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Winemaker’s Luncheon Raises over $30,000

Last month, Play Rugby benefited from a tremendous fundraising event in sunny California! Hosted by our friends at Goldschmidt Vineyards, over 50 people came together to enjoy the gorgeous backdrop of Sonoma County, sample some amazing wines and raise crucial funds for Play Rugby USA. Scottish Rugby Legend, Gavin Hastings joined us and shared his…

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Now Hiring – Senior Program Director

About Play Rugby USA:Based in the heart of New York City’s bustling midtown, Play Rugby USA operates out of a modern office hub with other sector leaders on the cutting-edge of Sports Based Youth Development. We believe that youth thrive when offered access to high-impact sports programing and have developed an innovative curriculum and coaching…

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Executive Director Update

From the desk of Wil Snape-Rogers Coming off the back of a busy start to the year, I couldn’t be more excited about the momentum we’re building and the positive results we’re seeing. Six months into the role, it’s been a rollercoaster of learning and planning. I’m grateful to Mark for the time he’s given…

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Play Rugby Academy U18 Boys Win New York Championship

Academy Boys

On November 4th, the Play Rugby Academy U18 Boys brought back the Cup Championship for the New York Fall 7s league. This victory came from a perfect record of 24-0, following eight tournaments in their regular division and one guest appearance in the New Jersey division, where they also swept the competition. The current team…

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Saturday Night Lights in Harlem

SNL flag rugby

In partnership with the Office of the District Attorney of New York, Play Rugby USA is now approaching its second year collaborative program Saturday Night Lights (SNL), a youth development initiative that seeks to activate community spaces with exceptional sports (like rugby!), connect youth to resources and build trust between law enforcement and the community.…

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We’re Hiring an Americorps VISTA

We're hiring

Join the NYC Team as a Development and Communications Coordinator Position Overview Based in the heart of New York City’s bustling midtown, Play Rugby USA operates out of a modern SBYD Hub with other sector leaders on the cutting-edge of SBYD. We believe that youth thrive when offered access to high-impact sports programming and are…

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Wil Snape Joins as Executive Director

Wil Snape head shot

In June, we announced that Play Rugby USA Founder and CEO, Mark Griffin, had accepted a position with USA Rugby as their new Commercial Director. Since that time, Mark has been working closely with Play Rugby’s Board and Senior Leadership Team on the execution of a succession plan, including the hiring of a new Executive…

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