West Chester Wolfpack Rugby

West Chester Wolfpack Impresses in Bermuda

The West Chester High School rugby team was one of only two US boys’ squads to compete in last weekend’s Ariel Re Bermuda 7s in Hamilton, Bermuda. 

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Lafayette Indoor Rugby Clinic

Lafayette College Indoor Rugby Clinic a Great Success

More than 45 players attended a Youth Clinic delivered by former USA scrumhalf Mike Petri on March 5. The clinic was sponsored by Lafayette College Men’s Rugby. Lafayette College is a member of the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union and plays in its Small College league which leads to the National Small College Rugby Organization’s (NSCRO) 15s and 7s National Championships.

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NSCRO 7s Qualifying Tournament

East Penn Qualifying Tournament at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. Contact is Jon Niles <>

The National Championship will be held on June 4-5 in conjunction with the CRC 7s at Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Philadelphia. Once again there are to be 8 Qualifier 7s tournaments leading to the 2016 National Small College Rugby 7s Championship.

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Kutztown Rugby

Register Now for the Kutztown Sevens

The 3rd Annual Kutztown Sevens will bring 24 teams to the Kutztown campus on April 23.

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Youth Rugby Showcase

2nd Annual Youth Rugby Showcase

Neumann University Rugby is proud to host the Second Annual Youth Rugby Showcase on Sunday, March 13 on our turf pitch in Aston, PA. The first match is at 9:00AM. The Showcase is open to all member youth clubs in good standing. Girls sides are welcome should we have enough interest.

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Hooligans Win

12th Annual George B. Yasso Golf Tournament

The George B. Yasso golf tournament returns to Southmoore Golf Club in Bath, PA on April 23 (rain or shine). This event raises funds for the George B Yasso Memorial Fund, which supports scholarships for youth activities in the Bethlehem area. A day of golf, renewing old friendships, and remembering George, a beloved center and hooker for the Bethlehem Hooligans RFC, and after retirement, a terrific referee.

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EPRU President Announces Resignation

Dear EPRU Members,

 It is with an extremely heavy heart that I resign my position as President of the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union.

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Women's Collegiate 7s League - Spring 2016

The tournament schedule for the EPRU women's spring 7s league has been announced. Tournaments will take place at Ursinus, Gettysburg, Muhlenburg, Wesley, Mount St. Mary's and Susquehanna before the women's sevens championship at F&M in April. 

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Law Changes from World Rugby

World Rugby has published a number of minor law changes. A summary of the changes is here: USA Rugby has decided they will be in effect immediately.

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Rugby Referee

RESCHEDULED DATE: Level One 15's Officiating Course PLUS Free 'Try on Rugby' Ref Program for Women

New date and location. Get your Level 1 15's Referee Officiating Certification! You can earn extra spending money on the weekends and give back to the sport you love. The EPRU is hosting this course at Philadelphia University from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 28. Registration is now open!

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Frostbite Tournament

2016 Frostbite Tournament

Two day round robin tournament, February 27 & 28, open to college men and women, high school boys and girls and U-15 Tackle teams. Entry fee $400. Tournament Director: Tom Hallowell  717-434-8383  *Note* no alcohol, no smoking, no pets permitted at event

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Wayne State

2016 NSCRO Women's 7's National Championship

The 2016 NSCRO Women’s 7s National Championship will be held April 30-May 1, 2016 at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC. Franklin & Marshall College is a host school for the preliminary round. The Mount's Tasha Akoto and Meghan Reed have been named to the all-tournament team.

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Susquehanna University

EPRU Women's Collegiate 7s Championship

The 2016 EPRU women's collegiate sevens championship will be hosted by Franklin & Marshall College on April 16th. Structure for the 16-team tournament is below.

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EPRU News - The Rugby Report - Jan. 27, 2016

Don't miss the mandatory meetings taking place this week: the Referee's Society annual meeting and Tier 1/Tier 2 Men's College Meeting. Plus. there are updates on winter clinics including finding a facility for the women's collegiate basic skills clinic on Fen. 20. Check out all the latest news!

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IRB Strength & Conditioning Certification Course

This course is available to coaches interested in developing basic knowledge and understanding of practical conditioning skills.
The Strength & Conditioning course will be held Sunday, March 6, at Rutgers University in Werblin Gym starting promptly at 9 am.
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2016 MAC Women's Club Championship

UPDATE: The bid has been awarded to Philadelphia Women's RFC.  The location will be Alapocas Run State Park, Wilmington, DE.

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PWRFC Hall of Famers

Philadelphia-Whitemarsh Hall of Fame Banquet

The annual PWRFC Hall of Fame banquet will be held February 6th at Chester Valley Golf Club in Malvern, PA starting at 7 pm. Three new inductees will be honored; John Campbell, John Flamish and Pete Hesler. Tickets are available through PayPal (see link below). Silent auction items are also requested. Contact Tim Antoian at with any questions about payment or auction items.

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2016 Hogfest Tournament

Two day tournament, Oct 1 & 2, hosted by Wharton RFC. Open to MBA rugby teams. No entry fee. Tournament Director: Dan Sirotkin  917-567-5607 

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Philadelphia 10s

3rd Annual Philadelphia 10s Tournament

One day 10's tournament, August 6, hosted by Northeast Philadelphia Irish RFC. We will accept and not exceed  16 men's club teams and 8 women's club teams. Brackets will be 8 Men's Premier, 8 Men's Social, 8 Women's. Entry fee $300 which can be paid at  Guaranteed three matches with a 4th game if making the championship. Email the Tournament Director: Dan Patterson  215-787-8298

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2016 Harrisburg 7s Tournament

One day tournament, June 25, hosted by Harrisburg RFC. Open to men's and women's club teams and Old Boys. Entry fee $200 by June 1st. After June 1st $250. Tournament Director: Scott Strelec  717-951-8149

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