Where and When Can I Play?

Practices and games will be held at Founders Field – located at 101 Eisele Road in Cheswick, PA 15024 (additional practice sites will be added if needed).

The Season for Play Rugby Pittsburgh/ROOKIE RUGBY will begin July 9, 2019 and run through August 17, 2019.  Practices will be held every Tuesday and Thursday night beginning at 6 pm and will run for approximately 60-90 minutes.  Games will be held on Saturday mornings starting at 10 am and begin on Saturday, June 13, 2019.  The season will conclude August 17, 2019.  

During the first week of practice all participants will train together and be introduced to the sport of rugby and Laws of the Game.  After the first week, players will be placed on their teams and begin practicing together.  All teams will be co-ed, but players will be broken up into two age brackets: 8-12 years of age and 13-14 years of age.

What Do I need to Play Rookie Rugby? Is it expensive?


Players will all pay a $50 registration fee for participation in Rookie Rugby.

All players will receive:

  1. “ROOKIE RUGBY” T-Shirt
  2. Rugby Ball

Players will provide:

  1. Molded Cleats (No baseball cleats or screw-ins)
  2. Athletic Shorts
  3. Water Bottle