2014/2015 USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines

Please review the newly released Game Management Guidelines from USA Rugby for 2014-2015. Though the material is developed for referees, it is applicable to all stakeholders of the game including players and coaches. Please download the file and read through the updates: USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines 2014-2015 [PDF] Get additional resources at the TRRA Resources [...]

Reminder on Sanctions for Use of Unregistered Players

In order to participate in any match with another team, even a friendly, all players must be registered (aka CIPPed) with USA Rugby. It’s not simply a Cup Match requirement. It is an insurance and liability requirement that protects players, coaches, referees, administrators, the union, and the clubs.

Collegiate eligibility revision approved by Rugby Committee

A revision regarding graduate students has been made to the College Eligibility Regulations after approval from both the College Management Council and the Rugby Committee. Under the revised eligibility law, a graduate student attending a school other than the school from which he or she attended for an undergraduate degree is allowed to play for [...]

Level 1 Coaching Match Officials | 10/4/14 | Austin, TX

Level 1 Coaching Match Officials The purpose of this course is to introduce the concept and role of referee coaching to enable assistance and guidance to develop the referee. When: 10/4/14 Where: Sleep Inn & Suites Austin (8410 Highway 290 East Austin, TX 78724) Time: 8 – 5 pm Cost: $50* *INCENTIVE* The TRU recommends that [...]

Pre-Season Reminders – New Calendar & Referee Confirmation

Welcome to the 2014 Fall season! A few updates as we get ready to kick off matches… New Calendar and Scheduling Software – The referees are beta testing a new scheduling software and that includes a new calendar. We are working to have a global view of the calendar available as we’ve had in the [...]