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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.

Congratulations Palatine High School Girls Mutts!
2016 Rugby Illinois High School Girls Division 2 State Champions!
2016 Rugby Illinois High School Girls Olympic Rugby 7s State Champions!   

​ Congratulations Palatine U14 Pioneers!
2016 Rugby Illinois U14 Division 2 Runner Up!

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

The Palatine Rugby Club fields these rugby teams:
Palatine Barbarians
High School (U16, U19) Boys Rugby
Palatine Mutts
High School (U19) Girls Rugby
Palatine Pioneers
Coed U12, U14 & U16 Rugby
Palatine Raptors
U23 Mens Olympic Rugby 7s
Palatine Rookies 
U13 Coed Non-Contact Touch Rugby
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.

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.

Palatine Rugby Club

Palatine Rugby Club

PO Box 1651, Palatine, IL 60078-1651

Phone: (847) 660-1228

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