New Rugby Illinois Board Members Elected

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On Sunday July 30th, 2023 the club members of Rugby Illinois elected a new board.¬† We welcome Charles and Sal to the board. President – Sean Bracken Secretary – Jennifer Kelliher Treasure – Michael Kanzler Vice President of Competition – Theo Gilbert Vice President of Development – Charles Thorndyke Vice President of Marketing – Dave … Read more

Rugby Xplorer (RX) Administrator Seminar

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Date: August 23, 2023 at 7 PM Rugby Illinois is hosting Jamie McGregor, Sr. Director Training and Education, exclusively for Rugby Illinois Clubs.  This session will cover the following topics: Managing access for your club Payment setup Checking accreditation Team creation and Competition management Q&A will follow, Registration Required! Question send to REGISTER Now!

2023 Summer AGM

2023 Summer AGM Summer AGM is scheduled for Sunday July 30th at 9 AM.¬† This meeting will be held virtually. Rugby Illinois holds two General Meetings (AGMs) each year, attended by representatives of all member clubs. The summer meeting is for elections and the determination of action items requiring significant preparation time for the next … Read more

2023 State Finals

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Scores HS Girls PLACE TEAM SCORE TEAM SCORE 1st CRC Valkyries 24 Taft Eagles 7 HS Boys D1 PLACE TEAM SCORE TEAM SCORE 1st Glen Ellyn Ducks 36 La Salette 29 HS Boys D2 PLACE TEAM SCORE TEAM SCORE 1st Chicago Lions 40 CRC Berserkers 22 3rd Fox Valley Predators 27 LaSalette JV 23 HS … Read more

Summer 7s Player Interest Form

As the Spring 2023 season is winding down and we head into state finals on June 4th, its time to think about Summer 7s. Fill out the details below to let us know you have an interest in playing.

LaSalle Peru Grant Update


The following is an update from the LaSalle Peru Grant and how it helped grow rugby in the area. After receiving the grant. Jerseys were purchased that were approximately $1550. Then purchased shorts and socks which were approximately $450.

Steve Krause Classic 2023

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On Thursday, June 1, Plainfield Rugby and Rugby Illinois are partnering for the third annual golf outing in honor of Steve Krause, long-time Plainfield ruby coach, who passed away in 2020 after losing his hard-fought battle with cancer. A beloved leader, educator, coach and friend to many, the impact of his guidance and positive influences … Read more

Chicago Hounds Ticket Promotion


Rugby Illinois has partnered with Chicago Hounds to offer local clubs a chance to fundraise for their club and promote rugby. Chicago Hounds are offering affiliated Rugby Illinois clubs the opportunity to raise money for their club and promote rugby throughout the 2023 season. Reach out to your local club for their promotion code! The … Read more

Begg Award 2022


In 2022, Diana and Jim Coyne ’78 generously supported Fenwick High School’s acquisition of the Priory Campus. Jim’s passion for Fenwick is tied to a close friendship with his late classmate Michael Begg’78, who tragically passed away 40 years ago. Jim & Michael were Friar football teammates and continued their friendship as fellow Rugby players … Read more