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.
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.
San Diego, California (October 19, 2020) – Rugby fans have just four more days to submit video messages to the Class of 2020 and special award recipients. This year’s U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony presented by Penn Mutual
Name of Program: Chicago Lions Youth and Community Rugby Location: Near Westside of Chicago, Illinois Chicago Lions Charitable Association, DBA Chicago Lions Rugby, is based in the North Lawndale and East Garfield Park communities in Chicago. These communities are stretched
Do you know a rugby playing high school senior who will be heading to college in the fall and will be playing rugby for his or her college team? If you do, then please encourage him or her to apply
San Diego, California (October 12, 2020) – This year’s U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony presented by Penn Mutual on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 8:00 Eastern time will be virtual and free of charge for the global rugby community.
San Diego, California (October 7, 2020) – Do you want to be a part of this year’s Induction Ceremony? I mean, really be a part of it? Well, now you can. First, join us for the virtual induction ceremony on Saturday,
San Diego, California (September 28, 2020) – The United States Rugby Foundation is pleased to announce that long-serving rugby supporters, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, will be the presenting sponsor of this year’s virtual U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony,
San Diego, California (September 15, 2020) – The U.S. Rugby Foundation announced that the 2020 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony presented by Penn Mutual will be a special virtual celebration on Saturday, November 14, 2020 beginning at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. This
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
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