EPRU News - The Rugby Report - June 14 2017

An Open Letter to All Members of the EPRU

Please read this letter from Frank Lentz regarding the passing of Dana Bateman.

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North Penn RFC's Rich History on Spotlight

North Penn RFC has been around since 1988 and has grown into a full on fraternity of teams for all ages and genders. They are highlighted this week ahead of their Annual 7s Tournament that takes place this Saturday, June 17th which will take place at John S. Clemens Memorial Park in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. 

Read about North Penn RFC's Rich History »

Rowan University Hosting Rugby Clinic on August 5th

Rowan University will be hosting a Rugby Skills Clinic on August 5th to help raising high school students perfect their skills on the pitch. This is a great opportunity to give soon to be high school graduates an opportunity to work with collegiate rugby athletes and coaches. 

Read more about the Rowan University Rugby Clinic »

Mount St. Mary's Wins Philadelphia Cup at 2017 CRCs

Mount St. Mary's Men's Rugby team became division champions after a 15-12 win over Fordham at the 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate College Championship. 

Read more about Mount St. Mary's Road to Becoming the Philadelphia Cup Champions »

Upcoming Tournaments

As winter turns to spring, the rugby seasons starts back up again. A total of 10 EPRU member teams are hosting a rugby tournament this spring. Check out the full listing on our calendar »

North Penn 7s

June 17, 2017 (9:00 am) - The North Penn 7s is hosted by the North Penn RFC at John Clemons Memorial Park in Hatfield this year. A total of 20 club men's teams and 8 club women's teams are able to compete in this tournament. The entry fee is $250, due by June 14th. Full details »

Harrisburg 7s

June 24, 2017 (9:00 am) - Harrisburg RFC is hosting the Harrisburg 7s tournament at Campbelltown Fire Dept. It is open to 18-25 club men's teams, 10-15 club women's teams and 8-10 social sides. The entry fee is $200 per team. Full details »

Cheesesteak 7s 

July 8, 2017 (8:00 am) - The Cheesesteak 7s is hosted by Brandywine Women's RFC at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, DE. 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. Full details »

Surfside 7s

July 15, 2017 (7:15 am) - The annual Surfside 7s will be hosted by the Philadelphia-Whitemarsh RFC in Stone Harbor, NJ. The tournament is open to 22 club men's teams, 16 club women's teams, 8 high school boys teams and social sides. The entry fee is $450, due June 1. Full details »

Philadelphia 10s

August 5, 2017 (8:00 am) - Northeast Philadelphia RFC is hosting the Philadelphia 10s at the Academy Sabres Field this summer. Only 8 club men's teams, 8 club women's teams and 8 social sides will compete in this tournament. The entry fee is $300 per team. Full details »

EPRU Apparel and More

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