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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.

September 20, 2016 Timothee Guillimin, French fly-half signs with Austin Huns Austin Huns Release: Thierry Daupin (September 20, 2016) The Austin Huns are thrilled to announce Timothee Guillimin as the new addition to the backline for the next three seasons. Timothee is a player of many qualities and massive potential, his international appearances for France are a testament to exceptional abilities as a rugby athlete.  Of the 60,000 teenage rugby players in France, less than 100 are chosen to represent France in their age group international competitions in any given year. Timothee was selected for both the U-16 and U-18 France…

September 19, 2016 Philadelphia-Whitemarsh Wins Against Old Gaelic Photo: Philadelphia-Whitemarsh Philadelphia-Whitemarsh Release: Kyle Antoian An early showdown loomed between the MAC favorites Philly-Whitemarsh and Old Gaelic. Old foes. New season. PW traveled with redemption in mind after suffering a beating by their central PA counterparts last spring. Old Gaelic looked to solidify its dominance over the big city folk. There were many questions for both squads as they seek to top the table in the North division. This match was going to provide the answers. Normally considered a forwards team that plays northern hemisphere style rugby, Old Gaelic looked to…

September 14, 2016 Mystic River Beats Household Cavalry RFC from London Photo: Mystic River Rugby of Mystic River & Household Cavalry RFC Doug Coil On Tuesday, September 13th, the Mystic River Rugby Club hosted the Household Cavalry RFC from London in Melrose, Massachusetts in their final tuneup prior to beginning their American Rugby Premiership season. They emerged with a 71-10 win and they look toward this weekend for more rugby action. This Saturday, September 17, they travel to Randall’s island in New York City for a 2pm ARP match against Old Blue. Their D2 Barbarians side also will be playing…

September 12, 2016 Laramie Lumberjacks Beat Queen City D4 in their Inaugural Rugby Match Photo: Laramie Lumberjacks Rugby Club Doug Coil The Division 4 season of the Rocky Mountain Rugby Union began this past Saturday, September 10th, as new club the Laramie Lumberjacks hosted Queen City D4 in Laramie, Wyoming. The Lumberjacks came away with a 57-12 win in their inaugural match against Queen City development D4 side. Last year the Queen City D3 side reached the playoff finals against the Denver Highlanders D3 side to see who would represent the Rocky Mountain Union at the Frontier playoffs. Division 4…

September 12, 2016 Clayton Bootleggers Beat Fort Bragg in Opener & Gain First D3 Win Photo: Clayton Bootleggers Doug Coil This article is based on a Clayton Bootleggers match recap. The Clayton Bootleggers opened their first Division 3 season at home against Fort Bragg and debuted in style with a 48-10 win. This win will long be remembered by the club as it was their first official D3 win. Fort Bragg played an aggressive defense during the match and the victory margin doesn’t reflect how the match was contested. Clayton Head Coach Rich Munro said “There are things we need…

September 12, 2016 Village Lions Win Against White Plains to Open D2 Rugby Season Doug Coil The Village Lions hosted White Plains in a season opener Empire GU Rugby D2 Men’s match over the weekend and emerged with a 25-18 win. The Village Lions forwards went into contact in the middle before center Bryan McCorkle went in for the try, which was then converted by Hubert for a 7-0 lead. White Plains answered back with a pair of penalty kicks by wing Connor McCauley to narrow the lead to within one.  The Lions scored again in the 26th minute with…

September 9, 2016 Minnesota Valkyries New Coaching Staff for 2016-2017 Season Photo: Nathan Osborne Minnesota Valkyries Release: Courtney Stevens MINNEAPOLIS, September 9, 2016—The Minnesota Valkyries are set to kick off regular season league play on Saturday with a new coaching staff at the helm. Head coach Nate Osborne and assistant coaches Chalie Baleirara, Simon Sutcliffe, and Ash Horobin will be pulling double duty this fall, splitting coaching time between the Valkyries and Metropolis Rugby Club. All four men bring a wealth of international rugby knowledge and have coached at multiple levels of the game. We talked to Osborne, Baleirara and Sutcliffe about their rugby experience…

September 6, 2106 Austin Huns Open Combine Austin Huns Release: September 6, 2016 The Austin Huns announce an exciting milestone on the road towards their first season of elite rugby in Austin, TX. The team is set to host their first open combine and tryouts for athletes who are hoping to play elite rugby beginning in the Fall of 2016. The 2-Day combine is in Austin, TX at Huns Field from October 1-2, 2016. Coaches from all divisions (Elite, D1, D2, D3) of the team will be on site to gauge player athleticism and abilities. Athletes must be 18 years…

September 1, 2016 Austin Huns Hire Daniel De Villiers as the Backline Coach Austin Huns Release Austin, TX (September 1, 2016). – The Austin Huns have hired Daniel De Villiers as the Backline Coach for the next 3 seasons. Daniel brings over 14 years of 7’s & 15’s coaching experience to the Austin Huns. His coaching resume includes club, provincial and intentional teams such as CSM Bucuresti, Timisoara Saracens, Rugby Skills Academy (South Africa), Rugby Roma Olimpic (Italy Top 10), Tunisia National and 7’s team, and PUMAS. Daniel’s rugby philosophy is “work hard, do the small things well,” which has…

August 27, 2016 New York Athletic Club Hosts Capital Rugby Union Men’s Selects Doug Coil The New York Athletic Club Rugby Club hosts the Capital Rugby Union Selects this Saturday. The kickoff is at 1:15pm. Mike Tolkin returns to take the head coaching reigns for NYAC. Chris Porter is the head coach for the Capital Rugby Union Selects and is assisted by Roland Pratt. This high performance match will help prepare NYAC for the American Rugby Premiership season, which begins September 10th. New York Athletic Club will travel to play Boston Rugby Club that day. For the Capital Rugby Union,…

August 5, 2016 Mike Tolkin Returns as New York Athletic Rugby Club Coach NYAC Rugby Release: NYAC Rugby proudly announces the return of Coach Mike Tolkin. Coach Tolkin, after successfully and proudly serving USA Rugby as Head Coach has returned back home to his NYAC Rugby family. If  you are in the NYC area and want an opportunity to play under the USA Eagles former Head Coach, Multi-National Championship winner and compete in the A.R.P., come out for NYAC Rugby. You can us on Facebook.

August 2, 2016 USA Rugby 2016 Men’s & Women’s Club 7s National Championships Doug Coil The 16 team men’s division and 16 team women’s division at the USA Rugby Club National Championships at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado has been finalized. The Men’s and Women’s Pool matches and quarter-finals will be held on Saturday, August 13 and the Cup round on Sunday, August 14. The Pools and Pool match schedule for both the men and women are listed below. Men’s Pools A: Seattle Saracens, Austin Huns, Kansas City Blues, New Orleans B: Rugby Utah, Northern Virginia, Belmont…

July 30, 2016 Rugby Utah Launches Men’s Premier Division, Iosepa Shield & Pathway to Elite Provincial Team Photo: Rugby Utah Rugby Utah Release: Kimball Kjar, July 29, 2016 Salt Lake City, UT—Rugby Utah announced today the formation of the country’s first state-based men’s rugby competition purposefully built to simultaneously support local club and elite level pathways. This new competition called the Rugby Utah Men’s Premier Division (MPD) will unite new and existing men’s clubs along the Wasatch Front to compete for the new Iosepa Shield, the country’s only provincial-model state championship. The Rugby Utah MPD begins play August 27th and…

July 27, 2016 Women’s Premier League Rugby Fall 2016 Schedule Photo: Women’s Premier League Rugby Doug Coil The Women’s Premier League Rugby Fall 2016 season begins on September 10 and will continue through October 30. The eight teams are divided into East and West and the respective regions will play the other regional teams twice during the season, home and away. Upon the conclusion of the season, the WPL Championships will be held November 11-13 at Life University in Georgia. East Teams Atlanta Harlequins DC Furies New York Rugby Club Twin Cities Amazons West Teams Berkeley All-Blues Glendale Raptors Oregon…

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