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Men’s D1 Results – 2019 RRRC Competitions Committee

The MD1 election ended in a 3-3 tie between incumbent Jeff Kolberg and Justin Hale.  After Kolberg and Hale had discussions with Committee Chair Dave Dodge, Hale graciously agreed to withdraw from the MD1 race and take a position on the 7s Subcommittee, where he will work to plan and oversee this summer’s Red River …

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Mid-Season CIPP Transfers from MD4/WD3 to Upper Division Clubs

Note that the RRRC Competitions Committee and TRU Board have approved a new rule that applies to the MD4 and WD3 competitions. The rule allows for in-season transfers from MD4/WD3-only clubs to clubs in the USA Rugby National Championship pathways. This is an exception to the USA Rugby Eligibility Rule preventing in-season transfers for “rugby reasons”.  This is permissible as …

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Summary of Significant Changes to the USA Rugby Eligibility Rules for 2018-2019 Competitive Cycle

Dear Red River Rugby Conference Clubs: The following is a summary of the major changes to the USA Rugby Eligibility Rules for the 2018-19 Competitive Cycle.  This summary does not cover all the changes in the Eligibility Rules.  A 2018-19 Regulations Redline v. 2017-18, and a 2018-19 Regulations.Aug.2018 – CLEAN, accompany this summary.  Please review …

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Men’s DII Nominees & Voting – 2018 RRRC Competitions Committee

Please review the below nominees for the second Men’s DII seat on the Red River Competitions Committee. Hunter Nezat, West Houston Rugby Bill Taute, Austin Blacks Voting Rules Quorum is 2/3 of eligible voters (4/6 teams). Candidate must receive more than 50% of the votes to be declared the winner. In case of a tie, …

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Dallas Takes the 2018 Club 7s Eastern Open – Auto Qualified for Nationals

Author: Evan Lappen After a three hour flight to the east coast, the Dallas Reds ran all over the competition to win the 2018 Club 7s Eastern Open for an automatic berth to Nationals. After winning the first Red River qualifier last weekend, Dallas ventured to Virginia and beat the surprise of the tournament, Rocky Gorge, …

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Nominations Sought Men’s D2 – RRRC Competitions Committee

The Red River Rugby Competitions Committee is calling for nominations for a Men’s D2 representative. Luke Turner has stepped down as a result of Tulsa joining the Mid-America Geographic Union. We’d like to thank Luke for his time on the committee! Please contact the the TRU Admin to submit nominations by July 17. Note that nominations will only …

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Austin Blacks D3 Get Over the Hump and Win the Club’s First National Title

Author: Angus Bishop | Photo: JD Black The Austin Blacks D3 made history today as they become the first D3 side to win a National Championship, and are the first Austin Blacks side to win a National Championship, as they take down Long Island Rugby 33-18. This was the club’s sixth attempt at winning a …

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RRRC Clubs at 2018 USA Rugby Club National Championships

2018 USA Rugby Club Western Championships Fort Worth, TX – May 19th & 20th, 2018 The USA Rugby Club Western Championships are May 19-20, in Fort Worth, TX. Harmon Field Park [MAP]672 N South FreewayFort Worth, TX 76102 The RRRC has a strong slate of teams attending including: Men’s D1: Austin Blacks Women’s D1: Austin …

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