EPRU News - The Rugby Report - May 3rd, 2018

2017 Albright Women Rugby

Club Spotlight: Albright College Women

Albright College Women's Rugby Club has a long list talented players and exceptional wins throughout the years. As a way to highlight their dedication to the sport, the Lions earn this week's EPRU club spotlight.

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Undefeated Philadelphia Gryphons Advance To Their First MAC Playoffs 

The city’s gay and inclusive men's team is set to compete in the Mid-Atlantic Conference Division 4 championship on Saturday, May 5 down in Leesburg, VA and take on longtime rival the Washington Renegades – the crowning achievement of the team’s first ever undefeated season this past fall. That historic season marked a major milestone for the Gryphons as they celebrate their 15th anniversary in 2018.

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Upcoming Tournaments

Atlantic City Rugby Invitational 

Join the Jersey Shore RFC for the only 15’s rugby tournament at the Jersey Shore on Saturday, May 5. The tournament will consist of 10-12 teams with each team playing a minimum of 3 matches. In addition, there will be matches for the top four teams to determine the tournament champion and runners up. Learn more »

Subaru 7s

The 17th annual Subaru 7s rugby tournament will take place on Saturday, May 19 at the Alapocas Run State park rugby facility in Wilmington, Delaware. Online registration is now open. Early bird registration runs until March 31. Learn more »

Son of a Beach Tournament

The Son of a Beach Rugby Tournament, hosted by Phoenixville White Horse Women and Delmarva Men's Rugby, will take place Saturday, May 19. Registration is open to 12 club men's teams and 8 club women's teams. The entry fee is due by April 30. Learn more »

Lehigh Valley 7s

The Lehigh Valley Rugby Football Club will be holding their annual 7s tournament on . In it's 43rd year, the Lehigh Valley 7s is open to 30 teams from both the men's and women's division. Learn more »

North Penn 7s

North Penn Rugby Club is once again sponsoring their Annual Summer 7s Tournament on Saturday, June 16 at 9am to 4pm. Host to the best local teams the area has to offer, the tournament is open to 20 club men's teams and 8 club women's teams. Learn more »

EPRU 7s and 15s Coordinators Needed

The EPRU is currently looking to fill two coordinator roles for sevens and fifteens competition. Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. EST on Sunday, May 6. All interested candidates are encouraged to send their “rugby resume” and qualifications to Bryan Dewease at bdeweaseatgmail [dot] com

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Delmarva vs Prince William County

Delmarva’s 8 man, Justin Coleman, shows that the bigger they are, the harder they fall! Delmarva ran out of gas in the closing minutes and couldn't hold off the pack heavy Prince William County. Final score was 36-24.

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Susquehanna University Men Qualify for National 7s Championships

The Susquehanna University men's club rugby program competed at the National Championship 7s Qualifier on April 14 and 15 in Lancaster, Pa., winning the tournament and advancing to the 7s National Championship.

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EPRU Apparel and More

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