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    Big Things are Happening at Play Rugby USA Headquarters in NYC!

    We’re moving! But not only are we moving, we’re excited to announce our relocation to a new, collaborative space alongside other leading Sports Based Youth Development (SBYD) organizations in NYC, thanks to the creation of Vita Sports Partners. Recognizing, the value of SBYD organizations and the struggles many face to leverage available resources, Mark Griffin, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Canterbury’s Corner – Back to School!

    Canterbury’s Corner – Back to School!   We are now well and truly into the Fall season which means the majority of our after school programs are back in action! From our Rugby 4 Good programs to the NY Academy, programming is in full-swing and we wouldn’t be able to do it without the help […]

  • RBC Analysts take on an afternoon of Rugby

    RBC GIB Analysts Rugby Event   On Monday August 8th, we hosted over 70 RBC Analysts at Pier 5 for an afternoon of rugby action. The group had just completed summer internships in the city and many of them will be staying on as full-time staff.   The event kicked off with an introduction from […]

  • Tackling Adversity

    Tackling Adversity Rugby made its return to the Summer Olympic Games this month, back after a 92 year hiatus. Australia’s Women toppled rugby-powerhouse New Zealand to win Gold last week, and yesterday the Fiji Men battered Great Britain to take home their nation’s first ever Gold Medal. The rugby landscape has changed drastically since that […]

  • Job Opportunity – Program Development Manager for Oakland Warthogs Rugby Program

    ANNOUNCEMENT:   Play Rugby USA seeks part-time Program Development Manager for Oakland Warthogs Rugby Program: Play Rugby USA is hiring a part-time Program Manager for the recently merged Oakland Warthogs Rugby Program, Empowered by Play Rugby USA. The candidate will work approximately 20 hours per week throughout the year, to: Develop players to maximize their […]

  • CODP Update – Utah

    Community Olympic Development Program Update   North American Invitational 7s Tournament Report Earlier this year Play Rugby USA, in partnership with the Northeast Academy, proudly announced our selection by the United States Olympic Committee as the nation’s 16th Community Olympic Development Program (CODP), the first in the country for rugby. Formally launched in January 2016, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9th Annual AIG NYC Rugby Cup Report

    On Saturday June 11th we hosted the 9th Annual AIG NYC Rugby Cup where nearly 800 student athletes made up 66 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. Staff and players had there fingers crossed leading up […]