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NYRC secures NRU 3rd seed

July 20, 2012
The NRU Championships were held up at Mystic River's grounds pine Banks in Malden MA this weekend with NYRC looking to go one better than last year and secure a home playoff for the D1 CR4 playoff with MARFU. On the first day NYRC though against NERFU #1 Mystic River the guys never got going in the first half and were 50-0 down early in the second. They eventually found their pattern and started fighting back adding 24 points of their own to close out the match. Though the 50-24 loss was not hea..

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MetNY and NY State RFUs form Geographic Union, the Empire RFU GU

July 20, 2012
The officers of the MetNY RFU are pleased to announce the official formation of the Empire RFU GU. As previously mentioned, in an effort to move towards USAR's organization of unions by geography, the MetNY has merged with NYS to effectively become the Empire RFU GU. The MetNY RFU will officially dissolve once the Empire GU RFU has elected its board and is fully operational. This is expected to take place within the next 2 weeks.In the short term, there should be no massive changes for member..

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Economic Impact Study of Rugby in NYC

July 20, 2012
Members of the MetNY RFU have been working, for months, on creating an economic impact study on rugby in NYC. This report, amongst other things, shows what rugby brings to NYC in terms of money, people and tourism. The study is currently being used to approach city officials to bolster interest in the game, understand that the sport is growing and liaise with them to build more rugby fields in NYC.The MetNY would like to thank Toby Butterfield, Kieran Holohan, Dave Martin, Ted Perkins and Troy..

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PlayRugby USA Seeks Support

July 20, 2012
Play Rugby USA is seeking support from the local rugby community for two major events they are having this June. The first event on June 11th is the 2011 NYC Rugby Cup. The NYC Rugby Cup is an annual event that is catered to HUNDREDS of young aspiring rugby players. The second event on June 17th will be their 4th annual Coctail Benefit. The Coctail Benefit will act as a fundraiser for Play Rugby USA. Read on to see a mesage about both events from Play Rugby USA President Mark Griffin... 201..

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