BOULDER, Colo. – The USA Rugby Rugby Committee voted to adopt the IRB’s newest revision to the ongoing scrum engagement global trial: non-verbal communication to indicate to the scrumhalf when the ball can be placed into the scrum.
Effective March 1 at all college and club matches, referees will discuss in the front-row briefing with scrumhalves how the touching should be accomplished and
It seems mother nature is going to be out of our way so we can finally have a meeting around these parts. March meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 5th at 7:30 at Dave & Busters in the Plymouth Meeting Mall. As always you can find a soulmate at the bar around 7 or so.
Topics of interest:
- Tackle Types
- Yes 9
- Who knows...
See you there
Thanks to snow storm #38, we are cancelling February's Meeting. See everyone on March 5th!
The season begins with the February Meeting of the EPRRS. We are moving back one week to attempt to avoid the wrath of Mother Nature's next Ice Storm. As such, the meeting will be Wednesday, February 12th at Dave & Busters in the Plymouth Meeting Mall. All are invited to attend.
Please see the text below explaining the new Scrum Cadence in detail. This is channeling down from the iRB to USA Rugby directly to us. This is how we want to address all scrums effective immediately.
- Ensure both teams are level. If not bring up the lower team which is normally the defensive team as it is more difficult to hook the lower the scrum is. MANAGE / FK
- The LH has
Ladies and Gentlemen! The documents surrounding the new payment systems for Rugby Pennsylvania High School matches have been published online under Published Documents in the Documents toolbar. Any referee expecting to be paid for a High School match should look these documents over, complete the two necessary forms, and submit to RugbyPA.
Remember this is for A side matches for U19, HS,