Middle School Rugby Recap

Rugby was in full swing this past Saturday in Raceland, LA. The Bayou Hurricanes hosted players from 2 local middle school clubs, Northshore Lions and New Orleans, as well as the Brother Martin high school team. With their older siblings and piers watching, players were ready to showcase their skills on a beautiful day for rugby. Players engaged in Rugby Sevens and play featured some wonderful runs, offloads, kicks, and tackles. The Bayou Hurricanes swept the day against a combined side of the Lions and New Orleans. While down in points most of the day, all players from the combined side kept their heads up and fought hard. Match 1: 44-0 Match 2: 26-12 Match 3: 38-5 We look forward to hostin

Middle School Rugby - First Contact Matches

Saturday, March 11th marked a big day for rugby in New Orleans. Three middle school teams consisting of the New Orleans Club, Northshore Lions, and Bayou Hurricanes met at Ozone Park in Covington, LA for their first ever contact matches. Teams played rugby sevens and featured players in grades 6-8. Coaches and spectators alike were blown away by the skill and tenacity shown by all players on the pitch. While this past Saturday was the first set of contact matches, this was the fourth match day for middle school this season. The newly formed league will continue to mix touch, flag, and contact play to ensure all players are developing skills, fitness, and love for the game. All students in gr

Middle School Rugby Kicks Off at Ozone Park

Three middle school teams will kickoff this Saturday at Ozone Park on the Northshore. Teams featured are the Northshore Lions, Bayou Hurricanes, and the New Orleans club side. Matches begin at 11:00a. If your son or daughter is interested in learning the game of rugby, Louisiana Rugby offers rugby for ages 8 and up! Please contact us through our website or visit us on Facebook for more information! #MiddleSchoolRugby

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