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Firebirds Youth Rugby

Latest News (1/21/18):

Practice schedule for this week with MLK Holiday on Monday closing the school.

Mon 1/21:  All teams practice = Madison Park, 1440 E. Glenrosa Ave (where we did Punt, Pass, Kick), southwest field, normal times.

Wed 1/23:  Youth back at Biltmore Prep, normal times.

Thurs 1/24: HS/U16= Coronado Park (1717 N. 12th St, Phoenix) again, normal 6-8pm.


Note that due to school closure, Holiday practice location changes for both Youth & HS/U16, we'll be at Madison Park:
1/21/19 (Presidents' Day) - southwest field
2/18/19 (MLK Day) - southeast field
Madison Park
1440 E Glenrosa Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Locations for HS/U16 Thursday practices in Jan/Feb:
1/10, 1/17, 1/24 - Coronado Park (1717 N. 12th St, Phoenix).
1/31 - Esteban Park , west field (3345 E Roeser Rd, Phoenix).
2/7, 2/14, 2/21 - Monterey Park (350 E Oak St, Phoenix)


Player Registrations

We are still welcoming new players to join the Club.  We start the Spring season  after the winter holiday break and there is lots of rugby to be played.  Youth season is 7 weeks over Jan-Feb, HS/U16 season is 12 weeks over Jan-April.

It is always free to come to practice to check it out.  But, as a reminder, in order to be eligible to play the league games on Saturday you must have registered with USA Rugby and paid USAR Dues, completed Firebirds online enrollment, and paid Firebirds Club Dues.   

All the info and links to forms is on our Registration page.  Any questions on process or payments please contact Coach Rob.



Friday, JANUARY 25 - HS & U16

Brophy host us for both High School and U16 games.  This is round 1 of our official league season!

Location:  Brophy Sports Campus, 4800 N. 7th St, Phx.
Arrive at 5.30pm
High School kickoff = 6.30pm
U16 kickoff = 8.00pm



Location: WSC - 2209 N. 99th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85031 
They charge $5/car entry fee for parking.

Same Fields: #12, 13, 16 at north end of complex
Field Map: click here

Touch for all age grades on separate fields: 9-10am
U10 Tackle: 10am v Eclipse (#12-B)
U12 Tackle:  10am v Tempe A and 12pm v Tempe B (#13-A)
U14G (girls) Tackle:  11am v North Valley & Tucson  (#13-A)
U14B (boys) Tackle:  11am v Tempe (#16)

Reminders for a successful and organized day: 
- Be there 1 hr before kickoff of your first game and ready to get into team warm-up drills. 
- All tackle players need their mouthguard! 
- Bring your water/drinks and snacks as needed. There will be a couple of 5 gal jugs but there's a lot of people!
- All players to be in Firebirds kit! For the Youth this is our rugby shorts, socks & tackle jersey (or touch shirt if not tackle). For the HS/U16, Firebirds shorts & socks; our grey warmup t-shirt for the warmup session and then Club provided set of numbered match jerseys for the games. 

Youth Schedule for 1/19/19

2019 Bobcats Program Opportunities

Bobcats  Schedule for Try-outs and Practices for the 2019 LVI Tournament and future tournaments


Dates: Wednesdays - Jan 16, 23, 30.
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Location: Benedict Sports Complex, Field 1:  490 W Guadalupe Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283

Dates: Wednesdays - Feb 6, 13, 20.
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Location: Connolly Field, South Field:  2002 E Concordia Dr, Tempe, 85282.

Questions?  Contact Ian Gregor, Bobcats Coach

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Firebirds Youth Rugby Player Registration


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 for the Spring 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.

For the 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

Phoenix Rugby Club Sponsors

These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing sponsors and thank them for their commitment to our organization. 

Sponsored by The Attic Ale House

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42nd St & Indian School Rd.

Proud sponsors of the Firebirds Youth Club.

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Great food and drinks in a relaxed neighborhood setting.

48th St & Indian School Rd.

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