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2019 Rugby Season

Pre-season Information Meeting

We will have an information sharing meeting on Thursday 28th February at 7 pm for Parents and Children at
Saugatuck Elementary School cafeteria to discuss the program and to field questions about the season.

Touch Rugby: purely optional, pick up game will be arranged we expect on Saturdays at 4 pm at the
 PJ Romano Field, Saugatuck  Elementary School until the season starts.  
Just show up from February 2, 2019
We have set up a Facebook group “Westport PAL Rugby” where we will announce activities as well 
We will announce on the Facebook page when we are playing.
 
If you have any questions about the program, please email Coach Lyme at
 
We look forward to a fantastic Spring season.
Westport PAL Rugby Board

U10 (those turning 9 or 10 between 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2019.) 
Generally for children that are in Grades 3 & 4. 
If your child is an older Grade 4, register here, and Coach Lyme will assess with you if your child should play in the U12s 

• Non-tackle program
Practice on Tuesday and Thursday at 5 pm
U10 will scrimmage each Saturday morning in Fairfield against other teams (Veterans Park, Reef Road) on the same field
The aim will be to develop skills and enjoyment of the game, with match situations, but non-tackle
Boys and Girls
Cost $300

Registration


U12 (those turning 11 and 12 between 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2019.)
Generally for children that are in Grades 5 & 6. 
If your child is an older Grade 6, register here, and Coach Lyme will assess with you if your child should play in the U14s

• Tackle program
Practice on Tuesday and Thursday at 5 pm
Matches against other towns on Sundays
Boys and Girls
Cost $400

Registration


U14 (those turning 13 and 14 between 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2019.) 
Generally for children that are in Grades 7 & 8. 
If your child is a younger/smaller Grade 7, register here, and Coach Lyme will assess with you if your child should play in the U12s or 14s

• Tackle program
• Practice on Tuesday and Thursday at 5 pm
• Matches against other towns on Sundays
• Boys and Girls
• Cost $400

Registration


Additional Information
 
USA Rugby: After signing up, parents will need to register their children with USA Rugby (CIPP fees for insurance),
the governing body of rugby in the USA.  This is $25 for the U12/U14 children ("Youth Player"),
and $5 for the U10s and below ("Rookie Rugby").  Register  under the Westport PAL Rugby club
 
 
Safety: Headgear ("Scrum caps") and mouth guards will be compulsory for all players. 
You can see examples of scrum caps on Amazon if you search for "Rugby Head Gear" or "Rugby Scrum Caps" and
the brands are Barnett, Elite Tek, Cantebury amongst others