Entries by alex_andrews

St Ignatius to Host Youth Rugby Camp

SAINT IGNATIUS HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH RUGBY CAMPS If you’ve ever thought about playing rugby, think about coming to one of our Fall sessions. The camps are free of charge, open to all ages, boys and girls and will be held at Ignatius from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm on: Saturday, October 25th Saturday, November 8th […]

HS Girls Fall Match: Saint Joseph vs Warsaw

RIVALRY WEEKEND IN COLUMBUS: SAINT JOSEPH V WARSAW PREVIEW Saint Joseph Academy, out of Cleveland, Ohio, will act as the opening act for a big weekend of rugby taking place on the campus of Ohio State University as they take on top-ranked competition out of Indiana in the form of Warsaw. The high school girls […]

I Am Ohio Rugby – Tom Cleary

Thomas T. Cleary: I Am Ohio Rugby The Ohio Rugby landscape is full of some of the greatest minds and players to come out of the state, and even the Midwest. Many of those minds and talents are on the field today. Some have hung up their playing shorts and are bringing up the next […]

I Am Ohio Rugby – Jaime Cleary

Jaime “Barnes” Cleary: I Am Ohio Rugby Jaime Cleary is an accomplished rugby coach, ex-player and mother; but perhaps paramount of all her accomplishments is that she continuously stays involved in the Ohio rugby scene and tries to keep her husband, Tom Cleary, out of trouble. She is a dedicated woman with a diverse array […]

Cincinnati Launches Rugby Academy

The Cincinnati Rugby Football Academy High School Rugby Coaches: The Midwest Rugby Foundation (www.mwrf.org) has launched the initial cycle of The Cincinnati Rugby Football Academy, an independent program for high school sophomores to senior rugby players in the southwest and central Ohio area. The aim of The Rugby Academy is to identify and provide promising […]

Rugby Ohio Crowns 4 State Champions

Rugby Ohio, held is annual Ohio High School State Championship games this past Saturday at Hudson’s Dante Lavelli Stadium. In the day’s first match, Brunswick defeated St. Joseph Academy’s JV team 22-19 in double-overtime to claim the Division 2 girl’s state title. Rachel Lash, was given play of the game honors, and finished the day […]

Seattle Seahawks Inspired by Rugby

PETE CARROLL TACKLES SERIOUS ISSUE WITH INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO Looking for a way to help the sport of football with the issue of players leading with their head when tackling, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has made an instructional video that has been embraced by the NFL and is being sent to high school and youth programs […]

Sarah Wilson to play for USA at Women’s World Cup!

WILSON TO PLAY IN WOMEN’S RUGBY WORLD CUP! While schoolmates opted to participate in sports with less contact, Sarah Wilson decided to tackle one that’s much more physical. Upon the urging of a friend, Wilson began playing rugby during her junior year at Westerville North High School as a member of the Worthington girls rugby […]