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World Rugby Confirms Scrum Law Amendment

Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law, reducing the ‘axial’ or rotational load on front row players on engagement. The amendment to Law 19.10b outlaws the practice of front-rows placing their heads onto opposition players’ shoulders between the call of ‘bind’ and …

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World Rugby furthers concussion prevention commitment with new high-tackle sanction framework

World Rugby has issued a law application guideline and supporting educational materials to assist everyone in the game with the on-field sanction decision-making process for high tackle and shoulder charges. Reflecting the international federation’s evidence-based approach to reducing the risk of concussion, the ‘decision-making framework for high tackles’ was developed in partnership with union and …

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Texas Rugby Union Summit Conference

Course Registrations NOW OPEN – 2019 TRU Summit

We’re thrilled to announce that the TRU Summit Conference on the Game will be returning to Allen, TX this year. Our first Summit event was held 2014 in Allen and we’re partnering with the Courtyard Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center [210 E Stacy Rd, Allen, TX 75002 – MAP] again. The Summit …

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Level 1 Referee Officiating – June 1 @ Houston, TX

Level 1 Officiating  Participant Registration Date/Time: Saturday, June 01, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Organizer: USA Rugby Clinic Description Registration for this clinic closes Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 11:00am MST ***MUST REGISTER BY Monday, May 27th, 2019 11:00am MST IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE USAR MATERIALS FOR COURSE*** A Level 1 Certification is one requirement …

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Women’s Rugby Pathway Courses – April 21-22

We’re so excited to announce that in partnership with the Texas Rugby Referee Association (TRRA) and the Austin Valkyries there will be a L1 Referee course and L200 Coach course in Austin, TX on April 21-22. Also that weekend the Valkyries are hosting HARC, Detroit and Chicago for round 3 of the USA Rugby Gold …

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Who's the Ref

ACTION REQUIRED: Confirm Team Contacts in Who’s the Ref

We are receiving complaints that team contact details aren’t correct in Who’s the Ref. These contact details are CRITICAL as they are how your opponent and referee try to reach you. Please take 5 minutes and ensure that your team’s contact details are correct: Logo ton Who’s the Ref. Need a password reset or need to register your account? Go …

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New Field Policy – Technical Zones

Starting in the 2017 season, The TRU will now require technical zones in addition to all other normal field policies. The technical zone consists of three separate areas: a coach’s box, a bench zone that all teams and assistant coaches must stay inside of for the duration of the match, and an administrative zone. These …

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Level 1 Officiating – Oct 21 in Lewisville, TX

Date/Time: Saturday, October 21, 2017 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Facility: Harmon High School1250 West Round Grove, Lewisville, TX  75067 Course Host: Jason Tucker – Lewisville Tigers Rugby Club – Boys High School Email: lewisvillerugby@gmail.com Phone: (325) 514-7840 Clinic Description Pre-course Registration Requirements. Students must complete the following World Rugby online modules available at the World …

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