• Rugby World Cup Final Viewing Party

    The Rugby World Cup (RWC) is the greatest prize in rugby and one of the world’s most admired competitions. The USA National Team is competing for the seventh time, and we are at a historic moment for rugby in America as Rugby Sevens makes its debut at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after a 92-year […]

  • FINALLY – the RWC starts this week!

    You’re invited to start the celebrations on Friday 9/18 as this 6 week tournament of epic proportions kicks off with England v Fiji at 3pm. Head to Pig ‘N’ Whistle on 36th, the official Play Rugby USA location for all RWC matches, and get in on complimentary open bar and food platters from 3-5 pm […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10th Anniversary Gala makes history, smashes records!

    On Tuesday May 12th we celebrated a decade of Developing Youth Through Rugby at our 10th Anniversary Gala held at the Manhattan Penthouse. Over 200 supporters were present for what proved to be our most successful fundraising event to date, helping us raise a record smashing $145K. These funds are critical to ensuring we’re able […]

  • 2nd Annual Women in Rugby Day

    On Saturday, April 11th we hosted the 2nd Annual Women in Rugby Day on Randall’s Island! This event, launched in Spring 2014, was created to foster the growth of women’s rugby in NYC and highlight the player pathway that now exists for girls thanks, in part, to the programs provided by Play Rugby USA. Young […]

  • Join us for our 10th Anniversary Gala!

    For the past decade Play Rugby USA has fulfilled our mission of Developing Youth Through Rugby by empowering underserved urban youth to embrace a life of vitality. Serving thousands of boys and girls of all ages and abilities in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco we work daily to provide them with choices and opportunities […]

  • You’re invited! Join us at these Winter tournaments throughout March.

    This year we’re celebrating our 10th Anniversary of Developing Youth Through Rugby! We began our first after-school rugby programs in public schools in 2005 and a decade later we’ve worked in partnership with over 250 schools and mentored over 10,000 underserved, urban youth nationwide! We’ll formally commemorate this milestone on Tuesday May 12th at our […]

  • Congratulations to our official SnapCall contest winner!

    Rugby meets American Football On Sundary the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks during Superbowl XLIX, but it wasn’t just die hard football fans glued to their TVs and twitter feeds. Rugby fans across the nation watched excitedly to see Ohio State Rugby Player Nate Ebner defend for the Patriots against the Seahawks who […]