Announcements

CHANGE: Mudturtle 7s

Hello,

The Blue & Gold Junior 7s Tournament on 7/20/17 has been postponed to next week. Details to follow.

 

As for this week's team at Blazing 7s, we have the following confirmations:

  1. Griffin Gonzalez
  2. Pat Orth
  3. Eric Young
  4. Matt Hickey
  5. Cas Malak
  6. Sal Tornetto
 
We need to get the roster up to 10 players to enter a side. I need to know before practice tonight. Please text or email Coach Billy Mac ASAP (732) 763-9573 or whmdesign@yahoo.com. If your name has been listed but you cannot go, please tell me. 

 

7/19/2017

7s Wrap Up

Congrats to the U18 Boys that played on Elite Sides at the 2017 Surfside 7s. Ryan Dones, Hunter Musson, Pat Orth, and Hendrix Vernot played for the Blaze, finishing 4th. Sean MacLaney played with Turks Head, winning the tournament by beating DMV in the finals. 

Please let Coach Billy Mac know if you are available for the Blazing 7s  and the Blue & Gold Junior 7s by today. 

Schedule:

 

7/17 - Practice Unami Park 6:30

7/19 - Practice Unami Park 6:30

7/20 - Blue & Gold Junior 7s (16s) Clinic @ Jersey City, NJ (Field to be deteremined) 6:30 - 8:30

7/22 - Blazing 7s - U18 Boys, U16 Boys & HS Girls

7/17/2017

U16 7s Cancelled

U16 7s is cancelled tonight. 

Stay tuned for details for next week's tournament in Jersey City.

7/13/2017

Blue & Gold U16 Junior 7s Tonight

U16 Summer 7s

Date: 7/13/17 at Madison Avenue, Rahway, NJ

6:30 – 8:30pm

Rising Frosh/Sophomore & new High School players.

Players from NJ & NY are invited

Eligibility: Must be born after September 1, 2000.

Do note rugby is played in the rain, weather report says we may have showers this afternoon. If there is Thunder or lightning we will ask all players and parent stop take cover and evaluate playing conditions at that point. General rule is to stay in cover for at least 20 minutes from last lightning or thunder. As always check the website for any last minute announcements on weather. www.mudturtlerfc.com  

7/13/2017

Update

Congrats to the U18 Boys at Hellsgate - Won the Bowl!

Schedule:

7/10 - Practice Unami Park 6:30

7/12 - Practice Unami Park 6:30

7/13 - Blue & Gold Junior 7s (16s) Clinic @ Madison Avenue Field, Rahway, NJ 6:30 - 8:30

7/17 - Practice Unami Park 6:30

7/19 - Practice Unami Park 6:30

7/20 - Blue & Gold Junior 7s (16s) Clinic @ Jersey City, NJ (Field to be deteremined) 6:30 - 8:30

7/22 - Blazing 7s - U18 Boys, U16 Boys & HS Girls

7/10/2017

Hells Gate 7s 7/8/17

Hello,
7/8/17 - U18 Boys: Hells Gate 7s on Randalls Island, NY. 
 
Our first game is at 8:20 a.m. against PRUSA 1 on field 61. Be at the field by 7:45. 
 
We need someone to bring a tent, water, snacks. There is never any food on Randalls Island. 
 
2 things to do:
1. Send Coach Billy Mac an email or text that you are going (Must bring $25). 
2. Let us know if you are bringing food for the team. We will have a water jug available. 
 
Sort out your rides today. 
 
 
 
Directions:
 
 
Regards,
Coach Billy Mac
(732) 763-9573

7/7/2017

7s Update

Practice Mondays & Wednesdays for June & July, 2017 at Unami Park, Cranford NJ 6:30 to 8pm. Come out and try it. 

We will enter tournaments based on the demand of players and their availability. 

Tournaments:

6/24 Doylestown Dragons Breath - U18 & U16 Boys. $20 per person reg fee.
Go to practice on Wednesday 6/21. Details to follow.

 

6/20/2017

Fundraiser, 7s, and RCT

RCT Rugby

New Jersey Rugby is hosting the Regional Rugby Cup Tournament in our own backyard in Rahway, NJ. Many Union players have tried out and will likely make the team. We will need parent and player volunteers for the day. 

U16/U18 Boys RCT JV and Varsity Try-out:

CBA/Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738

Sunday, June 11, Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
U16/U18 teams will be announced by 6/12/17

7s Rugby

Fundraiser: If you would like to raise $$ towards your 7s season tournament fees (each tournament costs approx. $25 per player), then you should "BAG IT!" 
6/11/17 - Shoprite, 727 Morris Tpk, Springfield, 12 - 5 pm. Email Dorella at ledgrande2@aol.com for more info. 

In order to play 7s, you must register for 7s and pay the $35 registration fee. 

Upcoming Schedule: 

6/10 - USA vs. Ireland @ Red Bull Arena 4pm KO. We don't have set tickets. To purchase tickets, Usa vs ireland rugby red bull arena tickets
6/11 - RCT U16/U18 Tryouts, CBA/Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738
6/12 - 7s practice (High School Boys & Girls) Unami Park & Kicking Clinic
6/14 - 7s Practice, all teams
6/15 - RCT U16/U18 Players - Rahway River Park, 7 - 9 pm.
 
6/17 & 6/18 Regional Championship Tournament - We are hosting this. 8 teams U18 Boys, 8 teams U16 boys, & 4 teams High School Girls. This is a competitive tournament that we will be entering. Our Union kids MUST try out for this team. We need Parent Volunteers.

6/24 - Doylestown Dragon Breath 7s - We will entire a HS Boys team. Potentially a girls team and a U16 team. We need to know on 6/12 who will be going so that we can enter the teams.

7/1 - Monmouth 7s 

6/9/2017

CRC Update for Friday

Please be at the field 1 hr prior to the first game on Friday. 

Girls (9am at the field)

Boys (9:15 am at the field)

The Girls and Boys are NOT playing on the same field on Friday. 

Bring a photo ID with you and a copy of your health insurance card.

Boys Elite & Boys Open

  • Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm (This will include their 3 pool games)
  • Where: Neumann University – Bruder Athletic Fields
  • Address: 1 Neumann Drive, Aston, PA 19014

Girls Open

  • Time: 10:00 am – 4:30pm (This will include their 4 pool games- 2 pools of 5 teams each)
  • Where: Drexel University - Vidas Athletic Complex
  • Address: 4300 Powelton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

We are staying at Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel, 500 Stevens Drive , Philadelphia PA 19113. 

Contact Bill MacLaney at (732) 763-9573 with any questions. 

Boys High School Rugby Championship Elite and Open Divisions- Friday, June 2, 2017 - Neumann University
Match Time Pool FIELD 1   Match Time Pool FIELD 2
1 10:00 OA Eagle Mountain v LaSalle   2 10:00 OD Doylestown v Salesianum
3 10:20 OA Narberth v Blackthorn   4 10:20 OD Union v West Chester
5 10:40 OB Malvern v Burrell   6 10:40 OC Media v Downingtown
7 11:00 OB Bethesda v Shanahan   8 11:00 OC North Bay v Unionville
9 11:20 EA Rhino Rugby Academy v DMV United 10 11:20 EB Utah Cannibals v NJ Blaze
11 11:40 EA Greenwich v West Shore   12 11:40 EB St Augustine v West Chester Turks Head
13 12:00 OD Doylestown v Union   14 12:00 OA Eagle Mountain v Narberth
15 12:20 OD Salesianum v West Chester   16 12:20 OA LaSalle v Blackthorn
17 12:40 OC Media v North Bay   18 12:40 OB Malvern v Bethesda
19 1:00 OC Downingtown v Unionville   20 1:00 OB Burrell v Shanahan
21 1:20 EB Rhino Rugby Academy v Greenwich 22 1:20 EB Utah Cannibals v St Augustine
23 1:40 EB DMV United v West Shore   24 1:40 EB NJ Blaze v West Chester Turks Head
25 2:00 OA Eagle Mountain v Blackthorn 26 2:00 OD Doylestown v West Chester
27 2:20 OA LaSalle v Narberth   28 2:20 OD Salesianum v Union
29 2:40 OB Malvern v Shanahan   30 2:40 OC Media v Unionville
31 3:00 OB Burrell v Bethesda   32 3:00 OC Downingtown v North Bay
33 3:20 EA Rhino Rugby Academy v West Shore 34 3:20 OD Utah Cannibals v West Chester Turks head
35 3:40 EA DMV United v Greenwich   36 3:40 OD NJ Blaze v St Augustine
                 
                 
Girls High School Rugby Championship Open Division- Friday, June 2, 2017 - Drexel University    
Match Time Pool FIELD 1          
1 10:00   Union v Doylestown          
2 10:20   West Shore v Downingtown        
3 10:40   NJ Blaze v Summit          
4 11:00   Utah Cannibals v DSHA          
5 11:20   Kiski v Doylestown          
6 11:40   Unionville v Downingtown          
7 12:00   NJ Blaze v West Shore          
8 12:20   Summit v Union          
9 12:40   Utah Cannibals v Kiski          
10 1:00   DSHA v Union          
11 1:20   NJ Blaze v Downingtown          
12 1:40   West Shore v Unionville          
13 2:00   Utah Cannibals v Doylestown        
14 2:20   Kiski v Unionville          
15 2:40   Summit v Downingtown          
16 3:00   DSHA v Doylestown          
17 3:20   NJ Blaze v Unionville          
18 3:40   Summit v West Shore          
19 4:00   Utah Cannibals v Union          
20 4:20   DSHA v Kiski          

6/1/2017

7s & All Stars Update

Now that the league season for 15s has wrapped up, there are 3 tracks to follow: 1) Flag, 2) 7s & 3) All-Star 15s  

1) Flag Rugby: Starts the week of 6/13. We need coaches & refs. Parents and High School players are eligible. We need you! Middle school players should play flag rugby. 

2) 7s: We will be playing 7s over the summer. You must register to practice or play. $35 for registration (includes training time & training shirt). The first event is the CRCs in Philly this weekend. Click here to find out more about 7s

5/30 - CRC 7s practice Unami Park 6:30 (U16, U18, & HS Girls)

5/31 - Open 7s practice, Unami Park 6:30 (U14, U16, U18, Middle & HS Girls)

6/1 - CRC 7s practice Unami Park 6:30 (U16, U18, & HS Girls)

3) 15 All Stars - Regional Championship Tournament - Rahway

Many of you have signed up already. If not, then Sign Up: RCT Sign Up

5/31 - RCT Tryout for HS Girls - Denville

6/1 - RCT Tryout for HS Girls - Jersey City
 
6/2 & 6/3 - College Rugby Championship (CRCs) Friday & Saturday - Philadelphia. Deposits needed for all Players interested. Total costs will be $130 per player. We have 2 rooms reserved for boys & 2 rooms reserved for girls at Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel, 500 Stevens Drive , Philadelphia PA 19113.


6/4 - RCT Tryout in Cherry Hill, NJ (South Jersey''s field) 4pm - 6pm.

 
6/8 - Ball Runner Training for the USA vs. Ireland game at Hotel on 1/9 6pm. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND THE TRAINING SESSION to be a ball runner.

6/10 - USA vs. Ireland @ Red Bull Arena 4pm KO. We don't have set tickets. To purchase tickets, Usa vs ireland rugby red bull arena tickets
 
6/17 & 6/18 Regional Championship Tournament - We are hosting this. 8 teams U18 Boys, 8 teams U16 boys, & 4 teams High School Girls. This is a competitive tournament that we will be entering. Our Union kids MUST try out for this team. We need Parent Volunteers.

5/30/2017

6/21/2016

No 7s Practice on 6/22/16

The NJ State Rugby Awards Dinner will be held on 6/22/16. 

No 7s practice on 6/22/16.

 

6/21/2016

Practice Cancelled - 6/15/16

Due to the RCT Varsity & JV practice at Unami this Wednesday, 7s practice is cancelled. Practice will resume 6/22.

6/14/2016

7s Practice Schedule

Wednesday Nights at Unami Park

Be at field by 6pm, ready to practice at 6:15pm until 8pm.

If you have not registered, please do so. All new 7s players must pay a $25 registration fee. They get one of the green 7s shirts while they last.

If you played at the Subaru 7s or CRCs, then you do not pay the fee. Just register.

Tournaments will be handled on a fee-per-event basis. 

U14 players are invited to practice on Wednesdays. We will be holding some round-robin tournaments for our younger players. Details to be announced. 

Season runs until 7/23/16. 

6/6/2016
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