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Morris, NJ U-14 Girls - Sunday, September 25, 2016. Morris Rugby Under 14 girls will play the first middle school tackle game. The match will take place at Morris Rugby home field, 18 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ, with an 11a.m. kick off. The teams will compete in 7s, and will play three or four games during the day. For more information contact Bill Dobbs at (973) 975-6080.
Keith Wood is Featured Speaker in Chicago - Past Ireland Captain and British and Irish Lions great, Keith Wood (pictured above) will be guest speaker at the Lost Afternoon Luncheon sponsored by the US Rugby Foundation. The event is scheduled for Friday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. To register, access www.usrugbyfoundation.org.
Post Rugby World Cup English Growth - England's RFU announced 190 new teams were set up and junior ranks increased by 30,000 players. In addition, the number of women playing the game rose by 30%. More than 500 secondary schools started the sport in the last four years. The RFU’s Unity Project established links with 17 countries in Europe, including Switzerland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Boy's Video Goes Viral Plus - The video of the New Zealand lad, aged eight, pummeling smaller sized boys in a Rugby League game, generated more than 41 million views on the USASevens Facebook page (#USA7s) site. But reports state that after viewing the video, which clearly shows the lad running over the undersized opposition, rules will be changed.