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USA Rugby Releases Player Development Model

BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby released details Tuesday for the updated American Rugby Model (ARM), a long-term player development program providing an integrated framework through which rugby players can be developed at all levels of participation and experience. The ARM is player-centered in that specific characteristics to each development stage are based on the particular […]

Regional High School All Star Tournaments Announced for 2014

BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby announced Thursday the dates and locations for the USA Rugby 2014 Regional All Star Tournaments. Rugby players enrolled in high school for the 2013-14 academic year will be eligible for selection for his or her respective Regional All Star Tournament. Players interested in participating can inquire within his or her home […]

New Partnership with Tiger Rugby

COLUMBUS (December 23, 2013) – The Tiger Rugby Olympic Development Academy has announced a new partnership with Rugby Ohio that will help develop elite youth and high school rugby players across the state of Ohio. Rugby Ohio and Tiger Rugby aim to provide young players with an environment in which they can grow, express themselves both […]

Rugby Ohio Announces New Executive Director

The Rugby Ohio Board of Directors would like to announce that Andrew Martin has been named the new Executive Director for Rugby Ohio. Andrew will take over this role immediately and begin work on a five year plan to double the number of teams and players participating with Rugby Ohio starting from youth through high […]

Ohio High School Sevens a Success

St. Ignatius defeated Westerville 21-10 to win the Ohio State HS 7s Championships Sunday, coming back from a 10-0 deficit to take the title. Led by Player of the Year Michael Matthews, Jr., St. Ignatius didn’t even give up a point until the semifinals. This caps a very successful Ohio state HS season, and one […]

Northeast Ohio Rugby Teams Sweep 4 State Titles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Boys and girls rugby teams from Northeast Ohio swept the four state championships played over the weekend. St. Edward won its second straight Division I state title, defeating Cincinnati Moeller, 30-14. Dan Peyton scored two tries and Zak Heistercamp added a try. Ronan Forrestal had a conversion kick and Jack Walsh made […]