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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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EPRU News - The Rugby Report - Aug 5 2016

The USA men and women will soon participate in the Summer Olympics in Rio.

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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 stsnc13@moravian.edu.

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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 secretary@epru.org 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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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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Brumbies Rugby

Aquis Brumbies Rugby Academy 2-Day Intensive Coach Development

The Brumbies Rugby coaching academy comes to St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD on August 6-7, 2016. The course, in its 10th year of delivery Internationally, has been presented to over 1000 coaches in the US alone. 

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EPRU News - The Rugby Report - June 22, 2016

If you're interested in coaching, there are lots of opportunities available as teams gear up for the fall. Before then, there's plenty of sevens rugby to be played. Get all the information on summer sevens tournaments and much more in this edition of the Rugby Report.

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Wesley College Men's Team Needs Coaches!

My name is D. Chris 'Coach Baby' Henry, the new Administrator & President of the Wesley Rugby Program in Dover, DE. 
I am currently recruiting a Head Coach and an Assistant for our Men's club, starting August for Fall 15's. 
All applicants must be USA Rugby Level 200 certified, approved through the Wesley College Administration by submitting a resume, valid drivers license and pass a security check.
At this time, unfortunately,  these are volunteer positions, however, pushing for a small stipend after budget approval.
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MAC 7s Qualifier Slug 7s

MAC Qualifier - Slug 7s

Mark your calendars for the third Mid-Atlantic Qualifier, the Slug 7s, scheduled on July 16th and hosted by Rocky Gorge.

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Wilkes Barre Breakers Rugby

Keystone Rugby Classic

The Keystone Rugby Classic is a one day 15's pre-season rugby tournament hosted by the Wilkes-Barre Breakers RFC for 10 men's club teams. The event takes place August 20, 2016 at the Luzerne Country Recreational Facility in Forty Fort, Pa.

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Schuylkill River Seeks Coaching Candidates

The Schuylkill River Rugby Football Club, based in Philadelphia, PA, is looking for head coaching candidates to help guide their Division 1 and Division 3 Men's sides. Schuylkill River boasts over 100 CIPP'd players and has most recently advanced to the MAC playoffs in both D1 and D3 play in 2016.

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2017 MAC Playoffs Schedule

MAC has announced their Spring 2017 playoff and championship dates.

Here are the important dates to note:
4/8/17 - Men's D3 League Playoffs
4/22/17 - Men's D3 Quarterfinals
4/29/17 - Men's & Women's Championships (to be hosted by Capital Rugby Union)
5/6/17 - Eastern (National) CR Women's D1 Repechage Match
5/20/17 - NCR Playoffs
5/27/17 - Memorial Day Weekend
6/3-4/17 - USA Rugby Championship Weekend

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Level 1 Officiating 15s Course

Register now for this Level 1 course on www.usarugby.org. Cost is $60.00. Questions can be directed to Tom Lyons at tlyons1745@gmail.com

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MAC 7s Qualifiers Announced - Women's 7s Rep Needed

Locations and dates for the MAC 7's Qualifiers have been announced. 

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Philadelphia Women's RFC Announce Coaching Apprenticeship Opportunity

Philadelphia Women are now accepting applications for a Coaching Apprenticeship opportunity under current head coach, Bob Weir. Bob is an IRB Coach Educator and Trainer, a Coach Development Course Leader and graduate of USA Rugby's first Advanced Coaching Course. See the link below for complete details and how to apply.

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Atlantis Youth Rugby Sevens Camp

Atlantis Rugby Sevens Camp

Looking to improve your rugby skills by learning from the very best?  Don't miss the Atlantis 2016 Rugby Sevens Camp, which takes place at Malvern Preparatory School on June 22-23. Directing the camp will be Villanova Rugby Coach Jack Foley. The camp is open to boys and girls age 13-18.

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Susquehanna vs Franklin & Marshall

Susquehanna, F&M Battle in NSCRO National Semifinals

EPRU teams did very well in the National Small College Rugby Organization National Championship, held June 4-5, 2016 at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA.

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Cheesesteak 7s

2016 Cheesesteak 7s Tournament

One day tournament, July 9, hosted by Brandywine Women's RFC. Open to 16 men's club teams, 16 women's club teams, 4 high school boys teams and 4 high school girls teams. Entry fee $225 for club teams, $150 for high school teams. Due by June 30. Club fee $250 after June 30.

Contact Tournament Director: Lindsay Watson  president@brandywinerugby.org  215-806-0105 

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2016 MAC Qualifier - Wilmington 7s

a sanctioned MAC 7s Qualifier hosted by Wilmington RFC on June 25 at Alapocas State Run Park. We have 5 divisions this year, Men's Premier, Open & Social and Women's Premier and Social. Entry fee is $250. As of 6/22/16 we are currently full in all divisions with the exception of the Men's Social division. We are in need of one more Men's social team
Tournament Director: Will Baker bakerwil@udel.edu  302-437-4161

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URugby at Surfside Schuylkill River's 7s program

Schuylkill River 7s launches U23 Academy Team

One of the most successful 7s programs over the last decade, Schuylkill River RFC (Philadelphia, Pa), adds a new layer to its young, but storied history. Beginning this summer, Schuylkill River is proud to announce the formation of its U23 7s Academy that will compete throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. SR has tabbed one of nation's most well-known and renowned coaches, William "Biddy" Boyle, to guide this young squad. 

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