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August Rugby Club Newsletter

By Craig Brown 08/22/2019, 5:00am PDT

Summer Fun

Important item! club conducting a quick survey, if you have not provided input please do so. THANK YOU!
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Tour IN

July 9 2019 Brentwood Schools (England) u14 & u16 this school team proved to be very good on the pitch and gentleman off of the pitch in a fine School Rugby touring tradition. Traveling over from Essex, they came in for an afternoon match and had an excellent time meeting the club and playing some rugby. 

July 10 2019 West Monmouth (Wales) came over, third trip to the club and was billeted for a few days by our members. The touring team had a chance to see the lay of our land, by touring around Whatcom County, going to Mt. Baker and enjoying some our local eatery's. The rugby was well played and an even contest was on display. 

Can Am 7s Tournament

Congratulations to Bayside Men on their 7th win in the 41 year history. Congratulations to Budd Bay Women on their first CanAm 7s win! Great Day and really a wonderful example of our club coming together to be great hosts and volunteer so many hours to host this event! #oneclub

Summer Camp

Summer Camp for kids grades k-8 was a massive success and great to see how the kids progressively improved as the week went along. Camp Coach Chris Rowell did an outstanding job of recruiting 8 or so local coaches to come on out to give him a hand and to lead our Next Generation on improving their rugby. Really Good Stuff! thanks to Chris and the entire Coaching Camp Leaders on a great job! 


Community Coaching Education Session

Our club, lead by Chris Rowell and Caleb Schlack introduced and refined the "Rugby Tackle" on how our sport and coaching progresses with safer tackle techniques. This is our 2nd year we have hosted American Football coaches at the club to discuss this topic and to exchange ideas with other local coaches. All Good! All Good for the Kids! 

Washington Loggers u14s vs British Columbia u14s  

Loggers Win and was a great opportunity for our Next Generation to gain this valuable experience on the pitch vs quality team. Great Stuff!


Washington State Loggers U14

  • Sam Brulotte
  • Devyn Smith
  • Jason Retz
  • Daniel Lopez
  • Elias Tasi
  • Kaleo Kennerly
  • Vic Gervol
  • Wesley Tucker

 

September, time to support Team USA before the Rugby World Cup- GO TEAM USA!


Ticket Prices are as follows in Canadian $:  
Center - $70.75
Sideline - $50.75
GA, up to 10 tickets - $26.00
 
Group Discounts:
GA - 10-50 tickets are 15% off or $23.00
GA - more than 51 tickets are 25% off or $21.00


Thank you again to all our volunteers who actually run the club, and many thanks to Kristen Kennerley for the Team & Logger photos for our newsletter!.

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.

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

Neil Gardner

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