Varying Stages of Return to Play

TRU Return to Play Update – Sep 1

USA Rugby has made some key changes in their Return to Play Guidelines: Coaches and administrators are now required to wear masks, earlier versions only recommended social distancing Stage 3 now allows non-contact intrasquad scrimmage (scrimmage between members of the same club) Stage 4 now allows limited contact intrasquad scrimmage as well as limited-contact inter-squad …

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Rewatch the first 2 TRU Virtual Sessions

If you missed our first two videos from the newly announced TRU Virtual Sessions…don’t worry we archived them for you! Rewatch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPlmOyPrAuchttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2ikJ3KU5XE Up Next Want to get faster? Bryson Tucker of Sacrifice Training will show you how to improve your running mechanics and increase your speed! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC-Yg0hH3Rk Gordon will be up again with session 2 on …

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TRU Virtual Sessions

The TRU Virtual Sessions start this week (one is tonight!) and we urge you to check out our experts and get registered. The sessions begin on August 25 with Gordon Hanlon who is an expert at Rugby Analysis and Review. He will teach you how to approach the game from an analytical point of view, …

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The Texas Rugby Union (TRU) Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Summer will be held virtually on September 13, 2020 (SUNDAY). What: TRU Summer AGM (Presentation/Follow on Twitter for a live thread) When: Sunday, September 13, 2020 from 9:30am* to 11am Where: Zoom Meeting, registration information below Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtf-moqzwrGtRBOamLEe7QmvfjVDxUHjNQ After registering, …

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TRU Board Notes – 8/17/20

At the request of our members the TRU Board will be releasing their monthly board call minutes and notes. View all of the TRU archived minutes or read on for the most recent notes: Roll Call Young Tomsak Wilson Roche Kurylas Dodge Hiller Regrets O’Gara USAR Reorg USAR/TRU Dues Tate: We’re still in negotiations with USAR over a …

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2020 TRU President Election – Results

The nomination window for TRU President has closed. Only one nomination for Kirk Tate was received by the deadline. As a result, Kirk Tate will continue serving in his capacity as TRU President. The next nomination window for TRU President will open in three years, 2023. For more details on this elections, go here: http://texasrugbyunion.com/2020/07/22/tru-president-accepting-nominations/


Black Lives Matter

The TRU’s mission is “More People Playing Better Rugby.” Those words are intentionally inclusive. So it is important that we make a statement that should have come sooner, but is no less important now: Black lives matter. The TRU has recently established a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion committee so that along with other marginalized people, the …

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