Morris Rugby News
The very first Gibby 5k run/walk/8k run will be held on Oct. 11, 2014 beginning at 9:30 a.m. We're also pleased to announce that some of the proceeds from Gibby's Gallop 2014 will go to help Demi-Lee, a member of the Morris Rugby family.
James Isaacson, a former professional rugby player in the English Premiership with over 100 appearances, will be lending his services to Morris Rugby this fall as a U12 coach. Isaacson recently moved to the area to work at Ryan Chiropractic.
There may well be representatives from West Orange, Montclair, Nutley, Maplewood, Bayonne and Newark and we will discuss how Rugby NJ ( what is that you ask ) along with Morris and Union can help get all these new programs up and running.
Join Morris Rugby for the season Kickoff Party at the Rattlesnake Cantina on Saturday, August 23 from 8-12 pm. The cost is $25 for dues paying members, $30 for non-paying dues members. Price includes tap beer and appetizers. Hang out with the team, listen to the band and have a great time as we celebrate another fall season.
Morris Rugby’s own Tess Feury of Denville and Katherine Ramage of Roxbury are currently in Nanjing China representing the USA at the Youth Olympics. The opening ceremonies are Saturday Aug. 16 at 8 pm China Time. The rugby games begin on Aug. 17 with pool play and continue each day until the finals on Wednesday Aug. 20.
Practices will be held two nights each week from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at the Mennen Arena field. Once matches begin, practice sessions will drop down to one night each week. There is also a tentative Saturday scrimmage date set.
What can be better than 700 happy Morris Rugby Players and their families! Yes, that is what took place on Saturday July 26, 2014 at the Black River Fields in Chester, N.J. Morris Youth Rugby came together for the fastest game played in Morris County.
The NJ Blaze Boys College Side and High School Sides played some fast-paced rugby and had a great showing at Surfside 2014.
The Denville Dawgs, Morris Rugby and Denville’s Mayor Mr. Tom Andes not only celebrated the end of another youth successful rugby season but congratulated Tess Feury (a Denville Dawg Graduate) and Kat Ramage on their selection to the US Rugby Youth Olympic Team that will participate in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China in August.
We are very excited to announce that Gibby's Gallop has been officially sanctioned by USA Track and Field and registration can begin! Please download the attached form or sign up online to register.