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  • Support the 2017 AIG NYC Rugby Cup!

    On June 17, 2017 over 1000 youth rugby players, fans and volunteers will gather on Randall’s Island for the 10th Annual AIG NYC Rugby Cup, the largest flag rugby event on the East Coast! This event provides a chance for youth in Play Rugby USA’s NY programs to compete with their team and showcase the […]

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    Play Rugby USA Gala, June 13th

    The Play Rugby USA Spring Gala is just around the corner! This year’s event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 13th and we’ll be returning to the spectacular venue, CURRENT, Pier 59 at Chelsea Piers. The evening will feature a VIP reception, exceptional networking, award winning food, custom cocktails and exclusive silent and live auction items. […]

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    CODP Players Gain Great Experience in Vegas

    The Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) at Play Rugby USA had its 2017 tournament debut at the Las Vegas Invitational March 2-4.   CODP Background The CODP is a high performance 7’s side where we work with players year-round. Our primary concern is not whether the team wins or loses. Our primary concern is developing […]

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    The CODP is Headed to Vegas!

    In 2016, Play Rugby USA announced its designation by the United States Olympic Committee as America’s first Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) for Rugby, giving the organization an opportunity to offer a formal pathway to support exceptional athletes in achieving their potential, no matter their background! The purpose of the CODP is to immerse players […]

  • Career Opportunity Now Open!

    Play Rugby USA seeks a dedicated Communications Manager to join our team, starting January 1st, 2017. The Communications Manager will design and implement initiatives to build awareness and support of Play Rugby USA’s programs, achievements and events.   Job Title: Communications and Program Enrichment Manager Job Location: New York – Office Reports to: Events Director […]

  • CODP – Call for Players

    ———————————IMPORTANT NOTICE——————————— 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 […]

  • Play Rugby USA’s Community Olympic Development Program to Debut at NAI7s

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Play Rugby USA’s Community Olympic Development team to Debut at NAI7s July 27, 2016 | New York, NY 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 […]

  • Canterbury’s Corner – NYC Rugby Cup 2016

            Canterbury’s Corner NYC Rugby Cup Story presented by Canterbury. The Annual AIG NYC Rugby Cup is our biggest event of the year, a culminating tournament featuring over 1000 youth from our programs throughout the city converging on Randall’s Island for the biggest flag rugby tournament on the East coast. A visual […]

  • NY Academy Spring Season Report

      About the Girls. The Girls season has been impressive, starting the season with a win over Morris RFC in March. They had a lot on the line for this fixture, having lost to Morris twice in previous years, however the girls showed up and SWITCHED ON for this very physical game. Stand out performances […]