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Autumn 2017 High School Girls Information

Autumn 2017 High School Girls Rugby Tryouts/Sign-up will be 5:00 pm Wed Aug 23 at Falcon Recreation Center.

Rugby Training sessions will be Mon – Wed – Fri at Falcon Recreation Center beginning 5:00 pm Mon Aug 28. In October, training will begin at 4:30 pm.

The Fall 2017 Rugby Illinois HS Girls season will consist of Festival Style matches with six (6) clubs participating: Forest City (Rockford), Frida Falcons (new club – 1st season), Lane Tech Wapiti, Palatine Mutts, Plainfield Thundercats and Taft Eagles.

League Festivals will be played on Sundays beginning Sept 17 – Oct 22. Each club will host one Festival. Festival locations and match times have not been assigned yet.

We expect to schedule at least one preseason match on Sun Sep 10.

High School Boys

The Palatine Rugby Club will not form a High School Boys team for the summer Olympic Rugby 7s season.

Our next season will be spring 2018.

Please send an email to PalatineRugby@gmail.com if you are interested in participating.

High School Girls

The Palatine Rugby Club will not form a High School Girls team for the summer Olympic Rugby 7s season.

Our next season is autumn 2017. We begin Aug 23 and will hold rolling Try-Outs throughout Aug & Sept.

Please send an email to PalatineRugby@gmail.com if you are interested in participating.

U14 Boys and U14 Girls

The Palatine Rugby Club will not form a U14 team for the summer Olympic Rugby 7s season. This age group does not play rugby in the autumn season.

Our next season will be spring 2018 and we will form a U14 Boys team and a U14 Girls team.

Please send an email to PalatineRugby@gmail.com if you are interested in participating.

Club Spirit wear website

Shop the World Rugby Shop for Spirit Wear. Girl's clothing line coming soon!

Mutts High School Girls!
2016 Rugby Illinois 15s State Champions!
2016 Olympic Rugby 7s State Champions!   

U14 Pioneers Rugby Team, 2016 Rugby Illinois Division 2 Runner Up!

Daily Herald article featuring our Palatine Mutts High School Girls Rugby Team

Well written short article about rugby that features many of our Palatine Mutts players.

Welcome to all of our new players and families.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us via email (PalatineRugby@gmail.com), or by phone (call 847-660-1228 and leave a message) or text/call Coach Burton directly: 847-338-1587.

Founded in 2008, The Palatine Rugby Club is a member of Rugby Illinois (formerly the Illinois Youth Rugby Association) and USA Rugby which is a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and World Rugby (formerly the International Rugby Board) (IRB)).

We are affiliated with the Palatine Park District and the Salt Creek Park District.

2017 Coaches

Alan Burton Coach - All Teams
Margie Musary Coach - All Teams
John Norenberg Coach - HS Boys
Grant Rudolph Coach - HS Girls & U14 Girls
Zach Kulig Coach - U12 Coed & U14 Boys
Stephen Romano Assistant Coach - All Teams
Scott Cruse Assistant Coach - All Teams
Brian Burton Assistant Coach - All Teams

Interested players and parents are encouraged to observe a training session to meet the coaches & players.

Try Rugby!  It is a challenging team sport that rewards individual creativity and demands strong teamwork. 

We welcome new players at all times.  No experience is necessary.  We will teach you to play Rugby safely and well. 
 
This article is a short, great read for parents with kids of all ages: My Son Didn't Start Today.
 
We have a World Rugby Shop online Palatine Rugby Team Store! A portion of each sale benefits the club.
 
This is a great blog post by a young woman who currently plays rugby: 8 Reasons You Should Let Your Daughter Play Rugby.
 
Parents of younger players, please take a moment to read this article: "Yes, I'm not only LETTING them play, but I'm encouraging it": Rugby is the right contact sport for life.

Fundraiser with The Continental Restaurant, Buffalo Grove

Palatine Rugby Club fundraiser! Eat at Continental Restaurant and ask for Palatine Rugby Club "Binder" and a % of the bill will go to the club. You can also specify a rugby player's named their account will be credited towards their French Tour expenses. Every dollar helps support their French Tour this July. Enjoy, and Thank you!

The Palatine Rugby Club fields these rugby teams:
 
Barbarians
High School (U19) Boys Rugby
 
Mutts
High School (U19) Girls Rugby
 
Pioneers
U12 Coed Tackle Rugby
U14 Boys Tackle Rugby
U14 Girls Tackle Rugby
 
Raptors
U23 Mens Olympic Rugby 7s
 
Rookies 
U13 Coed Non-Contact Touch Rugby

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Palatine Rugby Club

Palatine Rugby Club

PO Box 1651, Palatine, IL 60078-1651

Phone: (847) 660-1228