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Blackthorn Youth Under 13 program

The Under 13 youth program is a Co-ed team that trains and has its games in the Spring season. This team provides new and experienced players a pathway to progress their skills and work up to our U15s program while competing against players of the same age and ability. Training is on Tuesday and Thursday nights at our home field in Horsham at College Settlement Camp

Spring 2020 Update

Hello Everyone! We are quickly approaching the beginning of our rugby pre-season and i wanted to send out a schedule update for the next few weeks.. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. Looking forward to getting the kids out on the Rugby Pitch! THANK YOU!

 

REGISTRATION -

   PLEASE REGISTER YOUR ATHLETE ASAP AT https://www.rugbypa.org/registration-player AND REMEMBER OUR YOUTH TEAM IS FOR 5TH THRU 7TH GRADERS AND OUR JUNIOR TEAM IS FOR 8TH & 9TH GRADERS ONLY. PLAYERS CAN PLAY UP TO A TEAM BUT IN NO CASE WILL RUGBY PA ALLOW A GRADE BASED PLAYER TO PLAY DOWN (IE- 10TH GRADER PLAYING ON A JUNIOR TEAM OR AN 8TH GRADER PLAYING ON A YOUTH TEAM).

 

TEAM COMMUNICATION 

   WE WILL BE USING THE MOBILE APP TEAMSNAP THIS YEAR FOR ALL PRACTICE AND GAME COMMUNICATIONS. PLEASE EXPECT AN EMAIL INVITATION WITHIN THE NEXT FEW DAYS TO SET UP YOUR ACCOUNT ON TEAMSNAP (BOTH ANROID AND IOS COMPATIBLE).YOU WILL ONLY RECEIVE THIS SETUP EMAIL IF YOU ARE REGISTERED - FYI.  EMAIL WILL NOT BE USED ONCE THE SEASON BEGINS. ALL GAMES AND PRACTICES HAVE BEEN PRE LOADED INTO THE APP. YOU ARE ABLE TO SYNC WITH YOUR MOBILE DEVICE CALENDAR IF PREFERRED. 

 

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

 

SUNDAY MARCH 1ST - SCRIMMAGE WITH CONESTOGA AND BERKS RUGBY CLUBS

     - WE WILL LIKELY DO A COMBINED PRACTICE WITH THESE TEAMS AND THEN WORK INTO A SCRIMMAGE. WE WILL HAVE A CERTIFIED REFEREE AND TRAINER AVAILABLE FOR THE GAMES. 

    - LOCATION - RADNOR MEMORIAL PARK FIELD (APPROX 25MINS FROM HORSHAM AREA)

                            61 MATSONFORD ROAD

                            WAYNE PA 19087

     - YOUTH WILL GO FROM 11AM TO 1PM

     - JUNIORS WILL GO FROM 1PM TO 4PM

     - THIS IS A TURF FIELD RUBBER SPIKES ONLY PLEASE

 

TUESDAY MARCH 3RD - FIRST OUTDOOR PRACTICE AT COLLEGE SETTLMENT CAMP - 590 WITMER ROAD HORSHAM PA 19044 - WEATHER AND FIELD CONDITIONS PENDING

     - PRACTICE WILL GO FROM 630PM - 8PM. 

     - PARENT/GUARDIAN MEETING - PLEASE ALLOW 20-30MINS AT THE BEGINNING OF PRACTICE FOR A PARENT MEETING. 

 

THURSDAY MARCH 5TH - PRACTICE AT CSC 630PM - 8PM

 

SUNDAY MARCH 8TH - SCRIMMAGE VS DOWNINGTOWN & NORTH PENN ( WE WILL LIKELLY DO A SIMILAR SET UP AS MARCH 1ST)

     - LOCATION -DOWNINGTOWN

     - TIME - TBD

 

TUESDAY MARCH 10TH - PRACTICE AT CSC 630PM -8PM

 

THURSDAY MARCH 12TH - PRACTICE AT CSC 630PM - 8PM

 

SUNDAY MARCH 15TH - FIRST REGULAR SEASON GAME AT NORTH PENN

     - TIME AND LOCATION TBD

 

RESPECTFULLY,

YOUR COACHES 

 

ALLAN CORLESS

EJ DRUST

JOHN PORTER

RODD WHITNEY

BOB DISTEL

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