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Lost Afternoon…don’t be left out!!!

The Lost Afternoon Rugby Luncheon on June 22 has established itself as the annual must-attend Houston rugby event.  In just four short years, we have brought in speakers such as English captain and former Lion Nigel Melville; Eddie O’Sullivan, three time winner of the Triple Crown with Ireland and former Eagles coach; John Rutherford, Scottish fly half; George …

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CIPP Policy Update for all matches and tourneys

Please be advised, effective IMMEDIATELY: The TRU is reaffirming its policy that all teams entering a TRU sanctioned event must have both the respective Club and all its Players actively CIPP registered with USA Rugby.   Welcome USA Rugby New and Returning Members! Registration for 2011-2012 is currently open   Become a Member|View Public Rosters|Check …

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Attention All Referee’s – Please mark your calendar

Updated info regarding this event can be found here: https://texasrugbyunion.com/2012/07/13/referees-conference-on-the-game-trra-annual-general-meeting-agm-july-28-29-2012/ Please mark you calendar for the weekend of July 28 / 29. The TRRA will be hosting a Conference on the Game on Saturday, July 28th.  The event will focus on referee training, growth and development.  The TRRA will be bringing in national and international …

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West Sevens Qualifier – Houston, 6/23

West Sevens – National Qualifier |  Saturday June 23rd, 2012 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.* BRACKETS: West 7’s Qualifying Teams*  ENTRY DEADLINE: June 9th, 2012 – E-mail: EricPhillips1@hotmail.com  LOCATION: Houston Amateur Sports Park 12131 Kirby Dr., Houston, TX 77045 $5.00 parking fee day of event.*  ENTRY FEE: $400  SEND PAYMENT TO: Payments can be coordinated via Paypal or …

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Club Status for 2012-2013 Competitions

Any club that is seeking a new status (promotion / relegation / admittance / removal) must notify Ron Watson, the TRU Director of Competitions by COB June 1, 2012. In addition to any Club requested change, the Union will be looking the results of the annual Promotion & Relegation policy.  Also under consideration will be future effects …

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St. Edwards joins SWC

Dear SWC members, The Southwest Conference is pleased to announce the addition of St. Edward’s University to the SWC.  SEU’s official statement to their supporters announcing their admission into the SWC stated, “St. Edwards University Rugby Football Club is proud and honored to compete against the best College rugby teams in Texas. SEURFC has rapidly …

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TRU Competitions Meeting – June 9/10

Please note that the TRU Board of Directors and the respective Division Secretary’s will be having a meeting to discuss both the 2012-2013 season AND the 2013-2014 season. The meeting is tentatively scheduled for Saturday (6/9) and Sunday (6/10) in Waco, TX.  Location to be confirmed. This action is necessary for two reasons (1) ongoing …

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IRB Law Updates for next cycle

Laws of the Game TMOs set to get increased power ESPN Staff May 15, 2012 IRB chairman Bernard Lapasset insists the sport’s stakeholders have a collective responsibility to ensure rugby is “enjoyable to play, officiate and watch” © Getty Images Television match officials are set to be handed increased powers and teams are to be give …

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