To promote the growth and development of the game of Rugby

Boys U16U18 tackle 2015

MORRIS LIONS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS

If you haven't tried playing rugby yet, now is the time - no experience necessary! The program is intended for high school aged students, grades 9-12, 14 to 18 yrs of age. Training sessions are designed to develop the skills necessary to succeed at this exciting sport, focus on fitness, running, passing and the strategic elements required to ensure a fundamental knowledge of the game. It will also ensure players are properly prepared if they wish to continue their rugby playing careers into college and beyond.

The program is run as a full contact sports activity with matches scheduled against other local community and single school programs, as part of the NJ State Based Rugby Organization (SBRO). USARFU Certified rugby coaches from the Morris Rugby Club make up the coaching staff.

The Rugby New Jersey 15 a-side season of league fixtures typically runs from March to the end of May. League games are usually played on Sundays. When possible, we look to play non-league scrimmages and also enter 1 or 2 tournaments during the year to introduce players to teams from outside the local area. We aim to provide players with opportunities to be successful in the High School sides matching boys based on skills, experience and ability with the strength of the opposition.

Practices and training sessions are held in front of the Mennen Arena, Morristown on Tuesday and Thursday evening, 6 to 8pm. Fall practices begin early September. Winter indoor training in January and February with Spring training commencing in March as the season gets underway.

Other program options include our Summer and early Fall teams entering 7 a-side tournaments and there is an optional Strength & Conditional program in the winter

BRING FOR TRAINING

Mouth guard (required for all training and matches), water, sneakers and rugby cleats or equivalent, and dress appropriatly for the conditions.

CLUB PROGRAM FEES

The fees include Morris, NJ Rugby memberships, tournament entry fees, indoor training, bus transportation to select away games and home game hosting. Payment of full eason fees also includes shorts, socks and team T-shirt. Players jerseys will be provided on team match days.

USA Rugby Membership/Registration Fee                                Pay Online

Full Season: Sept 2018 - Aug 2019                                                 $ 350

Additional Fall 7' s Program 2018                                                 $ 120

Additional Summer 7's Program 2019                                         $ tbd

Optional Strength & Conditioning 2018                                       $ tbd

The players are expected to participate in some fund raising activities to maintain the level of costs. Additional costs may be incurred for tournament transportation and accommodations.

Complete registration and payment online link below

 MANDATORY FORMS

Along with registration players will need to complete the following:

 

These forms will be kept on the sideline for use by the Athletic Trainers or Medical Personnel in case of player injury.

 

For more information, contact

Head Coach– Karl Matthews
coach_kmatthews@comcast.net(link sends e-mail)

Crafts & Drafts Saturday February 9th 2019

January 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Crafts & Drafts Saturday February 9th 2019

Help the women’s team with their fundraising whilst taping into your creative side by painting your own 16×20 masterpiece. When: Saturday February 9th at 7pm-9pm Where: Dover Moose Lodge #541, 21 Sammis Avenue, Dover, New Jersey 07801 Cost: $40 registration includes paint, canvas, brushes, materials and instruction plus Beer, Wine and Snacks are included. Reserve…

Morris Rugby AGM February 10th 2019

January 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby AGM February 10th 2019

Whether your a coach, player, parent, supporter or interested party please join us for the Morris Rugby Corporation AGM to be held on Sunday February 10th at 10am. The meeting will be held at the Moose Lodge#541, 21 Sammis Avenue, Dover, NJ 07801  

Happy New Year from Morris Rugby Corporation

January 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Happy New Year from Morris Rugby Corporation

Morris Rugby High School Girls to attend All-American Camp

December 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby High School Girls to attend All-American Camp

Congratulations to Isabelle Masi and Emma Morino on their selection to attend the All-American Camp at Chula Vista in California this December.

Happy Holidays

December 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Happy Holidays

Morris Rugby Corporation wish all coaches, players, supporters, parents and any visitors to the site a very Happy Holiday Season.