After a few weeks of quiet, things in the rugby world picked back up this week. Here's what is happening around our rugby community ...
NATIONAL HONORS FOR WISCONSIN REFEREE, PLAYER TODAY
USA Rugby's news updates shone brightly on two Wisconsin rugby community members today.
The national office named Wisconsin referee Cody Kuxmann as one its USA Rugby Shanagher Morrison Scholarship winners. Kuxmann will travel to South Africa to train further as a referee. Read the whole update here on the WRFU website. Congratulations Cody!
On the playing front, former Whitewater and Milwaukee Barbarian standout Ben Landry will be heading to the Olympic Training Center for the upcoming USA Rugby Eagles Forwards Camp next week. Read more here about this new honor for Landry. Congratulations Ben!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS – REFEREE AND UNION MEETINGS
We'll continue to offer you friendly reminders in the coming weeks and updates on the details of each meeting, but be sure to mark down in your calendars for the Wisconsin Rugby Referee Society (WRRS) meeting on Saturday, February 28 in Fond du Lac and the Wisconsin Rugby Football Union (WRFU) Spring General Meeting in Madison on Sunday, March 1.
Related News: We have posted the WRFU Approved Meeting Minutes from March 2014 and the Draft Meeting Minutes from December 2014 online. Check them out here.
WINTER TRAINING MOTIVATION
This week, we've got a video freshly posted from Ultimate Rugby Sevens for training ideas and motivation – "High Intensity Fitness Training with England Sevens." Try this workout soon to kick start your winter fitness. Have a great fitness or training resource to share? Let us know.
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