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Updated policy on Field Barriers and Safety Protocols

FIELD BARRIERS REQUIREMENTS EXPANDED: As of January 1, 2010, any and all TRU Rugby Matches, TYRA included, MUST HAVE: • Field barriers, 5 meters or more, from the touch line on BOTH sides of the playing enclosure. • Additionally, both Clubs game day personnel (reserves, coaches and trainers) shall be placed on the opposite side …

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Rugby Humor…

Given the stress of our real, fulltime, jobs and our rugby, fulltime, jobs we all need to take a collective deep breath and have a laugh: A Few Good Forwards “Son, in this world there are scrums. And in those scrums you need a forward. Are you willing to do it? As a forward, I …

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Womens DII National Championships – Houston

Ten Teams Ready for Women’s DII Club Playoffs (Maryland in yellow, Raleigh in red during the Mid-Atlantic playoffs. Both travel to Houston this weekend) By Jackie Finlan, RugbyMag.com The Women’s DII National Club Championship takes place this weekend, but unlike years previous, won’t be played alongside its DI compatriots. DI and the newly formed Women’s …

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RSL Loses Second Team

RugbyMag.com The Santa Monica Dolphins Rugby Club (SMRC) has decided to decline participation in the United States Rugby Super League (RSL) for the upcoming 2010 season. In the wake of Belmont Shore’s decision to drop out of the RSL and league management’s subsequent decision to neither invite a replacement team nor adjust the league schedule, …

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Cancer Awareness / West Houston RFC

Our moustache team has a rugby problem. In my role as president of the West Houston RFC Katy Barbarians, I have signed up our team to participate in Movember and encourage all other TRU clubs to form your own Movember squad, join ours, or just donate funds to help fight prostate cancer. I know the …

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Austin Valkyries split at Nationals

Congratulations to the women of Glendale and Austin Valkyries! Both teams made it through the first-round of the Women’s Club Championships – Glendale defeated Norcal Triple Threat 20-0, and the Austin Valkyries defeated Belmont Shore (SoCal) 7-5. Unfortunately, both were defeated in their Sunday match (against teams that didn’t play Saturday – strange format!). The …

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USA CDP Course

For the reading challenged the quick and dirty: WHAT: Coaches Development Workshop – Introducing Rugby and Developing Rugby Skills WHERE: Strake Jesuit College Prep. 8900 Bellaire (at Gessner), Houston TX 77036-4699 WHEN: December 5th and 6th, ’09 from 8 to 5 on Saturday and 9 to 4 on Sunday. WHY: USARFU Certification Requirements This looks …

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Club Nationals – Womens Update

ACTON, Mass. – Despite soggy conditions, the crowd at NARA Park witnessed its share of exciting matches day one of the USA Rugby Women’s College Playoffs on Saturday. Following some highly contested matches, Boston, Philadelphia, Glendale and the Austin Valkyries remain in the hunt for the Championships and advance to the round of eight on …

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TRU Game of the Week (Collegiate Women)

The TRU Collegiate Womens Division Two cup season kicks off this weekend and has a good local darby feel to it with the Women of Rice University making the short trip up I-45 North to Huntsville to play host Sam Houston State Universirty Women’s Rugby Club. TRRA referee Gary O’Bannon will make the short commute …

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