We’re a non-profit organization on a mission
To use the unique power of rugby to empower and inspire youth, primarily from underserved communities, to go forward and realize their true potential.
We use flag and tackle rugby programs to teach positive life skills to
5,500 young people each year
Meet Susie! She is 17-years-old and is a member of the Play Rugby USA Academy team. She is also working hard in hopes of being selected for the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina this October! Susie recently came back from a training camp in San Diego held by the Youth Olympics group, so we […]
In November, some of Play Rugby USA’s YDMs competed in the USA Rugby WPL Championship, and they won! Listen to Gio and Kristen of New York Rugby Club talk about their experience. We are so proud to have YDMs like Gio and Kristen for our students to look up to!
The Manhattan RFC Fall 2017 campaign is best described as a season of perseverance. A combination of competing fall sports, cold weather, and a tough away schedule could well have ended the season before it got off the ground; however, as always, the competitors of MRFC chose to Go Forward and rose to the occasion. […]
We are so lucky to have five amazing supporters running the 2017 NYC Marathon on November 5th to help raise money for Play Rugby USA: Rose Ellen, Jason, Ed, Jonah, and Matt! Read more about our incredible Team below and make a gift to help support them on their journey. Jonah, Denver, CO Jonah became […]