Penn State Subaru 7s

2016 Subaru 7s

The 15th Annual Subaru 7s rugby tournament will be held on Saturday May 21, 2016 at the Alapocas Run State Park rugby facility in Wilmington, DE. Alapocas Run State Park is located just 2 minutes off I-95 and all three rugby fields for tournament play are regulation size. On-site facilities include picnic areas, adventure playground, restrooms and concessions.  2016 participating teams include multiple men’s CRC, ladies CRC, Philadelphia Division, and HSRC squads.

Read more »
Susquehanna University Men's Rugby

Susquehanna Punches Ticket to NSCRO Nationals

On March 19 Susquehanna University men's rugby won the 1st of 8 national qualifiers for the NSCRO National 7s Championship on a snowy field in Middletown, VA.

Read more »

2016 Schuylkill River 7s

One day event hosted by Schuylkill River Rugby at Pennypack Park. 

Read more »
Keystone Conference

Temple Captures Keystone 7s on Home Turf

Temple University captured the Cup at the second installment of the Keystone 7s series, held at Temple’s North Philadelphia campus on April 2. With one more leg to go, Temple and Madison Rugby sit atop the leader board tied in points.  

Read more »
RugbyPA Academies

RugbyPA Launch High School Boys Satellite Academies

As a key element to RugbyPA's player development and high performance pathway, RugbyPA launches their HS boys satellite rugby academies this spring. The three satellite academies, sponsored by Canterbury, will provide an inclusive, athlete-centered approach to player development. With a focus on core skill development, the RugbyPA academies endeavor to provide players top level coaching and high performance opportunities. 

Read more »
West Chester Wolfpack Rugby

West Chester Wolfpack Impresses in Bermuda

The West Chester High School rugby team was one of only two US boys’ squads to compete in last weekend’s Ariel Re Bermuda 7s in Hamilton, Bermuda. 

Read more »
Lafayette Indoor Rugby Clinic

Lafayette College Indoor Rugby Clinic a Great Success

More than 45 players attended a Youth Clinic delivered by former USA scrumhalf Mike Petri on March 5. The clinic was sponsored by Lafayette College Men’s Rugby. Lafayette College is a member of the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union and plays in its Small College league which leads to the National Small College Rugby Organization’s (NSCRO) 15s and 7s National Championships.

Read more »

NSCRO 7s Qualifying Tournament

East Penn Qualifying Tournament at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. Contact is Jon Niles <>

The National Championship will be held on June 4-5 in conjunction with the CRC 7s at Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Philadelphia. Once again there are to be 8 Qualifier 7s tournaments leading to the 2016 National Small College Rugby 7s Championship.

Read more »
Kutztown Rugby

Register Now for the Kutztown Sevens

The 3rd Annual Kutztown Sevens will bring 24 teams to the Kutztown campus on April 23.

Read more »
Youth Rugby Showcase

2nd Annual Youth Rugby Showcase

Neumann University Rugby is proud to host the Second Annual Youth Rugby Showcase on Sunday, March 13 on our turf pitch in Aston, PA. The first match is at 9:00AM. The Showcase is open to all member youth clubs in good standing. Girls sides are welcome should we have enough interest.

Read more »
Hooligans Win

12th Annual George B. Yasso Golf Tournament

The George B. Yasso golf tournament returns to Southmoore Golf Club in Bath, PA on April 23 (rain or shine). This event raises funds for the George B Yasso Memorial Fund, which supports scholarships for youth activities in the Bethlehem area. A day of golf, renewing old friendships, and remembering George, a beloved center and hooker for the Bethlehem Hooligans RFC, and after retirement, a terrific referee.

Read more »

EPRU President Announces Resignation

Dear EPRU Members,

 It is with an extremely heavy heart that I resign my position as President of the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union.

Read more »

Women's Collegiate 7s League - Spring 2016

The tournament schedule for the EPRU women's spring 7s league has been announced. Tournaments will take place at Ursinus, Gettysburg, Muhlenburg, Wesley, Mount St. Mary's and Susquehanna before the women's sevens championship at F&M in April. 

Read more »

Law Changes from World Rugby

World Rugby has published a number of minor law changes. A summary of the changes is here: USA Rugby has decided they will be in effect immediately.

Read more »
Rugby Referee

RESCHEDULED DATE: Level One 15's Officiating Course PLUS Free 'Try on Rugby' Ref Program for Women

New date and location. Get your Level 1 15's Referee Officiating Certification! You can earn extra spending money on the weekends and give back to the sport you love. The EPRU is hosting this course at Philadelphia University from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 28. Registration is now open!

Read more »
Frostbite Tournament

2016 Frostbite Tournament

Two day round robin tournament, February 27 & 28, open to college men and women, high school boys and girls and U-15 Tackle teams. Entry fee $400. Tournament Director: Tom Hallowell  717-434-8383  *Note* no alcohol, no smoking, no pets permitted at event

Read more »
Wayne State

2016 NSCRO Women's 7's National Championship

The 2016 NSCRO Women’s 7s National Championship will be held April 30-May 1, 2016 at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC. Franklin & Marshall College is a host school for the preliminary round. The Mount's Tasha Akoto and Meghan Reed have been named to the all-tournament team.

Read more »
Susquehanna University

EPRU Women's Collegiate 7s Championship

The 2016 EPRU women's collegiate sevens championship will be hosted by Franklin & Marshall College on April 16th. Structure for the 16-team tournament is below.

Read more »

EPRU News - The Rugby Report - Jan. 27, 2016

Don't miss the mandatory meetings taking place this week: the Referee's Society annual meeting and Tier 1/Tier 2 Men's College Meeting. Plus. there are updates on winter clinics including finding a facility for the women's collegiate basic skills clinic on Fen. 20. Check out all the latest news!

Read more »

IRB Strength & Conditioning Certification Course

This course is available to coaches interested in developing basic knowledge and understanding of practical conditioning skills.
The Strength & Conditioning course will be held Sunday, March 6, at Rutgers University in Werblin Gym starting promptly at 9 am.
Read more »


Subscribe to EPRU News Feed