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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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DENVILLE DAWGS 20th Anniversary Reception

By morrisrugby | May 6, 2018 | Comments Off on DENVILLE DAWGS 20th Anniversary Reception

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…

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Away Game results in Home Win for High School Boys

By morrisrugby | Apr 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Away Game results in Home Win for High School Boys

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…

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Let’s Go Ran-gers!!

By morrisrugby | Apr 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Let’s Go Ran-gers!!

NO!! For you troglodytes that are fans of a certain NHL team on the wrong side of the Hudson, I am NOT referring to them.  FIE!!  A pox on you.  I just have one thing to say: 19-94 (clap . . . clap . . . clap-clap) Nev-er-more (clap. . . clap . . .…

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Rent-A-Rugger Fundraiser

By morrisrugby | Apr 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Rent-A-Rugger Fundraiser

By popular demand, the Morris Men’s Rent-a-Rugger Fundraiser is back for the 2018 championship run! Immediately following the 3pm playoff game at Pocono Field, the Men of Morris will be auctioning themselves off for your money. Ruggers will advertise their skills and services they are willing to offer, along with a minimum bid and buyout…

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A Study in Recycling

By morrisrugby | Apr 17, 2018 | Comments Off on A Study in Recycling

Between our game last week on Randall’s Island and this week’s game at Center Island Field in Oyster Bay, I could not help but notice how the 2 NY cities deal with the restoration of artificial turf fields. At Randall’s Island, the City Forefathers and Fivemothers had already decided that they needed to resurface the…

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Morris Men played their first playoff match of 2018

By morrisrugby | Apr 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Men played their first playoff match of 2018

By the grace of the Rugby Gods, we were granted the best weather of the year as Morris played their first playoff match of 2018 this past Saturday, April 14th.  The Empire GU Quarter Final tilt was a match-up of eighth seeded Syracuse Chargers and the top seed of the conference Morris.  It took Morris…

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Big Win for Morris Lions HS Boys against the 2017 State Champions

By morrisrugby | Apr 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Big Win for Morris Lions HS Boys against the 2017 State Champions

On another cold Sunday at Pocono Road the Morris Lions High School boys met the reigning state champions in our second league game of the Spring season. The Bridgewater team are clearly not as strong this year but couldn’t be under estimated. During the week the team build up had focused on continuing to execute…

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Let the Games Begin . . . .

By morrisrugby | Apr 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Let the Games Begin . . . .

Prior to the opening of our Spring season, the NYC Parks Commission requested a sit-down with the 6 families of Metro NYC Old Boys Pugby (we cannot call it rugby, because USA Rugby would expect a vigorish, as if our lifetime of blood and sweat equity is not enough).  Between the Gents and the Village…

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Morris Lions HS Boys win handsomely!

By morrisrugby | Apr 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Morris Lions HS Boys win handsomely!

Finally, after two cancelations the Spring season got underway on Sunday 8 April with a 44 – 0 win over Highlanders (West Milford). Prior to the game the High School Boys unveiled the new playing jerseys. Thanks to the funding raising efforts of the team, many supporters and especially the sponsors who made this possible.…

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2018 Annual Golf Outing & Dinner

By morrisrugby | Apr 10, 2018 | Comments Off on 2018 Annual Golf Outing & Dinner

Join Morris Rugby on Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Farmstead Golf & Country Club for a great day on the links! In addition to the golf tournament, the day will include a grill lunch, contests, awards, and dinner. The funds raised from this event will enable Morris Rugby, a non-profit, 501c3 to continue to…

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