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06.17.2019 - Alex Goff

Eagle Impact Rugby Academy Southern California defeated Rhinos Academy and EIRA Midwest Blue to win the Boys Tier 1 bracket at the Rocky Mountain Challenge.

EIRA SoCal won 38-14 and 55-15, finishing the weekend 4-0 with 123 points scored and only 36 allowed.

Rhinos Academy took 3rd, beating 5785 Blue 24-0. 

08.08.2018 - Alex Goff

Saturday August 4th saw the annual Washington DC Youth Rugby “coaches vs kids” game. 

05.24.2017 - Alex Goff

A year after USA Rugby first started looking into guidelines for how young players are introduced to the game, and some action is going to be taken this summer.

USA Rugby Soliciting HS-Youth Eligibility Opinions

03.29.2017 - GRR Staff

Teams are quickly signing up for the inaugural Middle School Rugby National Invitational Tournament, to be held in June in Charlotte, NC

For more, and to apply, go to: http://www.rugbynit.com

03.16.2017 - GRR Staff

The Inaugural Middle School Rugby National Invitational Tournament is now accepting applications from US based middle school rugby teams.


01.26.2017 - GRR Staff

Atlanta Youth Rugby (AYR) has announced it has been selected as a vendor for City of Atlanta after school programs, beginning in January 2017. 

On the heels of our successful similar program pilot in the Warren and Whitehead Boys & Girls Clubs, this new program will help us fulfill our mission to bring rugby to all of Atlanta’s area girls and boys.

10.27.2016 - Alex Goff

In looking at comments from readers regarding introducing contact you young rugby players, we are starting to see something of a consensus among rugby coaches who coach at the youth level.

For background go here:

USA Rugby Soliciting HS-Youth Eligibility Opinions

10.18.2016 - Alex Goff

It’s time to follow up on my column about youth rugby and USA Rugby’s efforts to solicit opinions about its direction.

10.06.2016 - Alex Goff

This is an Opinion Column by Alex Goff - USA Rugby is soliciting thoughts and ideas from the American rugby populace about HS rugby eligibility and age breakdowns.

09.28.2016 - Alex Goff

Here at Goff Rugby Report, one of the more frustration things we see is how many photos show rugby players using their mouth guards incorrectly.

09.23.2016 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby is working on a review of Youth and High School Eligibility, including age breakdowns, youth variations, as well as weight restrictions and other restrictions.

The National Governing Body is also reviewing when contact should be introduced to players.

03.28.2016 - Alex Goff

Writer Mike Kils has published a new book about Rob Holder’s work with East Palo Alto youth rugby and the men’s club that spawned.