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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.

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…

Houston United Rugby Team Release Houston United Rugby Team is proud to announce the new Director of Rugby, Zachary Hiller. Mr. Hiller has been a part of the HURT family since its inception in 2012 as a player and officer of the club. Hiller began his rugby career in 2002 at Washington University Rugby where he became club President and interim coach before his move back home to Texas. Hiller was the manager of the Gold-medal winning Maccabi USA Rugby team for the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel. Earlier this year, he was inducted to the Ronnie Arrow Jewish Sports…

Delmarva Rugby Suffers Loss to Hibernians  By Doug Coil Delmarva Rugby loses 19-15 to Hibernians in Philadelphia Delmarva Rugby has been involved in a number of close matches. Delmarva had a 10-0 halftime lead, but a second half comeback by the Hibernians led to a 19-15 loss. “Coach John Burke stated that the team should be very proud of the game since they had lost 44-7 when they visited the same team in the spring.”  “He said that he is looking for progress and if the team continues to improve that we can expect to win games like this in…

September 9, 2017 Austin Huns Add Adam Scheidler to D1 Coaching Staff Austin Huns Release Austin Huns Rugby is proud to announce the addition of Adam Scheidler to the Huns Coaching Staff for 2017-2018. Coach Adam spent several seasons as the Huns Division 1 scrum half and field captain, as well as 7s player for the Huns and Negro y Azul. Adam also coached 7s for the Huns and Austin Valkyries Women’s Rugby programs. According to Coach Adam, “I’m looking to give back to the club and instill a culture of competition through all three sides.” You can find Adam…

September 1, 2017 Luis Sanchez Named Austin Huns Director of Rugby  Austin Huns Release Austin Huns Rugby is excited to announce Luis Sanchez as the Director of Rugby for the 2017-2018 season. Sanchez brings four years of experience coaching the Division 1 and Division 2 Austin Valkyries, where he will continue as the head coach as well. Bringing a shared vision to the clubs’ practice and game structure will strengthen the bond that has existed between the Huns and Valkyries. Coach Sanchez is no stranger to the Huns–racking up 18 years with the club, including time as the starting fly…

Boston Rugby Club Announces New Home in Weymouth, MA Boston Rugby Football Club Release With great excitement and pride, the Boston Rugby Football Club is announcing its new permanent home at Union Point Athletic Facilities in Weymouth, MA. Thanks to a major investment by Club Alumni Jerry Shafir, Boston RFC will be training, playing home matches and hosting local, national and international tournaments at its new home for decades and generations to come. Originally founded in 1960, the Boston Rugby Football Club honors a 57 year tradition of playing the highest quality rugby in New England and nationally. With over…

Wil Snape-Rogers New Seattle Saracens Rugby Head Coach Seattle Saracens Release: Gareth Wade Seattle Saracens are proud to announce the appointment of Wil Snape – Rogers as their new Head Coach.  As a player Wil represented Northampton Saints Rugby Club from 1999-2004 coming through the youth system from U19’s to full-time professional. During his time at the Saints, Wil was under the tutelage of former All Blacks coach Wayne Smith, who he credits for his player centered, growth mindset oriented approach to coaching and developing athletes. Wil is currently the Women’s Junior All-American Head Coach and moved to Seattle in 2016…

July 30, 2017 Glendale Rugby Announces Recruiting Class Glendale Rugby Release GLENDALE, COLO – Glendale Rugby is proud to announce the 2017-18 U20 Elite Development Program (EDP) recruiting class. “We have a strong group of young men who are keen to carry on their rugby careers following high school, and the Glendale program provides a pathway to professional rugby if they so desire, said Mark Bullock, Director of Rugby. “Our program has grown out of a need identified by USA Rugby and Glendale to capture graduating seniors who are not immediately planning on attending university, and keep them involved in…

July 28, 2017 Clayton RFC Partners with ECU Rugby Clayton RFC release CLAYTON, North Carolina – The Clayton Rugby Football Club is proud to announce that they have entered into a formal partnership agreement with East Carolina University Rugby Club. The partnership agreement is the culmination of a relationship that has progressed over the past few years. The partnership provides a platform for the ECU to make use of resources, provided by the Clayton RFC, to help build on the strong rugby tradition at the university. It also creates post-collegiate opportunities for ECU grads to continue their playing careers with…

July 25, 2017 Gannon Moore Named to North Harbour Selects Photo: USA Rugby Doug Coil Kansas City Blues have shared Harbour Rugby’s announcement that Gannon Moore has been named to the North Harbour Select Squad. He is playing for Silverdale RFC, the top level in New Zealand, and after only one season has been named to his Representative side made up of players from his 11 team league.

July 20, 2017 Red River Rugby Conference Divisional Alignment 2017-2018 Logo: Red River Rugby Conference Texas Rugby Union Release: Wendy Young, July 19, 2017 Red River Rugby Conference Divisional Alignment 2017-2018 D1 Dallas Reds Austin Blacks Austin Huns Dallas Harlequins Glendale Merlins Little Rock (promoted) D2 D2-North Tulsa, Dallas Harlequins B, Dallas Reds B, DARC, Ft.Worth, OKC D2-South/Central South: HARC (relegated), HURT, West Houston Lions (Katy), Woodlands Central: Austin Blacks B, Austin Huns B, San Marcos (promoted), San Antonio Top two teams in the standings from North and from combined South/Central advance to RRRC playoffs. RRRC Semifinals = North #1…

July 7, 2017 Glendale U20 Program Begins August Photo: Glendale Rugby Glendale Rugby Release: July 7, 2017 Glendale Rugby’s recently announced Men’s U20 tier of competition Elite Development Program (EDP) will kick off on August 1, 2017. The program will focus on giving young rugby athletes advanced technical and tactical training on-field, as well as valuable off-field education in leadership, communication and more. The program aims to fill a recognized gap in American rugby that makes it hard for high school-level athletes to find high-performance opportunities to further their rugby careers after graduation. Surrounded by a full-time professional staff, athletes…

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…

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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