June 2015

Monthly Archives

  • Community Clubs Launch Summer Season

    Yesterday we kicked off the summer rugby season with a day full of fun activities and scrimmages for over 75 students grade 6-12th. In order to keep our kids active over the summer season we’ve created Community Clubs in each borough, offering weekly practices and tournaments and a chance to meet new friends. If you missed […]

  • Becoming a “Play What You See” Coach

    Our Director of Youth Development, Dom Wareing, shares his perspective on the culture of American sports, and asks what you think! I grew up overseas in England and played and watched sports all my life. There is a distinct perception there of the the stereotypical American coaching style: the “my way or the highway, do […]

  • Rugby4Good Goes Global

    Sport has the power to change the world and unite people like nothing else can and Play Rugby USA is getting in on the action this weekend! Mark Griffin and Dominic Wareing, heading up our R4G Coach Development Team, have been invited to run a training for 50 young leaders today as a kickoff for The United […]

  • 8th Annual AIG NYC Rugby Cup

    On Saturday June 6th we hosted the 8th Annual AIG NYC Rugby Cup where over 800 student athletes made up 67 teams and came together to celebrate the youth rugby community in NYC and to compete in the biggest flag rugby tournament on the East Coast. The morning weather threatened to spoil the fun but the drizzle couldn’t […]

  • Introducing the Go Forward Award

      Last year at the AIG NYC Rugby Cup we introduced Green Cards for the first time. Referees and volunteers were on the look out to award them to players showing exceptional sportsmanship during a match or on the sidelines. A player must go above and beyond the minimum standard of fair play, discipline and […]

  • Just 5 days to go before the AIG NYC Rugby Cup!

    It’s not too late to support this fantastic event! Make your donation of just $15 to provide a jersey for one of the 840 players competing this Saturday and the NYC Rugby Cup. We couldn’t make this event happen without the support of some amazing volunteers, and we’re pleased to announce that an overwhelming number of […]