USRF Announces Latest Youth and High School Ball Grants

San Diego, CA (July 12, 2016) – 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 and programs throughout the country. With our partner, Canterbury, the USRF has provided rugby balls (6,000 in the past two years alone) to over 1,200 youth and high school rugby teams, schools and community programs over the past 12 years.

The Foundation is pleased to announce the latest recipients of USRF Ball Grants.Adirondack Girls and Boys Rugby, Saranac Lake, NY
All Dorchester Sports League, Reading, MA
Berks County Youth Rugby Team, Wyomissing, PA
Bingham United Girls Rugby, Blackfoot, ID
Bingham United Jr. Varsity Rugby, Blackfoot, ID
Boone Boys High School Rugby, Boone, IA
Brighton Rugby, Salt Lake City, UT
Chicago North Shore Rugby Academy, Chicago, IL
Chuckanut Bay Rugby, Bellingham, WA
City of Covina Parks & Recreation, Covina, CA
Corning Rugby Club, Corning, NY
Curtis School of Excellence, Chicago, IL
Dowling Catholic Girls High School Rugby, West Des Moines, IA
Eisenhower Jr. High School, Darien, IL
El Paso Gridley High School, El Paso, TX
Ellington Elementary School, Chicago, IL
Franklin Middle School, Springfield, IL 
Glenwood Middle School, Chatham, IL
Golden Eagle Rugby Club, Fresno, CA
Great Falls High School Rugby, Great Falls, MT
Herrick Middle School, Downers Grove, IL
Highlanders Middle School Rugby, Boise, ID
Hill House Inc., Boston, MA
Indianola High School, Indianola, IA
Kitsap Renegades, Poulsbo, WA
Kona Bulls Rugby, Kailua Kona, HI
Lake Placid Central School District, Lake Placid, NY
Lakes International Language Academy, Forest Lake, MN
Leadership Development Academy, Chesterfield, MO
Leander and Cedar Park RFC, Austin, TX
Lisle Jr. High School Physical Education, Lisle, IL
Magic Valley Rugby, Twin Falls, ID
McHenry Parks & Recreation, McHenry, IL
Metro West Youth Rugby Organization, Lincoln, MA
Navy Child and Youth Programs – Guantanamo Bay
Norfolk High School Boys Rugby, Norfolk, VA
North Idaho Highlanders Youth RFC, Coeur d’Alene, ID
North Texas Barbarians Rugby, Celina, TX
O’Leary Middle School, Twin Falls, ID
Orange Glen High School, Escondido, CA
PeppNation Sports leadership and Academy, Milwaukee, WI
Portneuf Valley All High School Rugby, Pocatello, ID
Rosemont High School, Sacramento, CA
Rye Dragons and Rye Garnets, Rye Brook, NY
SMAC Rugby, Powell, TN
South Bay Spartans, Carson, CA
South Shore YMCA, Norwell, MA
Southern Pines High School Rugby, Southern Pines, NC
St. Gertrude School, Sharonville, OH
St Mary’s St. Alphonsus Catholic School, Glen Falls, NY
Tri-City Rugby Club, Kennewick, WA
Thorton-Donovan School, New Rochelle, NY
Wahpeton School, Breckenridge, MN
Warriors Youth Rugby, Terrace Park, OH
West Jordan Rugby, Jordan, UT
West Springfield High School, West Springfield, MA
Westside High School Wolverines, Jacksonville, FL

For more information about the USRF Ball Grant program, visit our website.

Grants provided by the United States Rugby Foundation would not be possible without the support from the rugby community. Continue to assist us in providing grants to deserving clubs, programs and individuals throughout the country by contributing to the USRFF.  All donations to the USRF are tax deductible within IRS rules as 501 (c) 3 charitable giving.

If you’ve received a Foundation Grant we’d love to share your story. Send any comments to Brian Vizard at