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Rugby Gives Back: Eastern Conn State, Mount St. Mary’s Make a Difference in Their Communities

Medford, NJ, May 10, 2016 - Creating a long-lasting and successful college rugby program does not just depend on maintaining a good standing with the University administration. Another important key to success is creating and maintaining a positive image both on campus and in the community.

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Lehigh Valley RFC

Lehigh Valley Rugby Seeking Coach(es) - Get Paid to Coach Rugby!

The Lehigh Valley Rugby Football Club, based in Bethlehem, PA, is looking for a Head Coach(es) for the Spring 2016 season and beyond. Lehigh Valley fields both Men’s and Women’s teams in Division 3 EPRU.

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Wilmington RFC

MAC Men's Club 15s Championship

The EPRU and Wilmington RFC are hosting the MAC Men's Club 15s Championship on May 14 and 15 at Alapocas State Run Park in Wilmington. 

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West Chester 7s

AIC Wins Inaugural West Chester 7s

The inaugural West Chester 7s Tournament took place April 16, hosted by West Chester University Women's Rugby. American International College defeated Army West Point, 26-12 in the title game to win the Cup.  

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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.

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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.

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2016 Schuylkill River 7s

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

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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.  

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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NSCRO 7s Qualifying Tournament

East Penn Qualifying Tournament at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. Contact is Jon Niles <jon.m.niles@gmail.com>

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.

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Kutztown Rugby

Register Now for the Kutztown Sevens

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Law Changes from World Rugby

World Rugby has published a number of minor law changes. A summary of the changes is here: http://rugbyrefsny.com/?p=572 USA Rugby has decided they will be in effect immediately.

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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! http://usarugby.org/referee-courses

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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 thallowellpa@gmail.com  717-434-8383  *Note* no alcohol, no smoking, no pets permitted at event

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