2017 – 2018 USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines

Please review the newly released Game Management Guidelines from USA Rugby for 2017. 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: 2017 – 2018 Game Management Guidelines As there are quite a few new […]

2017 USA Rugby Transfer & Registration Deadline – April 1

It’s that time of year again! We wanted to remind you about an important transfer and registration deadline, April 1 at 11:59 PM Mountain Time (Bylaw 3.2-a). To fully understand this deadline, we strongly encourage you to refer to the USA Rugby Eligibility Regulations. This deadline applies to you if: you are currently registered with a club that is not the club you plan […]

USA Rugby Academy Training Camp – May 13-14 @ Houston Sports Park

REGISTER Atavus is hosting a two-day USA Rugby Academy Training Camp at the Houston Sports Park on May 13-14, 2017. What: 2 day Training Camp When: May 13-14, 2017 Who: Male | Female 14+ Cost: $180 This two-day USA Rugby Academy Training Camp will establish a strong technical foundation for game understanding, accelerated skill acquisition, and […]

World Rugby announces new measures to limit contact with the head

New law application guideline will codify zero-tolerance to contact with the head Approach informed by largest-ever study identifying most common situations leading to head injuries Players, coaches and match officials urged to be proactive in changing culture Latest step in proactive, evidence-driven approach to injury reduction Head is a no-go area World Rugby has further strengthened its […]

U-21 Pilot Program Launched by TRU and USA Rugby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUSTIN, TX, Sept. 16, 2016: U-21 PILOT PROGRAM LAUNCHED BY TEXAS RUGBY UNION and USA RUGBY GET BACK ON THE PITCH! In a joint effort to retain high school rugby players who aren’t playing collegiate rugby, and to attract new players to the game, USA Rugby (USAR) and the Texas Rugby Union […]

7s Rolling Substitutions – New Law Variation

World Rugby is trialing a variation regarding substitutions in sevens. The USA Rugby Committee has approved the use of this Variation in all domestic competitions effective June 18, 2016. The exact wording is copied below, but in essence it allows a player to return to the game after having been substituted off. The team is still restricted to […]

WANTED: University of Texas at Austin Women’s Rugby Head Coach

The University of Texas at Austin Women’s Rugby Club is looking for a new head coach, starting in August 2016. This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Texas Women’s Rugby: Is a competitive Division I collegiate team in the Southwestern Women’s Rugby Conference. The team plays 15’s matches in the fall and 7’s tournaments in the spring, […]