2019 Team Information Sheet

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Registration Process and Club Dues

1. Register with MN Rugby & USA Rugby 

2. USA Rugby registration fee is $90

3. Club Dues for 2019 @ $100 per player – Dues can be made in payments. If dues are a financial hardship - contact Dusty @ (218) 340-2864 or dustin.oosten@gmail.com

Fees cover food for post-game socials, referee fees, sideline trainers, basic equipment needs. Checks should be made out to:  North Shore Rugby

Equipment and Uniform needs - per player

1. ​NSR will supply game jerseys for all games. 

2. Players must obtain:

a. Mouth guard – fitted guards are cheap at Lake Superior College 

b. Footwear (rugby, soccer, or football with the toe cleat removed)

c. Black rugby shorts

d. Black game socks 

e. Optional Equipment & Gear – compression shorts, scrum cap, protective gear, soft braces 

- The general rule is “no metal or hard plastic allowed, fabrics only”

You can find a complete list of allowable protective gear at: www.worldrugbyshop.com

Player Safety Precautions in Rugby

1. Proper Tackling Technique will be taught – FORM tackles. 

2. Concussion Management – all coaches have gone through training to ID concussions and address them. 

3. Will always have player’s safety in mind:  when in doubt, sit them out. 

4. American Football vs. Rugby

a. No blocking, no diving or leaving the feet

b. Must wrap on tackle - no “putting a shoulder” into anyone

c. Only the ball carrier can legally be tackled

Travel Info

1. Players are NOT allowed to drive themselves to “away” games. 

2. A parent/coach driver is preferred. 

3. Parents are required to help get everyone down and back.

Team Sweats Order

Need a parent to help coordinate (contact Dusty @ (218) 340-2864 or dustin.oosten@gmail.com)


Volunteer Opportunities

1. Match socials. 

2. Field prep & goal posts. 

3. Game day programs. 

4. Team photography & Video. 

5. Half time energy food (home and away). 

6. Game day beverage coordinator (home and away). 

7. Uniform laundering. 

8. Driving duties. ​

2019 Season Schedule and Opponents 

1. Home Field Info: Billings Park Field 3903 N 18th, Superior, WI 54880.

2. Practice/Conditioning Info: Billings Park Field as well. 

3. Practices will be 5:30-7:30 Tue & Thurs. 

4. Games are typically on Sat. 

Date  Time             Location    Team