Really, Life could have more fans than our local teams? Doubt it.

Life College has inadvertently put out a challenge to all in the EPRU. I don't think Life is going to out-fan our local EPRU teams! Check out the Life video. Then order CRC tickets at a discounted rate from the EPRU!

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Gumby - Temple Rugby Secret Weapon

Temple Rugby has a Secret Weapon

After a less than stellar showing last year at the CRC, Temple Rugby is taking their 2012 trip to the national invitational tournament more seriously. They will be 'loaded for bear' this year ... or at least for Pokey.

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Downingtown U-19 Girls

Downingtown Wins Battle for the Brandywine

This year’s “Battle for the Brandywine” ended up looking as if both teams had gone swimming in the river instead of playing rugby yesterday.  Soggy conditions and driving rain were the order of the day as Downingtown kicked off against divisional rival Unionville.  (see EPRU Girls league standings)

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North Penn 7s

for Club Men and Club Women at John S. Clemens Memorial Park, 500 Fairgrounds Road, Hatfield, PA. $225 entry fee by June 9.

Contact: Jason Delp
Email: jason [dot] delpatgmail [dot] com
Phone: 267-664-2378

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Break 'em in 7s 2012

at Forty Fort Soccer Field for 8-10 Club Men's teams. Entry fee $175 by May 4, $200 after.

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2012 Cheesesteak 7s

The tournament will be July 7th, 2011 in Wilmington, DE at the Alapocas Run State Park. 

Register now before all the slots are filled up!! Currently we have 4 divisions: Women's and Men's Premier and Women's and Men's Open.

The tournament fee is:

Senior & College 1st Side: $225 before July 1st ($250 after)
Senior & College Additional Side: $200

Register your team on the tournament website.

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Subaru 7s

at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, DE for 44 teams. Combination of Club Women, College Men & Women, HS Boys & Girls and U15 Non-Contact. All teams are guaranteed 3 games. Trophies to all group winners and runners-up. Entry fee $100 to $250 due by May 11. Proceeds support the Delaware Rugby Foundation

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EPRU Match of the Week

Cumberland Valley holds on to Cumberland Cup

The battle over the coveted Cumberland Cup was played this past Friday night between archrivals, Cumberland Valley (5-0) and Carlisle Thunder (5-1). Cumberland Valley hung on to the Cumberland Cup with a 13-7 victory (see High School Boys Standings).

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Prom Dress Tournament

For collegiate women's teams at York College, York, PA. Entry fee $250 by March 1. After March 1 $300.

Proceeds provide dresses to organizations helping underprivileged girls.

Contact: Sarah Serena
Email: sserenaatycp [dot] edu
Phone: 410-474-1845

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Philadelphia Collegiate Rugby Cup

Philadelphia, PA, tentatively Pennypack Park, for 21-24 collegiate men's teams. Entry fee $300 due by January 31, after January 31, $350. NO ALCOHOL PERMITTED

Contact: Jason McCartney
Email: monkeyruggeratyahoo [dot] com
Phone: 810-599-2646

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MARFU Women's Collegiate All Star Team Tryouts/Camps

The 2012 Collegiate All Star season is upon us! Women's players and coaches, read on...
  • All college aged (18-23) women are encouraged to participate.
  • This year is the final year of this event, which USA Rugby is changing in 2013 to reflect changing needs.
  • We have a short tryout season this year.
  • Players are encouraged to attend the May camps and learn some new techniques, styles, or just play next to some different players to build their skills and self-awareness.
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MARFU Women's Collegiate Playoffs

The MARFU Women's Collegiate playoffs began Saturday, March 24th with quarterfinal matches hosted by the higher seed.  Since there are only seven Division 1 Women's College teams in MARFU, the #1 seed, Penn State received a bye.  The results of the matches played are:

Division 1
Maryland 12-5 James Madison
Virginia 10-0 West Chester
Navy 41-0 Virginia Tech

Division 2
Shippensburg 45-0 Catholic
Mary Washington 29-5 Saint Mary's
George Washington 34-17 Delaware
Temple 42-5 William & Mary

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Ursinus Men’s Rugby victorious over American University

Ursinus Men’s Rugby Victorious over American University

Cheers to Ursinus Men’s Rugby who were victorious over American University in a St. Patrick’s Day contest in Washington, D.C., this pastweekend. The team now continues in the Nationals playoff competition. Junior Christian Poslock and his teammates prepare to face William and Mary College in VA on the 24th.

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Humanitarian Experience for Youth

Tucker Wallace Eagle Project

Hi everyone! My name is Tucker Wallace, I am 16 years old, and from Joplin, Missouri. This Summer, I have the opportunity to go to Tonga through HEFY (Humanitarian Experience for Youth) with several other youth to help rebuild an elementary school and add indoor plumbing in a village outside of Nuku Alofa.

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Downington Girls & West Carroll Girls to Represent EPRU at HS National Invitational Tournament

Teams Named for 2012 H.S. National Invitational

BOULDER, Colo. – The teams that will compete for the 2012 Emirates Airline USA Rugby High School National Invitational Tournament have been set. Eight teams will compete in each division; Boy’s High School (single school), Boy’s High School Club (multi-school), and Girl’s High School.

USA Rugby, acting on input from teams and stakeholders in the high school rugby community, altered the format of the tournament making it an invitational to help teams save money while maintaining a high level of play.

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Donnybrook Cup March 17th 2012

Donnybrook Cup 2012

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Rugby League and Rugby Union matches, Saturday March 17th at Widener Stadium (Quick Stadium).

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EPRU at the 2012 Vegas 7s

EPRU well represented at the Vegas 7s

As you travel around Sam Boyd Stadium on the campus of the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union is represented everywhere. Pockets of old boys hang in the stands while young potential Olympians from our union look on in awe as the best of the world compete.

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USA Sevens Rugby Television Schedule - Sat, Feb 12-Sun, Feb 13

Watch the USA 7's National Team play in the IRB World Sevens Series in Las Vegas.  Some matches will be LIVE.  Here's the schedule:

All times in ET

NBC Sports schedule

Saturday, February 12
3:30 - 6:00PM ET

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Hosts Needed for PA State Championship Events-Bids Due Feb 10

Any interested high school or club team is invited to submit an application to host one or more PA State Championship playoff events in May of 2012.  In 2012 we will be combining locations so as to host the boys high school and girls club quarterfinals on May 13, 2012 and we will be combining the semifinals and finals of all three divisions, boys high schools, boys clubs and girls clubs, in one host location on May 19 and 20, 2012.

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High School Boys: Only 3 slots left in the President's Day Tournament

For Boys High School/U19 teams - only 3 slots left for the President's Day Tournament on February 20 at the Iron Lakes Indoor Rugby Fields, Allentown, PA.  Guaranteed 3 games. Registration $125 per team.  Free lunch and t-shirt included.  Captains Meeting and registration at 8:00 a.m.

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