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Women's National Team Age Grade Structure to Change in 2008

USA Rugby announced today structural changes to the Women

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Marco Barnard of Kutztown - USA Rugby Collegiate All-American

Marco Barnard of Kutztown - USA Rugby Collegiate All-American

Marco Barnard, a sophomore at Kutztown University, becomes the fourth member in the history of the Golden Bears, to be named to the USA Rugby All-American Team.

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EPRU Senior Men's Club Qualify for USA Rugby and MARFU Playoffs

Media (DI), Brandywine (DII) and Old Gaelic (DIII) lead the way into the Spring playoffs

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MARFU Collegiate League Finishes Inaugural Season

Kutztown and Delaware finish 1st and 4th, respectively.

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2007-2008 EPRU Collegiate All-Star Team Selected

2007-2008 EPRU Collegiate All-Star Team Selected

On Saturday and Sunday, November 10-11, 2007, the EPRU Collegiate All-Star tryouts were hosted by the Albright College Men

Players engaged in skills assessment, fitness testing and light scrimmage on Saturday, and three periods of scrimmaging on Sunday with referee Ryan Griggs. Twenty nine players were selected from this group to play the Palmetto Collegiate All-Stars and Clemson University on January 19-20, 2008, in Charleston, SC. The All Star players will attend a camp at Albright the weekend before leaving for Charleston to prepare for these matches.

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Francis Coghlan, Founder of Villanova and Philadelphia Rugby Clubs, Passes at 80

Coghlan was an early pioneer in making rugby happen in the EPRU.

Here is an Excerpt from a Piece Written by a Villanova Rugby Player and an Obituary from the University of New Brunswick
As Villanova Rugby embarks on its 50th season of play, they will be without the man who started it all a half century ago. Coach Francis Coghlan, the founder and first head coach of the program, passed away on October 17 at the age of 80.

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RESULTS: Women's Collegiate Championships at Gettysburg College

An exciting weekend was had by all - see the results here!

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Ginger Stringer Appointed EPRU U-23 Women's All Star Coach

U of Pennsylvania Women's Coach takes on additional role for EPRU

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USA Rugby Releases Womens Collegiate All-American Selections for 2006-2007

Congratulations to Elizabeth Inkellis (Princeton)and Katy Black (West Chester) named to 1st Team and Stephanie Burkhardt (West Chester) named to 2nd Team.

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Women's Collegiate Rugby History is Made

Women's Collegiate Rugby History is Made

When West Chester University Women played Eastern Illinois Women on Saturday, September 15, 2007, it marked the first-ever game between NCAA varsity rugby programs.

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Formation of the EPRU Men's Collegiate Committee is Announced

To best facilitate the continued growth and development of its collegiate program, the role of Collegiate Coordinator will transition to a Committee.

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Scrum Law Change - Effective Jan. 1, 2007

The Law change will see the implementation of a four stage

The IRB Council has approved a change to the Law that governs the scrum. This follows a review of the scrum by the IRB Rugby Committee and its Law Project Group following recommendations made by the IRB

 

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2006 EPRU Women's U23 Team Finalized!

25 Ruggers named to 2006 EPRU Women's U23 Team

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Philadelphia Women Travel to Colorado to Represent the EPRU

Philadelphia Women Travel to Colorado to Represent the EPRU

Ten players and coaches from Philadelphia Women's RFC traveled to Boulder, Colorado to represent the EPRU at the USA Rugby National All Star Championships on three different teams (USA Women's Eagles, MARFU Senior, and MARFU U23) June 9-11, 2006.

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MARFU Collegiates Win Tier B National All-Star Championship

Boulder, CO June 11,2006 The MARFU Collegiates won the National Collegiate All-Star Championship for Tier B on June 9-10 in Boulder, Colorado.

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RUGBY SAFETY: Free Tool Kit on Concussions

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has made available a valuable and free tool for all rugby coaches, players and parents. More than 300,000 people sustain sports and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries every year in this country.

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