November Meeting

The November EPRRS Meeting is going down on Wednesday, November 4th at 7:30 pm at Dave & Busters in Plymouth Meeting.  There will be rugby, and food, and drink.  Training session will be centered around positioning and will be much shorter than last month (I know this as I haven't even started putting things together).  One would bet that if you showed up early, some of your comrades

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USA Rugby Referee Training Video - Obstruction

USA Rugby has created a training video for referees about Obstruction.


Here is the link to the video:

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Joe Duffy Update

Joe Duffy was discharged from Magee Rehabiliation Hospital, but will remain under their lifetime policy of care. Joe receives physical therapy at home now with goals geared to eventual out-patient therapy back at Magee's facility in Philadelphia. Any contribution to help is appreciated.

Recovery seems a long way away, but Joe is adamant about getting out of his wheelchair someday. He had a

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Referees at Practice

The EPRRS is more than willing to send a representative to a session for your Club to go over the Law, Management Guidelines, INterpretations, etc.  We could also send a body to do a scrimmage.  If your club is interested, please reach out to Jim Rogers ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) to coordinate.

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IMPORTANT: Referee Background Checks

Attention: All referees must undergo background check as part of CIPP Registration
USA Rugby is expanding their background checks to include referees, with that requirement, the bulk registration EPRRS performed in years past is no longer available. Each referee MUST register individually. We will provide a credit for CIPP registration in your annual dues payments.