry fee is $100-250 due by May 15. Full details »

Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby 7s Championship

June 3, 2017 (9:00 am) to June 4, 2017 (6:00 pm) - Once again, the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship and Talen Energy Stadium will host the vast majority of the Women’s, High School and NSCRO matches. Tickets will include access to all of the competitions. Full details »

Lehigh Valley Summer 7s

June 10, 2017 (8:30 am) - 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. Full details »

North Penn 7s

June 17, 2017 (9:00 am) - The North Penn 7s is hosted by the North Penn RFC at John Clemons Memorial Park in Hatfield this year. A total of 20 club men's teams and 8 club women's teams are able to compete in this tournament. The entry fee is $250, due by June 7th. Full details »

Harrisburg 7s

June 24, 2017 (9:00 am) - Harrisburg RFC is hosting the Harrisburg 7s tournament at Campbelltown Fire Dept. It is open to 18-25 club men's teams, 10-15 club women's teams and 8-10 social sides. The entry fee is $200 per team. Full details »

Cheesesteak 7s 

July 8, 2017 (8:00 am) - The Cheesesteak 7s is hosted by Brandywine Women's RFC at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, DE. The tournament is open to 16 club men's teams, 16 club women's teams, 4 high school boys teams and 4 high school girls teams. Full details »

Surfside 7s

July 15, 2017 (7:15 am) - The annual Surfside 7s will be hosted by the Philadelphia-Whitemarsh RFC in Stone Harbor, NJ. The tournament is open to 22 club men's teams, 16 club women's teams, 8 high school boys teams and social sides. The entry fee is $450, due June 1. Full details »

Philadelphia 10s

August 5, 2017 (8:00 am) - Northeast Philadelphia RFC is hosting the Philadelphia 10s at the Academy Sabres Field this summer. Only 8 club men's teams, 8 club women's teams and 8 social sides will compete in this tournament. The entry fee is $300 per team. Full details »

Tournament Applications Past Due

If your club or college team is hosting a tournament in 2017, then your Tournament Application is past due. Once approved, the tournament will be added to the EPRU's master calendar on our website.  As of today, only six tournament applications have been received. Download the form »

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