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Rookie Rugby

Spring 2019 Registration opens January!

Rookie Rugby Training

The program will focus on the basics of the sport of rugby which will include passing, catching, kicking and other rugby techniques. All games will be played in a Rugby Sevens format. This will be a NO contact rugby clinic. The use of flags will be implemented. Players will learn basic techniques for 30 to 45 minutes and play Rugby 7s for another 45 minutes every session. All players must wear sneakers or basic cleats and have a mouthpiece at all times.

Spring 2019 Sessions 


Session 1 Dates:


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**All programs must have at least 15 participants in order to run. Registrants for programs without enough participants may be asked to switch times or sessions. Refunds will also be offered to those affected.**

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Coach McDuff in Action

Coach McDuff in Action

Coach Josh McDuff

Coach McDuff is a founding member of the University of Clarion Rugby Club in 1994. As a player, he played on several premier level rugby clubs including the Rochester Colonials. In 2009, he founded and coached the Lake Forest Rugby Club at the Lake Forest High School. He was the coach of the Lake Forest Rugby Club from 2009 to 2014.