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Annual General Meeting of Members

Sunday, September 18, starting at 1:00, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in King of Prussia, PA. ALL members (that includes men's and women's clubs and men's and women's colleges) must send at least one representative to this Annual General Meeting. If you have a question if your team is an EPRU member, go to the Teams section on the Home page of www.epru.org and choose from the menu on the left.  

 

Meeting location:

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 260 Mall Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406

 

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Wilmington Rugby

Atlantic Cup XVs Tournament

With the fall season matches starting just a few weeks after, the Atlantic Cup hosted by Wilmington Rugby is the best opportunity for teams to prepare for their first competitive match of the fall.

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EPRU News - The Rugby Report - Aug 5 2016

The USA men and women will soon participate in the Summer Olympics in Rio.

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Moravian College Men Seek Assistant Coach

Moravian College is looking for a Level 200 Certified Coach to assist at practices and matches. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 pm, with the majority of matches played on Saturdays. Travel costs can be covered by the club's funds. The club is being built from the ground up with two championships under its belt in its first year.

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Nominations Open for Board of Directors

Nominations for candidates for the EPRU Board of Directors are now open. If you, or someone you know, might have an interest in serving, submit a short bio by September 1st to secretaryatepru [dot] org to include current club/college affiliation, address, phone, email(s).. Candidates must be CIPP'd with an EPRU member team and be at least 18 years old.
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Coed Rookie Rugby

Family Rookie Rugby Days at South Jersey RFC

We’d like to welcome aboard Jurie Swart, a former South African with two young kids who has stepped up to initiate a South Jersey Youth Rugby Program. His initial efforts have already obtained very positive feedback from both the Marlton and Medford Rec Councils, and is in the process of soliciting more area rec programs. 

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Brumbies Rugby

Aquis Brumbies Rugby Academy 2-Day Intensive Coach Development

The Brumbies Rugby coaching academy comes to St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD on August 6-7, 2016. The course, in its 10th year of delivery Internationally, has been presented to over 1000 coaches in the US alone. 

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EPRU News - The Rugby Report - June 22, 2016

If you're interested in coaching, there are lots of opportunities available as teams gear up for the fall. Before then, there's plenty of sevens rugby to be played. Get all the information on summer sevens tournaments and much more in this edition of the Rugby Report.

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Wesley College Men's Team Needs Coaches!

My name is D. Chris 'Coach Baby' Henry, the new Administrator & President of the Wesley Rugby Program in Dover, DE. 
I am currently recruiting a Head Coach and an Assistant for our Men's club, starting August for Fall 15's. 
All applicants must be USA Rugby Level 200 certified, approved through the Wesley College Administration by submitting a resume, valid drivers license and pass a security check.
At this time, unfortunately,  these are volunteer positions, however, pushing for a small stipend after budget approval.
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MAC 7s Qualifier Slug 7s

MAC Qualifier - Slug 7s

Mark your calendars for the third Mid-Atlantic Qualifier, the Slug 7s, scheduled on July 16th and hosted by Rocky Gorge.

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Wilkes Barre Breakers Rugby

Keystone Rugby Classic

The Keystone Rugby Classic is a one day 15's pre-season rugby tournament hosted by the Wilkes-Barre Breakers RFC for 10 men's club teams. The event takes place August 20, 2016 at the Luzerne Country Recreational Facility in Forty Fort, Pa.

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Schuylkill River Seeks Coaching Candidates

The Schuylkill River Rugby Football Club, based in Philadelphia, PA, is looking for head coaching candidates to help guide their Division 1 and Division 3 Men's sides. Schuylkill River boasts over 100 CIPP'd players and has most recently advanced to the MAC playoffs in both D1 and D3 play in 2016.

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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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Level 1 Officiating 15s Course

Register now for this Level 1 course on www.usarugby.org. Cost is $60.00. Questions can be directed to Tom Lyons at tlyons1745atgmail [dot] com

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MAC 7s Qualifiers Announced - Women's 7s Rep Needed

Locations and dates for the MAC 7's Qualifiers have been announced. 

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Philadelphia Women's RFC Announce Coaching Apprenticeship Opportunity

Philadelphia Women are now accepting applications for a Coaching Apprenticeship opportunity under current head coach, Bob Weir. Bob is an IRB Coach Educator and Trainer, a Coach Development Course Leader and graduate of USA Rugby's first Advanced Coaching Course. See the link below for complete details and how to apply.

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Atlantis Youth Rugby Sevens Camp

Atlantis Rugby Sevens Camp

Looking to improve your rugby skills by learning from the very best?  Don't miss the Atlantis 2016 Rugby Sevens Camp, which takes place at Malvern Preparatory School on June 22-23. Directing the camp will be Villanova Rugby Coach Jack Foley. The camp is open to boys and girls age 13-18.

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Susquehanna vs Franklin & Marshall

Susquehanna, F&M Battle in NSCRO National Semifinals

EPRU teams did very well in the National Small College Rugby Organization National Championship, held June 4-5, 2016 at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA.

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Cheesesteak 7s

2016 Cheesesteak 7s Tournament

One day tournament, July 9, hosted by Brandywine Women's RFC. Open to 16 men's club teams, 16 women's club teams, 4 high school boys teams and 4 high school girls teams. Entry fee $225 for club teams, $150 for high school teams. Due by June 30. Club fee $250 after June 30.

Contact Tournament Director: Lindsay Watson  presidentatbrandywinerugby [dot] org  215-806-0105 

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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

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