Answers to Commonly Asked Questions
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I dont know anything about rugby. How do you play?
There are many resources available explaining the game of rugby and how it is played.
A good place to start is USA Rugby's "Rugby 101" page. It's filled with great information and links to other rugby resources on the web.
Where does RugbyNY play?
We are a statewide non-profit organization. We currently have teams & programs in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, North Country, Hudson Valley, Metropolitan NYC and Long Island.
For a full list, visit our Teams page.
Can't find a team in your area? Contact us and we can help you start one!
There are no teams in my area. Can I start one?
Absolutely! Many of our teams began as a direct result of someone in a community starting a team or program.
Click the link for an outline on how to start a rugby team in your area. RugbyNY is your State Rugby Organization (SRO)
What equipment do I need to play rugby?
Needs vary depending on club, but to get started all you need are a good pair of running shoes, a pair of cleats, and if playing tackle rugby, and a good quality, properly fitted mouth guard.