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MORRIS MASTER'S RUGBY

Morris Masters is a collection of old boys who still wear the jersey of Morris Rugby, but may be either a little on in years or unable to train as hard as they once did when they were a little younger ... OR BOTH.

The Yamulke Trick

In the world of sport, the hat trick is the mark of a great performance by an individual athlete.  It is rarely achieved.  Rarer still, but not as desired, is the Golden Sombrero in baseball, signifying individual lack of performance.  But for all these achievements, the rarer-est is the cherished Yamulke Trick.  This is when…

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Like Sow, like riblet

The scions of Babe were no stranger to leadership.  On this glorious sun-splattered day in Denville, these descendants would lead a procession of melted pig fat tendrils up into the atmosphere to waft their ways to the ever hungering crowd.  It was opening day for the 2016-2017 Tri-State Rugby Palooza season. The jambalaya recipe had…

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Elvira the Albino Rhino and the Googolteenth Annual Jim Mccloskey Memorial Canoe Trip

ELVIRA THE ALBINO RHINO AND THE GOOGOLTEENTH ANNUAL JIM MCCLOSKEY MEMORIAL CANOE TRIP BEEP  . . . BEEP . . .  BEEP.  Samuel Adams. Brewer.  Patriot.  The twin diesel exhausts competed with the leaf-blower whines for audio supremacy on this otherwise quiet morning in the sleepy Bergen County town.  Neighbors yawned nonplussed as they came…

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Why Is My Earwax Black?

WHY IS MY EARWAX BLACK? Going to work this week, I took out my earbuds when I got to the Port Authority, and discovered they were not a golden brown, but a dull black.  Vestiges of our swamp-fest 10 days earlier.  The pitch was so sloppy that the mud got everywhere.  I heard an anecdotal…

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Lions Win 2!!!

LIONS WIN 2!!! Well, it was the Village Lions and not the Morris Lions, but why quibble over details.  For the 2.5 times out of 3, Papi was correct.  With the great Oyster Bay to our right, Long Island Sound to our left, we would kick off on a sun splattered field nestled onto a…

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Masters Gain First Victory of the Season!

MASTERS GAIN FIRST VICTORY OF THE SEASON! First and foremost, I would like to state that we did NOT play Montclair.  Maybe it’s me, but when Montclair states that “Morris Sucks”, I take it to mean they do not like our Morris County values. Papi’s weather prediction was spot-on. The weather WAS perfect for rugby. …

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Masters First Game of the 2016 Season

MORRIS MASTERS FIRST GAME OF THE 2016 SEASON 6 Nations has passed.  Easter has passed.  My gas has passed.  It means that the true harbinger of Spring has come – a dropkick beneath the Triboro Bridge to start the Masters season.  It means Papi’s first muster.  It means my first match report of the season,…

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2018 Trustee Meetings

February 17, 2018

Sunday, January 21st ~ 10:00am Sunday, February 11th ~ 10:00am (AGM) Sunday, March 25th ~ 10:00am Sunday, April 29th ~ 10:00am Sunday, May 20th ~ 10:00am Sunday, June 24th ~ 10:00am Sunday, July 29th ~ 10:00am Sunday, August 26th ~ 10:00am Sunday September 30th ~ 10:00am Sunday, October 28th ~ 10:00am Sunday, November 18th ~…

An Event Like this can only happen once every 40 years

November 26, 2017

The celebration of 40 years of Morris Rugby began with a New Year’s Eve party at the Dover Moose and culminated this Saturday Down on the Dirty Boulevard of Broken Dreams at the Mountain Lakes Club.  (for those of you keeping track at home, that was Jackson Brown, Lou Reed and Green Day all referenced…

40th Anniversary Gala Photos

November 26, 2017

Annual General Meeting 2018

November 20, 2017

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

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…