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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TRRA Continuing Education for Referees #4 – Management of Ruck, Tackle & Foul Play

Over the next few weeks we will be providing videos of what the National Panel referees are focusing on. While we aren’t all National Panel referees we can work hard to maintain the same standards. When Texas teams advance beyond our state we want them to be comfortable with the interpretation of the laws, not …

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TRU U23 All Star Team Performs Well at West LAU Tournament

It was a beautiful weekend for rugby at the Air Force Academy fields in Colorado Springs, where four West collegiate select side teams competed to represent their LAUs. Players from the Eastern Rockies Rugby Football Union (ERRFU), Heart of America (HOA), Pacific Mountain West Conference (PMWC), and Texas Rugby Union (TRU) battled it out in …

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Coaching of Match Officials 1 Course (CMO 1) – Denton, TX – May 19, 2012

[CANCELED] – Due to no participants. The Texas Rugby Union will be hosting a Coaching of Match Officials 1 Course (CMO 1) Date: Saturday May 19th, 9:00 to 5:00 Location: Miller of Denton– 2421 N Interstate 35 Denton, TX 76207Lunch will be provided by TRU.Local Contact: Ben Outland 469- 693-6690 benoutland@hotmail.com TRU Contact: Traci Schmidtke …

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