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American Flag Rugby
 

American Flag Rugby

is intended for youth entering first through ninth grade. It is a coed, non-contact “touch” form of rugby using flags. Skills including running, kicking, passing, space strategy, teamwork, and self-confidence are developed.

Helping kids in America fall in love with rugby, one community at a time!

American Flag Rugby's mission is to help the children of America learn to love the game of rugby. Our plan is to help youth appreciate the fun of rugby one American community at a time! Be the next town to start your own flag rugby program.

 
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AFR at the 2011 Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship

AFR at the 2011 Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship

Non-stop action was the rule of the day at the 2011 CRC. In the end Dartmouth defeated Army for the championship, but there were great matches along the way including Utah verses Cal and Central Washington versus Army. American Flag Rugby was there all day long cheering teams on and showing their wears. More detail »

Play Flag Rugby during the CRC 7s at PPL Park June 2nd and 3rd 2012

Play Flag Rugby during the CRC 7s at PPL Park June 2nd and 3rd 2012

USA Sevens is offering time and space for kids to play flag rugby at PPL Park during the CRC 7s tournament June 2nd and 3rd, 2012 in Chester, PA near Philadelphia.  More detail »

Issue: #3 Late Summer 2011 AFR Newsletter

At AFR we are dedicated to helping kids fall in love with rugby ONE community at a time. With that idea in mind we aim to have CO-ED flag rugby become a permanent fixture in your towns sports calendar. Spread the word and help make us the 'little league' of flag rugby! More detail »

Narberth PA flag rugby finishes successful first season

Narberth PA flag rugby finishes successful first season

The year 2011 was the inaugural season of Flag Rugby in Narberth, PA. The program, open to any boy or girl under the age of 11, touts itself as a game that will leave your player wanting to continue with the sport. More detail »

The 2011 American Flag Rugby Festival

The 2011 American Flag Rugby Festival

Blazing sunshine and lush green fields will set the stage for the world's largest youth Mini Tag Rugby Festival. Sponsored by the Morris Rugby Corporation, over 100 teams and 1000 children are expected to play the game they love on 25 fields, American Flag Rugby.  More detail »

Delbarton summer sports camp

Delbarton summer sports camp

For the first time, The Delbarton summer sports camp will include rugby the week of July 18-22. Rugby will also be included as part of the sports experience held all 5 weeks. Delbarton School has decided to teach the American Flag Rugby version - the same as the AFR summer leagues. More about summer sports camps »

North Hempstead Introduces American Flag Rugby Program at Caemmerer Park

North Hempstead Introduces American Flag Rugby Program at Caemmerer Park

With sports programs in many schools being eliminated or whittled down due to deep cuts in aid to Long Island schools, Supervisor Jon Kaiman and the North Hempstead Town Board announced last week the introduction of a co-ed American flag rugby program at Caemmerer Park in Albertson. More detail »

Morris Rugby 2011 Jersey Cup

Morris Rugby 2011  Jersey Cup

The date is set for the 2011 Jersey Cup hosted by Morris Rugby. On Saturday, May 21st the Men, Women and Masters divisions will compete. The youth take the field on Sunday as competitions will be held for U19 boys, U19 girls, U15 boys and U13 boys. More detail »

An Interview with Denville Dawgs' Tina Miller

An Interview with Denville Dawgs' Tina Miller

KJ Feury of the Denville Dawgs interviews Morris Rugby's Tina Miller. Tina started playing flag rugby at Denville and is now on the Morris Lady Lions U19 side. The Dawgs are one of 11 communities playing Flag rugby in Morris County, New Jersey. Miller has recently been invited to the USA Rugby U20 national camp. We also love the fact that Tina is a ballerina dancing in her fourth year on Pointe. More detail »

Rugby in America: Worth a try

Rugby in America: Worth a try

THIS weekend tens of millions of eyes will be glued to television screens as the Pittsburgh Steelers meet the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl, which takes place in Arlington, Texas on February 6th. American aficionados of rugby union can only dream of the Croesian sums of money that are lavished on American football, a sport that vaguely resembles rugby in wimpish armour-plating. But although their resources are far more modest they have achieved some notable successes. More about rugby in America »

American Flag Rugby Newsletter Issue #1

Welcome to the premier issue of The American Flag Rugby Association newsletter. At AFR we are dedicated to helping kids fall in love with rugby ONE community at a time. With that idea in mind we aim to have CO-ED flag rugby become a permanent fixture in your towns sports calendar. Spread the word and help make us the "little league" of flag rugby! More detail »

American Flag Rugby Poster available for download

American Flag Rugby Poster available for download

AFR has made a free poster available for folks who want to promote a new or existing youth rugby program. Click through to download the poster »

AFR Supports Lil' Ruggers

AFR Supports Lil' Ruggers

Visit the Lil' Ruggers website! What happens when an empowered female rugby player (i.e. “Rugger”) toiling away in the corporate abyss says to her boss, “but I can’t work Saturday; it’s is a rugby day!” She takes her unbridled entrepreneurial spirit and hands-on experience operating a kid’s recreational program and… More detail »

Flag Rugby startup in Wethersfield CT

Flag Rugby startup in Wethersfield CT

A gentleman named Doug Partridge has launched an AFR based co-ed flag rugby program in Wethersfield CT. Coaches needed! More detail »

Cheshire, get ready for youth flag rugby!

 Cheshire, get ready for youth flag rugby!

We proudly welcome the Cheshire Youth Rugby to the AFR community. The Town of Cheshire is a residential community located in New Haven County, Connecticut with a population of approximately 30,000 people. This year, 2010, marks the second season of the Cheshire Youth Rugby program and it's first season associated with AFR. Cheshire is approximately 14 miles north of New Haven and 25 miles southwest of Hartford.  More on Cheshire Youth Flag Rugby »

Become a Youth Rugby Referee

Become a Youth Rugby Referee

American Flag Rugby is heating up all over the country. Denville, part of the Morris Youth Rugby summer league had a clinic recently to teach youth rugby referees the ropes. The referee clinic was held on a Wednesday evening from 7-9pm at the Denville Library very close to the field where the Denville Dawgs youth team plays. Referee Lil Rimac lead the clinic. More detail »

Rugby 7s College Championship on NBC this June

American flag Rugby has learned that NBC has agreed to broadcast the first Rugby 7s collegiate championship to be held in June 2010. The June 5-6 tournament will be, what NBC believes, the first time college rugby have appeared on broadcast TV.  More detail »

Al Dekin to join the board of The American Flag Rugby Association

For immediate release. Former USA Eagle 7s star looks to extend AFR into New England. More detail »

Video: Rugby 101 for youth and adults alike

Get a video overview of the game of rugby from the size of the field to the positions, strategy and convergence of players at the break downs. More detail »

Sights and Sounds Video of American Flag Rugby

This video introduces youth and parents alike to the sights and sounds of American Flag Rugby. Developed for American kids, AFR brings the game to American families through summertime recreational programs that emphasize fun, fitness, and teamwork.  View the AFR introductory video »

Denville Dawgs Rugby Video - awesome!

Denville is where youth flag rugby began. Check out this video from a typical summer day in the park in Denville, New Jersey. View the Denville youth rugby video »

'INVICTUS', the movie

For those that want to combine the human drama of a nations people struggling to throw off the shackles of Apartheid set against the 1995 Rugby World Cup this should be quite a movie experience.  More detail »

The American Flag Rugby Intro Video

Circa 2001 ... AFR video with news intro from Fox Sports Net Behind the Game. Fox Sports Net interviews with Jake Feury, KJ Feury, Sara Cramer, Craig Chapman and Vickie Fang. After the news spot, learn about the rules of play of American Flag Rugby. More detail »

Youth Rugby Star Tess Feury talks about Rugby and her Future

Tess Feury, the daughter of KJ and Tom Feury, began playing youth flag rugby for Denville when she was four years old. More about youth rugby star Tess Feury »

United States will defend the Gold Medal in the 2016 Olympics

United States will defend the Gold Medal in the 2016 Olympics

If we consider the very young average age of USA 7s coach Al Caravelli, we can expect some of our youth presently playing flag rugby to be apart of the 2016 Olympics. The United States, defending champion of rugby in the Olympics dating back to 1924, is looking for a few good kids to round out our teams. Sevens rugby has recently been approved for the 2016 Games in Rio. More about Olympic Rugby 7s »

Guinness World Record - ITS OURS! American Flag Rugby sets the Record

Guinness World Record - ITS OURS! American Flag Rugby sets the Record

The Morris Rugby Corporation attempted to break the record for the largest touch/mini/tag rugby tournament last Saturday July 25, at the Black River Fields in Chester. More detail »

Youth rugby: I am a Rugby Ball

Youth rugby: I am a Rugby Ball

Youth rugby and American Flag Rugby join USA Rugby in celebrating the game that we love. 'I am a Rugby Ball,' is a USA Rugby sponsored inspirational tribute to the game of rugby. Flag rugby is one of the fastest growing youth sports in America. Sit back and enjoy. Watch the Video »

 

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