Rookie Rugby Clinic @ Norwich University

We’re happy to announce that a Rookie Rugby Clinic will be held this Sunday, November 3 10:00am-1:00pm at Norwich University Dog River Pitch. All ages of players, parents and friends are welcome to this free event. There will be friendly co-ed sevens matches played by Norwich men’s and women’s teams to follow, all are welcome to watch and join in the BBQ afterwards. Spread the word and join 802 Rugby!

U19 Clinic Updates

Vermont Youth Rugby Association (VYRA) welcomes Players, Parents and Coaches to the 2013 U19 Player’s Clinic on Sunday April 7 at St. Michael’s College.  The cost will be $20.  Coaches and players from Vermont colleges and high schools will take players through a circuit of skills, techniques and knowledge.The day will be fun, informative and physical!

NOTE: There will also be a parent information session that will include a brief tutorial of rugby, discussions on player safety, and a Q&A session.

8:30 AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome Speech
9:15 AM Warm-ups
9:30 AM Core skills circuit (25 min each)
*  Tackle
*  Ball handling
*  Defense and Break-down
*  Continuity
11:30 AM Lunch (bring your own lunch)
12:00 PM Laws
12:30 PM Forwards/backs training (30 min each)
Scrum and lineout (scrum machine is available)
Backline movement and attack/decision making
1:45 PM Competitions
Rookies – non-contact
Experienced – contact
3:45 PM Wrap Up