Tour Announcements

Rugby Tour Meeting - Cranford Rec Center

Practice: Sun - 2/29/17 Sid Fey 11am
Parent Meeting
When: 2/1/17 @ 7:30pm
Where: Cranford Recreation Center (220 Walnut Ave., Cranford)
Rugby Tour Agenda (Meeting will immediately follow)
  • Flights (Coordination of accompanied minors)
  • itinerary 
  • Fundraising Efforts to Date
  • Budget & Final Payments
  • transportation
  • Pre Tour Friday Hotel/Post Tour Friday Hotel
  • Meal Plan
  • Game & Practice Schedule
  • Kit Bags & Shirts
  • Mudturtle Prize Bingo
    • 2/25/17 @ VFW Kenilworth
    • Getting 10+ people to Bingo per tour member
    • Event night volunteering requirements (35 volunteers needed)
  • Future fundraising: Rugby party, car wash, Beefsteak Redux
  • Chaperone Duties
  • What does "Self-catering" really mean
  • Room assignments
  • USA Rugby form with CIPP for World Rugby Permission to Travel form
  • Passport Check
  • Emergency Procedures/Medical Forms
  • Trip Insurance


ShopRite Fundraiser

A great chance to raise funds for your Tour!

Bag groceries at ShopRite in Garwood. 563 North Ave, Garwood, NJ 07027.

All donations (tips) earned go towards reducing YOUR cost of the trip. 

Saturday 1/7/17 from 10am - 2pm.

Sign up with Ms. Dorella by emailing her at


Tour Updates

This week's "To Do" List for the tour

  1. Pay your tour deposit $150. If you have not paid your tour deposit contact Sheila Jackson ASAP to arrange payment.
  2. Sell Raffle Tickets. All Raffle tickets must be sold. If you need more raffle tickets, contact Bill MacLaney or Sheila Jackson for tickets. If you sell 2 booklets (20 tickets in total), then you earn a special Tour Bucket Hat).
  3. Return ALL sold raffle tickets at the Dec. 11 practice at Sid Fey/Houlihan field at 11am. There will be a table set up to collect tickets. Put your cash/checks in an envelope with your ticket stubs and clearly mark it with your name. 
  4. Book your Airline - Contact Susan Palenik at She needs the following for this part.
Team Fundraising:
  • December: The Big Raffle -- You have your tickets. Drawing Dec. 15.
  • January: Bingo -- Details to be Announced
Individual Fundraising (You can raise funds directly for yourself by doing these activities)
  • Bag Groceries at ShopRite. Players can earn $100 - $200 towards their trip directly by bagging groceries. We will have some dates in December within the next week.
  • Sell Calendar Ads. To anyone who sells a calendar ad for $150, the Club will put $25 towards the cost of your trip or towards the cost of your 2017 dues. Contact Bill MacLaney for more info.
This is the link to the manor hall that we will be staying at for most of the trip in Somerset County, U.K.

Croydon Hall

We now have a Tour page set up on the website that specifically deals with tour details. Bookmark

Important Contact Info:

Sheila Jackson 1751 Florida Street Westfield, NJ 07090

Bill MacLaney

Susan Palenik
Franchise Owner


Raffle Ticket Fundraiser - Get your tickets!

Our Major December Fundraiser is Underway!

On Wednesday, Molly Jackson & Abby MacLaney dropped off Raffle Tickets to each of the players going on the UK Tour. If you did not get your raffle tickets, contact Bill 

The Drawing is 12/15/16 at Molly McGuires, Clark NJ. Need not be present to win. 

Sell 2 Books of Raffle Tickets and EARN a Special Edition Bucket Hat!

Sell Your Raffle Tickets Today!
Don’t be left out!

Home | Coaches | Sponsors | Gear | Rugby World News | Contact Us
© 2015 Mudturtle Rugby Football Club | Read Our Privacy Policy