Reminder of TRU Match Procedures

The Spring season has officially kicked off! We’ve already had several issues with teams not following sideline barrier policies and not submitting their required referee assessments. Please remember to review the TRU Match Procedures: Your team is responsible for knowing and following all policies or their may be disciplinary sanctions. If you have any questions […]

Level 200 Coach Certification – February 15, 2015 @ Strake Jesuit Houston

Level 200 Coaching Certification Register Now! Date/Time: Sunday, February 15, 2015 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Organizer: Strake Jesuit Houston College Preparatory, TX Clinic Description All contact teams require an active Level 200 Coach to be in compliance with USA Rugby. The Level 200 Coach Certification consists of online pre-course work and attendance at an in-person […]

Spring Fitness – TRRA

The spring is here and it’s time for fitness testing again! Fitness standards have been in place for a year now, but please feel free to review. RATO feels that this allows for a more realistic pathway and holds the referee accountable for their development and fitness. As a reference the TRRA Fitness standards were based on […]

College Players to be Available for Senior Club Matches via Eligibility Exemption

NOTE: Grant Cole of This is Texas Rugby gives a great overview of what this really means for TEXAS rugby! An exemption in USA Rugby’s Eligibility Regulations has been approved by the Board of Directors, which will allow for in-season transfers of collegiate players to senior club teams. Under the new college-to-club exemption, a collegiate […]

Game Management Guidelines Released for 2015


Please review the newly released Game Management Guidelines from USA Rugby for 2015: 2015 Game Management Guidelines 2015 High School Game Management Guidelines 2015 Sevens Game Management Guidelines The guidelines enable players and referees to have a clearer approach to the game and to be more consistent in Law application throughout the country, while also […]