All Star Matches Postponed

Due to conflicts driven by the World Cup and the Women’s Premier League, the California Men’s and Women’s all-star teams have asked us to change the date of this competition. This will likely be moving into 2016, we will update everyone as soon as we hear more. If you have questions or concerns: Women’s Select […]

2015-2016 CMS

Great news, all schedules have been loaded into Who’s the Ref (TRU Calendar) and CMS! Your logins have also been distributed along with the  2015-2016 USA Rugby Competition Management System Handbook. A few reminders about CMS: Confirm your schedule! Teams need to have their results submitted no later than 24 hours after kickoff. Both sides are expected […]

New TRU Women’s Rep – Nick James

Congratulations to the newest member of the TRU Board, Nick James. She joins the Board as the Women’s Rep. Nick began playing with the A&M Women in 2008 and served as an officer, a captain, and began coaching in 2011. She has also played with the Austin Valkyries and currently plays for HARC. In addition to […]

World Rugby Law Clarifications 2015 – Law 3

The latest Clarification is attached. It addresses yet another iteration of the “what if” involved in front row replacements and is pretty clear. Please distribute to teams, unions, conferences and referees in your area. 150909 CL Law Clarification 6 2015 Front Row replacements [PDF] Feel free to write me with any questions. All the best, […]

World Rugby Law Clarifications 2015 – Laws 15, 16, 22

World Rugby has issued another clarification. This addresses kicking the ball out of the hands of another player. That has always been specifically prohibited when a player is attempting to touch the ball down for a try, but it was not addressed for more general situations. This clarification makes it clear – that action is […]