Allegheny Rugby Union

Welcome to the home of the Allegheny Rugby Union. Your executive board works diligently to create opportunities to improve rugby in our area for players, coaches, referees, and spectators. We work for you so if you have any questions or ideas about what we can do for you please contact us.

Meet the 2019 Executive Board

Dan Houlihan

Board member since 2019

Home Club: ARU Ref Society, Pittsburgh Forge, Kiski Valley U19

Vice President

Brian Thoma

Board member since 2018

Home Club: Presque Isle Scallywags

Board Member since 2018

Home Club: Pittsburgh Forge Women

Our secretary position is currently vacant. If you're interested in the positions please contact Dan at

Board member since 2014

Home Clubs: RMU Women & Pittsburgh Forge

Register now for our Kick Off Classic!

Get ready for your 15s season with us - see full details here.

Learn what it takes to play in the ARU
Stay in the game and check out what teams are looking for coaches

Don't get lost this season - check out our union map for all of our teams' home pitches.