A Forward Pass?

from Nigel Melville’s Blog: I know that you will like this You Tube clip showing a pass that travels forward but isn’t a forward pass… The video is an attempt to show that the commonly held view that a forward pass is simply one that travels forward is incorrect. The LAW in Rugby Union states …

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2011 West Collegiate Women’s All Star Team Selected

Thank you all again for participating in the LAU tournament and the warm-up weekend here in Denver, Colorado. This years selections were very difficult because we had so many great athelets who wanted to be a part of the program. I appreciate that very much. We have selected 28 travelling players as well as 6 …

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UPDATE: TRU All Star Player Stephanie Flores

UPDATE 4/19: We have received the viewing and funeral information from Flores’ parents. Her viewing is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 5:00-9:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:00pm at Castle Ridge Mortuary. There is another viewing on Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 9:00-10:00 am (open view) followed by her Funeral (Mass) starting at …

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Press Release: Texas Rugby Union (TRU) Women’s Collegiate All Star Injured

UPDATE 4/15/2011 Press Release Contact Traci Schmidtke Head Coach TRU All Stars tschmidtke@gmail.com 512-968-4888 On April 10, 2011 at the West Collegiate Local Area Union Tournament (LAU) in Lawrence, KS, a member of the Texas Rugby Union All Star team was severely injured. During the regular course of play, a straight on tackle caused Stephanie …

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Texas A&M to host Youth Rugby Camp, July 2011

Texas A&M University Sport Clubs Director Keith Joseph is very excited about the camp and the opportunities it provides to participants, “The Texas A&M Rugby Club has a long standing tradition on this campus of excellence, on and off the field. Their commitment and dedication to the sport of rugby is transcended through their coaches …

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This Weekend’s Weather – Confirm/Cancel Matches and Referees

Due to the upcoming weather apocalypse, please make extra sure that the referee match notification protocol has been followed. Many referees and teams may be unable to travel. We really need to think hard about Friday AND Saturday’s schedule. The roads will potentially still be a mess on Saturday morning. Friday night in Houston looks …

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IRB Memo: Dangerous Tackles (High Tackles)

This is a further memorandum in relation to Dangerous Tackles. The specific provisions of Law 10.4(e) in relation to High Tackles are as follows: A player must not tackle (or try to tackle) an opponent above the line of the shoulders even if the tackle starts below the line of the shoulders. A tackle around …

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Rugby Texas High Performance (HP) U19 Team – Tryout/Clinic Jan 29-30, 2011

It’s that time of the year to start thinking about spring rugby and the Rugby Texas High Performance (HP) U19 Team. Details: When: January 29 and 30, 2011 Where: UT IM Fields (Located on the southeast corner of 51st and Guadalupe Streets) Time: Saturday (9 am to 3 pm) and Sunday (10 am to 1 …

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