West U23 LAU Tournament Writeup and Video

The West U23 Local Area Union Tournament was this past weekend and it showcased the best of the best in the West Rugby Union. With only three unions participating this year, Texas Rugby Union (TRU), Eastern Rocky Rugby Football Union (ERRFU) and the Heart of America (HOA), the format was a bit different than in …

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TRU Discipline Committee – Seeking Nominations

The TRU is seeking nominations to fill two positions on the TRU Discipline Committee. The current committe currently consists of Scot Courtney as Discipline Chair, Alan Sharpley as Director of Competitions and David McPhail as President. In order to have our Discipline Proceedures to match the format used by the Western Rugby Union, we are …

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TRU AGM, Sunday March 14th 10am

Reminder to all Club Presidents: The TRU will be holding its Winter Meeting in Dallas on Sunday March 14th at 10am until close of business. All club Presidents or their officially written designee are encouraged to attend. For the purposes of seating and lunches, we are requiring that you RSVP by no later than close …

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USA Sevens Results

For Immediate Release February 14, 2010 U.S. Men’s Sevens Team Trumps France to Win the Bowl in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Men’s Sevens Team struck it rich at the USA Sevens, defeating France 28-17 to take home the Bowl and earn four points in the IRB World Series standings when play wrapped …

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TRRA Match Reimbursement Policy

All Clubs, Administrators and Referees: Please go to the “Referee Corner” and review the TRRA Match Reimbursement Policy as of Jan-2010. There are several worksheets, click on each accordingly. Questions can be directed to TRRA Chairman, Greg Puklicz, at GPUKLICZ@MADYCORP.COM

Updated Match Day Procedures

Match Protocol – All Matches (friendly and league) Posted on 5 Feb, 2010 Match Protocol – Texas Rugby Referee and Team Match Confirmation Protocol Preseason, Friendly’s and League Matches: 1. Turn in the schedule for all matches to your divisional secretary and the Local Referee Organization. 2. Check the TRU web site for the master …

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A move back to attacking rugby?

The rule tweak that could change rugby By Chris Rattue View as one page 4:00 AM Monday Jan 25, 2010 / NZ Herald The tackler must now get their hands off the ball and the ball carrier before jumping to their feet to dispute possession. Photo / Getty ImagesA new season, a new rule and, …

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The “Voice of Rugby” dies @ 86

BBC News: Bill McLaren’s career spanned six decades and saw him earn the respect of players and fans alike Commentator Bill McLaren, known popularly as the “voice of rugby”, has died at the age of 86. Mr McLaren, from Hawick, retired in 2002 and was appointed OBE, CBE and MBE for services to the sport. …

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