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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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Morris Rugby Men’s Rent-A Rugger

By morrisrugby | Apr 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby Men’s Rent-A Rugger

Rent-a-Rugger Fundraiser Auction Saturday, April 29th Immediately following the D2 match @ 3pm 16 Pocono Field, Denville, NJ Come bid on your Morris Men players as they work for you and the championship! The men’s team is currently on a historic run in their quest for the D2 National Championship. That run continues this Saturday,…

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Morris Rugby Shop Is Open Til May 9th, 2017

By morrisrugby | Apr 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby Shop Is Open Til May 9th, 2017

Order your Morris Rugby custom apparel today! Order Deadline: May 9, 2017 Estimated Delivery: 4 weeks AFTER the Order Deadline date! FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $150.00!! Link:  http://www.shop.mvpteamgear.com/Morris-Rugby-Spring-Store_c211.htm

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2017 Trustee Meetings

By morrisrugby | Apr 22, 2017 | Comments Off on 2017 Trustee Meetings

Trustee Meeting Dates for 2017- (Every other month is a conference call) Sunday, April 30th @ Dover Moose Sunday, May 21st (conference call) Sunday, June 25th @ Dover Moose Sunday, July 30th (conference call) Sunday, August 27th @ Dover Moose Sunday, Sept. 24th (conference call) Sunday, Oct. 29th @ Dover Moose Sunday, Nov. 19th (conference call) Sunday, Dec.…

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Morris HS Girls April 29th Fundraiser

By morrisrugby | Apr 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Morris HS Girls April 29th Fundraiser

HS Girls Team will be having a fundraiser on April 29th from 11 am to 1 am.  All funds raised will be utilized to get the team to the High School National Invitational Tournament. Click Here To Print Tickets

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Sinners Dinner 2017

By morrisrugby | Apr 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Sinners Dinner 2017

The umpty-sixth Morris Rugby Sinners dinner was celebrated as tradition would want, on Good Friday.  This year’s commemoration fell on April 14.  Scores, no, verily approximately 1.5 MILLion were in attendance on the 2nd Floor of the renowned steakhouse Arthurs Tavern.  The turnout was YUGE!!!.  In fairness, it must be noted that the Morris County…

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Travelogue: Waikiki Beach vs. Randall’s Island

By morrisrugby | Apr 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Travelogue: Waikiki Beach vs. Randall’s Island

Some may have been to Honolulu and spent some time on Waikiki Beach.  Others may have been to New York City and spent some time on Randall’s Island.  Only the luckiest of us have been to both.  As a public service, I offer this travelogue for you to decide where your next vacation destination should…

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U18 Boys were away at Highlander’s (West Milford) on 4/2/17

By morrisrugby | Apr 3, 2017 | Comments Off on U18 Boys were away at Highlander’s (West Milford) on 4/2/17

It all came down to a last minute conversion at the end of a hard fought game. With less than a minute to go the fifth try for Morris made the score, Highlanders 26 – Morris Lions 25. With the ball a yard from the touchline making it a difficult kick the wind took the…

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U14 Boys Match Write Up For 4/2/2017

By morrisrugby | Apr 3, 2017 | Comments Off on U14 Boys Match Write Up For 4/2/2017

After a challenging fall season where the U14 Boys struggled with aggressiveness and inexperience, Morris opened the spring campaign with a clean slate and some new faces. Despite a limited number of practices and some tough weather conditions, the U14s came together very quickly. Morris U14s opened the morning versus a tough Union club that already…

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U12 Boys Match Write Up For 4/2/2017

By morrisrugby | Apr 3, 2017 | Comments Off on U12 Boys Match Write Up For 4/2/2017

The Morris U12 Boys side played away against the Union Mud Turtles this past Sunday with 21 boys taking the pitch.  The U12s fielded two full sides, alternating periods of play, and both dominated the contest against the Mud Turtles.  With a lopsided tally in the range of 57 – 7 the U12s pounced on…

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