skip navigation

Recent High School Division News

Rugby Club Newsletter - July

By Craig Brown 07/08/2019, 3:45pm PDT

Quick update on the club activities below

Quick update on the club activities below and a Congratulations to Jacob Broselle for working his way to the High School All American 7s team. Coming back from injury and showing grit- well done!
For a list of all our club athletes who have gone on to International Honors click here 

 

Tour IN
July 9 2019 Brentwood Schools (England) u14 & u16 starts at 4pm, one match after the other
 
July 10 2019 West Monmouth (Wales) u18 starts at 5pm
 
Can Am 7s July 13 2019 always need additional help, please let us know if you are available or come on out for lunch and enjoy a cold beverage. Always a great time.. Can Am 7s
 
Summer Camp for kids grades k-8, please register here we are limiting the registration to a maximum numbers for the following grades: K-2 20/ grades 3-5 30/ grades 6-8 30. We have a great group of Coaches this summer, come on out its fun and all will improve!

 

High Performance Summer Rugby
USA Men's Eagles
Titi Lamositele
Shawn Pittman (coach)
 
Best wishes to Titi and Shawn as they prepare for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. September 20-November 2nd, Go Team USA!
 
USA 7s
Ben Broselle- Pan Am 7s
 
Best wishes to Ben and the balance of Team USA as they prepare for the Pan American Games July 26-August 11 2019 in Lima, Peru. Ben had a breakout year with Team USA and wish him all the best at this tournament! Go Team USA!
 
USA U20 Men
Jack Wendling
Cole Semu
 
Both Jack and Cole played very well for Team USA this past month, regrettably coming up on the short side vs Canada in a two match series. Nothing but upside to these two studs and all the best to them as they continue to grow in our great game.
 
USA High School American 7s
Jacob Broselle
 
As the club tradition continues to find opportunities for young athletes to continue to develop and play to the level they are capable of, the Washington State Loggers is that next step beyond Club. We wish all the following athletes and their respective teams great success as the play in various tournaments and games this summer.
 
Side Note: Chuckanut Bay is hosting the Washington Loggers u14s vs British Columbia u14s on August 10th 2019 we will add to the website schedule as well FB, hope to see all come up to support the club athletes and team.
 
Washington State Loggers U16
Calvin Ketteridge
Jack Cheatham
 
Washington State Loggers U14
Sam Brulotte
Devyn Smith
Jason Retz
Daniel Lopez
Elias Tasi
Kaleo Kennerly
Vic Gervol
Wesley Tucker

Try Rugby Burlington

Rugby Club Newsletter- February 2019

By Craig Brown 02/03/2019, 8:30am PST

Members, Friends and Community

Immediate Schedule of events for our club
February 6th 2019 ALL CLUB MEETING 6:30pm at Ferndale WECU please plan on attending
February 23rd 2019 Try Rugby Day- Anacortes for kids aged 5-12
February 24th 2019 Try Rugby Day- Nooksack for kids aged 5-12
March 5th First Day of Training for u6,u8,u10,u12
Training for Grade 7-12 + Men & Women have started

** Seattle Saracens match vs Burnaby has been moved to Burnaby, we will not be hosting**

** We will have club gear available for purchase at the all club meeting, Tanks, T-shirt’s, Hoodies, Beanies**

Website lists has full match schedules for grades 7-12 + men & women posted, Mini’s to be posted soon

Registration
Registration is now open on the website so do please take a look and sign up as soon as you can so we know how many athletes the club is working with this spring and to make sure all medical and waiver forms have been completed.

Interested in Coaching kids ages 5-18 or how about becoming a Referee. Please let us know, Giving Back is Good!

Recent News
Congratulations to Ben Broselle on being named 1 of 24 Men to earn a 7s Contract with USA Rugby and the USOC. Ben is now training full time with the Men’s 7s team, which is currently ranked #1 in the world along with New Zealand. WOW. It all starts local.

Congratulations to Titi Lamositele for getting the start and for Forwards Coach Shawn Pittman for the big win over Chile 71-8. Best wishes to our USA Men as they continue on their journey in the Americas Rugby Championship. It all starts local.

January 19th 2019- We had two great Try Rugby sessions, AM at Sudden Valley & PM at Lummi Nation. Both well attended and received by the local communities.

February 2nd 2019 - Try Rugby Burlington very well received with north of 40 in attendance. Many thanks to Don & Barb Small and Matt Holmes for helping to promote through their schools, Rob & Becky Norman for great work in getting the word out to the community and Shannon Ingram for his help on the day coaching.
Try Rugby Burlington


All Club Meeting Agenda (plan on 75-90 min max)
Womens Team Update- Aimee
Men’s Team Update- Micah
High School Boys Update- Neil
High School Girls Update- Carrie
U14s Update- Todd
Mini’s Update- Lindsey
Medican Protocols at our pitch- Lisa
Rugby 101 for parents- Todd
Spring Fundraisers- Kevin
Summer Rugby Camp Update- Craig
Financial Report- Justin
Capital Campaign Update- Craig
Planning & Facility update- Craig
Any other items to address
Adjourne 

As always, thank you for reading and if you have any questions or if you are keen to be involved in some way please let me know or just give a call to discuss.

Respectfully, Craig Brown.

Men's Head Coach

January Newsletter

By Craig Brown 01/21/2019, 12:30pm PST

Happy New Year to all our Members, Friends and Community

Immediate Schedule of events for our club
January 22nd 2019 First Day of Training for Men, Women & High School
January 29th 2019 First Day of Training for U14
February 2nd 2019 Try Rugby Day- Burlington for kids aged 5-12
February 6th 2019 ALL CLUB MEETING 6:30pm at Ferndale WECU please plan on attending
February 9th 2019 Coaching Session AM with Seattle Saracens
February 9th 2019 Hosting Seattle Saracens vs Burnaby Men & Women's teams out at our pitch
February 10th 2019 Men away at Skagit Valley
February- Mid Month Try Rugby Day- Nooksack for kids aged 5-12
February 23rd 2019 Try Rugby Day- Anacortes for kids aged 5-12
February 23rd 2019 Men away at Portland
March 5th First Day of Training for u6,u8,u10,u12

Full Game Schedule

 

Registration

 

Registration is now open on the website so do please take a look and sign up as soon as you can so we know how many athletes the club is working with this spring.
 

Interested in Coaching kids ages 5-18 or how about becoming a Referee. Please let us know, Giving Back is Good!

 

Recent News

 

 

Our men's new Head Coach, Mr. Joel Weisser recently appointed to lead our men's program. #withyou

 

 

On January 17th 2019, our club was represented by Craig Brown, Will Wheaton w/ Johnston Architects, Tyler Green w/ Axe Engineering and Todd Vasey w/Award Construction in a meeting with Whatcom County Planning in regards to our facility permit. We turned in our paperwork one month ago, this will be an interesting and a several month process in getting an update on facility and some of the planning we are working on. Many thanks to Will & Tyler for their thought leadership on this process. 

 

January 19th 2019- We had two great Try Rugby sessions, AM at Sudden Valley & PM at Lummi Nation. Both well attended and received by the local communities.

January 12th 2019- We had our first Coaching Session for the club for the year, good session and lots of good rugby discussed, many thanks to our Sponsor at Boundary Bay for hosting us.

 

Again, All Club Meeting Feb 6 2019, please plan on attending to learn more about your club and some changes to how we are growing the club, positioning our selves for the future and an update on our Facility.

As always, thank you for reading and if you have any questions or if you are keen to be involved in some way please let me know or just give a call to discuss.

 

Respectfully, Craig Brown.

Neil Gardner

Email Me with Questions regarding High School Rugby