IRB Law 3 – Substitutions (reminder)

Greetings, The following recommendation from USA Rugby Competitions Committee was approved by the Rugby Committee and the Board of Directors and is in force for all matches that lead in any way to a USA Rugby National Championship. ________________________________________ Attached is the new version of IRB Law 3. We have adopted the Union Specific Variations …

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Match Protocol – All Matches (friendly and league)

Match Protocol – Texas Rugby Referee Match Confirmation Protocol Preseason, Friendly’s and League Matches: 1. Turn in the schedule for all matches to your divisional secretary and the Local Referee Organization. 2. Check the TRU web site for the master schedule to assure that all your games are entered appropriately 3. Matches should show the …

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Clubs not in TRU Good Standing / Alliance Men’s RFC

Alliance Rugby Football Club is NOT-IN-GOOD-STANDING with TRU, is not a TRU Member and therefore not recognized by TRU and as per TRU member policy cannot compete against any TRU Member Clubs, nor will TRRA Referees be assigned to any match involving Alliance RFC. ADVISORY NOTE – It is not the intent of the TRU …

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Rugby and Golf confirmed for the 2016 Olympics in Rio

Golf & rugby voted into Olympics Golf legend Tiger Woods intends to compete in 2016 Golf and rugby sevens have been voted on to the programme for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The International Olympic Committee’s executive board voted to include both two months ago and the full membership confirmed the decision …

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UT Women host second annual Skills Clinic

UT Skillls Clinic – The University of Texas Women’s Rugby Club hosted their second annual skills clinic the weekend of September 26-27th. The turn-out increased since last year, totaling 72 players from 6 different Texas clubs. In addition, the clinic had 11 coaches attend. Stanford University’s Head Coach, Jonathan Griffin, did an incredible job teaching …

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