For Immediate Release
March 2, 2012
Teams Named for H.S. National Invitational
BOULDER, Colo. – The teams that will compete for the 2012 Emirates Airline USA Rugby High School National Invitational Tournament have been set. Eight teams will compete in each division; Boy’s High School (single school), Boy’s High School Club (multi-school), and Girl’s High School.
USA Rugby, acting on input from teams and stakeholders in the high school rugby community, altered the format of the tournament making it an invitational to help teams save money while maintaining a high level of play.
“The teams we’ve invited are strong programs that truly represent the best of high school rugby,” said Kurt Weaver, USA Rugby’s Youth and High School Director. “The selection committee members were from all slices of the rugby community and did a very thorough review of all applicants. We know that the product on the field will be of a very high quality.”
The Girl’s High School Club National Invitational will be held on May 12-13, 2012 at Steuber Rugby Stadium on the Stanford University campus.
The Boy’s High School and High School Club tournaments will be held the following weekend, May 18-19, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
USA Rugby would like to congratulate the teams that will compete in the tournament and look forward to a great competition.
Boy’s High School Club
Cathedral High School Rugby Club (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Colorado Springs Grizzlies High School Rugby Club (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Kansas City Junior Blues Rugby Football Club (Kansas City, Mo.)
Marin Highlanders Rugby Football Club (Moraga, Calif.)
Red Mountain Youth (Phoenix, Ariz.)
TRYBE Rugby Club LLC (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Union County High School Rugby Football Club (Union County, N.J.)
United Rugby Club (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Boy’s High School
Charlotte Catholic High School (Charlotte, N.C.)
Dixon Rugby Football Club (Dixon, Calif.)
Gonzaga College High School Rugby (Washington D.C.)
Penn HS Boys (Elkhart, Ind.)
Snow Canyon High School Rugby (Snow Canyon, Utah)
St Thomas Aquinas Rugby Club (Kansas City, Mo.)
Westside RFC (Brownsburg, Ind.)
Xavier High School Rugby Football Club (New York City)
Girl’s High School
Amazon Rugby Club of Sacramento (Sacramento, Calif.)
Divine Savior Holy Angels Rugby Club (
Downingtown Girls Rugby Club (Downington, Pa.)
Fallbrook Girls Rugby Club (Fallbrook, Calif.)
Catholic Memorial Rugby Team (Waukesha, Wis.)
Kent Crusaders RFC - Girls (Maple Valley, Wash.)
Lakewood H.S Girls Rugby Club. (Lakewood, Ohio)
West Carroll Marauders Girls (Union Bridge, Maryland)
Kurt Weaver | Youth & High School Director | USA Rugby | firstname.lastname@example.org