Austin Elite Rugby joins Major League Rugby
Austin, TX – Elite Rugby Management LLC (ERM) is excited to announce the launch of Austin Elite Rugby for the 2018 inaugural Major League Rugby season.
Elite Rugby Management has been created by the owners of Huns Rugby Management, Christopher Bugge, Richard Osborn, Thierry Daupin, and former USA Eagles Captain Todd Clever; ERM is pleased to welcome Austinite Christophe Lavigne to the list of owners.
Austin Elite Rugby will be based in the City of Austin with the team representing Central Texas.
The core group of players will come from the Huns Rugby Management 2017 USA Rugby D1 National Championship team, and will be reinforced by local, national, and international talent.
Austin Elite Rugby will be hosting its first combine on October 14. Players interested in trying out for the team are requested to register at austineliterugby.com/combine
Austin Elite Rugby will be introducing rugby to the community through its Rugby 101 program, which creates relationships with regional middle school programs and after school programs through YMCA, Breakthrough Austin, and other organizations.
Representing an area from Austin to Waco, College Station, and San Antonio; Austin Elite Rugby will develop a strong relationship with local rugby clubs. The Austin Elite Rugby Academy has also been created to help young talent achieve their goals and offers a pathway to professional rugby.
The Captain’s Club is a place where business-minded people and rugby supporters can meet and greet to create business while enjoying their favorite sport.
Preseason games will commence in February 2018 with the full schedule being announced in due course. Join our mailing list to stay informed on Season Tickets, Team Announcements, and a host of exciting developments.