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2017 Winners of the David “Gibby” Gibson Memorial Scholarship

By morrisrugby | Aug 16, 2017 | Comments Off on 2017 Winners of the David “Gibby” Gibson Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to Jess Nagie and Charlie Duffy, this year’s winners of the David “Gibby” Gibson Memorial Scholarship. Jess will be studying chemical engineering and playing rugby this fall at the University of Wyoming, while Charlie will be studying mathematics and playing rugby at Auburn University. Donations to support the scholarship can be made at https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=ekwtwdJ25jGpt5mDA1b7yE-5_m-tuRW9-FIMDwAOlBNN4s9ipZKu3NNQUAf7kyJogOpXKG&country.x=US&locale.x=US

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Come And Try Rugby 2017

By morrisrugby | Jul 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Come And Try Rugby 2017

NO EQUIPMENT NECESSARY – wearing of mouth guards recommended Interested in trying one of the fastest growing sports in the USA. The exciting sport of Rugby. As the US Eagles qualify for the next Rugby World Cup and Morris Rugby celebrate their 40 year anniversary. We are looking to introduce the sport to a new…

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The Big Brew Beer Festival October 7th, 2017

By morrisrugby | Jul 31, 2017 | Comments Off on The Big Brew Beer Festival October 7th, 2017
Big Brew Festival October 7th, 2017

The Big Brew Beer Festival is a perfect opportunity for beer aficionados to meet and hang out. With over 200 unique tastings it’s a great place to discover new beers and speak to brewery representatives. The Big Brew Beer Festival Saturday, October 7, 2017 The Morristown Armory 430 Western Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960 Join us…

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Blazing 7s Registration Is Open

By morrisrugby | Jun 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Blazing 7s Registration Is Open

Saturday, July 22, 2017 – 8:30 am The Blazing 7s is sponsored by Morris Rugby DIVISIONS & ENTRY FEES Men’s Empire GU Championship (Empire Teams Only) $325 Men’s Club $325 Women’s Empire GU Championship (Empire Teams Only) $325 Women’s Club $325 HS Boys $225 HS Girls $225 U16 Boys $100 U14 Girls $100 REGISTER HERE…

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Joey Bella 2017

By morrisrugby | Jun 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Joey Bella 2017

It is that time a year again, time to get ready for Joey Bella. For all you new to Joey Bella, here are the details. Monday July 3rd  5:30 pm – 11 pm All you can eat beefsteak dinner, Beer ( 16 different kinds) and live music. This year the band will be The Nerds…

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The 12 Days of Covfefe

By morrisrugby | Jun 13, 2017 | Comments Off on The 12 Days of Covfefe

Morris County was the center of the US Rugby universe in early June.  Leading up to the US/Ireland match on 06/10, Team USA trained at Drew University (the preeminent small liberal arts university in NJ).  Then on Saturday, Denville was host to a miniature tournament featuring a NJ Select Side, NY Upstate Selects, and NY…

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MORRIS MEN CAP SEASON WITH TOP 6 NATIONAL FINISH

By morrisrugby | Jun 9, 2017 | Comments Off on MORRIS MEN CAP SEASON WITH TOP 6 NATIONAL FINISH

On the heels of a hard-nosed, gritty 15-7 Atlantic-North Conference Championship win over Mystic River, the Morris Men got back to work in preparation of their National Quarterfinals clash against Southern Conference Champions Life University.  Following two weeks of training, the men headed to Pittsburgh, PA focused and prepared for the much-anticipated match-up which was…

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JOIN MORRIS RUGBY FOR OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY FAMILY ‘POT LUCK’ PICNIC

By morrisrugby | Jun 7, 2017 | Comments Off on JOIN MORRIS RUGBY FOR OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY FAMILY ‘POT LUCK’ PICNIC

  JOIN MORRIS RUGBY FOR OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY FAMILY ‘POT LUCK’ PICNIC DATE: AUGUST 5TH 2017 (RAIN or SHINE)   LOCATION: HIGHLANDS RIDGE PARK COMMUNITY BARN IN CHESTER N.J.   Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, yard games, pot luck item and beverages (adult beverages are permitted). Hot dogs and burgers will be provided.   Click…

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2017 First Annual Rugby Flocking Fundraiser

By morrisrugby | Jun 6, 2017 | Comments Off on 2017 First Annual Rugby Flocking Fundraiser

Give a fun-loving friend a A yard full of flamingos! * A letter accompanies our Feathered Friends explaining their arrival. * Your friend can have them removed early for a $10.00 donation. * The Flock will migrate after 48 hours. * Flocks of fun! * Delivery in July 2017 RESERVE IN JUNE FOR JULY Click…

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USA Eagles Meet & Greet Tuesday June 6, 2017 6:30

By morrisrugby | May 31, 2017 | Comments Off on USA Eagles Meet & Greet Tuesday June 6, 2017 6:30

The USA Eagles are taking a few hours out of the training schedule  for the USA vs Ireland Game to meet their fans. Join Rugby NJ for the Meet & Greet on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 6:30 – 9pm at the Morris Plains VFW at 45 Tabor Rd in Morris Plains. Adult Beverages, Soft…

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MORRIS RUGBY HS BOYS SUMMER SEVENS PROGRAM

By morrisrugby | May 29, 2017 | Comments Off on MORRIS RUGBY HS BOYS SUMMER SEVENS PROGRAM

The summer sevens program is now open.  We encourage anyone interested in playing to come out and learn this Olympic game. If anyone has any questions or concerns, feel free to contact me. Practices begins Wednesday  5/31 6:30-8pm and continue each Monday & Wednesday there after. All practices are held at the Denville Rugby field…

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Morris HS Girls Rugby Finish #5 in the Nation

By morrisrugby | May 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Morris HS Girls Rugby Finish #5 in the Nation

The Morris High School Girls Rugby Team finished #5 in the Nation at the recent National Invitational Tournament Club division.  Twenty-seven (27) girls traveled to Elkhart, Indiana to compete in Nationals for the fifth year in a row.  Morris was the only east coast representative in the Club Division I grouping going 2-1 on the…

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The Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic

By morrisrugby | May 25, 2017 | Comments Off on The Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic

Wed 6/7  7-10 pm Dover Moose, 21 Sammis Dover NJ Volunteer Coaches The Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic (Sports Awareness for Educating Today’s Youth ™) is a three-hour program that meets the “Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs” (N.J.A.C. 5:52) and provides partial civil immunity protection to volunteer coaches under the “Little…

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Important Dates: 2017 Referee Clinics – New & Returning Referees

By morrisrugby | May 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Important Dates: 2017 Referee Clinics – New & Returning Referees

If you haven’t done so already, please make sure you complete the application here and send to Greg Eisenhart right away.  Greg is our new Youth Referee Administrator and he will be the one making your assignments. New Referee Clinic – Tuesday 5/30 from 6-8pm at the Rockaway Health Pavilion, 3rd Floor Community Room, located at…

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At least Trump did not leak out the Colonel’s special blend

By morrisrugby | May 22, 2017 | Comments Off on At least Trump did not leak out the Colonel’s special blend

On a glorious overcast day at the edge of Newark Bay, Bayonne would host the final palooza of the Spring 2017 season.  Coming off 2 days with the temperatures prematurely pushing 90, the 60-ish weather was a welcome relief.  Morris and Bayonne would each supplement their sides with members of the Village Lions, Gentlemen of…

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Men’s Team Pittsburgh Playoff Match Schedule

By morrisrugby | May 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Men’s Team Pittsburgh Playoff Match Schedule

Congratulations to the Men’s Team for advancing to the USARugby Club Playoffs! Field Address: Founder’s Field, 101 Eisele Rd., Pittsburgh, PA The field is located approximately ten minutes from the Penn. Turnpike off Exit 5; for detailed directions, please visit the Pittsburgh Harlequins website www.pittsburghharlequins.org Matches will also be played on the Rugby Channel. Schedule:  

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Morris Rugby Women’s find themselves traveling to Albany, NY

By morrisrugby | May 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby Women’s find themselves traveling to Albany, NY

After an exhilarating transition season, including 4 wins, 3 losses, and two ties, Morris Women’s rugby find themselves traveling to Albany, NY this  Saturday on the cusp on a Northeast Championship and a National Quarter-Final. Led by Captain Kelsi Bitgood, Vice Captains Elisa Cuellar and Emily Trent, and President Jessica Stecker, the women’s team has…

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Morris Men Empire GU Champions, Through to National Sweet 16!

By morrisrugby | May 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Morris Men Empire GU Champions, Through to National Sweet 16!

The Morris Men’s pursuit of a National Championship took another step forward this past Saturday with a 28-22 win over Village Lions to claim the Empire GU Division 2 Championship.  It was a hard fought match between the league’s top two regular season teams.  Truly a back and forth affair, the match had three lead…

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Sparta Flag Rugby Clinic May 2017

By morrisrugby | Apr 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Sparta Flag Rugby Clinic May 2017

Come out to the Sparta Flag Rugby Clinic Saturday, May 6th, 2017 3:00pm  –  5:00pm Station Park Field 2 Sparta NJ Register Here

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Many beautiful women in the Philippines . . . many of whom are female

By morrisrugby | Apr 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Many beautiful women in the Philippines . . . many of whom are female

The weekend did not start well.  A cough that I picked up “working” the the Morristown Brewfest in March materialized into an actual cold on Friday.  I felt like crap.  Standard marathon training calls for carbo-loading before the event.  Treatment of the common cold calls for drinking plenty of fluids.  Hmm.  With a game tomorrow,…

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