EPRU News - The Rugby Report - May 31 2017

Honoring Dana Bateman at the Collegiate Rugby Championship

In Memory of Dana BatemanThe EPRU will host a photo montage, a brief memorial and a moment of silence for Dana Bateman at exactly 1pm on Sunday June 4th, 2017.

Dana Bateman served as a USA Rugby Director for many years and as the MARFU Director representing the EPRU from 1994 to 2001. Most importantly to all of us, Dana served as EPRU Secretary since the 1970s up until her death.

Dana passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. She will be dearly missed.

Learn more about Dana and her impact on rugby »

Teams Seeking Coaches

Several local rugby teams are seeking new head and assistant coaches for the upcoming seasons. See entire list of job postings »

North Penn Men's Rugby

The club is currently accepting applications for a Head Coach for their Men's Club Team for the Fall of 2017. Practices and training sessions would begin in August 2017. View full job description »

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. This position is part-time and will require 10-15 hours a week. Learn more »

St. Joe's Women's Rugby

Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA is looking for a head coach for their DII MARC Club Women's team. This is a PAID coaching position. Fill out an application »

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 »

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 »

EPRU Apparel and More

Steamroller Rugby Supply is now carrying EPRU logo'd apparel (fleece jackets, long and short sleeve polos, etc) so keep warm and show your support for the EPRU! Buy today »

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