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EGU Seeking Nominations for VP Communications

August 27, 2019
Seat to be filled by vote of Board on Sept 9 Empire GU is seeking nominations for the Board seat of VP Communications. Nominations are due not later than Thursday, Sept 5. A vote on the position will take place by the current Board of Directors at the next Board meeting, scheduled for Monday, Sept 9.Nominations, including a resume / rugby experience, should be sent in advance of the deadline to operations@empiregurugby.com.A position description is found below:VICE PRESIDENT - COMMUNIC..

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World Rugby Law Changes for High Tackles / Technical Zones

July 24, 2019
Resources available for High Tackles and Technical Zones:World Rugby Decision Framework for High TackleThe guideline included is intended to improve consistency in application of sanctions by distinguishing between dangerous tackles that warrant a penalty, yellow card or red card. The framework also supports protection of the head of both players by consistently and frequently sanctioning the tackle behaviour that is known to be the highest risk.Guideline | FrameworkUSA Rugby Technical Zone Reso..

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EGU Elects New Board Members

July 15, 2019
Empire GU held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday, July 14. The following were elected to the Board of Directors:VP Operations: Rich GallinaVP Governance: Gary HeavnerVP Finance: Craig GridelliED Sevens: Rosalie MacGowan2019-20 EGU Board of DirectorsPresident: Ken PapeVP Operations: Rich GallinaVP Governance: Gary HeavnerVP Finance: Craig GridelliVP Communications: TBDED Men: Lex MaccubbinED Women: Jennifer JonesED Sevens: Rosalie MacGowanED Referees: Brad Kleiner (Appointed)* Upon ..

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