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Club Spotlight: Phoenixville White Horse Women's RFC

Although they have only been together for 3 years, the Phoenixville White Horse Women's RFC has already made a name for themselves with hard work and dedication to the sport of rugby.

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Schuylkill River RFC

Schuykill River RFC and Philadelphia Women's RFC Both Compete in Club 7s Championships

After qualifying in the MAC 7s Tournament, the Schuykill River RFC and the Philadelphia Women's RFC traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota to compete in the National Clubs 7s Tournament. The tournament took place at the National Sport Center on Saturday, August 12th and Sunday, August 13th. 

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Photo courtesy of Northeast Irish Facebook Page

Club Spotlight: Northeast Philadelphia Women's RFC

With their annual Philadelphia 10s Tournament coming up this weekend, the Northeast Philadelphia Women's RFC is featured as this week's Club Spotlight.

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North Penn RFC

Club Spotlight: North Penn RFC

Since 1988 the North Penn RFC has provided the opportunity for rugby players from the Hatfield, PA area to play on the pitch for the first time in their lives or for those looking to continue their rugby careers. 

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tournament is open to 24 men's club teams and 16 women's club teams

2017 Lehigh Valley Summer 7s

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. Located in Beautiful Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the tournament will consist of three field or rugby action. Water & Ice is provided as well as medical trainers. The tournament also consists of the infamous "Wheelbarrow of Cheer" Raffle and much more!

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2017 Son of a Beach Tournament

The Son of a Beach Tournament is hosted by Delmarva Men's Rugby and is open to 12 club men's teams (15's) and 4 club women's teams (10's). The entry fee of $300 due by March 1st. After the due date, the entry fee changes to $350.

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Winter Touch Rugby

Winter Touch Rugby

Join the Phoenixville White Horse Women starting December 3rd at Phoenixville High School for some winter touch rugby! Touch will be every Saturday from 10am-12pm through February 25, 2017 and will take place on the upper turf (this is the one next to the baseball field, not in the stadium) and will be rain, snow or shine!

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Women's Club & College Teams - Feedback Wanted

The May 20, 2017 Son Of A Beach Tournament in Dewey Beach, Delaware is looking to expand this summer with a strong showing in the women's division. We are seeking feedback from local women's club & college teams during the early planning stages and would love input from team administrators as planning for the 2017 tournament gets underway. 
 
Please kindly take a minute to fill out this 3 question survey as well as pass it along. 
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2017 Philadelphia 10s

2017 Philadelphia 10s

The 4th annual Philadelphia 10s rugby tournament will be hosted by Northeast Philadelphia RFC at the Academy Sabres Field on August 5. The tournament is open to 16 men's teams and 8 women's teams.

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2017 Cheesesteak 7s

The Cheesesteak 7s will be hosted by Brandywine Women's RFC at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, DE this year. 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.

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2017 Harrisburg 7s

The Harrisburg 7s will be hosted by Harrisburg RFC at Campbelltown Fire Dept this year. The Tournament is only open to 18-25 club men's teams, 10-15 club women's teams and 8-10 social sides. The entry fee is $200, due by June 1st. After the due date the fee will be $250. 

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2017 North Penn 7s

The North Penn 7s will be hosted by the North Penn RFC at John Clemons Memorial Park in Hatfield this year. The tournament is open to 20 club men's teams and 8 club women's teams. The entry fee is $250, due by June 7th. 

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Sara Cox, first female rugby referee

Try on Rugby! Refereeing Course for Women - FREE for EPRU Women

Rugby NJ is sponsoring a Level 100 Referee Course for Women Only. Try On Rugby!  It will be held on Sunday, December 18, 2016, at Atlantic Sports Health (111 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ) from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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Pitch Side Concussion Assessment

Pitch Side Concussion Assessment

The law amendment trial, known as "Temporary replacement - Head Injury Assessment", or the Pitch Side Concussion Assessment (PSCA), is a global trial in Elite Rugby (Professional/International) ONLY. 

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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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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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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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2016 MAC Women's Club Championship

UPDATE: The bid has been awarded to Philadelphia Women's RFC.  The location will be Alapocas Run State Park, Wilmington, DE.

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2016 Annual Mandatory EPRRS Meeting

The 2016 EPRRS Annual Clinic will offer three separate locations on Saturday, January 30th. Remember, this is a mandatory session for all teams (Club, College, High School & Age Grade) that utilize the services of the EPRRS.  The Clinic will provide instruction for the year, as well as assistance for each club's officers in their dealings with the EPRRS.  The Clinic should take no more than two hours depending on questions from the crowd. 

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Schuylkill River Exiles

Host a MAC Men's or Women's Championship! Bids Due by Nov 30

The bidding process is now open for the Mid Atlantic Men's & Women's Club Championships. In 2016 the EPRU hosts the 15s championships (an EPRU team hosted the 7s championship in 2015). We need a host for the Men's & Women's events: Men's event on May 7-8, Women's event on May 14-15. Please complete the Bid Form (link below) and submit it by November 30th.
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EPRU 2015 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the EPRU will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in King of Prussia at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 13th. All teams are invited to send a representative to the meeting. Go to link below for additional details/directions.

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Philadelphia Women's Rugby Football Club

Philadelphia Women are Headed to Club 7s Nationals

Philadelphia Women's Rugby Football Club (PWRFC) will be competing at the 2015 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club 7s National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa on August 8-9, 2015.

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Phoenixville White Horse Women's logo

Phoenixville White Horse Women Seeking Head Coach

This is a great opportunity for a coach to help a newly-formed Division 3 team develop into a reputable and respected competitive club following the team's successful inaugural year.  For information on practices, duties and qualifications click the Attachment link.

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Rugby day at Dorey Park

2015 MAC 7s Qualifiers & Championship Venues Announced

Wilmington RFC will host two of the four events; one qualifier and the championship. Events will include club men and women.
June 20 - Richmond, VA (Monk Vaughan 7s at Dorey Park)  Read more for details on this tournament
June 27 - Wilmington, DE (Blue Ball 7s at Alapocas Run State Park)
July 11 -  NOVA (Battlefield/Ruggerrama 7s at Morven Park)
July 18 -  Wilmington, DE - Championships, Club Men and Women (Alapocas Run State Park)

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Force X Velocity

Rugby Combine through ForceXVelocity (Event Cancelled)

UPDATE June 7, 2015 - This event has been cancelled due to low registration numbers. There will be a Rugby Combine in NJ on June 13 so you can sign up for that event at  http://www.magnetwork.tv/#!Force-X-Velocity-to-Host-New-Jersey-Combine-J...

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Dragon Rugby Academy

Dragon Rugby Academy - June Camp

Registration is now open for male and female athletes ages 14-23. Dragon Rugby is partnering with Tiger Rugby to bring this exclusive opportunity to learn from the top coaches in the US. Our June camp will feature a combine-style atmosphere giving participants the opportunity to learn and show their skills in a professional environment.

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Lehigh Valley Rugby Football Club

42nd Annual Lehigh Valley Summer 7s

Hosted by Lehigh Valley RFC at Monocacy Park, Bethlehem, PA. Open to 26 men's club teams and 14 women's club teams. Entry fee $250. Three fields of action, water and ice provided, medical trainers and the infamous "Wheelbarrow of Cheer" raffle and more!
Tournament Director: Brett Biggs  610-428-9358  biggzee2@gmail.com

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CRC Collegiate Rugby Seminar

Free Collegiate Rugby Seminar with Mike Friday, USA 7s Coach

Collegiate and High School Coaches and Administrators are invited to a Collegiate Rugby Seminar titled "Program Building and Growing Stakeholders" on Friday, May 29 at 1:00 at the Sheraton Downtown in Philadelphia.

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Tackling Clinic at CRC 7s

Rhino Rugby 'Heads Up' Tackling Clinic at the CRC 7s

Register now for the clinic and to earn free tickets to the Collegiate Rugby Championship 7s at PPL Park. Former Philadelphia Eagles, Ike Reese and Hollis Thomas, will be there, as well as USA Eagle and New England Patriot, Nate Ebner. 

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North Penn 7s

2015 North Penn 7s

7s tournament for club men (20 teams) and club women (8 teams) at John S. Clemens Meml Park, Hatfield, PA. Entry fee $225 due by June 10, 2015 $250 after. Hong Kong format - guarantee of 3 games. Prizes for Cup, Plate and Bowl winners. Set of jerseys for winners.

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Force X Velocity

Opportunity to Get Athletic Testing - Teams or Players

Force X Velocity (FXV), a New Zealand based company, is coming to America and will be scheduling Athletic Testing Combines for rugby players. FXV tests and collects accurate, reliable and objective athletic performance measurements and sports specific data using the most advanced athlete testing technology. FXV is now creating a Rugby Athlete Testing Standard.

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2015 MAC 7s Men's & Women's Championships

hosted by Wilmington RFC. Tournament Director: Will Baker  302-437-4161  sevensdirector@wilmingtonrugby.com

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2015 Blue Ball 7s & MAC 7s Qualifier

hosted by Wilmington RFC at Alapocas Run State Park. Open to 20 men's and 12 women's club teams. Entry fee $225 before June 1. After June 1, $250.
Tournament Director: Will Baker  302-437-4161  sevensdirector@wilmingtonrugby.com

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Dave Pierce photo from Surfside Sevens 2014

2015 Break Em In 7s

The 5th Annual Break Em In 7s is hosted by the Wilkes-Barre RFC and takes place May 16, 2015 at Forty Fort Soccer Club Assn Fields.

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Philly Women Reading Their Story

Philadelphia Women Featured in Local Newspaper

Philly Women's Rugby is featured in the March 18-25 issue of Philadelphia Weekly. Check out the story here http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com/arts-and-culture/Hard-hitting_play-296...

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I Didn't Get CIPPed

USA Rugby Registration / Transfer Deadline - April 1, 2015

All players should be aware of the upcoming registration and transfer deadline for USA Rugby: Wednesday, April 1st 2015 at 11:59 pm MT. To fully understand this deadline, you are strongly encouraged to reference the USA Rugby Eligibility Regulations.

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Infinity Park, Glendale, CO

Venues for 2015 USA Rugby National Club Championships

The announced venues for the 2015 USA Rugby Club National Championships are:

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Updated CIPP Enforcement and Forfeit Policies

The EPRU Board of Directors voted to update the CIPP Enforcement Policy and the Forfeit Policy at their meeting on February 8th, 2015. Club officers and coaches should become familiar with these updated regulations.

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EPRRS Announces 2015 Annual Mandatory Clinic Dates

The Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Referees Society (EPRRS) has announced the dates and locations for the 2015 annual clinic (Feb 7 and March 7). The clinic is mandatory for all teams utilizing EPRRS referees. 

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White Horse Women

White Horse Women: The New Team on the Block

Who would have thought that a sign-up sheet posted in a social club would lead to kick starting a winning Division III Women’s Rugby Club named Phoenixville White Horse? “Work Hard, Play Harder” is the philosophy of White Horse Women’s Rugby and this group of ruggers surely does not disappoint.

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Volunteers Needed to Represent EPRU on MAC 7s Committee

There are several vacancies on the Mid Atlantic Conference 7s Committee. EPRU is currently in need of 2 representatives - one men's, one women's to represent the EPRU. Participation on the committee involves setting schedules, discussing any issues that arise during the season and reviewing bids for qualifiers and championship events. Topics may also include competition policy and guidelines.

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2015 USA Rugby 2015 National Development Summit

USA Rugby's National Development Summit - Register Now

The 2015 National Development Summit in Chicago brings best practices in rugby development for all coaches, referees, and administrators around the country. This can't-miss event is sure to be one of the best events of the year with sessions and clinics from the country's top experts!

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Referee

Level 1 Referee Course in Bethesda, MD

A Level One Referee Certification will be held January 31 in Bethesda, MD at Georgetown Prep. Match officials are need at all levels, regardless of age/commitment/availability. As the sport grows, officiating has to grow more quickly than it has in the past. The Olympics inclusion will bring even more players to the sport with more and more games at all levels. This class is where that pathway starts so players have a chance to enjoy the game in a safe and fair environment. It's also a great opportunity for extra income.  Rugby and extra money - who could say No to that?

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Serevi Rugby Camp

High Performance Player & Coach Camp

The Capital Rugby Union is partnering with Serevi Rugby to host this High Performance Camp the weekend of Feb 27-March 1 in Washington, DC. All coaches, 7s/15s/youth/hs/club/college, both certified and uncertified are invited to attend. All players, college and club, are also invited. Cost for coaches is $50, players $75. Details & registration at www.serevirugby.com/CRU

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NE Phila Irish 10s Tournament

2nd Annual Philadelphia 10's Tournament

hosted by NE Philadelphia Irish at the Academy Sabres Field. Open to 12 men's club teams and 6 women's club teams. Entry fee $300. Final deadline for payment is August 1st. Register at www.neprugby.com
Tournament Director: Dan Patterson  danp215@comcast.net

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Cheesesteak 7s

13th Annual Cheesesteak 7s

Hosted by Brandywine Women's RFC at Alapocas Run State Park, Wilmington, DE. Open to 16 club men's teams, 16 club women's teams, 4 HS boys teams, and 4 HS girls teams. Entry fee $225 for club teams, $150 for HS teams by June 30th. After June 30th, $250 for club teams, $150 for HS teams.
Tournament Director:  Lindsay Watson  215-806-0105  president@brandywinerugby.org

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Atlantic Cup

43rd Annual Atlantic Cup XVs

hosted by Wilmington RFC at Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, DE. Open to 8-12 club men's teams, 3-4 club women's teams, 3-4 college men's teams. Entry fee $400 by July 15th. After July 15th, $450.
Tournament Director:  Will Baker  302-437-4161  sevensdirector@wilmingtonrugby.com

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29th Annual Harrisburg 7s

at Campbelltown Volunteer Fire Co, Palmyra, PA. Open to 18-25 Club men's teams, 10-5 club women's teams, 5-6 hs boys team, 5-6 hs girls teams. Entry fee $200 due by June 1st. After June 1st, $250. Roster forms and more info at http://harrisburgrugby.com/?page_id=126
Tournament Director: Scott Strelec  717-951-8149  hrfc.strelec@gmail.com
*NOTES* No dogs, no fires, charcoal or gas grills allowed.

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3rd Annual Pocono Olympic 7s

at Mary Street Fields, East Stroudsburg, PA. Open to 8 men's club teams, 4-8 women's club teams, 8-16 HS boys teams, 4-8 HS girls teams and 8 Under 15 Tackle teams. Entry fee $200 due by June 1st. After June 1st, $250.
Tournament Director: Kevin Castner  570-460-2626  castner@live.com

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Josias Sterling

Rugby for a Good Cause: The Apple Pie 7s

Every year on the day after Thanksgiving, athletes gather in Fairmount Park to play rugby and honor the memory of a young man.

Josias A. Sterling was a standout rugby player at St. Joe’s Prep and a rising star on the Temple University rugby team when he tragically lost his life at Ocean City, N.J. in July 2009. Sterling was pulled out to sea by a riptide while standing in knee-deep water tossing a rugby ball with a friend. He did not know how to swim.

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NE Irish Rugby

Northeast Irish Rugby Club Seeks Players

Do you want to play Rugby? Get in shape, be part of an amazing club and have fun! The Northeast Irish Rugby Club in Philadelphia is looking for men and women interested in playing this exciting sport. Come on out! No experience necessary (must be 18+ to play).

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Rugby 10s Action

Philadelphia Rugby 10’s A Tremendous Success

Rugby teams across the region got an early start on their fall season by participating in the Philadelphia Rugby 10’s tournament on August 9.  It was the first time this rugby variation had been played in Philadelphia and eight men and four women’s teams did their best to crack the code to success.

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Crowne Plaza KOP

EPRU Annual General Meeting

The EPRU Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza, King of Prussia, PA beginning at 7:00 pm. All EPRU teams are invited to send a representative. The results of the election of the new Board Members will be announced. Other Union business will also be conducted. For directions, http://www.epru.org/about-epru/epru-meetings

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Women's World Cup 2014

Women's World Cup Starts August 1 in France

Watch local players Hope Rogers (Chambersburg, PA)  and Deven Owsiany (Royersford, PA) in the Women's Rugby World Cup

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Additional USA Rugby Coaching Certification Courses (Level 200 & 300)

A one-day Level 200 Coaching Certification Course will be held August 9th at Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD. For information and to register, go to http://usarugby.org/coaching-courses/course-calendar/item/level-200-cert...

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IRB Strength & Conditioning Certification Course

USA Rugby Coaching Development Program is pleased to offer the IRB Strength and Conditioning Certification course to coaches interested in developing basic knowledge and understanding of practical skills. The course will provide an ideal opportunity for coaches to increase their understanding of rugby training and its application to coaching. The primary aim of the course is to help coaches prepare a player to safely play rugby and reduce the risk of injury.

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Hosted by the The Harrisburg Rugby Football club

Harrisburg Sevens a Success

Men, women and under-19 rugby elites gathered in Campbelltown, Pa. on June 28, 2014 at the Campbelltown Volunteer Fire Company for the 28th Annual Harrisburg 7’s Rugby Tournament.

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Coaching Clinic - Level 200 Certification - August 9th

A USA Rugby Level 200 Coaching Course will be held on August 9 at Christian Brothers Academy, 850 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft, NJ 07738. The Level 200 courses consist of a required prerequisite online session and a 1 day in person clinic.

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North Penn 7s 2013

2014 North Penn Sevens

On Saturday June 14, the North Penn Men's Rugby Team held their annual sevens tournament at John Clemens field in Hatfield, Pa. It was another successful year with 16 Men's and 8 Women's teams competing in the tournament.

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2014 Blue Ball 7s (MAC 7s Qualifier)

The 2014 Blue Ball Sevens will be held at Saturday June 28th at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, Del. The tournament is the first  of four Mid-Atlantic Conference tournaments during the summer of 2014.

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Schuylkill River - Lehigh Valley 7s Men Winners

41st Annual Lehigh Valley Summer 7s

On a wonderful bright sunny June day the 41st Annual LVRFC Summer 7s Tournament kicked off at 9:30am on four fields of action. 38 teams in total, 28 men’s and 10 women’s, played a total of 57 pool matches.

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Son of a Beach Rugby Action

Delmarva Rugby Wins Son of a Beach 15s Tournament

Delmarva Rugby was able to pull out a hard fought win vs Second City Troop Rugby Club in the championship game of the first annual Son of a Beach Tournament. Both teams had won their first two games vs the Philly Griffins and the DC Scandals, which set up a closely matched final.

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2014 Subaru Sevens

2014 Subaru Sevens Results

The 13th annual Subaru 7’s took place this past Saturday May 17 under blue skies at Alapocas Run State Park, Wilmington, Delaware.

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2nd Annual Pocono Olympic 7s

The Pocono Olympic 7s tournament will be held on the picturesque campus of East Stroudsburg University, in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania. Following up on last year's success, this promises to be a great competition set at an outstanding venue playing Olympic 7s Rugby.

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Schuylkill River and Philadelphia Women Advance to Playoffs

Congratulations to the Mid Atlantic Conference (MAC) teams who are advancing to the USA Rugby quarter and semifinals weekend in Pittsburgh on May 17-18, 2014:

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Philadelphia 10s

1st Annual Philadelphia 10s Tournament

A 10-a-side tournament hosted by NE Philadelphia Irish at Fish Hatchery Field. Open to men's and women's club teams.

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Hosted by Wilmington Rugby

2014 MAC Playoffs Hosted by Wilmington RFC

The 2014 Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) playoffs for men’s and women’s 15s rugby will take place on April 26-27 in Wilmington, Del. The event is hosted by the Wilmington RFC.

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The Date is Set for Surfside Rugby Sevens

2014 Surfside Sevens

The date is officially set for the 11th Annual #SurfsideSevens. Note the 7:00am start time. Of course, we always strive to make it bigger and better than the year before. One thing will remain the same...We'll all be scorin' at the shore like we first did in 2004. In 2014, Surfside will be played in Wildwood, Wildwood Crest and Stone Harbor on Saturday and Sunday July 19th and 20th.

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Photo by Sarah Sall

Atlantis Rugby Open Sevens Camp

The Atlantis Rugby Corporation will host an Individual Testing and Open Rugby Sevens Camp for High School Boys/Girls, Collegiate and U23 Men and Women on Sunday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The camp will be valuable for novice and experienced players alike and is open to any male or female player registered with USA Rugby.

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Register Now to Play Rugby in Spring/Summer 2014

Excited for the spring rugby season? Before lacing up your boots, renew or register for your official USA Rugby 2013-2014 season membership TODAY! The new membership cycle takes effect August 15, 2013 and runs through August 31, 2014. Remember that ALL players, coaches and club administrators MUST be enrolled as a member with USA Rugby in order to participate in any rugby activity.

To register for any role with USA Rugby go to www.usarugby.org and click on the red REGISTER button at the top of the screen.

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USA National Championship Venues for 2014 Announced

USA National Championship Venues for 2014 Announced

BOULDER, Colo. – Locations have been finalized for eight divisions of the 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline National Championship Series.

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North Penn RFC

North Penn Women's Rugby is looking for a Head Coach

Founded as a Youth Rugby side in the spring of 1988, North Penn RFC is one of the few rugby organizations to have emerged from a Youth rugby side into a full-fledged athletic fraternity offering rugby to players of all ages. The club was founded on the premise that rugby can and should be built "from the ground up".  The club offers several competitive teams including a youth program, high school girls, high school boys, women’s and men’s. 

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Pocono Rugby Cup

This third annual event on March 29th is hosted by the East Stroudsburg Rugby Alumni Association at Burnley Athletic Fields. Open to men's and women's club sides and collegiate men's and women's sides. Entry fee $300 due by March 1st. After March 1st, $350.
Tournament Director: Mike DeFinis 570-977-4737 mjdefinis@yahoo.com

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Host Needed for 2014 USA Men's/Women's Senior Club Playoffs

USA Rugby is seeking hosts for the Men's and Women's Club Quarterfinals/Semifinals the weekend of May 17-18 in the Eastern half of the country.

If your club is interested please complete the Hosting Application (link below). If you have any questions about the process contact Jim Snyder at USA Rugby.

Hosting application: http://jotformpro.com/form/32694696982980

Thanks for the assistance.

 

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REGIONAL IRISH RFU COACHING SESSIONS WEEK OF FEB 17

~~REGIONAL IRISH RFU COACHING SESSIONS
Colin Moran, Irish RFU training manager, will be presenting three (3) regional coaching sessions this week.  Each two hour session will benefit anyone who is currently coaching or aspiring to coach.  Colin’s job for the Irish RFU is to train coaches. 
All of these regional 2 hour clinics are a condensed version of the 3 hour Coach Development Course which Colin will present on Sunday, February 23rd at the conclusion of USA RUGBY National Development Summit at the Hyatt Regency at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia

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28th Annual Harrisburg 7s

held at Campbelltown Volunteer Fire Company, 2818 Horseshoe Pike, Palmyra, PA 17078. Open to club men and women and high school boys and girls. Entry fee for men and women $200 before June 1 - after June 1 $250. Entry fee for high school boys and girls $150 before June 1 - after June 1 $200.

Tournament Director: Jeff Cook 717-554-8525 or cookjj2@gmail.com

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12th Annual Cheesesteak 7s

Hosted by the Brandywine Women's RFC at Alapocas Run State Park. Open to club men and women and high school boys and girls. Entry fee $225 for senior teams, $150 for HS teams by June 30th. After June 30th, $250 for senior teams, $150 for HS teams.

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

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4th Annual Break Em in 7s

event hosted by Wilkes-Barre RFC at Forty-Fort Soccer Club. Open to club men and club women. Entry fee $200 before May 1; after May 1 $250. Tournament Director: Mark Barry  570-472-1673  marktbarry22@hotmail.com

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East Penn Rugby Referee Society Mandatory Clinic

The date of the 2014 Annual Clinic for all clubs is Saturday, February 1. This is a mandatory session for all teams (Club, College, High School & Age Grade) that utilize the services of the EPRRS (East Penn Rugby Referee Society). The cost of the clinic is $50 per Club and will provide instruction for the year as well as a manual that will assist each Club's officers in their dealings with the EPRRS. 

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Level 200 Coaching Clinic in Mechanicsburg Set for January 25 SOLD OUT

Cumberland Valley Rugby Club, host of the Level 200 Coaching Clinic in Mechanicsburg on January 25, 2014, has announced that the clinic is sold out. A Level 200 Coaching Certification will be the minimum requirement for all coaches of contact teams, and consists of an online course and 1-day in person certification clinic.

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Coaching Clinic

USA Rugby-Sponsored EPRU Coaches Workshop and Roundtable Discussion Set for January 18

As EPRU rugby continues to grow in popularity and numbers, we need more and better prepared coaches for our players. This USA Rugby-sponsored session will emphasize various aspects of 15s, while focusing on the coach's continuous improvement of their skills in both the coaching and technical sides of the game. Coaches who attend the workshop will earn 8 Professional Development Credits from USA Rugby.

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2014 USA Rugby National Development Summit

Philadelphia to Host 2014 USA Rugby National Development Summit

Philadelphia will play host to the 2014 USA Rugby National Development Summit from February 21-23, 2014. Some of the top rugby experts in the country will present at the event, which figures to be an extremely valuable learning experience and networking opportunity for all who attend.

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South Jersey RFC Raising Money for a Teammate In Need

A South Jersey RFC player has suffered a severe hip injury on the rugby pitch, and now his teammates are looking to the EPRU community to help raise money for his sky-high medical bills.

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Keystone Women's Rugby Presents 6th Annual Date and Silent Auction

On December 7, 2013, Keystone Women's Rugby will be hosting their 6th Annual Date & Silent Auction. The event is scheduled for 6:00pm on the second floor of Drinker's Pub. The entry fee is $10 and will go directly to the Keystone Rugby Club's fundraising efforts.

The event will feature some great drink specials: $2 Bud Light Drafts, $3 Miller Lite Bottles, $4 Well Drinks, and $5 House Wine.

Come on our and support Keystone Women's Rugby at this great event!

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IRB's Chief Medical Officer Urges Rugby Community: "If in Doubt, Sit it Out"

Martin Raftery is the International Rugby Board's Chief Medical Officer, and he has a message for rugby players everywhere: If you think you have a concussion, you shouldn't play.

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Las Vegas International Tournament

Las Vegas International Tournament Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2014 Las Vegas International is now open. Taking place annually alongside the USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament, the 2014 Las Vegas International is scheduled for January 23-26.

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USA Rugby National Development Summit, Philadelphia

USA Rugby is hosting a USA Rugby National Development Summit on February 21-23, 2014 in the Philadelphia area.  This event is on track to be bigger and better than ever, featuring the best opportunity to learn and share about coaching, refereeing and administration.  Last year featured all of our national team coaching staff, our national panel referees, and top administrators teaching and sharing over the long weekend.

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The San Diego Surfers Rugby Club

Women's Premier League Championships Hosted by South Jersey Rugby Nov 8-10

South Jersey Rugby is proud to be hosting the 2013 Women's Premier League Championships November 8,10. Boasting some of the best women's rugby clubs in the nation, the WPL Championships are free to attend and feature all of the top women's club rugby action in one place!

Games will be played on Friday and Sunday in Cherry Hill, NJ. Friday will feature matches at 9:00am, 10:45am, 12:30pm, and 2:15pm; Sunday's matches will take place at 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm.

For more information about which teams are playing when, please consult the attached event schedule.

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Brandywine Women's Rugby Football Club Seeking Assistant Coach

Following an influx of many talented players over the last several seasons, Brandywine Women’s Rugby Football Club is in search of an Assistant Coach to help the team execute an aggressive match strategy and continue to develop into a premier Division II club.

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Atlantis Sevens

Atlantis Rugby to Host Sevens Testing and Development Camp

The Atlantis Rugby Corporation is hosting an individual testing and open rugby sevens camp for high school and collegiate rugby players on Sunday October 6, 2013 at 9:00AM at Alapocas Run State Park. The camp is open to male and female players who are registered with USA Rugby.

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2013 Cheesesteak Sevens

11th Annual Cheesesteak 7s

The 2013 Cheesesteak Sevens are hosted by Brandywine Women at the Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Pumpkinfest Women's 15s

Philadelphia Women's Rugby Club is pleased to announce they will host the 28th Pumpkinfest tournament at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, DE.

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Harrisburg 7s

27th Annual Harrisburg 7s

Register your team today! The tournament kicks off at 9 a.m. Men's, Women's, U19 Boy's and U19 Girl's Brackets! For questions or comments please contact Jennifer Bustamante 717-994-5477, sevens@harrisburgrugby.com

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2013 North Penn 7s

2013 North Penn 7s

North Penn Rugby Club 2013 7s Tournament for Club Men and Club Women - Hong Kong style format.

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 40 Years in the Making

40 Years in the Making... 2013 LVRFC Summer 7s

The Most Fun Tournament you'll play in this summer! Register now! Spots fill very quickly, capped at 40 teams. 8 teams denied entry last year. DO NOT MISS OUT!

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2013 Blue Ball 7s (MARFU 7s Qualifier)

2013 Blue Ball 7s (MARFU 7s Qualifier)

A MARFU 7s Qualifer tournament hosted by Wilmington RFC at the Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, Delaware. Entry fee $225 (late payment $250). Open to club men and club women teams. Format is pool play followed by playoffs.

Contact Tournament Director, DJ Wolf, at 302-690-7000 or email sevensdirector@wilmingtonrugby.com

 

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Break-Em 7s

3rd Annual Break Em in 7s

Hosted by Wilkes-Barre Breakers at the Forty-Fort Soccer Club Fields.  Entry fee for club men $200, for club women $175; 2nd side $150.  Hong Kong format, 3 games guaranteed. Open to club men and club women. Promoting the game of Rugby is our passion.  Saturday, May 18, 2013 will be our third year of hosting a Tournament in the Wilkes-Barre area since our club was established in 1973.  We have decided to keep the tournament as an Invitation only event for at least one more year.

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MARFU Women's 7s - Regional Camp and Tryout

MARFU Women 7s
2013 Regional Camp and Tryout

Open 7s Camp
Sunday June 23rd
10am-1pm
Location TBA
All players welcome.
Learn, perfect and apply your 7s skills, while having fun with other players from the Mid-Atlantic area.
The MARFU 7s coaches will assist in player development as well as identify players ready to tryout for the 2013 all-star squad. The squad will compete in the National All Star Championship (NASC) in late August (date and location to be announced by USA Rugby)

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Emil and the USA Eagles in Wellington, NZ

A Party Fit For an Emperor...Join Us in Honoring Emil Signes!

The details are in...come one, come all to celebrate and honor Emil Signes. The date is Saturday, February 9th at 9:30 p.m. at Firkin on Paradise, located at 4503 Paradise Road, across from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Contact sarahsall7@gmail.com to let her know you are coming!

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Atlantic Cup XVs

Atlantic Cup XVs

A 15s fall season warm-up hosted by Wilmington RFC at Hudson Fields in Lewes, Delaware. Entry fee $400 (late payment $450). Open to club men and women and Old Boys/Old Girls. Format is pool play followed by playoffs.

Contact Tournament Director, DJ Wolf at 302-690-7000 or email atlanticcup@wilmingtonrugby.com

 

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Philadelphia Women Travel to Colorado to Represent the EPRU

Philadelphia Women Travel to Colorado to Represent the EPRU

Ten players and coaches from Philadelphia Women's RFC traveled to Boulder, Colorado to represent the EPRU at the USA Rugby National All Star Championships on three different teams (USA Women's Eagles, MARFU Senior, and MARFU U23) June 9-11, 2006.

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