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Texas Rugby Union Summit Conference

2021 Summit Conference & HOF Celebration – Nov 5-7

Mark your calendars! After missing out on a 2020 event, the TRU is excited to announce that the annual Regional Development Summit will return this year! The timing couldn’t be better as this is the 50th Anniversary of the Texas Rugby Union. We are excited to present an expanded program with courses for coaches, referees …

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USA Rugby Level 1 Match Officiating – Jan 11 in Houston, TX

USA Rugby Level 1 Match Officiating Course Date/Time: Saturday, January 11, 2020 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)Facility:Strake Jesuit8900 Bellaire BlvdHouston, TX 77036Course Host: Margaret RouseEmail: margaret.rouse@gmail.com Phone: 504-201-3748 Clinic Description Come join us for a fun, hands-on experience that provides the training to safely begin officiating rugby matches. Refereeing offers people an opportunity to have fun, stay …

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USA Rugby Level 1 Match Officiating – Oct 26 in Houston, TX

Register USA Rugby Level 1 Match Officiating Course Date/Time: Saturday, October 26, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)Facility: SaberCats AVEVA Stadium2055 Mowery RdHouston, TX 77045Course Host: Joe OlivasEmail: brazoriaspartans@gmail.comPhone: 713-283-4210 Clinic Description Come join us for a fun, hands-on experience that provides the training to safely begin officiating rugby matches. Refereeing offers people an opportunity …

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World Rugby Confirms Scrum Law Amendment

Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law, reducing the ‘axial’ or rotational load on front row players on engagement. The amendment to Law 19.10b outlaws the practice of front-rows placing their heads onto opposition players’ shoulders between the call of ‘bind’ and …

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World Rugby furthers concussion prevention commitment with new high-tackle sanction framework

World Rugby has issued a law application guideline and supporting educational materials to assist everyone in the game with the on-field sanction decision-making process for high tackle and shoulder charges. Reflecting the international federation’s evidence-based approach to reducing the risk of concussion, the ‘decision-making framework for high tackles’ was developed in partnership with union and …

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Level 1 Referee Officiating – June 1 @ Houston, TX

Level 1 Officiating  Participant Registration Date/Time: Saturday, June 01, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Organizer: USA Rugby Clinic Description Registration for this clinic closes Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 11:00am MST ***MUST REGISTER BY Monday, May 27th, 2019 11:00am MST IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE USAR MATERIALS FOR COURSE*** A Level 1 Certification is one requirement …

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