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Latest News (8/5/18):  pre-season schedule


The 2018-2019 rugby season draws near!!

We are lining up some Saturday mornings in Sept-Oct to hold free rugby clinics  for new comers and experienced players alike at Royal Palm Park, 8405 N 15th Ave, Phoenix.  This is a great recruiting vehicle so we encourage all our returning players to bring a friend to show them how much fun rugby is.  It is going to be 0830-0930 in our usual south-east corner, we just have to pick the dates!

Fall 7s practices will start up again on October 15.  We're planning to again be at Biltmore Prep Academy school on Monday and Wednesday nights (6-7.30pm for youth and 6-8pm for HS/U16)

Registration info for our Club and for USA Rugby will be coming soon.  We'll know final details after we have the RugbyAZ AGM on Sept 18th.

For the upcoming 2018-2019 season we will again be offering the following teams and levels for kids to play:

  • Boys and Girls tackle 7s & 15s rugby for High School, U16, U14
  • Co-ed tackle 7s rugby for U12, U10
  • Co-ed FIT (international rules)  Touch rugby for U14, U12, U10, U8


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2018 Fall Season Calendar Overview

  • 9/8/18:   Phoenix Rugby Club Golf Tournament - our major club fundraiser! - Click here for info
  • 9/15/18: Firebirds pre-season skills at Royal Palm Park for Youth & Prescott Skills Clinic for HS/U16 - Click here for info
  • 9/22/18:  Firebirds pre-season skills at Royal Palm Park  for Youth & HS.  Level 200 Coaching Clinic - Click here for info
  • 9/29/18:   Firebirds pre-season skills at Royal Palm Park for Youth & HS
  • 10/6/18: Firebirds pre-season skills at Royal Palm Park for Youth & Chris Brown 7s camp for HS/U16 (info coming) 
  • 10/13/18:   Referee Clinic at Flagstaff 10s (contact Coach Rob if you want to become a referee!)
  • Monday 10/15:  First Firebirds Fall practice
  • 10/20/18: Atavus Coach Education (am) & Player Skills camp for All (pm) (info coming)
  • 10/27/18:  ASU Kickoff Day for All - hosted by ASU Womens team on ASU Tempe campus.

11/3/2018 Fall 7s - Tempe Sports Complex: 4-6pm Youth;  6-10pm U16/HS
11/10/2018 Fall 7s - Tucson - Rillito Park
11/17/2018 Fall 7s - Tempe Sports Complex: 4-6pm Youth;  6-10pm U16/HS
11/24/2018 Thanksgiving break - hopefully Paintball again
12/1/2018 AZ Rugby Festival Scottsdale / Ref Clinic / Youth
12/8/2018 Roadrunner 7s - HS Boys & Girls - Peoria Park
12/15/2018 Winter break
12/22/2018 Winter break
12/29/2018 Winter break
1/5/19 Winter break
1/12/19 Spring season starts.  7s for Youth, 15s for HS & U16


In order to grow our numbers to fill out these teams we need help from all current players to bring their friends out to give rugby a try!

Come and join a practice and see what rugby is all about!  It is free to come to a practice and check it out.

Also, we are a co-ed squad so bring out the girls as well as the boys!  Girls rugby is also a fast growing sport (check it out at the Olympics!) and the Firebirds encourage girls to come out and give rugby a try.  

REMEMBER:  It is never too late to get started with rugby.  If you have kids that are interested and want to give it a shot, bring them out to practice and we'll get them involved!

Practice Location & Schedule

Location:  Biltmore Preparatory Academy.  4601 N. 34th Street, Phoenix AZ 85018.

Practice is on Mondays and Wednesdays during the season.

6:00 pm to 7.30 pm for Youth and 6.00 pm to 8:00 pm for High School & U16.

General practice reminder:  always have your mouthguard and be dressed appropriately for running and tackling!  If you can't make it, please advise your coach.

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