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Shop-Rite Gift Card Fundraiser for High School Girls

By andrea | Dec 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Shop-Rite Gift Card Fundraiser for High School Girls

If you shop at Shop-Rite this is an easy way to support our High School Girls team. They receive 5% of the gift card amount. The gift cards also make great gifts for others and/or can be used when doing your own holiday food shopping. Just email Cheryl Grimaldi at jcmgrimaldi@hotmail.com or complete the form.

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Morris Rugby Players Mentors for Pathways Flag Rugby

By andrea | Nov 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby Players Mentors for Pathways Flag Rugby

This past week so the completion of another successful program for Pathways Flag Rugby. Players from the Morris  Rugby High School Girls and Boys teams were Mentors for the program. (Emilia, Megan, Sophia, Rachel and Turner are pictured above) The program is run by Jan Moran and teaches kids from ages 4-8 flag rugby over…

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By andrea | Nov 21, 2018 | Comments Off on

    For the 15th Annual Rudy Kelly Alumni Game on Saturday November 24th we will gather at 12 noon. Dependent on the weather the game may be moved to Mennan so please look out for updates. The current team will play against younger Alumni. This will be followed by periods when we will mix…

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Morris Lions High School Boys Volunteer

By andrea | Nov 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Lions High School Boys Volunteer

A cold and windy Saturday morning in November saw the Morris Lions High School Boys team turn out to help the Denville Beatification Department with the Canna bulb harvest. The boys, assisted by Head Coach Karl Matthews, worked hard for 3 hours to dig, lift and remove the large leaves of the plants. Meanwhile Andrea…

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. . . . but we don’t want the Irish!!

By morrisrugby | Nov 3, 2018 | Comments Off on . . . . but we don’t want the Irish!!

It was Long Island’s turn to host the Olde Boy Palooza.  But L.I. Ralph was not there!!  My Mom always used to say that apple pie without cheese is like a hug without a squeeze.  This was a very similar situation, but I am too lazy to think of a word that rhymes with Ralph,…

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Morris Lions place 3rd in NJ Fall 7’s Series

By morrisrugby | Nov 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Lions place 3rd in NJ Fall 7’s Series

Morris Lions finished strong to secure 3rd overall in the NJ Fall 7’s series. Consisting of five tournaments in September and October each with pool play deciding seeding for the finals. Points are awarded at each tournament to determine the standings. Going into the final tournament Morris Lions stood joint 3rd in the U19 bracket.…

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Morris Rugby Store Opens November 2nd

By morrisrugby | Nov 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Rugby Store Opens November 2nd

Morris Rugby Winter Store Opens on November 2nd and stays open until November 16th. Order some Christmas gifts early! ORDER HERE

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Morris Masters Felled by Canadian Goose Excrement…Lots of It

By morrisrugby | Sep 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Masters Felled by Canadian Goose Excrement…Lots of It

The Harvard of New Jersey left our captain unprepared.  Oh, he may have learned the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow (both African AND European), but his miscalculation of the incubation period of cryptosporidiosis (“crypto”) proved to be the undoing of the Morris Masters on that fateful Saturday in Bayonne, NJ.  Morris, you see, had…

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Eli’s Manning the Pitch

By morrisrugby | Sep 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Eli’s Manning the Pitch

In the shadow of the venerable olde Yale Bowl, just a Misty Mountain Hop, skip and a jump down I-91 from the Meriden YMCA camp, the Greys would host the opening palooza of the Fall 2018 season. A decent number of Masters signed up to battle the I-95 traffic to New Haven, but after Wankers…

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Female Rugby Coaches Wanted

Female Rugby Coaches wanted

By morrisrugby | Aug 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Female Rugby Coaches wanted

Morris Rugby U 12 and U 14 Girls tackle team are searching for female coaches Do you want to become a rugby coach ? Do you want to learn to coach the game of Rugby? Do you want to get back into Rugby? If so, The Morris Rugby U12 and U 14 Girls team want…

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3 Girls From Morris Will Represent On The HS Girls Atlantis NAI Teams

By morrisrugby | Jul 28, 2018 | Comments Off on 3 Girls From Morris Will Represent On The HS Girls Atlantis NAI Teams

Salt Lake City is readying for the third edition of the North American Invitational (NAI) 7s, which takes place Aug. 3-4 and will live-stream via FloRugby. Atlantis is bringing a healthy contingent of athletes to the Girls U18 Elite and U18 Open brackets, naming 24 athletes from 10 states to the teal jersey. There are…

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Morristown Colonials Buy A Ball Event

By morrisrugby | Jul 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Morristown Colonials Buy A Ball Event

Do you need a Rugby ball or would you like to help out the league get more balls? Please support our league by purchasing balls through us. Click here to order yours.

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Jenny Stumpf winner of the David Gibson Memorial Scholarship

By morrisrugby | Jul 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Jenny Stumpf winner of the David Gibson Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to Jenny Stumpf, winner of the David Gibson Memorial Scholarship.

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Morris Lions Boys High School Players recognized by Rugby New Jersey

By morrisrugby | Jul 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Lions Boys High School Players recognized by Rugby New Jersey

At Rugby New Jersey’s 2018 Awards Dinner a number of the Morris Lions High School Boys were recognized. This year four boys were selected at each level to represent New Jersey in the Northeast Regional Cup Tournament (RCT), playing against select sides from Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut and DC. Congratulations to the following players: Tier…

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APPLY FOR THE “THE GIBBY” – DAVID GIBSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018

By morrisrugby | May 30, 2018 | Comments Off on APPLY FOR THE “THE GIBBY” – DAVID GIBSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018

In January of 2006, the Morris Lions created a memorial scholarship called “The Gibby” to honor their teammate David, who was a charter member of the Montville youth rugby program and a member of the Morris Lions.  David was a young man committed to sports, friends and the love of life and family. The Gibby…

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Gianna Caulfield Commits to Sacred Heart University

By morrisrugby | May 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Gianna Caulfield Commits to Sacred Heart University

On May 1, 2018 Gianna Caulfield signed her “letter of intent” with Sacred Heart University to play Division I Womens Rugby.  A 4 year member of the Morris Rugby HS Girls team that recently placed 4th at the National Invitational Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee, High Performance Teams; Atlantis, Blaze and the NJ State All Star…

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Two Morris Lions High School Seniors signed their letters of intent to play Rugby at Rowan University

By morrisrugby | May 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Two Morris Lions High School Seniors signed their letters of intent to play Rugby at Rowan University

High School Boys player Akil DeBruhl (Flanker) and Jonathan Mitchell (Wing) have been part of the Morris Rugby program for several years. They have represented Morris at various levels in both 15’s and 7’s over the years and have been a key part of the success of the Morris teams. Akil starting as a winger/center…

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Morris Lions HS Boys Complete Regular Season – moving on to Playoffs

By morrisrugby | May 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Lions HS Boys Complete Regular Season – moving on to Playoffs

Although the weather continues to try to disrupt the High School Boys games nothing could dampen spirits as a successful regular season came to close. Making up a March cancellation on Mother’s Day is not ideal and yet again the match was moved due to weather and field closures. In less than perfect conditions for…

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Morris Masters May 12, 2018: CT Grey #20 A Lot; Motley Less

By morrisrugby | May 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Masters May 12, 2018: CT Grey #20 A Lot; Motley Less

Ruggers from all over the world gathered to celebrate the date on which Mrs. O’Herlihy dramatically improved the trajectory of Morris’ own Cal O’Herlihy’s life by promising to be with him through the best and worst of times.  The latter was exemplified by the performance of the Motley crew with which Cal and several other…

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

By morrisrugby | May 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Lions soar with U16 win and ranked #41 after hard fought battles

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. …

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