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Rugby - Youth

Rugby is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States.  It is the second most popular sport in the world behind soccer.  In fact, in Europe, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand, the teams and players are elevated to a star status that exceed that of NFL players in the U.S.  Many teams fill 80,000 seat stadiums for international match play.  In this fast paced sport, players play both defense and offense at any given time during a game.  Rugby has a position suitable for everyone who wants to play.  Above all, rugby is a true team sport that praises competition but demands good sportsmanship.  It is also a social game filled with good cheer and camaraderie.

The OGRCC Rugby Program: a year-round sport.

Established in 2003, the OGRCC rugby program is aimed to promote the growth and development of the sport by emphasizing game philosophy and its rules, sportsmanship and fair play. The coaching team has an internationally diverse Rugby background (USA, Argentina, Ireland, England, Australia, etc). We have a strong, curriculum-based approach in which participants  will learn basic skills progressing from non-contact (U-6) to touch rugby level (U-8) to full contact (U-10  thru U-14 teams) and travel by participating in local tournaments, friendly matches, and international tours.

Learn About the Various Levels of Rugby (click tabs below)

Rugby is practiced competitively, mainly, during the spring season. The teams (U10, U12, & U14) have friendly matches, championships, etc. To keep our players competitive during off-season, we offer two summer camps and a less competitive fall season of practices and scrimmages.

*OGRCC Rugby Practice Jersey, shorts, and socks are required. 

  • New Players MUST order their uniform
  • Returning Players ONLY order if needed
  • NO REFUNDS ON UNIFORM ITEMS
  • U10, U12. & U14 players MUST submit the Mandatory Medical Waiver. It MUST be NOTARIZED. Not necessary for those who submitted waivers from the Fall 2016 Season.
  • Practice Days and Times may be subject to change

Age Requirements - Updated for '17 - '18 Season

U6: Born After 9/1/2011 & Before 8/31/2013
U8: Born After 9/1/2009 & Before 8/31/2011
U10: Born After 9/1/2007 & Before 8/31/2009
U12: Born After 9/1/2005 & Before 8/31/2007
U14: Born After 9/1/2003 & Before 8/31/2005
 

Fall 2017 Practice Schedule

Location Age Date Time
Civic Center U6-U10 9/9- 11/18 TBC Saturday 4:30 - 6:00pm
NOTE: U12 Practice 2X a week
ISD (Tuesday) U12 9/12 - 11/14 Tuesday 4:30 - 6:00pm
Civic Center (Saturday) U12 9/9 - 11/18 Saturday 4:30 - 6:00pm
NOTE: U14 Practice 2X a week
ISD (Tuesday) U14 9/12 - 11/14 Tuesday 4:30 - 6:00pm
Civic Center (Saturday) U14 9/9 - 11/18 Saturday 4:30 - 6:00pm

August 21 - 24 Rugby Camp - Spots still OPEN

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Contact Us

Located at the Eastern Civic Center
90 Harding Road
2nd Floor
Old Greenwich, CT 06870​​​​​​​
Phone: 203-637-3659
Email
office@myogrcc.org

Office Hours:
Mon 9am-12noon
Tue-Fri 9am-4pm
Sat 9am-12noon

About Us

The Old Greenwich – Riverside Community Center (OGRCC) offers one of the most comprehensive community youth and adult recreational, athletic, educational and social programs. Our offerings range from art, baseball, basketball, chess, cricket, cycling, dance, field hockey, film and stage, rugby, soccer, tennis and yoga. We also offer camps and special clinics by season. What separates us is our level of dedication to our programs, our professional and volunteer coaches, community events, and the ability to offer recreational and some of the most competitive travel all-star teams.

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