USA Rugby Announces Venue for Collegiate Rugby 7’s National Championship – Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2012

from USA Rugby: USA Rugby announced the 2012 Collegiate Rugby 7’s National Championship will return to College Station, Texas, and the campus of Texas A&M University. The event will be held on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1, 2012. “We are honored to be selected again to host the USA Rugby Collegiate Sevens National Championships,” …

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UNT Player Gets Solider of the Year – Steven Davidson

University of North Texas rugby player Steven Davidson, also a sergeant in the US Army, was recently named the Military Times Soldier of the Year. Each year the Military Times honors five Everyday Heroes, service members who demonstrate pride, dedication and courage beyond what is expected. Here is an edited reprinting of the citation for …

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Austin Valkyries Head Coach Appointed – Butch Neuenschwander

Texas’s only Division 1 Women’s Rugby Club, the Austin Valkyries, are excited to announce the appointment of Butch Neuenschwander as the team’s new Head Coach. Neuenschwander has been involved with rugby in Texas for a number of years at the University of Texas and helped start and coach a women’s team in Corpus Christi. Prior …

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Al Caravelli to lead ARC Coaching 7s Camp – Sep 22nd & 23rd

The Allied Rugby Conference, in conjunction with World Rugby Shop, is happy to announce that former USA Eagles 7s coach Al Caravelli will lead an ARC 7’s coaching camp Sept. 22 & 23 on the beautiful campus of Sam Houston State University. Executive Co-Director Johnny Smith states this is all part of the ARC mission; “Coach Development is …

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USA Rugby Improves Coach Certification Standards

from USA Rugby: USA Rugby has updated what it means to be a registered rugby coach in the United States. Beginning with the 2012-13 membership year, all USA Rugby members that register as a coach will be required to successfully complete a comprehensive USA Rugby Player Protection Package as part of their membership criteria. These …

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TRRA COG/AGM Summary @ Dallas Jesuit Prep 07/28/12

For those that weren’t able to attend the 2012 Conference on the Game or TRRA AGM, please review the below summary. Welcome by Jim Wolfinger and Traci Schmidtke ~20 participants Law Quiz Started with a 20 questions law quiz & review. Take a similar quiz at the IRB Laws website. Field Positioning and other Key …

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Referees Conference on the Game & TRRA Annual General Meeting (AGM) – July 28-29, 2012

Conference on the Game The 2012 Conference on the game is the single largest Referee event in several years and a very strong attendance is critical to our individual and collective success. We urge all referees in Texas to attend. All TRRA members (in good standing) are invited to attend, but need to RSVP (via TRU calendar) …

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Rugby Texas Hosts Dinner in the Eagle Nest & The Official Eagle Launch Party

June 21, 2012 Rugby Texas Presents: An Evening with the USA Rugby Team Dinner in the Eagle Nest Marriot Westchase Restaurant = 2900 Brairpark Drive, Houston, Texas 77094 Time: 6 pm to 7:30 pm Buffet Menu includes: Fish = Prime Rib Roast = Chicken Ticket: $50 per person Reservation and Prepayment Required Seating is limited …

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