Welcome to our 14th Season!

  • 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.

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YOUTH RUGBY- 2022 Season
2022 Youth Season - Spring

Overview: Midstate youth rugby offers the following programs for boys and girls in grades 1-8 (based on the current 2021/22 school year):

u10 Flag (grades 1-4): Learn the basics of rugby in a fun and instructional non-contact environment (similar to flag football).

  • Start date: April 19 (Tuesday) *updated

  • Location: Highland School, 490 Highland Ave Cheshire

  • Practices: 2x per week
                    Tue night 6 - 7:30pm

                      Sun 10 - 11:30am

u12 & u14 Intro to tackle (grades 5-8): Learn the sport of rugby in a safe environment, through an intro to tackle program that delivers a safe more authentic rugby experience (modified lineouts, scrums, kicking, etc.) with an emphasis on developing skills, promoting teamwork, and having fun while learning to compete.

  • Start date: March 22 (Tuesday)

  • Location: Highland School, 490 Highland Ave, Cheshire

  • Practices: 3x per week
                      Tue and Thu nights 6 - 8pm
                      Sun 10am-noon

SportsYou - Schedule Notifications
All scheduling and team communications will be done through SportsYou. Please download the SportsYou app on your phone:
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Youth 2022 Schedule - Spring
Youth Contacts:

Youth Director:

Kris Bickell


u12/14 tackle:

John Radshaw 

Mike D'Andrea

Ryan Donovan

u10 flag:

Ryan Donovan

Brandice Neal

Kris Bickell (youth director)

Jeff Beeman


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