EPRU News - The Rugby Report - Feb 13 2017

EPRU Holds Scrumhalf Clinic with USA Eagle, Mike Petri

One of our most successful clinics to date was held on January 28, 2017  in Collegeville, PA. Approximately 30 coaches and 55 players learned new scrum-half skills from former USA Eagle scrum-half, Mike Petri. Coaches and players benefited from Mike's expertise as a 3 time Rugby World Cup scrum-half! Read more »

If you attended, don't forget to complete the survey that was emailed to you. View photos from the clinic »

Town Hall Meeting with USA Rugby CEO - February 24

Meet Dan Payne and enjoy an evening of refreshments and networking at the Yogi Berra Museum. Register today »

NSCRO Men's and Women's 7s Qualifying Tournaments Announced

The NSCRO Men's 7s Qualifying Tournament will be hosted by Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. Contact is Jon Niles. jon [dot] m [dot] nilesatgmail [dot] com for additional details.

The NSCRO Women's 7s Qualifying Tournament will be hosted by Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. Contact is Scott Stratton sstrattonrugbyatgmail [dot] com for more information.

The 16 team format with the winner receiving a bid to the NSCRO National Championship which will be held April 29-30, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA. Learn more » 

Philadelphia Women's Annual Collegiate Clinic - February 18

This three hour clinic will introduce athletes to some of the Philly Women players, refresh and teach body position in contact, and provide new insight to the game of rugby through passing drills and different variations of touch rugby.

Admission to the clinic is FREE, but we kindly ask that all athletes bring a non-perishable item to be donated to PhilAbundance. Registration is required »

Level 200 Coaching Clinic - February 19

All contact teams require an active Level 200 Coach to be in compliance with USA Rugby! Finish your certification on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 8am – 5pm with a Level 200 Coach Certification clinic. Entry deadline on 2/15/2017. Class will be held at Cumberland Valley High School. Register now »

Winter Touch Rugby

Be brave! Join the Phoenixville White Horse Women for some outdoor touch rugby every Saturday until February 25 from 10am to noon. Open to everyone! Join in today » 

Tournament Applications Past Due

If your club or college team is hosting a tournament in 2017, then your Tournament Application is past due. Once approved, the tournament will be added to the EPRU's master calendar on our website.  As of today, only six tournament applications have been received. Download the form »

Update Your Club Officers

Has your club changed officers recently? Remember that all changes must be reported promptly to the EPRU through our online webform.  

Please include President, Vice President, Match Secretary, Treasurer, Head Coach (and Assistants if you have them). Colleges should also include Faculty Advisor and Collegiate Official in Charge of Rugby. Update your information »

EPRU Apparel and More

Steamroller Rugby Supply is now carrying EPRU logo'd apparel (fleece jackets, long and short sleeve polos, etc) so keep warm and show your support for the EPRU! Buy today »

Also get our EPRU Car/Fridge Magnets and Window Clings for free! Order today »

Has Rugby positively impacted your life?

If so, you can submit your story for consideration in a book compilation of stories from around the world involving people at all levels of rugby and how rugby as positively impacted their lives. Submit your story to Positively Rugby's CEO, Jennie Reid, at positivelyrugbyatgmail [dot] com

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