Registration Now Open for 2012 Youth Development Conference, Atlanta, GA

USA Rugby is extremely excited to announce that registration for the 2012 Youth Development Conference is now open! This conference welcomes coaches, referees, and administrators from all over the country to participate in professional development opportunities focused on growing youth and high school rugby.

Who - Anyone interested in learning about current youth and high school best practices and new USA Rugby initiatives for 2012

Where - Atlanta, Georgia

When - January 27th-29th


Early Bird (Now until January 8th): $100

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East Stroudsburg University 27-7 over The College of New Jersey

2011 Men's Collegiate Final Results

On November 19th, the 2011 Men's Collegiate Finals wrapped up a fantastic season. In Division I Shippensburg University beat St. Josephs University 36-24 to take the Founders Cup and advance to the Sweet 16. East Stroudsburg, Lafayette, Rowan and Lock Haven both won in DII and DIII action.

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Villanova Rugby

Nov 18 - Friday Night Lights - Rugby Style

Lafayette v. Villanova in rugby playoff match this Friday, November 18 at 8:00pm. While the hearts of the majority of Lafayette football fans will be set on Saturday's renewal of the nation's oldest football rivalry on Saturday with Lehigh, there is a group of athletes who will be playing for Leopard honor on Friday night at Fisher field.

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Media Rugby U13

Media Youth Wolfpack U13

Media Youth Rugby (MYRFC) Wolfpack, an affiliate of Media RFC, is recruiting students for the new U13 team forming now. No experience necessary. Organizational meeting coming soon. COACHES NEEDED!  

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Rowan University Rugby

Nov 19th EPRU Mens College Division II and III Finals

You can throw out your scorecards, there are 2 matches this Saturday / 80 minutes each.  Winner takes it all. On 11/19 the EPRU Mens College Division II and III Finals will be held on Chiccino Athletic Fields in Bridgeport, PA. Rowan University takes on Ursinus College at noon in the DIII final. Immediately following,East Stroudsburg University will battle The College of New Jersey.

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Lock Haven is securing the ball in the lineout

NSCRO....bringing you the best in small college rugby Nov 19-20

National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO)....bringing you the best in small college rugby...invites everyone to attend the 2011 NSCRO Women's Collegiate Divisions 3 and 4 National Rugby Championships. Please share this "invite" with your world of rugby friends. Saturday Nov. 19 and Sunday Nov. 20 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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PWs Kurt Engle streaks through the Wilkes-Barre defense for a try

PWRFC Wins EPRU Division III with a perfect 8-0 Season

Philadelphia Whitemarsh finished the regular EPRU season with a perfect 8-0 season with a win today over Wilkes Barre. The win sets up PWRFC for the top seed in the MARFU playoffs in the spring of 2012. North Penn and Old Gaelic finished a razor-close second and third.

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Blackthorn RFC lost one of our founding members, Marshall Sturm

Marshall Sturm Benefit Nov 19th 2011

Last November, Blackthorn RFC lost one of our founding members, Marshall Sturm. On Saturday, November 19, 2011, Blackthorn RFC is hosting a benefit event in honor of Marshall.

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EPRU Ship v Delaware 2011

Women's Division II Collegiate Update

Division II women’s colleges in Eastern Pennsylvania took their first step into the post season this weekend, and Temple, La Salle, Shippensburg and Delaware are still in the hunt for a seed to the MARFU championships.

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2011 Mens College Division II and Division III Playoffs

The 2011 Mens College Division II and Division III Playoffs are under way.

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Caroline Butler and Tayler Shussler

2011 MARFU Under 19 Girls All Star Team Announced

The 2011 MARFU Under 19 Girls All Star team was selected on Sunday, October 2nd after a one day tryout in Shippensburg, PA. The MARFU U19 team, including 17 EPRU players, travel to Ft Lauderdale, Florida on November 18-20 to defend the U19 National Championship.

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Valley Forge Military Academy Head Coach Wanted

Valley Forge Military Academy Head Coach Wanted

VFMA is seeking a Head Rugby Coach for their academy team (grades 9-12) for the 2012 spring season. This is a seasonal position which offers a stipend and runs from March until May. If interested please contact Coach Lorusso by e-mail or phone.

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St. Joes Rugby

The Hawks vs The Owls Saturday at 4:00pm

A classic Philadelphia rivalry between the Temple Owls and the St. Joe Hawks will take place this Saturday at 4:00pm on the campus of St. Joseph's University. The Big Five match-up will be played on Finnessy Field, the main varsity athletic field for Saint Joseph's University.

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Schuylkill River

Washington (0-6) travels to Schuylkill (2-3) Saturday in Fairmount Park

Saturday's Washington vs. Schuylkill River (SR) match is scheduled to kickoff at 1:00pm at Memorial Hall Field in Fairmount Park. Coming in to the match, Schuylkill is 2-3 in league play, while Washington is 0-6.  A win for Schuylkill puts them closer to the goal of qualifying for the 2012 playoffs, while a loss dampens those chances considerably.

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Media Rugby

Media Hosts NOVA at 1pm at Chiccino Field

This Saturday Media will be hosting this Saturday in Bridgeport. In thier last match in a freezing cold conditions against DCs Washington Rugby Club, Media Rugby was able to overcome the mud, rain, sleet, and more mud to win decicively 59-0.  Prior to that match, Media defeated Schuylkill River Exiles 49-24 in a local DI clash.

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Univ of Delaware Halloween 7s

Halloween 7s - University of Delaware Saturday Oct 29

The University of Delaware has been selected as one of 15 tournament qualifiers for the National Collegiate 7s Championship on December 16-17 at Texas A & M. This weekend's sevens event is open, though, to all college teams in the area. Matches will be played between 10:00am and 5:00pm.

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USA Rugby Coaching Certification Courses - November 5 & 6, Camp Hill - REGISTER NOW

USA Rugby Coaching Certification Courses will be offered on November 5 & 6 from 8 am to 5 pm both days at the Trinity High School in Camp Hill.  Both courses, Introducing Rugby Course and Developing Rugby Skills will be offered. 

USA Rugby is extending the early registration for an additional week due to the short notice of the clinic availability.  That means the price of the early registration will be extended until October 28th, as opposed to October 21st.

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Rugby Chaps hitting the little white ball

Friday October 21st - 4th Annual 'Fight MS' Golf Outing

Jonesin' for a long weekend? Golf postponed 'til the 21st because of rain. Here's what you need - three pals, a round of golf, a couple of pops and a few laughs.

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October 11 - U15/U13 Meeting for All Current and New/Interested Teams

The 2012 U15/U13 EPRU meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. The meeting is for all current teams and any interested teams. All teams should be send a representative to this meeting.

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Josias A. Sterling Memorial

Josias A. Sterling Memorial “Apple Pie 7s” Tournament - Nov 25

The Josias A. Sterling Memorial Fund was established to honor the memory of Josias Sterling, St. Joseph’s Prep ’08. Josias tragically lost his life off the coast of New Jersey in the summer of ’09, after completing his freshman year at Temple University. Josias was a standout player on the Prep Rugby 2008 State Championship Team, and was Temple Rugby “Rookie of the Year – 2009”.

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