Welcome to the U-12 Youth Tackle Rugby Football Club.


Posted: 5/24/2017 12:49:11 PM

Tonight Hakka Global Rugby will be conducting a Coaching session for all players and parents at Unami at 6:30 pm.

ALL PLAYERs & Coaches (U12/U14/U16/U18 and HS Girls) should go to this and work out with these New Zealand coaches. 

State Championship Details:

Rugby NJ’s 2017 State Championship will take place on Saturday May 27, 2017 at Rumson Fair Haven High School in Rumson NJ. The address is 74 Ridge Rd, Rumson, NJ 07760.

Here are the game details: 

1.      2:00 pm  Blue Division Game: Union vs Bridgewater

 2.      3:30 pm  Gold Division Game: Delbarton vs St. Augustine 

3.       The field is a turf football field. Field Guidelines for play are as follows: If you are playing on a football field, consider the 25-yard line as your 22m. If you have room to extend we urge you to do that with tape and/or cones. In addition note that PKs are NOT advanced 10m (taken at the point of infringement) and at tries players stand under the posts (if they are on the dead-ball line). 

4.      We will have a Center Referee and 2 Assistant Referees. 


Blue Division Game: Union vs Bridgewater   

               Center Ref: Mike Delano   Assistant Refs: Tom Sullivan and Chris Cowan

Gold Division Game: Delbarton vs St. Augustine 

Gold Division Game: Delbarton vs St. Augustine 

Center Ref: Sam Ware  Assistant Refs: Mike Delano and Chris Cowan 

5.       Stadium admission will open at 1pm. Ticket prices are Students and Seniors $5.00 Adults $8.00. There will be food and beverage at the stadium for sale. Championship Tee shirts will be available as well. 

6.       Please send me your complete roster to list in the brochure. A game day 23 man roster is needed for the game announcer. Please send the attached game day roster form to by Thursday. 

7.       Players will need a school ID and a photo ID for check in prior to the game. 

8.       Both Games will be broadcast on Facebook Live – Rugby New Jersey’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/rugbynewjersey

9.       Athletic Training services will be provided by Atlantic Health. 

10.   Only game day rostered players and coaches will be allowed on the field. USA Rugby Technical Zone guidelines will be utilized. 

11.   In the spirit of the game we ask all players, coaches and spectators to respect the calls of the referees, be courteous to all and applaud good play.

Posted: 5/23/2017 12:23:36 PM
5/27/17 Saturday State Championship Game - THIS IS A SATURDAY GAME!

Union vs. Bridgewater 2pm Kickoff (Be at the field by 1pm)

U16 Boys will play in the Blue & Gold game. 5pm Kickoff

74 Ridge Rd, Rumson, NJ 07760

5/28 - RCT Tryout for U16/U18 Boys at Unami, 9:30 am - 11:30 am.
RCT HS Girls tryout 12pm - 2pm 

6/2 & 6/3 - College Rugby Championship (CRCs) Friday & Saturday - Philadelphia. Deposits needed for all Players interested. Total costs will be $130 per player

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.
6/9 - Clam Bake Fundraiser - POSTPONED

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.

Posted: 5/23/2017 9:53:46 AM
Hello everyone, 

I just wanted to reach out and thank everyone for another well done season under our belt. Rugby is a commitment, its a long season an I want to recognize that commitment. Parents thank you for braving crazy weather and getting the boys to practice. With all of our busy schedules I know how hard it can be shuttling between practices and games so... Thank you

Also special thanks to Lisa Beth Klein , for stepping up as team Mom.  Thanks to some of the dads who jumped in from time to time.

BIG THANK YOU TO ... the team, the boys, the lads..... it was a pleasure coaching you all , I hope to see you all playing for the club next year....

EXTRA HUGE THANKS.... to the coaches!!!    Will Galway,  Ant Hearne , Marco Fernandez* , gentlemen thank you for all of your dedication and knowledge...

Check out our various flag programs, hope to see all of you playing this summer...


Coach John


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