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The Wando Rugby Club (S.C.) formed in 2010, but it wasn’t until 2018 that a girls’ high school program started mobilizing. Today, the Wahines (Maori for “women”) have a bountiful ..
When the Los Angeles Invitational 7s tournament was canceled alongside its World Rugby Sevens Series parent, many West Coast teams were left with a vacancy on their calendars. But the San Diego ..
The Carolina Ruggerfest occurs this weekend, and the 15s event is drawing 19 girls’ high school sides from 11 states to Charlotte, N.C. The following will be updated with team ..
Rugby Arizona plays its championship rugby in the spring, and last Saturday, Scottsdale won both the girls’ high school and U16 7s titles. It was a repeat win for the older squad, ..
USA RUGBY – USA Rugby High Performance Pathways will host its second annual series of Talent Identification Camps beginning in February. Each camp is focused on identifying men’s ..
Last season, the Roswell Rebels (Ga.) created a girls’ U14 rugby team out of necessity. There were middle schoolers who wanted to play, and so Dean Pappas created the opportunity ..
USA RUGBY – March, a month reserved for National Women’s History Month. Thirty-one days to celebrate and reflect on women who have played pivotal roles in women’s ..
The Fallbrook High School Girls’ Rugby Team hosted the championship round of the Southern California Youth Rugby (SCYR) DI Core 7s season on Feb. 26, and the Warriors treated ..
The Rugby Breakdown (TRB) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Ruggette RFC, an apparel company that outfits the women’s rugby player and fan, exclusively. TRB’s news coverage ..
Fallbrook High School is the frontrunner for the Southern California Youth Rugby (SCYR) DI Core championship, and this Saturday’s tournament hosts will cap a stellar season in front ..
The Charlotte Cardinals won the North Carolina Youth Rugby Union (NCYRU) Winter 15s Championship, defeating the one team that had beaten them earlier in the season: Wando Wahines from ..
The Rugby NorCal Kickoff Tournament (KOT) returned last Saturday and put 22 high school and middle school squads onto the Robertson Park (Livermore, Calif.) pitches. The pre-season ..
A stoic, young woman has her arm stretched above her head, one leg kicked forward with a heel dug into the ground. Her countenance is one of mild reproach, and now the other hand reaches ..
Just when it looked like the Rugby NorCal Kickoff Tournament (KOT) was going to be canceled, members from the Pleasanton Cavaliers stepped in to save the crucial pre-season event. This ..
Sariah Ibarra was happy playing softball, but when her dad suggested that her younger brother try rugby to learn better tackling technique for football, the then-nine-year-old protested. ..
The Girls’ High School Rugby National Tournament is taking shape, as 12 teams have registered for the 22nd annual 15s event, which occurs May 21-22, 2022, at Notre Dame College (Euclid, ..
The Southern California Interscholastic Rugby Foundation (SCIRF) formed in 2017 and this season added girls’ high schools to its programming. Ten teams signed on, and after 13 weeks ..
American Rugby Pro Training Center (ARPTC), the country’s premier high-performance environment for women in the U.S., announced its closure to members in December, and then to the rugby ..
The American Rugby Pro Training Center (ARPTC) has shuttered. The Little Rock, Ark., organization focused all of its expertise on the girls and women’s rugby game, and provided ..
The Celtic Barbarians (CB) is a well-known, well regarded select side program that has been sending North American squads to elite tournaments since 2008. So when Director of Rugby ..
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