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USA Men’s Club Rugby is divided into West & East Leagues, each with 4
Conferences. Conferences include West (Pacific North & South, Frontier & Red River) & East (Atlantic North, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest & Southern). Levels include Premier and Divisions 1-4.

Mike Petri was named head coach of New York Athletic Club Rugby for the 2019 Elite Cup season. The Rugby United New York captain was named to the preliminary training squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. He had an outstanding MLR season and was named to the All-MLR Second Team. Following the season, he continued to be involved with rugby coaching clinics. Mike’s rugby career began his freshman year in 1998 at Xavier High School. He helped to lead the team to 3rd place in the East Coast Championship in 1999, and to becoming East Coast Champions in 2000-2002.…

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) kicks off the 2019 Fall season on Saturday with ORSU vs Berkely, In the 2018 WPL Championship, the  San Diego Surfers defeated Glendale 34-28, New York won the bronze with a 35-15 win over Twin Cities Amazon. Berkeley All Blues claimed 5th place with a 39-5 win over ORSU, Atlanta beat Chicago North Shore 42-7 for 7th place, with Beantown beating the DC Furies for 9th place. A challenge match was then played with Life West defeating 10th place DC Furies to join the competition in 2019. WPL commissioner Milla Sanes painted this fall’s competition…

Cleveland Iron Maidens Release The Cleveland Iron Maidens are pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Clunie as head coach for the 2019 / 2020 season! Clunie grew up in the Scottish youth rugby system at Glenrothes RFC. He enjoyed an accomplished playing career at both Junior and Senior level in Scotland, England and the United States over a 20 year period; captaining senior teams at both Littleborough RUFC and Ledbury RFC in England before relocating to the US. After a brief stint with Super League side Potomac Athletic Club he led Winchester Rugby of the Virginia Rugby Union as…

USA Rugby Release by Calder Cahill GREELEY, CO – With the inaugural Women’s Rugby All-Star Week only days away, the Women’s USA Club Rugby All-Stars have been selected and announced ahead of the weekend competition in Greeley, Colorado. Led by Head Coach Koma Gandy Fischbein, the 26 athlete squad heads to the University of Northern Colorado after being nominated by their club coaches, administrators, and USA Rugby National Team staff. First matched up with the Women’s Premier League (WPL) West All-Stars, the Club All-Stars will look to win the weekend against the winner of match two, featuring the WPL East…

Seattle Saracens Release: Seattle Saracens are delighted to announce Liz Kirk as their Women’s Program Director of Rugby. Club President, Kevin Flynn, said; “The club is incredibly fortunate in being able to have Liz run our program and the incredible amount of experience and talent that she brings with her. Liz is a great addition to our program. She has international and BCRU premiership rugby experience who knows what it takes to play elite rugby, so is therefore the perfect role model for our Women’s program. Liz is strongly aligned with the club’s core values, culture, mission and vision to…

Dallas RFC Release – July 10, 2019 The Dallas Rugby Football Club is excited to announce that Dallas RFC Hall of Fame member Filip Keuppens has been appointed as Director of Rugby for the 2019-20 season. He will oversee the coaching and player development at all levels of Dallas Rugby including Men’s Division 1, 2, 3, 4 (new for 2019-20), Women’s Division 2, and Youth sides. Born in Belgium, Fil grew up in Washington D.C., attended Rochester Institute of Technology for his undergraduate and graduate studies and is a U.S. Army Veteran.   As a player, Keuppens spent time playing with…

The New Jersey Selects faced Lansdowne Rugby Football Club 2nd XV from Dublin, Ireland at Monmouth Rugby Football Club’s home pitch, Thompson Park in Lincroft, NJ on Thursday, June 6. While the hosts jumped out to a 12-0 lead, Lansdowne FC prevailed 38-24. Lansdowne 2nd XV defeated Boston Irish Wolfhounds 28-21 on June 1, while their 1st XV  lost 46-29 to the New England Free Jacks. The team will conclude their U.S. tour in New York with the 1st XV playing New York Athletic Club at Noon on June 8 at Travers Island. Monmouth Rugby Club played Lansdowne in 1979…

White Plains Rugby Club Release White Plains, NY, May 8, 2019   White Plains Rugby Club has appointed Phil Terrigno to the role of head 7’s coach for Summer, 2019.  Terrigno is an assistant coach at nationally-ranked Army West Point Men’s rugby and the U20’s coach for Rugby United New York in Major League Rugby.  Terrigno, the former head coach at D1A program Texas Tech University, has vast global coaching experience having completed coach education with the Tafel Lager Griquas (Currie Cup, South Africa) and Benetton Treviso (Pro14, Italy).  We are very excited to welcome Phil to the White Plains Rugby…

Hawaii Rugby Union Men’s XVs 2019 Season Schedule The Hawaii Rugby Union began the Men’s XVs 2019 season on February 2. Women are playing rugby 10s. Feb 2: 1pm Titans 8-24 Kalihi Raiders – Highlights 3 pm Marist 20-13 Timberwolves – Highlights Feb. 9: coaches and referees clinics. Feb. 16: 1 pm Harlequins 0-24 Marist 3 pm Titans 39-7 Timberwolves Feb. 23: 1 pm Marist vs Titans 3 pm Harlequins vs. Kalihi Raiders Mar. 2: 1 pm Timberwolves vs Kalihi Raiders 3 pm Harlequins vs Titans Mar. 9: 1 pm Timberwolves vs Harlequins 3 pm Marist vs Raiders Point system…

USA Rugby South Release USA Rugby South Men’s 15’s program is pleased to announce Zach Miller has been appointed the head coach for the newly formed USARS U-23 men’s squad that will be competing in the elite division of the Savannah tournament next month. Coach Miller came through the Life University rugby program where he played for 3 national 15’s championships and has been coached by some of the top US rugby coaching names including Jason Payne, Tui Osborne, Paul Emerick, Salty Thomson, Paul Barford, Scott Lawrence, and Alex Magleby. In addition to his extensive playing resume at Life U…

Legend has it that if you see a shooting star, make a wish and it will come true. This practice has been followed in many cultures, since ancient times. The Capital Rugby Union Selects did see shooting Stars on Sunday, as the Selects Men beat the Stars Rugby XVs 54-5, the Women’s Selects won 47-5, with the Women’s Development team claiming a third win on the day 35-15 against the Allegheny Rugby Union All-Stars. The Capital Selects Men and Women’s match may be viewed on Next Level Rugby YouTube, with the Women’s Development match also available. I had a chance…

Dallas Harlequins Release DALLAS HARLEQUINS RFC is delighted to announce their 2018-2019 season will be boosted by the support of world-renowned Nacsport Video Analysis Software. Nacsport & its products, trusted and used by some of the biggest names across the world of sport and rugby-including Liverpool FC, Arsenal, Atlético Madrid, Sevilla CF, Gloucester Rugby, Scottish Rugby Union and England Rugby League-offer customizable video analysis specifically built with the goal to empower the quality of feedback available to players, coaches, and analysts. The Quins staff and players stand to receive a full analysis of all their RRRC Men’s D1 fixtures through the utility of…

West Houston Rugby Club: Austin Huns, Galveston, HOBOs This article was edited from information supplied by West Houston Rugby Club Men’s Team Manager, Grant A. Cole. With the linkage between the West Houston Rugby Club and the Houston SaberCats, the team played two friendlies matches Saturday with the D1 team sending 21 players to Austin, Texas and the D4 team having 18 players for the match in Katy. Nine players also played on the Houston Olde Boys in the HOBOs Masters Tourney. What a difference a year makes with 49 players on three different teams competing in three different comps…

USA Rugby Elite Cup Championship The Chicago Lions, 5-1 in the Midwest Rugby Union Premiership, hosted 6-0 American Rugby Premiership Old Blue of New York at Hope Field in Chicago on Saturday, October 27. Old Blue raced to a 33-3 lead at the break and withstood a second half surge by the Lions to win the USA Rugby Elite Cup Championship 38-29. The Chicago Lions got on the board in the first minute after Harrison Deck slotted a penalty kick for a 3-0 lead. After that the first half scoring went to Old Blue. Fullback Luke Hume scored back to…

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