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Empire Olympic Development Academy Kicks Off

May 28, 2013
New York -- Over 70 athletes from around the metropolitan New York area attended open tryouts on Saturday, May 25, for the newly-formed Empire GU Sevens Olympic Development Academy. The tryouts were held at Columbia University’s Baker Field. The Academy is dedicated to identifying, developing and preparing Sevens players with a view to placing athletes on the USA Eagles men’s national team and the USA Olympic squad for Rio Games in 2016. Athletes were tested over 10 me..

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Empire GU Women's Select 7s Tryout

May 23, 2013
Empire Women’s Select 7’s tryout Saturday, May 25, 2013 Columbia University's Baker Field   Goal: assemble a competitive team of women's 7's players from the Empire/NYC area with the stated goal of qualifying for club nationals in Chestwick, PA, August 10-11.  Identify: individual players from local clubs who have an interest, skill, fitness, availability, and budget to be considered for selection to an area..

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Princeton AC Advances to D2 Elite 8

May 12, 2013
Princeton, NJ -- Princeton Athletic Club advanced to the Final Four to battle Montauk on Saturday, May 4. PAC was also hosting the Division 2 and 3 playoff matches, May 4-5, making it a highly-anticipated weekend for the PAC family. On May 4, PAC battled Montauk, which has had PAC's number in the last few matchups. PAC was able to put an end to this trend with a convincing 41-20 victory. Tries were scored by #10 Colby Clabaugh, Captain #6 Chris Sedlak, #12 Inosi Kau, and three tries for #13 Dan ..

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Village Lions Women's RFC Seek Head Coach

May 08, 2013
Seeking D1 Women's Head Coach The Village Lions Rugby Football Club is seeking a women’s team Head Coach beginning August 2013, who will assist in coaching and preparation through the Spring 2014 competitive season. All travel is covered, with the possibility of a stipend or funding for coaching development. Previous experience required with  priority given to candidates who have experience coaching women’s sides. Team Background: Fou..

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Internship Opportunity -Northeast 7s Olympic Development Academy

May 06, 2013
Northeast 7s Rugby Olympic Development Academy/NRU and EMPIRE 7’s Series Sport Management Internship – Summer, 2013 Term: This internship is expected to start in mid-May 2013 and continue through August 2013. This is a part-time, unpaid internship at 10-20 hours per week.  Interns must be enrolled in the Sport Management program in order to be considered. Overview:  The primary focus of this internship is to support and assist in..

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Northeast Olympic Development Academy Tryouts

May 04, 2013
The Northeast Olympic Development Academies (ODA) will be holding open tryouts for all male players aged 17 and above. The Empire (New York) Academy will be held on Saturday, May 25, at Columbia University's Baker Field in New York City. Check-in is at 11.30 am. The New England Academy (Boston) will follow on Sunday, May 26, at Malden Catholic High School in Malden, Mass. Check-in is at 12:30 pm.The mission of the N..

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Empire GU Announces High School 7s Summer Series

May 01, 2013
Empire GU Sevens High School 7's Championship Series for Girls & Boys  Summer 2013   The Empire GU is pleased to announce its first ever High School 7's Championship Series. Endorsed by RugbyNY, RugbyNJ, and RugbyCT, the Empire series expands high school rugby opportunities in the tri-state area through collaboration between the State Rugby Organizations (SROs), the Empire GU senior clubs, and summer 7's tourname..

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Empire GU to Hold Men's D2 / D3 Final Four

April 29, 2013
Semifinal action will be contested on Saturday, May 4, followed by the D2 and D3 Championship games on Sunday, May 5. The fields are located at 635 Georges Road in Monmouth Junction, NJ. Directions Here Empire GU Men’s D2 / D3 Final Four Schedule Men’s D3 (Field A) Game 2: Old Blue B v. North Jersey (2p) Men’s D2 (Field B) Game 2: Montauk v. Princeton (3p) Sunday, May 5, 2013 2p: D3 Championship

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Empire GU Opens Search for Women's Select 7s Coach

April 27, 2013
Empire GU Women's 7sJob Title & Summary: Coach - Empire Women’s Select 7sThe Empire GU seeks a highly motivated and knowledgeable 7s coach for Summer 2013. The coach will be responsible for a competitive team of women's 7s players from the Empire / NYC area with the stated goal of qualifying for Club Nationals in Chestwick, PA, to be held August 10-11. Key Responsibilities: * Identify athletes from the Empire GU player pool, manage tryouts/selection process* Develop appropria..

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Empire GU Announces Summer 7s Series

April 19, 2013
Empire GU has announced its Summer 7s Series for Clubs and High Schools. The Senior Men’s & Women’s Series kicks off on June 15 with the Rockaway 7s. The High School Series begins on June 29 at the Monmouth 7s. Information, Schedules, Rules and Eligibility can be found at the following links:Club Summer 7s SeriesHigh School Summer 7s Series

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