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NYC Marathon Runner Feature: Kali Kirkland

We are one week closer to the 2019 NYC Marathon which takes plays on Sunday, November 3, 2019! As an official non-profit partner, Play Rugby has been given the opportunity to sponsor five runners. Not only is each runner taking on the challenge of completing the marathon but pledging to raise at least $2,500 t…

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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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NYC Marathon Runner Feature: Warwick Sinclair

We are one week closer to the 2019 NYC Marathon which takes plays on Sunday, November 3, 2019! As an official community charity, Play Rugby has been given the opportunity to sponsor five runners. Not only is each runner taking on the challenge of completing the marathon but pledging to raise at least $2,500 in…

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NYC Marathon Runner Feature: Harper Albo

We are one week closer to the 2019 NYC Marathon which takes plays on Sunday, November 3, 2019! As an official non-profit partner, Play Rugby has been given the opportunity to sponsor five runners. Not only is each runner taking on the challenge of completing the marathon but pledging to raise at least $2,500 in…

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NYC Marathon Runner Feature: Marc Kowalsky

During the NYC Marathon, the biggest and most popular marathon in the world, runners take on 26.2 miles through all five boroughs: starting from Staten Island and then snaking thorough Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx before crossing the finish line in Manhattan. In 2018, more than 52,000 runners participated in the NYC Marathon, where as…

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Executive Director Update

Are we over halfway through the year already?! It’s amazing how time flies when you’re having fun and the last few months have been a whirlwind with season wrap ups, Gala entertainment and our biggest tournaments of the year.   To begin, as always with the programs. It was inspiring to see so many kids expressing…

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Academy Seniors Win PSAL Wingate Awards for Rugby

The Play Rugby family would like to congratulate our Academy seniors, Destiny Quinones and Dylan Swincicki, for receiving the prestigious PSAL Wingate Award for Girls Rugby and Boys Rugby respectively. Despite many worthy nominees of PSAL rugby participants, Destiny and Dylan, were honored with these awards. Girls Rugby Winner: Destiny Quinones Senior at the Bronx…

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#DHLGoForward Winner Announced

Memphis-Based Young Athlete Wins DHL Contest to Deliver Match Ball at Rugby World Cup 2019™, Japan #DHLGoForward contest winner will travel to Japan to deliver the official Match Ball on the field for the USA v France match Plantation, Fla., June 28, 2019: Jamiyah Brown, an 11-year-old rugby player from Memphis, will experience the once-in-a-lifetime…

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International Rugby Kit Sale

We’re excited to announce an International Rugby Kit Sale! Thanks to AIG’s generous donation of official All Blacks and USA Rugby gear, we are selling it for over 80% off retail through Rugby Athletic. All proceeds go to support our programs that enrich youth, from underserved areas, through the unique power of rugby. Show off your…

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Now Hiring: Operations Specialist

Job Title Operations Specialist Start Date: July 8, 2019 July 8, 2019 Application Deadline June 28, 2019 Salary Salary commensurate with experience Overview We’re looking for an all-star Operations Specialist to join the Play Rugby team and support our vision to create a better world through rugby! The Operations Specialist will drive a variety of…

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