RRRC Playoffs & USAR National Championship Eligibility Questions

We’re receiving lots of eligibility questions ahead of the RRRC playoffs so we’ve put together a quick guide around this topic. Key Eligibility Regulations The USA Rugby Club Eligibility Committee put together a helpful Key Regulations that we’d recommend reviewing. In particular, regulations 3.2, 3.4 and 3.5 are the most prudent. Regulations 3.5.d and 3.5.g …

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USA Rugby Club XVs Championships

USA Rugby Transfer & Registration Deadline – April 1, 2022

We wanted to remind you about an important transfer and registration deadline, April 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST. Please note the following information applies to transfers for XV’s only. There are different deadlines for 7’s. Resources To fully understand this deadline, we strongly encourage you to refer to the USA Rugby Eligibility Regulations, specifically …

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March Preview – RRRC/TRU

February brought more cold and wet weather to Texas and surrounding states. Turns out there is no limit to the times the statement “I thought Texas was supposed to be warm!” can be said at a rugby match. Despite this weather, we had a number of matches played and things are definitely heating up entering …

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Clarification in Law ruling - hurdling/jumping over a tackler

World Rugby Clarification in Law ruling – hurdling/jumping over a tackler

Clarification 3 2022 Clarification in Law by the Designated Members of the Rugby Committee New Zealand Rugby seeks clarity on 2 issues: Law 9.17 states “a player must not tackle, charge, pull, push or grasp an opponent whose feet are off the ground”. Law 9.11 states “players must not do anything that is dangerous to …

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Revised TRU COVID Policy

SUMMARY: The revised policy is for when there is both an exposure and a dispute/concern over rescheduling/playing. Practice is up to the club.If there’s no exposure, play on. If there is exposure and the clubs and the referee are good with playing, play on. If there is exposure and the clubs can agree on a new …

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2021-22 TRU Registration OPEN

It is time to register with the Texas Rugby Union and your club!  Registration is done through Sportlomo and with these helpful tips below, we hope you will have a painless and easy registration. Similar to the 2020-21 season, there are two options available when registering (as a player) this season. We strongly suggest registering …

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Get vaccinated for your rugby mates & community

TRU Pause on Play

August 18, 2021 IMPORTANT UPDATE: The safety of our members will always be in the forefront. Due to the high increase of COVID cases the TRU Board has voted to pause full-contact trainings and games as outlined below. This hiatus will last until September 15th. Note that conditions in your area may change during this …

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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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