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 Inaugural Season for Play Rugby Pittsburgh/ROOKIE RUGBY will begin June 12, 2018 and run through July 28, 2018.  Practices will be held every Tuesday and Thursday night beginning at 6 pm and will run for approximately 90 minutes.  Games will be held on Saturday mornings starting at 9 am and begin onSaturday, June 16th, 2018.  The season will conclude with a Pig Roast Picnic at Founder's Field on July 28th, 2018.  

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 $100 registration fee for participation in Rookie Rugby.

All players will receive:

  1. "ROOKIE RUGBY” T-Shirt
  2. Game Jersey
  3. Rugby Ball
  4. Flags
  5. Gear Bag

Players will provide:

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