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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.

June 28, 2017 Glendale launches Men’s U20s Elite Development Program Photo: Infinity Park Infinity Park Release GLENDALE, COLO – American rugby is entering a new stage of professional athletics and increasing ability to compete on the international stage. With a new professional league set to launch in 2018, the need to develop young rugby players into high-performance athletes is greater than ever. The Glendale Men’s U20 Elite Development Program (EDP) is poised to meet the next generation of performance rugby development in the United States. The program serves to fill a key gap in the current pathway to high-performance American…

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June 21, 2017 Clayton Rugby Club to Host Carolinas Development  Camp Clayton RFC Release CLAYTON, NC – For the second consecutive year, the Clayton Rugby Football Club is proud to team up with the Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union to host a Player and Coaching Development Camp. The camp, scheduled for August 19-20 in Clayton, is for men’s and women’s players and coaches from clubs throughout the Carolinas. This year, the club is excited to bring in Chris Brown to lead the two-day camp. Based out of the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Brown is the USA’s Olympic 7s Lead…

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June 21, 2017 Women’s Rugby League All-Stars Squad to Face USA Women’s Eagles USA Rugby Release: June 21, 2017 The Women’s Premier League All-Stars, coached by New York Rugby Club’s James English and Oregon Rugby Sports Union’s Beckett Royce, will assemble in Southern California June 28 in preparation for the July 1 match against the USA Women’s Eagles. Kicking off at University of San Diego’s Torero Stadium immediately following the Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier between the USA Men’s Eagles and Canada, the Women’s Rugby Worlc Cup 2017 preparatory match will be broadcast live on The Rugby Channel. Tickets for…

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May 19, 2017 Schuylkill River U23 7s Program storms into year 2 Schuylkill River Exiles Release: May 19, 2017 Philadelphia, Pa- Mid Atlantic Men’s Open Champions, 21-5 overall record, and a winning streak that hit 17 games spanning 4 tournaments -For any observer, those stats jump out at you, when you consider those accomplishments were garnered by a group under 23 year olds against some of the best men’s clubs in the Mid-Atlantic, it’s astounding. “It’s our first tournament and first match together, some guys don’t even know each other’s names yet, and we lose by 1 point on the…

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May 17, 2017 Women’s Premier League 2017 Schedule Doug Coil The Women’s Premier League (WPL) announced the schedule for the Fall 2017 season. The Fall 2017 season will begin Labor Day weekend with matches in Minnesota, Illinois, Massachusetts, and California. The season will last for ten weeks culminating with the National Championship at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 10-12, 2017. This Fall, the League has expanded from eight to ten teams. The Western Blue Conference is comprised of Chicago North Shore, Berkeley All Blues, Glendale Raptors, Oregon Sports Union, and San Diego Surfers. The Eastern Red Conference…

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May 16, 2017 Ontario Blues v Glendale Raptors Review  Photo: Rugby Ontario Rugby Ontario Release: May 16, 2017 (BURLINGTON, ON) – As May long weekend approaches and rugby season begins, a few of Ontario’s finest Senior Men’s players will be taking the pitch in Burlington in what is likely to be the most anticipated games on the Blues’ calendar. The Blues will be taking on the Glendale Raptors at Sherwood Forest Park in Burlington, Ontario on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Gates will open at 1:00pm EDT and the two North American sides will kick-off at 3:00pm EDT. The Glendale Raptors…

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May 12, 2017 Luke Gross Joins Glendale Raptors Rugby Glendale Raptors Rugby Release: May 12, 2017 Gross to head up development pathway from youth to pro. GLENDALE, CO: The Glendale Rugby Football Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Luke Gross as Director of Rugby Development. Prior to joining the Glendale Rugby staff, Luke worked for several years with USA Rugby as the High-Performance Player Development Manager, coaching at USA Eagles and All-Americans camps and most recently served as Head Coach of the now-defunct Sacramento Express PRO Rugby team. “I’ve always admired the program at Glendale and am thrilled…

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May 10, 2017 Empire GU Hosts Women’s Development Camp at Rutgers Photo: Empire GU Empire GU Rugby Release The Empire GU will be hosting its first Women’s Development weekend at Rutgers University, NJ on Saturday & Sunday May 20th/21st 2017, 10am – 2.00pm. The camp will provide players and coaches of all levels the chance to work with USA Rugby All-American coaches as well as current USA Rugby Women’s Eagles Tiff Faaee and Alycia Washington. The weekend will also be used as a selection tool for Empire GU Women’s Select Side for 2017 and a USA Rugby WNT Pathway National…

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Emily Record Joins ARPTC Summer Coaching Staff ARPTC Release: May 3, 2017 ARPTC welcomes Coach EMILY RECORD to our summer faculty, as part of our internship program! Emily played for Drexel University as well as the Philadelphia Women’s Rugby Club before she retired from playing to begin her coaching career. Coach Record began at UPENN before settling in as the current women’s coach at Endicott College, in Massachusetts. “I am thrilled to be learning from the excellent coaching staff at ARPTC and helping players reach their potential this summer!”

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May 1, 2017 Austin Huns D1 Red River Champs; D2 Play Richmond FC Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Doug Coil The Austin Huns are the Red River D1 Champions and advance to the USA Rugby Club Quarterfinals where they will play against the Pacific North Champion,  San Francisco Golden Gate on May 21. On May 6, the Austin Blacks will play Life West Gladiators and Belmont Shore will play OMBAC. The winners of those matches will play in the USA Rugby Club Quarterfinals. The Quarterfinals winner will then play either SFGG or the Austin Huns in the Semi-finals on May 22.…

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May 1, 2017 Empire GU Rugby & NERFU Men’s D2 & D3 Championships Doug Coil The Empire GU Rugby D2 and D3 Championships were held on Saturday, April 29. The D2 Final had #1 Seed Morris beating #2 seed Village Lions 28-22. Morris will advance to the D2 Atlantic North Championship against Mystic Barbarians, who beat Newport 31-25, May 6 at Dick Green Field in Albany, N.Y. The winner will advance to the USA Rugby Club Quarterfinals/Semi-finals at Founders Field in Pittsburgh, PA May 20-21. Full Empire GU D2 Playoffs Results In the D3 Championship, #1 seed Fairfield Yankees beat…

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May 1, 2017 Empire GU Rugby / NERFU Women’s Rugby Crossover Matches Doug Coil On Saturday, April 29, the Empire GU Rugby and New England Rugby Football Union had their Women’s Rugby D1 and D2 Semi-Final Crossover matches. In the D1 Semi-Finals, #1 Empire GU Rugby seed the Monmouth Renegades beat the NERFU #2 seed Boston 33-24. In the other Semi-Final, NERFU #1 seed Beantown won 53-5 over the #2 Empire GU seed Village Lions. Monmouth and Beantown will meet on May 6 at 4pm for the Atlantic North Championship at Dick Green Field in Albany, N.Y. The winner will…

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May 1, 2017 Titans Tame Marist to Win Hawaii Rugby Championship  Photo: Atama Vakalalabure Doug Coil The Hawaii Rugby Union Championship was won Saturday, April 29, as the Titans Rugby Club defeated the regular season leaders, Marist Hawaii 25-19 at Kapiolani Park. During the regular season, both teams finished with 9-1 records and split their head to head matches. Marist was awarded first place over the Titans based on head to head point differential. The Titans narrowly beat Marist earlier in April and the Championship went right down to the wire as the Titans won the Aloha Cup. In the…

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