Texas Women’s Select All Star Program – Coaches, Manager & Trainer Wanted!

The TRU/RRRC Women’s Committee is proud to announce the formation of a Texas Women’s Select All Star Program for 2014-2015! We feel strongly that local competition combined with Select Side play is one of the ways the level of competition in women’s rugby will increase in Texas. In the past, USA Rugby provided a Select …

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Pre-Season Reminders – New Calendar & Referee Confirmation

Welcome to the 2014 Fall season! A few updates as we get ready to kick off matches… New Calendar and Scheduling Software – The referees are beta testing a new scheduling software and that includes a new calendar. We are working to have a global view of the calendar available as we’ve had in the …

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RRRC #3 – Bonobo & Dallas Harlequins (W) Win!

The last Red River Rugby Conference Tournaments has completed and the Austin Blacks and Bluebonnets will be representing the TRU, RRRC and ACR4 at the USA Rugby 7s Championship Tournament. As previously reported, the Men’s division was sewn up by the Blacks at the 2nd RRRC Tournament. However, the Bonobos had something to prove and defeated the …

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RRRC Competitions Committee – Voting Results

The votes have been collected and confirmed by Alan Sharpley and Travis Hughes for the RRRC Competitions Committee Seats. Thanks to teams in the divisions below as there was 100% participation! Here is a summary of the election results: Women’s Representatives W1 – Wendy Young by a vote of 4-2 Women’s Representative W2  election and runoff – Jen Joyce …

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RRRC #2 – Austin Blacks & Austin Knights Win

With two Red River Rugby Conference Tournaments in the books, The Austin Blacks, having won the first two events, are booking their tickets to the Pacific Northwest to represent the Men at the USA Rugby 7s Championship Tournament. The Women’s division, however, is still very much up for grabs with three teams still mathematically alive. It’s …

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RRRC Competitions Committee – Nominees & Election Procedures

Please see below the following nominations for positions on the Red River Rugby Conference (RRRC) Competitions Committee. Note that there were some positions retained with no challenge – Kirk Tate (D1), Jeff Kolberg (D1); Luke Turner (D2), Doug Corrigan (D2); Travis Hughes (D3); Greg Varnell (Ref); Gregg Jarvis (7s); Ron Watson (at-large). Positions requiring elections: D3 …

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RRRC Chair & Committee Members Election and Nomination Process

The RRRC Terms of Reference provide an outline for submitting nominees for the Chair and RRRC Committee Members. Chair Nomination and Election (beginning with the 2015-16 competitive cycle) A member of the Competitive Region (CR) Committee within a CR can put forth a replacement nominee. A majority vote within the CR Committee will elect the …

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DII MEN’S HEAD COACH NEEDED at Tulsa Rugby Club

The Tulsa Rugby Football Club, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is currently seeking to fill their Head Coaching vacancy for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Tulsa fields very competitive teams in USA Rugby’s Men’s Club Division II and Women’s Division I. HISTORY Tulsa’s Senior Men’s side has been one of the most successful DII teams in the …

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2014 RRRC Promotion Relegation Notice

Now that the 2013-2014 Competitive Season has ended, the RRRC has reviewed the Promotion and Relegation Policy. Per the policy, these teams are being Promoted and Relegated: D1 Little Rock promoted to D1 – Won the RRRC title in their current division (D2) AND had an average point differential of +28 points/game or greater in …

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Proposed Bylaws for Review (2014)

At a Senior Club informal meeting earlier this year some member clubs called for a review and update of the current TRU Bylaws. Otis Parker, Doug Corrigan and Luke Turner worked with the current member clubs to draft and send proposed changes to the TRU Board. These changes were reviewed by the TRU Board and …

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