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2017 Training

High School Boys

Beginning Mon Apr 3 and continuing through Wed May 24, High School Boys training changes to 4:00 - 5:30 pm Mon and Wed at Ron Beese Park, 50 Rotary Dr. Barrington  60010

U14 & High School Girls

Beginning Fri Apr 21 and continuing through Wed May 24, U14 Girls and High School Girls training changes to 6:00 - 7:30 pm Mon, Wed and Fri at Busse Woods, Golf Rd Entrance, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008.

U14 Boys and U12 Coed

Effective Wed Apr 19, our U12 Coed and U14 Boys teams are suspended for the spring 2017 season.

Interested players should look at the Arlington Stallions, the Crystal Lake Lions or the Elgin River Rats.

The Palatine Rugby Club will form teams for the summer Olympic Rugby 7s season.

Next Upcoming Match Details

High School Girls

Our Mutts host the Lindblom Eagles Fri Apr 28 at Falcon Rec Center.  6:00 pm Kick-off, players should arrive at 5:00 pm to help setup the field.

The club will supply Water, Bananas and Salad for the Post-Match Social. Parents and players are encouraged to bring a dish to share.

HIgh School Boys

Our High School Boys host the West Suburban Bulls in the first home league match of the spring season at 6:00 pm Fri Apr 21.  The match will be played at Ron Beese Park, 50 Rotary Dr. Barrington  60010.

Our High School Boys are partnering with the Barrington Broncos this spring.

U14 Boys and U12 Coed

Effective Wed Apr 19, our U12 Coed and U14 Boys teams are suspended for the spring 2017 season.

Interested players should look at the Arlington Stallions, the Crystal Lake Lions or the Elgin River Rats.

The Palatine Rugby Club will form teams for the summer Olympic Rugby 7s season.

U14 Girls

Rugby Illinois advises that there will be a U14 Girls match this week.  It is scheduled for 12:15 pm Sun Apr 23 at Newton Park, 707 Fairview Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Tg2CLsP6Gcq

Players should be at the field ready to play 1 hour before the match.  Parents: please note the parking document about restrictions.

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!

Register for Spring 2017

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