Empire GU today launched a upgraded website (empiregurugby.com) and platform that gives users an optimized experience like no other rugby union in the United States. The refresh of Empire GU's web hom..
At the capstone tournament for
the 2016 Empire GU Summer 7s Series, EGU crowned four Summer 7s
Champions and named the first-ever All-EGU 7s Team. The Blazing 7s
Tournament on July 23 was the sc..
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, NY; (June 8, 2016) – In conjunction with its expanding mission to advance the development of rugby skills beyond the touch lines as well, Northeast Academy is no..
USA Club Rugby
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All throughout October, USA Club Rugby is publishing statistics about club rugby in the United States. Previously, we posted about per capita statistics by metro area, and total membership by union. Today's post is a per capita ranking of unions.Geographical Unions and Territorial Unions by membership per capita, 2015-2016 seasonRegistered senior players per million residents; estimated population from U.S. Census Bureau statistics1. Rocky Mountain Rugby (GU): 189.11*2. Capital (GU): 161.063. New England Rugby - NERFU (GU): 143.754. Pacific Northwest Rugby Football Union (GU): 130.555. Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union (GU): 126.496. Northern California (GU): 105.727. Southern California Rugby Football Union (GU): 88.428. Mid-America Rugby Union (GU): 88.209. Carolinas Rugby Union (GU): 87.7010. Empire GU (GU): 82.2411. Midwest Rugby Union (TU): 81.8512. Florida Rugby Union - GU (GU): 67.7613. Texas Rugby Union (GU): 62.9814. True South Rugby Union (GU): 57.16*per capita number would be 159.69 if all Utah-based teams were in Rugby Utah^When the Southwest GU (Arizona & Rio Grande) forms, its per capita rate will be 95.57Average GU size: 17,672,873Median GU size: 16,090,056Local Area Unions and Associate Unions by membership per capita, 2015-2016 season Registered senior players per million residents; estimated population from U.S. Census Bureau statistics1. Alaska Oosik Rugby Union (AU): 576.582. Hawaii (AU): 274.523. Montana (AU): 204.274. Iowa Rugby Union (LAU): 137.655. Chicago Area Rugby Football Union (LAU): 129.606. Rio Grande Rugby Union (LAU): 109.787. Wisconsin Rugby Football Union (LAU): 98.208. Minnesota (LAU): 92.699. Arizona Rugby Union (LAU): 89.4810. Georgia (LAU): 69.3111. Allegheny Rugby Union (LAU): 67.5912. Indiana (LAU): 64.1513. Michigan Rugby Football Union (LAU): 65.1414. Ohio (LAU): 61.0715. Rugby Utah (LAU): 48.15*16. Illinois (LAU): 44.43*per capita number would be 104.68 if all Utah-based teams were in Rugby UtahAverage LAU/AU size: 5,750,801Median LAU/AU size: 5,751,299Note-1: The per capita figure is the number of registered club rugby players per million residents of a union's geographic area.Note-2: Each union's geographic area population was calculated by using the states and/or metro areas included in each area. Note-3: The estimated population for each union is:Midwest TU: 65,623,010Texas GU: 33,963,392Empire GU: 27,837,889Southern California GU: 25,945,607True South GU: 19,558,037Florida GU: 19,333,551Capital GU: 16,335,190Northern California GU: 16,090,056Carolinas GU: 14,173,148New England GU: 13,801,891Pacific Northwest GU: 12,630,767Mid-America GU: 12,300,955Eastern Pennsylvania GU: 11,590,045Rocky Mountain GU: 6,186,815Ohio LAU: 15,195,366Michigan LAU: 10,258,048Georgia LAU: 10,214,860Chicago Area LAU: 9,891,964Arizona LAU: 6,828,065Minnesota LAU: 6,246,521Wisconsin LAU: 5,916,272Allegheny LAU: 5,844,128Indiana LAU: 5,658,469Illinois LAU: 3,488,343Utah LAU: 3,219,410Iowa LAU: 3,123,899Rio Grande LAU: 2,924,081Hawaii AU: 1,431,603Montana AU: 1,032,949Alaska AU: 738,842 ... See MoreSee Less