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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.
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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.

Spring Practice to Kick Off!

By Kellen Wiggins 01/15/2019, 12:00am PST

Practice begins for high school and senior teams 4th week of January

Practices for the 2019 spring season are kicking off in January!  Geoducks, Mussels and Steamers plan to grab your gear and head out to Orca Field at Whatcom Community College starting Tuesday, January 22nd, and continue every Tuesday & Thursday until the end of the season.

  • High School and Jr High School teams start at 6:00pm
  • Senior teams start at 7:30pm

We're looking forward to seeing you there!