About USRF

From its origins as the Bay State Rugby Foundation, the Foundation grew under Fritz’s guidance and the leadership of Dick Poulson of the Washington Rugby Club and Joe Walsh of Boston and M.I.T. Today, the Foundation continues to build on this bold vision through its programs and activities. Rugby is now played by over 4,700 men’s, women’s, masters, girls and boys clubs in the United States with the greatest growth coming in the formation of new youth and high school rugby programs.

Our Mission

To promote amateur rugby football throughout the United States by making grants and awards; by sponsoring programs for the development of youth and amateur rugby; and by operating the United States Rugby Hall of Fame and funding other events honoring the history of American rugby.

Clubs

2500

Players

125000

Donors

2000

Funds

2200000

Press Releases

U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Scheduled for August 14, 2020 to be Rescheduled

San Diego, California (July 7, 2020) – The U.S. Rugby Foundation announced the postponement of the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner scheduled for August 14, 2020. The dinner, honoring the six latest members of the Hall of Fame, was to be

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U.S. Rugby Foundation Announces Latest Ball Grant Recipients

San Diego, CA (June 3, 2020) – The United States Rugby Foundation has helped introduce rugby to thousands of children by providing size 4 and 5 rugby balls to youth and high school clubs, schools and community programs throughout the

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Meet the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Class of 2020

San Diego, CA (April 17, 2020) – The United States Rugby Foundation is pleased to announce the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame (http://www.usrugbyhalloffame.org) Class of 2020: Rick BaileyTam BreckenridgeJamie BurkeBill CampbellChris LippertGerry Seymour In addition, long-time stalwarts of the game:

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U.S. Rugby Foundation Accepting Nominations for the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Deadline for Nominations is January 31, 2020 The United States Rugby Foundation is accepting nominations for the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame (http://www.usrugbyhalloffame.org) Class of 2020. The  nomination criteria are set forth below. Nominations for the Class of 2020 must be

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Make a Difference in Rugby! Please Give to the U.S. Rugby Foundation!

For the past 55 years, the United States Rugby Foundation has remained dedicated to introducing the sport of rugby to thousands of young rugby players across the country, and more recently, honoring the history of the sport in America. Because of your ongoing

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What a Night! The Stars Come Out for the 2019 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

Infinity Park’s Event Center in Glendale, Colorado was the site for this past weekend’s 2019 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, and what a venue it was. With state-of-the-art amenities and space for the record-setting 360 Hall of Fame

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