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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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Philadelphia Women

MAC Women's Club 15s Championship: Results

Last weekend (May 8-9) the EPRU and Philadelphia Women hosted the MAC Women's Club 15s Championship at Alapocas Run State Park.

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MAC Men's 15s Club Championship Results

The MAC Men's Club championship were settled on the weekend of May 14-15 at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, DE. The competition spanned two days with the majority of the championships being decided on Saturday.
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The Summer of Rugby Kick-Off Weekend

The 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is the pinnacle of college rugby sevens in America. Joins thousands of fans this June 4th and 5th at the largest college rugby festival in the nation featuring non-stop activities all weekend long. 

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2016 Rugby Seminar Sponsored by the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship

In tandem with the upcoming Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship there will be a Rugby Seminar titled "The Rugby Athlete, Program Building, The US Pathway, & Olympics – Youth, High School, College & Professional" on Friday, June 3rd at the Sheraton Downtown in Philadelphia. Registration opens at 1:00PM with the first panel kicking-off at 1:30PM.

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CRCs

Discount CRC 7s Tickets Through the EPRU

Get 15% off your tickets through the EPRU.  In addition to the matches, your ticket includes a free concert by O.A.R. on Saturday after the matches on the festival grounds adjacent to the stadium on the riverfront. 

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EPRU News: The Rugby Report - May 12, 2016

Spring is rapidly moving toward summer, but there's lots of great rugby still to be played around EPRU land, including of course the CRCs in Philadelphia (June 4-5). Find out what's coming up and what local teams have been doing recently in this edition of The Rugby Report.  

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East Stroudsburg University

2016 Pocono Olympic 7s

at the Mary Street fields in East Stroudsburg, PA. Open to 4-8 club men's teams, 4-8 club women's teams, 8-16 HS Boys teams, 4-8 HS Girls teams and 8 Under 15 Tackle teams. Entry fee $200 due by June 6. After June 6, $250. Tournament Director: Kevin Castner castner@live.com  570-460-2626

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Franklin and Marshall Rugby

F&M Wins 2016 East Penn 7s Championship, Qualifies for Nationals

On April 16 the F&M Men's Rugby Club swept the East Penn NSCRO qualifying tournament in Lancaster, PA, known locally as the “Dips Classic,” to capture the title and qualify for the NSCRO National Championship at Talon Energy Park (June 4-5, 2016). 

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Volunteer at the 2016 CRC7s

Due to the size of the upcoming Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship at Talon Energy Field, volunteers are crucial to its success. As a volunteer, you will receive official volunteer uniforms; and the opportunity to work alongside various major event stakeholders, such as NBC Sports.   

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