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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 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…

July 26, 2016 Austin Huns Partner with Green Sports Alliance Photo: Austin Huns Austin Huns Release: July 26, 2016 The Austin Huns are proud to announce a new partnership with the Green Sports Alliance, an internationally acclaimed non-profit organization dedicated to leveraging the cultural and market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities where we live and play. The partnership makes Austin Huns the first rugby club in the world to join the Green Sports Alliance. “We are very honored to be a part of such a reputable organization,” said Huns Rugby Management Owner, Richard Osborn. The Austin Huns…

July 22, 2016 Dallas Athletic Club Adds Women’s Rugby Photo: Dallas Athletic Rugby Club Dallas Athletic Release The Dallas Athletic Rugby Club is pleased to announce the formation of a Women’s side to enter competitive 15s play starting this season! We hope and, will work hard to ensure, that this will strengthen DARC as a rugby club for all. It is already helping to re-establish DARC’s long-standing ties with Plano Rugby. This gives the daughters of our old boys a place to play after high school and college. When combined with DARC’s acquisition of land for pitch development in northeast…

May 30, 2016 Chicago Lions Select Two 7s Coaches & Seek XVs Photo: Chicago Lions RFC Logo Doug Coil The Chicago Lions RFC have new head sevens coaches in David Fee and Jeremy Nash for the Men’s & Women’s Sevens Sides, respectively. They also seek a head coach for the Men’s XVs for the Fall, 2016. The Chicago Lions released coaching descriptions of their new coaches, as well as the selection criteria for the head XVs coach and is found below. David Fee The Chicago Lions are thrilled to bring local talent David Fee on board as the new…

May 26, 2016 Schuylkill River 7’s launches U23 Academy Schuylkill River 7s Press Release: Pat Boyle, Philadelphia, PA One of the most successful 7’s programs over the last decade, Schuylkill River RFC (Philadelphia, Pa), adds a new layer to its young, but storied history. Beginning this summer, Schuylkill River is proud to announce the formation of its U23 7’s Academy that will compete throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. SR has tabbed one of nation’s most well-known and renowned coaches, William “Biddy” Boyle, to guide this young squad. “For the last couple of years, we fielded 3 to 4 sides a weekend many…

May 24, 2016 Austin Huns Name Eugene Eloff Head Coach Austin Huns Press Release Austin, TX (May 19, 2016). The Austin Huns Rugby Club is pleased to announce Eugene Johan Eloff, as the new Head Coach. The former U19 Springbok Head Coach, and Super Rugby Lions Head Coach has much to offer to the Austin Huns. Eugene Eloff is well known to be able to transform young potential players into international athletes. With over 16 years of experience coaching rugby on some of the highest levels possible, The Austin Huns believe that Eugene will bring an invaluable skill-set and vast…

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