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Rugby NY growing the game at Schalmont Central Schools

Rugby NY continued their program of bringing rugby to local schools as they visited Schalmont Central Schools (Schenectady) last week to teach the rules of non-contact rugby.

Students at Schalmont High School enjoying non-contact rugby with coaches and players from Rugby NY

Students enjoyed an opportunity to learn the basics of rugby through fundamental drills, game pay and scrimmages led by Rugby NY coaches and players as part of their regular gym classes

Click here to see a short video of the day's fun on the district's Instagram page.

Rugby NY also provided Schlamont with equipment so they could explore adding it to the physical education curriculum.

Want to bring rugby to your school? Just contact us at to get started! Portions of this post appeared originally on the Schalmont School District's Facebook page. Photos courtesy of the Schalmont Central School District.


RugbyNY is the governing body for youth and high school rugby in the state of New York. They are a member of USA Youth & High School Rugby's Northeast region and are an officially recognized State Youth Rugby Organization (SYRO) by USA Rugby.

RugbyNY is registered with the New York State Department of State as a not-for-profit corporation and is recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization.


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