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EGU Meeting for Membership to Address USA Rugby Status

March 28, 2020
Sunday, April 5 at 3pmEmpire GU President Ken Pape announced a meeting for the membership. This will be to address the current status of USA Rugby, EGUs future relationship with the organizing body and potential next steps.The meeting will be held on Sunday, April 5, at 3pm. All clubs are strongly encouraged to have representation present and members in general are welcomed to attend.Meeting information is as follows:EGU Meeting of Membership Sunday, April 5 | 3p ETLink: https://www.gotomeet.me/..

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EGU President's Letter to Membership

March 24, 2020
March 24, 2020Empire GU Members,I hope you and your families are safe and healthy during this troubling time. I wanted to give you an update on matters related to Empire GU and USA Rugby.I am sure by now you have read the email from the CEO of USAR stating that the governing body is in a dire situation, which was confirmed on a conference call last night for the members of USAR Congress.Empire GU is still open for business. We have been planning for this for the past several months and the follo..

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Letter to USAR Congress on USA Rugby Re-Org / COVID Crisis

March 24, 2020
                                                                        To: USAR CongressOn Behalf of: Board of Directors, National Office, Restructuring Task ForceRe: USA Rugby - Re-org / COVID / Crisis Update            Date: March 22, 2020            &..

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EGU to Pause Season Due to Coronavirus

March 13, 2020
Empire GU announced this evening it will pause the 2020 spring season due to the concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19), EGU President Ken Pape announced Thursday. Effective immediately for all EGU member clubs, all matches, including friendlies, will be suspended for an initial period of 45 days, running through April 26. EGU leadership will then evaluate the situation and make an appropriate decision. During that same period, EGU is advising member clubs to also refrain from gathering for..

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USA Rugby Statement & Guidance for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 06, 2020
Dear Members,As concerns grow around the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, it is important that we share information around courses USA Rugby is taking to warrant the safety and wellbeing of its members. USA Rugby fully understands and appreciates the severity of COVID-19 and potential risk involved. The USA Rugby Medical Committee and Leadership are in close contact with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), USOPC and World Rugby who are also closely monitoring the sit..

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Upstate U24 Select Side

February 10, 2020
Empire GU is looking for male athletes to participate in an Upstate U24 Select Side. Athletes must be born in 1996 or later to participate.  The team will play in the Allegheny U24 Tournament on  April 25-26,  in Erie, PA.  Any interested player should send their name, e-mail, phone, club, position(s) and birth date to Lex Maccubbin (lexmaccubbin@yahoo.com). Information must be provided not later than 12 FEB 2020.

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