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USA Women’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 Women’s Premier League, and Divisions 1-3.

Dallas Harlequins Release Assistant Coach Announcement! Another day another amazing addition to the club – The Dallas Harlequins RFC announced the signing of Travis Mahan as the Women’s New Assistant Coach. Travis a former Quin player represented the club from 1996-2012. He primarily played prop but has a lot of experience through the entire pack. Head Coach Ben Heenan “Travis brings to the table experience, not just as a player but also as a club man. He is very strategic in his processes with a great attention to detail when it comes to set pieces, foot work and body positions,…

Dallas Harlequins Release Assistant Coach Announcement !! The Dallas Harlequins RFC have announced the appointment of Kelsey Noell as the Women’s Assistant Coach for the 2021 season! Kelsey is a proud new resident of Texas, moving from Western Canada where she played University rugby before being selected by the Canadian National program for both 15’s and 7’s. With the 7’s program being a centralized sport and touring worldwide. She quickly became a well-traveled player and is now excited to be bringing over ten years of playing/coaching experience to the Harlequins organization. Head Coach Heenan added “Kelsey is known for her…

Dallas Harlequins Release The Dallas Harlequins RFC announced the signing of Whitney Wilson as the Women’s New Assistant Coach. Whitney brings a wealth of experience to the coaching staff. She was a 2014 7’s Youth Olympian, a High School All-American, and part of the USA Rugby Women’s training pool. Head coach Ben Heenan “I am very excited to announce Whitney as part of this new-look team, her creative passion and knowledge of the game will be great for this group of ladies. Whitney is hungry to bring success to the team and ensure that both squad and club are moving…

WPL Release On June 1st we announced that the 2020 WPL Season would be postponed from its original start date of August 29th, 2020 and that the league and each member club’s representatives would work to determine a suitable rescheduling plan. At the latest meeting, it was determined that there will officially be no WPL season in 2020, but instead that it was more realistic to set sights on a 2021 replacement. We have narrowed down our options to 2021 and beyond, but do not have an official schedule to share at this time. Discussions will continue with the league’s…

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 South Women’s Tryout Camps USA Rugby South Release Just over 1 month left to register for the USA South Women’s tryout camps! Fill out the form at https://form.jotform.com/73212213134945 to complete registration! Camp dates and locations: Jan 6: Chattanooga, TN Jan 7: Charlotte, NC Jan 13: New Orleans, LA Jan 20: Tampa, FL This is an opportunity for aspiring Collegiate and senior level women to represent the South and elevate their game. Registration deadline for the camps is December 31, don’t wait! Feel free to contact us with questions.” Other Articles DJCoil Rugby articles by Doug Coil, are also…

Glendale Merlins Men 64-10 over NYAC & Women 32-17 Over ORSU GLENDALE, CO – It was another action-packed rugby weekend at Infinity Park as the Glendale Merlins men and women hosted top competition in another double header. Once again, both home sides dominated, with the Merlins men bringing home a 64-10 victory over visiting New York Athletic Club (NYAC) in a non-league match while the Merlins women continued their undefeated run in the Women’s Premier League, dispatching Oregon Sports Union (ORSU) by a score of 32-17. The men kicked off the afternoon’s events, facing a NYAC side stacked with its share…

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…

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…

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…

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!”

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…

Mid-Atlantic Conference Women’s Rugby Championships Doug Coil The 2017 Women’s MAC D1-3 Playoffs will take place on April 29th and 30th and will be hosted by the Norfolk Storm at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex Address: 4001 Dam Neck Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 The winners of the D1 and D2 MAC Championship advance as the MAC seed to the National USA Division I and II Round of 8 – May 20-21. The 2nd place D1 team will continue to a repechage match with the North Atlantic or Midwest #2 seed. The winner of that match will advance in place of the SOUTH seed to…

Lady Raiders Beat Lady Quins: Win Hawaii Rugby Union Championship Doug Coil The Hawaii Rugby Union Women’s Rugby Championship was held on Saturday, April 8 with the Kalihi Lady Raiders Rugby Club prevailing over the Hawaii Lady Harlequins in extra time 19-14. During the regular season the two teams split wins with the Lady Quins winning 35-5 over the Lady Raiders on March 11. The Lady Raiders won 17-10 over the Lady Quins on March 25. In the Women’s Championship match, Kara Fertello and Shorty Matheson scored tries for the Lady Quins, while Yon Smith and Shorty Matheson added conversions.…

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