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"You have to believe in yourself when no one else does,
that makes you a winner right there. ”
- Venus Williams
“Never cease trying to be the best you can be.”
- John Wooden
RugbyNY was formed in 2010 by youth and high school rugby programs in the former NYS Rugby Conference, Met NY Rugby Union and Capital District Youth Rugby.
RugbyNY is a USA Rugby recognized State Youth Rugby Organization (SYRO).
We are part of USA Youth & High School Rugby's Northeast region and are the governing body for youth and high school rugby in the state of New York.
What We Do
Our mission is simple: To teach the concepts of fair play, sportsmanship, camaraderie, and teamwork to boys and girls in grades K-12 across New York State through the sport of rugby.
In support of our mission, we sponsor these competitions and events each year:
Boys & Girls High School Leagues (15's and Sevens)
NY State Rugby Championships
Youth Tackle Rugby
Youth Touch / Flag Rugby
Boys & Girls Age Grade Select Sides
Player Development Opportunities
Where We Play
RugbyNY currently has teams playing in these regions:
How We Work
RugbyNY is the trade name of Youth Rugby NY, Inc. , recognized by the New York State Department of State as a not-for-profit corporation and by the IRS as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.
RugbyNY's day to day operations and strategic direction are governed by a nine member board of directors.
Four directors serve as our executive officers, the other five directors represent different regions across the state of New York.
"Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play."
- Mike Singletary
"You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is you"
- Herb Brooks
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