2016 SEASON IS OPEN!
FALL RUGBY is underway. So yes we don't have much of a break do we?!
Many VA clubs have collaborated to offer TAG scrimmages, clinics and tournaments.
This is new for the Fall. Details to follow.
For the TACKLE teams we will be able to offer the same, to include Rugby VA clinics with
guest coaches. Stand by! ...
Unless there is a special rugby event, practice/scrimmage/clinic every Sunday evening,
4:00pm at the Village Field in Great Falls (behind the Post
Office located at 10001 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls VA.
To participate, you MUST REGISTER! Remember with Great Falls you register for the year
(1 Sept - 31 Aug). So you are covered for all of the Fall, Spring and Summer sessions!
Please register now.
Read about end of season 2015 here.
Awards 2015 here.
More info? Send me an
Great Falls Connection: read article in our local newspaper
Great Falls Youth Rugby Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit youth co-ed rugby club that plays in the spring and
summer months with close to 30 other clubs in the
Rugby Virginia league.
The new Fall Season for all ages is now underway. This is less formal than the
other seasons; offering clinics, practices and tournaments. It is busy, and the highlight will be the
Great Falls/Medstar Hospital fundaiser tournament, held in GF on 21 November, 2015.
The Spring session (for BOYS - U13, U15, U17, U19) runs from the end
of January to May,culminating in a State-wide tournament.
The Summer session (for COED - U7, U9, U11, BOYS - U13, U15, U17, U19) begins with
pre-season clinics in May and continue to an all-team tournament during the last weekend of July.
Great Falls Rugby was created to fulfill a void in the Great Falls/Reston/Herndon/Sterling/McLean area for
Rugby is fast, fun and safe and as the newest Olympic sport it is catching on with kids across the
country who can now see games on television and want to get their hands on a ball.
Rugby is fun! Give it a try!
Important dates & news
GFYR has set up a Paypal fundraising program .
All monies go to the kids! No paypal account needed/tax-deductible/501(c)3 non-profit.
Rugby makes better football players >>
Read our updated study here -
how playing rugby benefits football players
REGISTRATION FOR 2016:
Players for 2016 cycle needed NOW! Ages 11-18 for Tackle (contact) teams.
Also for Summer: Ages 5-10 for Touch (tag) teams and Tackle kids.
2015 Season-ending comments >>
Go here to read about our successful 2015 season and our
plans for year 2016. See how you can help with recruitment,
sponsorship etc. Any feedback, send us an email here.
CONTACT US >>
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regarding GFR news & events, even during the off-season. Any questions/comments, please feel free
to contact us! If you want to send an email, click here.
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