2013 West Men’s Club 7s Qualfiers

The West has announced the Men’s Club 7s Qualifiers for 2013. June 22, 2013 – Texas Region Hosted by: Woodland Express (formally Exciles) Venue: The Woodlands Christian Academy Main Contact: David Pope; dpope@txphc.com; 832-955-1230 July 6, 2013 – Central Region Hosted by: Kansas City Blues Venue: Legacy Park, Kansas City, KS Main Contact: Peter Kowalski; […]

iRB Concussion Guidelines

Teams should be following the current regulation (Reg. 10) regarding concussions. Essentially – any player with a suspected concussion should be removed from play immediately. The full guidelines can be accessed via the attached link, or the attached document. LINK – iRB Concussion Guidelines DOCUMENT – IRB_Concussion_Guidelines_EN.

Rest in Peace – Kristine Anderson

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 the Kansas Jayhawks Women’s Rugby Football Club learned that Kristine Andersen, our teammate, friend, and sister, passed away suddenly on Sunday at the age of twenty-one. Kristine was a senior in the English Department at the University of Kansas and began playing rugby for the Kansas Jayhawks in the fall […]

USA Rugby Tournament Sanctioning Process

For Immediate Release September 28, 2012 USA RUGBY ANNOUNCES NEW TOURNAMENT SANCTIONING PROCESS USA Rugby to enforce new tournament sanctioning process effective immediately Sanctioning is free for registered clubs and members Non-sanctioned tournaments will not be covered by USA Rugby insurance BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby is announcing a renewed emphasis on the benefits of […]

West Referee Chair and Treasurer

The Western Rugby Referee Association has elected Gary Hartzell as the new Chair. Gary has served in a variety of capacities with the WRRA in the past, most notably as the West Referee scheduler. In addition, Dan Hattrup has been confirmed as the new WRRA Treasurer. Dan will work closely with David McPhail, West Treasurer […]

USA Rugby Eligibility Regulations

USA Rugby Releases 2012-2013 Club Eligibility Regulations All member teams and players will be held to the Eligibility and Competition Regulations posted on the USA Rugby website. In event of any ambiguity in these guidelines, members are to seek an official interpretation from the Eligibility Committee. Definition of a Qualifying Competition has been incorporated throughout […]

USA Rugby Member Accident Insurance

USA RUGBY MEMBER ACCIDENT INSURANCE Link to USA Rugby Website WHO IS COVERED? All registered members of USA Rugby, including athletes, coaches, officials and referees. WHAT IS COVERED? Accidental injury that occurs at USA Rugby sanctioned activities. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? Excess Accident Medical Expense: $25,000 Deductible, with Primary Insurance: $1,500* Deductible, without Primary Insurance: […]

USA Rugby Improves Coach Certification Standards

USA Rugby Improves Coach Certification Standards USA Rugby has updated what it means to be a registered rugby coach in the United States. Beginning with the 2012-13 membership year, all USA Rugby members that register as a coach will be required to successfully complete a comprehensive USA Rugby Player Protection Package as part of their […]

West 7s Qualifiers for 2012 – Updated Info

Gregg Jarvis (gjarvis@lexmark.com), the West 7s Program Direction, has announced the slate of West 7s Qualifying tournaments for 2012. See below for the tournament host contact information. The entry fee is $400 per qualifying event. June 23 – Houston, TX Contact: Eric Phillips (Ericphillips1@hotmail.com) Host: Houston Area Rugby Club (HARC) Note, this tournament coincides with […]

West Women’s 7s All-Stars Camp – Information

From Tracy Gola, Coach, West Women’s 7s All-Stars * West Women’s 7s Open Camp * Sunday, July 22, 2012 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (noon) Dick’s Sporting Good Park 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022 Open to all levels All players must be CIPP’d with the West Territory in order to be selected. The […]