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Ted Hardy – Highlanders Rugby of Chapel Hill Youth Development Officer Highlanders Rugby Club of Chapel Hill Release: May 17, 2017 CHAPEL HILL, NC – Since being founded in 2003, the Highlanders Rugby Club has built a history of success on and off the pitch. In an effort to continue to grow the sport of rugby in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Durham while also continuing to build upon their rich history, Highlanders Rugby has hired Ted Hardy in a part-time role as Youth Development Officer. Ted is tasked with working with the current Highlanders leadership, local schools and community organizations…

May 9, 2017 Utah Youth Rugby & Rugby Utah Partner to Host High School Finals & MRC Match Photo: Rugby Utah Rugby Utah Release: Kimball Kjar, May 9, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT–Rugby Utah (RU), the USA Rugby recognized state organizing body for men’s rugby, and Utah Youth Rugby (UYR), the USA Rugby recognized youth and high school governing body, announced today that they are partnering to host the Youth and High School State Championship Finals and the Rugby Utah Select XV Major Rugby Championship (MRC) match against the Austin Huns at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City,…

Delmarva Rugby / Smyrna Red Storm brings High School 15s Rugby to Sussex County Delmarva Rugby Release: Tom Colucci The Delmarva/ Red Storm United team defeats Archmere B side 30-0 Lewes DE, 4/30/17 – Delmarva Rugby hosted several high school teams at their pitch on Sunday for a combined scrimmage and U19 full squad rugby match. Previous games during the spring used the “sevens” format where only seven players are on the pitch at a time. That format has allowed start up programs to begin playing competitive rugby with shortened rosters. Over the last few weeks, Delmarva Rugby and the…

Delmarva Rugby U19 Wins First Matches Ever Played Delmarva Rugby Release: Tom Colucci, March 26, 2017 Delmarva’s brand new U19 team traveled to Alopacas Park and won it’s first two games ever played High School rugby kicks off in Sussex County Delmarva Rugby’s U19 team played its first games ever on March 25th in Alopacas Park in Wilmington. Surprising many of the people at the event, the U19’s won its first game against Archmere Academy’s B side. The first half was a learning experience for many of the players as they fell behind by 15 points. Adjustments during halftime allowed…

March 13, 2017 Inaugural Bonnies HS Boys Rugby Challenge Cup Doug Coil St. Bonaventure Men’s Rugby Club is a member of the D1A Rugby East Conference. Tui Osborne, Head Coach of the program, has them improving rapidly and is one of the leading coaches in the United States. St. Bonaventure Rugby Club will host the inaugural Bonnies High School Boys Rugby Challenge Cup on March 25, 2017 with the following four teams participanting in the tournament: Kenmore, Orchard Park, Canisius, and Fairport. The teams will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience at the tournament, as well as tour the…

October 6, 2016 Charlotte Rugby Club Starts U19 High School Girls Rugby Academy Charlotte Rugby Club Release 2016 marks the beginning of a new era as the Charlotte Rugby Club with adding a U/19 Girls Academy to its growing list of teams. Rugby is currently the fastest growing sport in the nation at the high school and collegiate level. This fall CRC opens its doors to all girls High School players in search of a more dynamic and active sport. Beginning October 9 through December 11, 2016, Coach Madeline ‘Maddy’ Clark will manage, train and supervise all practices and games…

August 30, 2016 Play Rugby USA Community Olympic Development Program Next Assembly Northeast Academy Release: Ryan Trost, August 30, 2016 Following the successful first season of Play Rugby USA’s Community Olympic Development Program (CODP), the opportunity to be part of the next assembly is now available. The purpose of the CODP is to select the best 7’s players in the area and immerse them in an environment where they experience high quality coaching and 1-on-1 development. The program also includes invaluable experience within a high performance environment and the challenges that come with it reflecting & aligning with the National…

July 27, 2016 Play Rugby USA’s Community Olympic Development Program to Debut at NAI7s Photo: Play Rugby USA U18 Boys Northeast Academy and Play Rugby USA Release: Ryan Trost, July 27, 2016 Earlier this year, the U.S. Olympic Committee sanctioned its first ever Rugby specific Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) under the direction of Play Rugby USA (PRUSA) in partnership with the Northeast Academy. The first two U18 squads born of that initiative will make their elite tournament debuts next week at the North American Invitational 7s (NAI7s) in Salt Lake City, UT. The densely packed field of talent at…

March 14,2016 Xavier Rugby Celebrates 40th Anniversary Photo: Xavier Rugby Xavier High School Press Release: Xavier Rugby 40th Anniversary, March 11, 2016, Shawna Gallagher Vega Xavier Rugby marked its 40th anniversary at a spirited celebration attended by more than 300 alumni, family, and friends on March 11. Members of each of Xavier’s four national championship teams (1985, 1993, 2007, and 2010) were in attendance at the event, which began with a Mass celebrated by Rev. Vin Biagi, S.J. ’67—a trusted figure to generations of Xavier ruggers—in Xavier’s Student Chapel. Xavier Director of Rugby Joe Sweeney ’85, a member of the 1985…

February 8, 2016 Try Rugby USA Roadshow: Coaches Clinic Press Release: TRY Rugby USA, Premiership Rugby, British Council, Tiger Rugby, USA Rugby, London Irish, Saracens and Gilbert “Try Rugby USA Roadshow Coach Education Session Synopsis Dates: Saturday, February 20 – Morris, NJ at Morris County Public Safety Academy Time: 11:00am-5:30pm Presenters: Premiership Rugby (4 Coach Educators, 1 CSR) British Council/FOBC (2 reps), Tiger Rugby (4 coaches all 200 level or higher certified) Session Synopsis Please note that session topics will vary based on the specific areas of interests of registered session participants and the specialized expertise of Premiership Rugby…

January 10, 2016 Saratoga Rugby Club Launches Boys & Girls High School Rugby Saratoga Rugby Club Press Release: Eric Huss – Saratoga Rugby Club VP & Commercial Manager Saratoga Springs, NY – The Saratoga Rugby Club is proud to announce the introduction of 2 new High School Rugby teams! Both the Boys & Girls teams will be part of Saratoga Rugby Club and fit in between their Youth & Collegiate programs. The teams will attract players from the Saratoga County region and their home will be the Saratoga Rugby Grounds at 5 Clement Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY. “With the…