Atomic Sisters – West Women’s Club Division 2 Champions

The Atomic Sisters defeated the Kansas City Jazz by a score of 33-11 to win the West Women’s Club Division 2 Championship. The championship was hosted in Wichita, KS on October 20th by the Wichita Barbarians RFC. West Women’s Council chair, Holly Iker, was the West event commissioner. The Atomic Sisters advance to the USA […]

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 to Change Senior Club Competitions Structure

USA RUGBY TO CHANGE SENIOR CLUB COMPETITIONS STRUCTURE IN 2013-2014 Restructuring aimed at providing increased opportunities for development of players, coaches and referees Boulder, Co (Aug 27, 2012) – Looking to create an environment that promotes a higher level of competition for its members, USA Rugby announced today the framework for the coming restructuring of […]

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 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 […]

2012 Women’s West Collegiate All-Stars

Congratulations to the following players who were selected to join the 2012 West Collegiate All Stars. These girls will join their other teammates from around the West in Glendale, CO this weekend to compete at the USA Rugby Collegiate All Stars Tournament. Along with proving that the West is best, this event is a selection […]