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Morris Rugby Names Replacements for Retiring Coaches

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby Names Replacements for Retiring Coaches

MORRIS RUGBY NAMES REPLACEMENTS FOR RETIRING COACHES Morris Rugby today announces  new head coaches for our u18 boys and u18 girls club sides as well as our senior women’s club due to retirement of our previous long term coaches. Please join the Morris Rugby board and trustees and coaches’ selection committee in welcoming Karl Matthews,…

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Congratulations to the David Gibson Memorial Award Winners

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Congratulations to the David Gibson Memorial Award Winners

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE DAVID GIBSON MEMORIAL AWARD WINNERS The Gibby scholarship winners were Max Berry and Tyffany Brisbane. The Gibby award winners were: U16 Boys Jonathan Mitchell U 14 Boys Sumer Maini U14 Girls Julia Collum U12 Boys Connor Gilfillan   A few words from Tyffany: Hello, my name is Tyffany Brisbane and my new years resolution for…

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U14 Girls Tackle Rugby Summer Clinic

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on U14 Girls Tackle Rugby Summer Clinic

U14 GIRLS TACKLE RUGBY SUMMER CLINIC What- Tackle rugby clinic for girls under age 14 When- Every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm – 7:30pm Starting on August 8 and ending on August 24 Where- Pocono road field, 18 Pocono road Denville, NJ How much- There is no fee for the clinic What to bring- All…

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Meg Votta Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Meg Votta Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced

MEG VOTTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED New York – The committee for the Meg Votta Memorial Scholarship Committee is proud to announce that three winners have been selected for 2016. This year’s winners are Jack Honig of the Morris Rugby Club and Ailyn Rosa of the New York Rugby Club. In addition, the committee has awarded…

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

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on 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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Morris Rugby U18 Boys Sevens Program

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby U18 Boys Sevens Program

MORRIS RUGBY HS BOYS SEVENS PROGRAM – OPEN TO ALL Want to improve your rugby skills this summer?   Become fast, fit, & skilled? Join the 2016 rugby sevens program!   The summer sevens program is open for all players from any teams or clubs. No tryouts We will register a number of teams commensurate…

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2016 Blazing 7s

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on 2016 Blazing 7s

2016 BLAZING 7S Saturday, July 23, 2016 – 8:30am The Blazing 7s is sponsored by Morris Rugby DIVISIONS & ENTRY FEES Men’s Premier $325 Men’s Empire GU Championship (Empire Teams Only) $325 Men’s Club $325 Women’s Premier $325 Women’s Empire GU Championship (Empire Teams Only) $325 Women’s Club $325 HS Boys $225 HS Girls $225…

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Why Is My Earwax Black?

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on 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!!!

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on 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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U14 Girls Going to Virginia

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on U14 Girls Going to Virginia

U14 GIRLS GOING TO VIRGINIA I want everyone to know that the U14 girls team is traveling to Virginia this weekend to play in their first games ever. Lets wish the a safe trip and a good luck in their games this Saturday. Also I want to give a shout out to Omar, he donated…

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Gibby’s Day: Better Than Ever in 2016!

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Gibby’s Day: Better Than Ever in 2016!

GIBBY’S DAY: BETTER THAN EVER IN 2016! June will be here soon and that means it’s almost time for Gibby’s Day! Join us on June 11, 2016 for our annual celebration of David’s life. We will have games for the children, touch rugby, tricky tray, 50/50, music with a DJ, and much more. All proceeds…

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Masters Gain First Victory of the Season!

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on 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

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on 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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U18 Girls Lose Friendly to the Tribe Out of Tennessee 29-22

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on U18 Girls Lose Friendly to the Tribe Out of Tennessee 29-22

MORRIS HS GIRLS LOSE FRIENDLY TO THE TRIBE OUT OF TENNESSEE 29-22 Since this was a friendly match and the girls were still recovering from their hard loss to Play rugby on Sunday, we used the opportunity to start all our new players. Besides , we were still missing our Scrum half Jess Nagie and…

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U18 Girls Lose First League Match Ever

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on U18 Girls Lose First League Match Ever

MORRIS HS GIRLS LOSE FIRST LEAGUE MATCH EVER 20-12 VS PLAY RUGBY We can lay out some excuses for this loss. We were missing our strike runner Delia Hellander and our excellent scrum half Jess Nagie. The referee did not show up, so a coach had to take the duties over, which caused some players…

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U18 Girls Win First League Match

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on U18 Girls Win First League Match

MORRIS HS GIRLS WIN FIRST LEAGUE MATCH 81-10 OVER SOUTH JERSEY This was the first league match of the season, and the Morris girls picked up where they left off when they wont the state championship in commanding fashion over Union last June. To be fair, South Jersey is in a rebuilding mode and were…

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U18 Girls Start 2016 With Some Hard Lessons

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on U18 Girls Start 2016 With Some Hard Lessons

MORRIS HS GIRLS START 2016 WITH SOME HARD LESSONS AT THE FROSTBITE TOURNAMENT, LANCASTER, PA The Morris girls saw plenty of action this weekend as they played six matches in the elite division of the Frostbite tournament against some of the top northeast teams including West End (Virginia), West Carroll (Md), Doylestown (Pa), and North…

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U18 Girls Win Rickerson Cup and League Match VS Union 72-10

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on U18 Girls Win Rickerson Cup and League Match VS Union 72-10

MORRIS HS GIRLS WIN RICKERSON CUP AND LEAGUE MATCH VS. UNION 72-10 The Morris vs Union State matchup was chosen to also be the high school exhibition match at the 10th annual Rickerson cup. Union is in a rebuilding phase under new coach Ivano Mirandi, and have yet to have any competitive games. Thus, the…

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Kat Ramage Named NCAA Rugby All American

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Kat Ramage Named NCAA Rugby All American

KAT RAMAGE NAMED NCAA RUGBY ALL AMERCIAN Kat Ramage is named in the first class of the NCAA Rugby All Americans!!! The NCAA league will kick off its spring 7s series on April 2 at Quinnipiac University and culminate at the Varsity 7s Championship on April 30 at Army West Point.

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U18 and U16 Boys Traveled to Fairfield

By morrisrugby | Sep 8, 2016 | Comments Off on U18 and U16 Boys Traveled to Fairfield

U18 AND U16 BOYS TRAVELED TO FAIRFIELD The U18 and U16 boys traveled to Fairfield Ct this weekend to take on Fairfield College Preparatory School. The first game was the U18s. Morris got off to a slow start against a fast and bigger Fairfield. But the boys fought back to make it a 28-10 game…

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