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EGU Statement on Return to Play, Registration / Insurance

September 17, 2020
Empire GU has announced clubs can return to practice, based on state and local guidance for the locality of your club (NY, NJ or CT). Player registration and insurance coverage is now live via USA Rugby.Player RegistrationEmpire GU is excited to announce that registration for the 2020-21 competitive cycle is now open. Club and athlete registration is available through USA Rugby.Sportlomo is the official host of USA Rugby and EGU websites. Registration and payment will be processed through t..

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Empire GU League Season to Take Place in Spring 2021

August 03, 2020
Amidst continuing health and safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with varying state policies on return-to-play for rugby within its footprint, Empire GU has set in place plans for the 2020 league season to be conducted in Spring 2021. Practice and other athletic training opportunities for member clubs and athletes will be permitted, provided they are structured in accordance with each clubs’s procedures and applicable local and state regulations.  “Empi..

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EGU Adopts New Board Structure

July 21, 2020
In a vote at this evening's Board meeting, a new organizational structure for the Empire GU Board has been approved. The motion passed, 6-0.The new structure shifts Board positions to five voting Boards seats: President, Vice President, Director of Rugby, Director of Governance and Director of Finance.Following the vote to adopt the new Board structure, a second motion was made and approved (5-0, 1 Abstention) to appoint Lex Maccubbin as EGU's Director of Rugby. In this position, Maccubb..

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Recap: "Diversity & The Rugby Community" Forum

June 19, 2020
On Thursday, June 18, Empire GU held a forum entitled "Diversity & The Rugby Community" led by Phaidra Knight, a former USA Rugby Eagle and member of the Word Rugby Hall of Fame.The forum provided an opportunity to discuss the current climate in the United States, and around the world, and what the rugby community can do to help raise awareness and provide a safe outlet for all to listen and ask questions.For those unable to attend or wishing to listen again, please visit the link ..

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