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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.

March 1, 2017 Rugby Utah Announces 2017 Select XV Staff & Schedule Rugby Utah Release: William Racule, Feb 28, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT–Rugby Utah (RU), the USA Rugby recognized state organizing body, today announced the staff and schedule for it newly-formed Select XV Men’s Team. The Rugby Utah Select XV Men’s Team will play in the inaugural Major Rugby Championship (MRC), an elite-level series of friendlies between some of America’s top teams, beginning with their match against the Glendale Raptors on March 11th. The Select XVs will then travel to the fast-rising Austin Huns on April 1st. Return trips…

February 20, 2017 Austin Huns Elite Beat Austin Blacks Winning 45-14 Photo Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Release: Feb. 20, 2017 NEXT MATCH SET FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 AGAINST GLENDALE RAPTORS AT INFINITY PARK IN DENVER Austin Huns Elite rugby squad stamped their names in the history books as they defeated the Austin Blacks 45-14 at Huns Field on Saturday, February 18—their first win, in Division I rugby, over the Austin Blacks in over 20 years. “It was a great occasion at Nixon Lane, and yes, we made history, but in my years of experience I also know history can…

February 13, 2017 James English Named Head Coach of Empire Women’s All-Stars Empire GU Rugby Release: Ken Pape, Feb 13,2017 NEW YORK (February 13, 2017) — Empire GU named James English as Head Coach of the Empire Women’s All-Stars. The announcement was made today by Ken Pape, Empire GU President. “We are excited to have James English join the Empire GU as Head Coach of the Empire Women’s All-Stars,” said Pape. “He has had a broad and noted career in rugby and he brings a wealth of playing and coaching experience. We expect he will have a significant impact on…

January 22, 2017 OMBAC Rugby Claims California Cup Title Over Life West Doug Coil The California Cup Rugby Finals were hosted by the San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Club at Ray Sheeran Field on Treasure Island on Saturday. OMBAC entered the match with the league’s most powerful offense during the season scoring 231 points. Life West was the next closest with 164 points. OMBAC also was a force defensively giving up the second lowest point differential of 118 points. Belmont Shore gave up fewer points, but they place one fewer match as the result the the rain out against Olympic…

January 20, 2017 Austin Huns Add 3 PRO Rugby Players Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Release Austin, TX (January 20, 2017). – The Austin Huns are thrilled to announce the signing of three high-caliber players to the elite squad, bringing talent, experience, and skill to Austin Huns pack and backline. Hanco Germishuys Hanco Germishuys is one of the most sought out young players in USA Rugby. Already having 5 years of experience of in USA Rugby national program, he adds a wealth of knowledge and skills to the packs of the Austin Huns. Hanco has competed in a dozen…

January 18, 2017 California Cup Finals Event shared by San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Club SFGG Release: Jan. 18, 2017 California Cup Rugby FINALS Day After 5 rounds of hard fought games demonstrating the first class standard of rugby in the Golden State, all the teams in the competition compete for their final position at Treasure Island. If you love rugby, you will love this spectacle. Bring friends and introduce them to the game played in heaven while enjoying a beer. 5v6: San Diego Old Aztecs RFC v OC Rugby 11AM 3v4: SFGG v Belmont Shore RFC 1PM 1v2: Life…

January 11, 2016 Austin Huns Rugby 2017 Schedule Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Rugby Release: Austin, TX (January 11, 2017) The Austin Huns are excited to announce their 2017 rugby season schedule, kicking off with an away game on January 21st and the first home game at Huns Field on January 28th. This year will mark the debut season for the newly formed Austin Huns Elite Team, which was first unveiled this past November in a special pre-season match against the United States Air Force XV’s Select Squad, which the Huns won 95-5. The first home game of the…

November 14, 2016 Austin Huns Win Preseason Debut Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Release: Nov. 14, 2016 Less than six months ago the Austin Huns reported they would be taking steps to become a more professional club. In their debut preseason home opener for Veterans Day Weekend, the Huns Elite team got off to a quick start and never looked back winning 95-5 over U.S. Air Force Select XVs. The Austin Huns pack dominated the scrums and line-outs giving the backline good front foot ball and space to score spectacular tries. The Huns started the game at a high…

November 8, 2016 Austin Huns Elite Squad Debut Against Air Force Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Release: Austin, TX (November 8, 2016) The Austin Huns are pleased announced they debuts their Elite Team this Saturday, November 12, 2016, when they host the United States Air Force XV’s squad at Huns Field for Veterans Day Weekend. The debut kickoffs with a double header. The opening match begins at 1 pm (Central) with the Austin Huns versus Fort Hood and the main match, Austin Huns vs. U.S. Air Force at 3:30 pm (Central). The team has been developing its nearly formed Elite…

November 8, 2016 Looking at Mid-Atlantic Men’s D3 Playoffs Tom Colucci Mid-Atlantic Men’s D3 Central-North North Bay Rugby (35 Pts) – NB can pretty much wrap up the division with a win against Severn this weekend. NB will close out the season with games against the bottom two teams in the division (Delmarva and Chambersburg) in the spring. Severn River Rugby (22 pts) – Severn stumbled two weeks ago with a late loss to Baltimore but was able to right the ship vs Frederick last week. They have one game in hand on everyone in the division and can place…

November 2, 2016 Clayton Rugby Club to Have New Facility Photo: Clayton RFC Clayton RFC Release: November 1, 2016 CLAYTON, NC – Last week, the Town of Wilson’s Mills Council voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Clayton Rugby Football Club. The agreement will see the Clayton RFC work with the town to develop rugby fields at the town’s new athletic park complex located on Powhatan Road. The Club’s Board of Directors sealed a deal to secure the long term security of the club after negotiating the terms of the agreement over the past five months. The agreement in…

October 26, 2016 Andre Snyman Resigns as Glendale Raptors Head Coach Glendale Raptors Release: Oct. 26, 2016 Glendale, CO – Andre Snyman, head coach of the Glendale Raptors, has resigned effective October 25, 2016. Snyman informed his staff and team during practice that his decision is based on a desire to pursue business opportunities that will allow him to spend more time with his family. “I have valued my time as head coach of the Glendale Raptors Rugby Football Club and have enjoyed watching many of the athletes develop into exceptional rugby players during my tenure. It has been an…

October 23, 2016 Austin Huns Hire Johannes (CJ) De Wet as Technical Analysis & Skills Coach  Austin Huns Release: Austin, TX (October 21, 2016) The Austin Huns are thrilled to announce the hiring of Johannes (CJ) de Wet as the Technical Analysis & Skills Coach. CJ is passionate about the video analytic aspect of sports and sports science. He is always seeking creative and innovative ways in which to make analytical data relevant to coaching and training methods to improve athlete performance and movement. CJ has a bachelor’s degree sports science, and masters of science degree in strength and conditioning with…

October 17, 2016 Rugby Utah Men’s Premier Division Playoffs Begin Photo: Rugby Utah Rugby Utah Release: Kimball Kjar Salt Lake City, UT–The inaugural Rugby Utah Men’s Premier Division (MPD) season finished its regular season play after 6 weeks of matches with the Utah Brothers (6-0) topping the league table with 26 points. The Brothers had two narrow victories to cement their top of the table standing over the second-place Salt Lake Spartans in week five by the score of 18-17 and over the West Valley Lions (3-3) in week three by the score 32-31. With the #1 seed the Brothers…

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