Official Statement Regarding the National High School and Under-19 Club Championship Eligibility Regulations

via my inbox and from USA Rugby: The eligibility regulations for the 2009 National High School Club Championship and for the Under-19 Club Championship have been revised over the last month or so. That revision process is now complete, and the new regulations will go into effect for the 2009 Competitive Season. The High School … Read more

USA Rugby Launches Rookie Rugby Club

via my inbox and from USA Rugby: BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby is launching a new online club and educational resource for youth rugby supporters. The Rookie Rugby Club is a social-networking website that allows players, coaches, referees and educators from all regions of the country to connect and learn about the game. Everything from … Read more

Submit Your Tournament: NYC Middle School C.H.A.M.P.S Flag Rugby Tournament

Thanks to Play Rugby USA for submitting their tournament to my Tournament Listing: NYC middle school C.H.A.M.P.S flag rugby tournament 2March 15, 2009 Walton High School, Bronx, New York 7s Youth Your Scrumhalf Connection – Women’s Rugby Blog. Daily posts about rugby across the world! Read the blog at http://yourscrumhalfconnection.com and follow me on Twitter … Read more

Submit Your Tournament: 2nd annual New York City Mayors Cup for Flag Rugby

Thanks to Play Rugby USA for submitting their tournament to my Tournament Listing: 2nd annual New York City Mayors Cup for Flag RugbyJune 6, 2009 Randall’s Island New York City 7s Youth Your Scrumhalf Connection – Women’s Rugby Blog. Daily posts about rugby across the world! Read the blog at http://yourscrumhalfconnection.com and follow me on … Read more

Rugby Video Monday: Brighton Storm vs White Station – High School Girls Rugby

Thanks to Todd Lowe for sending this video of a High School rugby match! Complete game video of the Brighton Storm girls playing White Station. This was the 2009 home opener at Whitmer Field played on March 14, 2009. Final score Brighton 17, White Station 0. I am still learning/teaching myself how to better capture … Read more

Hyde Park Rugby on Fox Sports Network

I just finished watching the Hyde Park special on Fox Sports and it was awesome! More great exposure for our amazing sport!! Please pass the word on. See link for different affiliates show times etc. http://areyouwatchingthis.com/tv/programs/SH011238830000-Hyde-Rugby-A-New-World/13512365 Event: “Hyde Rugby: A New World” “Hyde Rugby TV Special”Host: Fox SportsStart Time: Sunday, February 8 at 11:00am ESTWhere: … Read more

Texas Rugby Youth Camps

from my inbox: There are two Texas Rugby Youth Camps this weekend (Dec 13, 2008) in Keller, TX and Houston, TX: Keller Camp Saturday December 13, 2008 Jesuit College Prep along with Alliance RFC will be hosting a Youth Rugby Clinic. This will be a camp for full Varsity, JV, Freshman, U14, U12, U10 or … Read more

The Unlikely Scrum

This NY Times article has been circulating all over the Internets for the last few weeks. I love the article and love the publicity it has been getting. Check out a few paragraphs below or here and view the whole article. WASHINGTON — The rugby practice field at Hyde Leadership Public Charter School bears little … Read more

Florida High School Launches Nation’s First Girls’ Varsity Rugby Program

Florida High School Launches Nation’s First Girls’ Varsity Rugby Program BOULDER, Colo. — USA Rugby is proud to announce the formation of the first ever girls’ high school varsity rugby team in the United States. The pioneer program is set to begin in October at Sebastian River High School in Sebastian, Fla. In close cooperation … Read more