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 … Read more

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 … Read more

World Rugby Referee Manager Alain Rolland Explains Key New Law Trials

EXPLAINED: World Rugby referees manager Alain Rolland explains one of the key new Law Trials: The Ruck Richard Every, USA Rugby High Performance Manager has also offered this clarification about The Ruck: If a player has to step with one leg over the ball, they would be a prone target to be cleared out. AT … Read more

2017 – 2018 USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines

Please review the newly released Game Management Guidelines from USA Rugby for 2017. Though the material is developed for referees, it is applicable to all stakeholders of the game including players and coaches. Please download the file and read through the updates: 2017 – 2018 Game Management Guidelines As there are quite a few new … Read more

Level 1 Officiating 15s – June 11 at Lewisville, TX

Level 1 Officiating 15s Click Here to Register Date/Time: Sunday, June 11, 2017 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Organizer: Lewisville Tigers Rugby Club-Boys Clinic Details Map/Directions Registration Information & Fees Clinic Description Pre-course Registration Requirements.  Students must complete the following World Rugby online modules available at the World Rugby Passport website.  First, register with WR on their … Read more

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Level 1 Officiating 15s – June 17 in Austin, TX

Level 1 Officiating 15s Saturday, June 17, 2017 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Comfort Suites Austin Airport 7501 E Ben White Blvd Austin, TX  78741 : Hosted by: Texas Rugby Referee Association Pre-course Registration Requirements.  Students must complete the following World Rugby online modules available at the World Rugby Passport website.  First, register with WR on … Read more

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World Rugby Global Law Variations – Effective March 1

The Rugby Committee has approved the use of the following World Rugby Global Law trials for seven a side rugby tournaments played in the USA and leading to a USA National Championship. These trials are to go into effect in the USA as of March 1st, 2017. World Rugby have approved their use in domestic … Read more

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Level 1 Officiating 15 – Celina, TX – March 11, 2017

Clinic Description Pre-course Registration Requirements.  Students must complete the following World Rugby online modules available at the World Rugby Passport website.  First, register with WR on their Passport website that you will access with the noted links.  After completing each module, download the certificate you will receive from WR and email it to education@usarugby.org where it will be … Read more

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Referee Courses in January!

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to become a referee or understand the laws of the game a bit more, this is your opportunity! Rugby Texas Youth and Rugby Oklahoma Youth are combining forces to run these courses in January: Jan 7 – Norman, OK Jan 8 – Plano, TX – CANCELLED (due to low registrant numbers) … Read more

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