About MidState Youth Rugby
The MidState Youth Rugby program started in 2009 and finished it's 10th season in the Summer of 2018!
Rugby is perfect for kids of all sizes and abilities
No experience or equipment is needed. The emphasis is on learning skills, teamwork, and having fun!
We expect everyone to have a safe & enjoyable experience. All players, coaches, referees & parents must follow the guidelines in the Code of Conduct
Open to residents of Cheshire, Southington, Meriden, Wallingford, Woodbridge & all surrounding towns.
2019 Youth Season Details
All grades are based on current 2018/19 school year
Teams: U-12 Boys (grades 5 & 6)
U-14 Boys (grades 7 & 8)
U-14 Girls (grades 5 - 8)
Start Date: Tuesday April 2, 2019
Time & Days: Tue & Thu 5:30-7pm and Sunday noon-2pm
Location: Mountain Mist Outdoor Center, 576 High Hill Road, Meriden CT
Teams: U-10 Co-ed flag rugby (grades 1 - 4), Non-contact, similar to flag football
Start Date: Saturday May 25, 2019
Time & Days: Saturdays 9-10:30am & Thursdays 6:30-8pm and
Location: Highland School, 490 Highland Ave, Cheshire CT
Below is the calendar for all youth teams:
What Is Rugby?
What is rugby? Rugby for beginners
Get to know the rules of rugby: A Beginners Guide To Rugby Union
What is flag rugby? Flag Rugby Demo
USA Rookie Rugby: USA Rookie Rugby Overview
Flag Rugby (Cheshire Herald article): Youngsters Introduced To Rugby
Rugby was added as an Olympic sport in 2016: Rugby in the Olympics