USA vs Italy – All the Details!

There are plenty of events surrounding the USA vs Italy match this weekend….get all the details here! June 19, 2:00pm – Proclamation for USA vs. Italy @ Houston City Hall [MAP] June 20, 10:00am – Demonstration Day @ Houston YET Center @ Finnegan Park [MAP] June 21, 10:00am – College All-American Combine @ Strake Jesuit College Preparatory [MAP] June 21, 6:00pm – Dinner in …

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40th Anniversary of Title IX; HELP KEEP HER IN THE GAME – Partnership with Title IX/Women’s Sports Foundation, Gatorade & USA Rugby

Keeping girls in the game means keeping girls active, healthy, strong and confident. It is a fundamental need with profoundly positive outcomes. It is why we educate, fund and inspire girls to stay in sports. During the Title IX 40th anniversary year, help us expand opportunities for all girls to participate and reach their full …

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T5½ Rugby Development Group partners with Cherrybone 7s

T5½ Rugby Development Group partners with Cherrybone 7s by Johnny Smith T5 ½ Rugby Development Group, LLC is happy to announce the formation of a new partnership with the Woodlands RFC to produce a Live Webcast of the Cherrybone 7s on July 21st, 2012. The event is held in memory of The Woodlands RFC founder John …

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TRRA Continuing Education #6 – Sevens: Offsides Player at the Kick Off

Welcome to another edition of an example of a TRRA ref situation. This will be a weekly (or often) post that will cover interpretations of laws from TRRA examples. We will use the TRU Facebook Page as a way to discuss and unify our refereeing in Texas. Even if you aren’t a referee we encourage your feedback …

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Six Texas Women’s Rugby Players Invited to the West Collegiate All Stars

Congratulations to the following players who were selected to join the 2012 West Collegiate All Stars. These girls will join their other teammates from around the West in Glendale, CO this weekend. For more details on the tournament including the Pools, Schedule and Broadcast details go here. Kiana “KC” Curl Sam Houston State University Julia …

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IRB Law Changes – Summer 2012

Folks, There are some Law changes that just came out (and I am sure most have seen something about them). Below are some explanatory comments. Peter Watson Chair, USA Rugby Laws sub-committee 2012 IRB Law Changes May 2012 This week the IRB issued a number of small changes in Law. Implementation dates vary – some …

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TRRA Continuing Education #5 – Tackle, Ruck, Clear & Obvious Calls, Scrum Wheeling, Obstruction & Foul Play

TRRA Continuing Education for Referees Here is another video from the team of National Panel Referees for review. This video covers a wide spectrum but reiterates the management at the Tackle & Ruck. It also touches on the “clear and obvious” calls, Foul Play, Obstruction and Scrum Wheeling. Video: https://vimeo.com/38574917 Also, last week our post prompted some great …

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