To promote the growth and development of the game of Rugby
MORRIS RUGBY CORPORATION

About us

MISSION STATEMENT

To promote the growth and development of the game of Rugby by providing education about and facilitating participation in the traditions of Rugby, amateur sport, citizenship and sportsmanship, on the local, national and international level.

STATEMENT OF INTENT

In order to achieve our mission, The Morris Rugby Corporation will serve as the proactive organizing and governing body for men's and women's Rugby in the County of Morris and the State of New Jersey. We will promote participation in the sport by managing adult level programs and by establishing a youth program. We will further promote participation by establishing a scholarship program for local collegiate Rugby players. We will provide playing and training facilities for our programs. We will seek to host and promote regional, national and international competition. Finally, we will promote and participate in worthy community service activity, and from this activity seek positive recognition for our organization, our membership, and the sport of Rugby.

PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Play for enjoyment.
  • Play hard but fair.
  • Play by the laws of the game.
  • Be committed to your team. Attend all practices and matches.
  • Never argue with the referee. Control your temper at all times.
  • Work equally hard for yourself and your team.
  • Be a good sport. Applaud all good play whether by your team or your opponent.
  • The goals of the game are to have fun, improve your skills and feel good.

COACH CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Positively reinforce the actions of players.
  • Lead by example.
  • Be honest with yourself and players.
  • Create an enjoyable environment in which to play the game.
  • Develop team respect for referees.
  • Give all players the opportunity to participate in the game
  • Insist on fair play and discipline.
  • Be reasonable on the demand on players' time, energy, enthusiasm.
  • Encourage sportsmanship.

SPECTATOR / PARENT CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Applaud the performance of both teams.
  • Be positive with the referee.
  • Acknowledge the efforts of the referee.
  • Let players play their game, not your game.
  • Praise efforts, not results.
  • Set an example for the players.
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Annual General Meeting 2018

November 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Annual General Meeting 2018

Our annual general meeting is scheduled for February 11th at 10 am. Location is  the Dover Moose 21 Sammis Ave Dover, NJ 07801  

By the Power Vested in Me

November 19, 2017 | Comments Off on By the Power Vested in Me

All week long, the weather was ominous.  The forecast for Monday through Friday and for Sunday would change like your underwear, but Saturday remained constant:  rain and temperatures in the mid-40’s.  And I did not mention that the game would be played in Bayonne, which would guarantee winds whipping in off of Newark Bay.  As…

Interest in a bus for the Gala?

November 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Interest in a bus for the Gala?

IF there is enough interest, Lakeland Bus Lines, the official motorcoach carrier of Morris Rugby, can make a bus available to drive attendees from the Hampton Inn to the Mountain Lakes Club and return.  Did I mention IF there is enough interest?  Here is the suggested itinerary:   5:30  pickup at Thatchers 5:45  pickup at…

Base Camp Participates in NEW Tournament!

November 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Base Camp Participates in NEW Tournament!

South Jersey Flag Rugby Tournament Base Camp Participates in NEW Tournament! November 4, 2017   Jurie Swart  of the Marlton Rugby Football Club had a vision to hold a flag rugby tournament in South Jersey in November of 2018. After much success with 2 clinic type sessions, his players were ready to play games. So…

High School Boys Fall Games and Strength & Conditioning Training

November 11, 2017 | Comments Off on High School Boys Fall Games and Strength & Conditioning Training

Morris Lions High School Boys came away from Ridge with a 44-5 victory in the latest Fall scrimmage. With a team made up a mix of U18 and U16 boys, experienced players, recent graduates of the U14 program, new players and complete novices it was an impressive performance. Limited opportunity at practices to work with…