Welcome to the U-16 Youth Tackle Rugby Football Club.

 ANNOUNCEMENTS


TODAY'S PRACTICE & WEATHER
Posted: 5/25/2017 12:05:49 PM
Due to the likely storms all day & evening, we are moving the U18/U16 practice to Rahway River Park and the Gazebo. We will conduct a "chalk talk" practice to go over game film and this upcoming weekend. If things clear up, then we can get in a walk thru out on the field. Dress appropriately. All players are required. For those that have already reached out to Coach Bill about prior obligations, no need to respond. Otherwise please let him know if you will not attend. 


SPECIAL: NEW ZEALAND COACHES COMING TO UNAMI TONIGHT!
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.


STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND MORE
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.
U-16 NEWS

PENN STATE RUGBY CAMPS
Posted on 1/20/2017 By Diane Dabulas

Penn State University Rugby Team is hosting Rugby Camps for both girls and boys in grades 8-12. Boys clinic is February 18-19 and the Girls Clinic is Saturday February 25-26.  Participants are responsible for their own accommodations(list of hotels provided).   The clinics are held in Penn...

PRIZE BINGO FUNDRAISER
Posted on 1/10/2017 By BMac

Prize Bingo Tickets $15.00 includes 10 boards Door Buster Special 10 extra boards for $8.00 Additional individual boards $1.00 each 50/50 Raffle Baskets Bring Your Food and Beverage Adults only (no one under 18 will be admitted) Location: VFW – Kenilworth 33 South 21st Street Kenilwo...

MUDTURTLE INVITED TO USA RUGBY HIGH SCHOOL ALL-AMERICAN CAMP
Posted on 12/22/2016 By Paul Harbaugh

Sean MacLaney was invited to the High School All-American Phoenix, AZ. The Boys' High School All-Americans are the best Junior Varsity (U17) and Varsity (U19) male rugby players from across the country, and compete as both 15s and Sevens squads. To offset travel & camp costs, he r...

ATAVUS RUGBY CLINIC
Posted on 11/27/2016 By BMac

Union County RFC has formed a partnership with ATAVUS rugby to develop our players, as well as our coaches. In addition to the coaching clinic being held on Dec. 4, 2016 at Edison School, Westfield, ATAVUS will be conducting a players clinic for boys & girls,...

FALL RUGBY CAMP - EIRA
Posted on 8/23/2016 By BMac

EIRA Fall sessions.   Dates & Times: 11/13- 3-6pm 11/20-3-6pm 12/4- 11-2 12/11- 11-2 12/18- 11-2   Location: All sessions will be held at Glover Field in Pelham   Featuring the coaching of: Matt Persanis (Pelham Rugby, Met NY All Stars/ NYAC, Iona) Keith Killen...

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