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 …

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World Rugby announces new measures to limit contact with the head

New law application guideline will codify zero-tolerance to contact with the head Approach informed by largest-ever study identifying most common situations leading to head injuries Players, coaches and match officials urged to be proactive in changing culture Latest step in proactive, evidence-driven approach to injury reduction Head is a no-go area World Rugby has further strengthened its …

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U-21 Pilot Program Launched by TRU and USA Rugby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUSTIN, TX, Sept. 16, 2016: U-21 PILOT PROGRAM LAUNCHED BY TEXAS RUGBY UNION and USA RUGBY GET BACK ON THE PITCH! In a joint effort to retain high school rugby players who aren’t playing collegiate rugby, and to attract new players to the game, USA Rugby (USAR) and the Texas Rugby Union …

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USA Rugby National Tracking Camp @ Allen, TX – May 22, 2016

UPDATE 5/18/16: This event has been postponed due to low attendance. More details to come soon. The TRU is excited to partner with USA Rugby and the Griffins to host another USA Rugby National Tracking Camp (NTC) a the Griffins new training center, The Den. For the first time ever in Texas, the camp will …

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TJ/AR Registration and Shirt Order Form

UPDATE: As of 11/1/15 you’re still able to order shirts, but the cost will be $10 for each (also covers shipping). All clubs were given adequate notice of the timeframe to be eligible for the free shirts.    To date we’ve certified over 200+ players, coaches, fans and alumni as TRU TJ or ARs! Thank you to …

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Complete the Referee L1 Course & we’ll refund you the cost!

Refereeing is a fun, exciting, non-contact way to be involved with Rugby. There are many reasons to take up officiating, you get to see all the action from the best position on the field, it’s a great way to keep fit, enhance your knowledge of the laws, and meet new and interesting people. The one-day Level 1 …

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TRU Summit – Aug 29-30, 2015 @ Griffins Den

Mark your calendars! The Texas Rugby Union is holding it’s first ever Regional Development Summit on August 29-30, 2015 in the Dallas area. The 2 day event will be held at The Den – Athletic Training and Performance Center and will be hosted by the Griffins Rugby Club. This event is for rugby of all …

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Reminder on Field Policies, Coaches & Teams

As a reminder, the Field Policies are to be followed for every match in the TRU or that is serviced by a TRRA referee. There has been a slight upturn in coaches in the field of play during a match and teams not lining up properly on the sidelines. Coaches During the Match Coaches are …

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Referee Abuse – Zero Tolerance

All CIPP’d TRU member should have received an email from the TRU President, Kirk in regards to Referee Abuse. To make it clear, the TRU & TRRA has a zero policy stance on issues of referees abuse. We need to take a step forward, as we grow the game in the USA, to ensure that …

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TRU Hosting USA Rugby Women’s National Recruitment Festival

USA Rugby Women’s High Performance National Recruitment Festival hosted by TRU at the Griffins rugby facility at Celebration Park in Allen, TX. This is your opportunity to be seen by the USA Women’s Eagles Staff in Texas! Attend this one day camp if you are female, aged 18 and older & registered with USA Rugby. …

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