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:
Central / North
Albany / Capital
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.