To promote the growth and development of the game of Rugby

MORRIS YOUTH FLAG RUGBY

Why is youth rugby growing so fast? Because it’s a ton of FUN to play! Everyone touches the ball and everyone can score. You can pick the ball up, pass it, kick it, and run with it. Youth Rugby is a fast paced, safe, and fun way to improve in any athletic skill.

The program is intended for kids entering first through ninth grade. It is a coed, non-contact "touch" form of rugby using flags. Skills including running, kicking, passing, space strategy, teamwork, and self-confidence will be developed.

The Morris Youth League includes nine towns in Morris County, NJ, and last year also extended its reach outside of Morris to include youth programs in Ridgewood and Jersey City. An administrative and coaching staff of over 200 volunteers oversees weekly mini tournaments during June and July and hosts an end of season festival. Our 2009 Youth Festival is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest Mini/Flag Rugby Tournament in the world. It included all of the Morris Youth League teams, as well as teams from Union County NJ, New York and Pennsylvania.

 

Morris Lions soar with U16 win and ranked #41 after hard fought battles

May 8, 2018

On the Unami Park pitch that epitomized the Mudturtle name of Union Rugby the Morris Lions played some superb rugby. Not the conditions for a free flowing or fast game the first game saw the High School Boys lose narrowly 10 – 7. However, the B side/U16’s followed with a magnificent 32 – 29 victory. …

DENVILLE DAWGS 20th Anniversary Reception

May 6, 2018

For 20 years, children and their parents have been playing Rugby and joining the Morris Rugby Community. Come out and see the history of the program as we unveil the The Denville Dawgs 20th Anniversary Exhibit in Denville’s Municipal Building! Monday, May 14, 2018 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Presentation at 7pm Denville Municipal Building, 1 St. Mary’s Place, Denville, New…

Away Game results in Home Win for High School Boys

April 30, 2018

Yet again Spring Rugby served up more weather-related challenges. With late notice that the Bergen Rugby pitch was closed they asked if we could move the game to a Morris venue. With the amount of rain in previous days the Pocono Road field was also closed so the game was moved to Mennen. On what…