THIS WEEK in CHIEFS RUGBY
ALL NEW PLAYERS WELCOME!
Registration for Fall Ball Rugby is now live
When you register, please remember to also sign up for email and text (Remind) messages as this is our main source of communication for the club.
Fall Ball Rugby Training/Game
times and locations
High School Girls
Monday & Wednesday 4.30-6.00pm
Go For It Sports, Galena Rd, Yorkville
Rookie Rugby & Middle School
Rookie Rugby - Thursday* 6.00-7.00pm
Middle School U12/U14 - Tuesday & Thursday 6-7.30pm
Calvary Church, Rt59, Naperville
PLEASE PARK IN THE PARKING LOT ONLY
DO NOT PARK ON THE ACCESS ROAD OR GRASS ALONGSIDE THE FIELDS. THE CHURCH WILL FINE YOU $50 FOR PARKING THERE!
*Rookie Rugby practice may change to Tuesday depending on flexibility of those registered.
High School Boys
This season our High School Boys will be joining other local teams to form the Southwest Barbarians. Training will be at the Chicago Blaze starting Monday August 27th 6-8pm. All dues for taking part in the fall season will go via the Chicago Blaze club. For more information either contact Janet (630) 642-0463, or Coach Ryan from the Blaze (815) 546-7856
Please see the Chiefs Calendar for training times for each team
Please check the website/Remind/Email/Facebook to see if training is cancelled.
If you are not signed up for the Remind/Email communication, go to the ‘About’ tab above and click on ‘Join Email and SMS Text lists’
Boys D2 @ St. Charles Predators - League Mat
The Middle School and Rookie Rugby Fall Ball Schedule is below. You can also find it on our calendar.
The format of the Fall game day will be
Middle School - 45 minute group skills followed by 45 minute game
Rookie Rugby - 30 minute group skills followed by 30 minute game
Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the scheduled start time to be ready for a prompt start. Game day starts at 1pm.
Chicago Wapiti game location - Revere Park, Chicago (https://goo.gl/maps/DRqCcCf43ju)
Chiefs RFC game location - Calvary Church, Naperville (https://goo.gl/maps/JH4wb7Mm26s)
Please see the Fall schedule below.
Saturday, September 15th @ Chicago Wapiti
Saturday, September 29th @ Chiefs
Saturday, October 13th @ Chicago Wapiti
Saturday, October 27th @ Chiefs
There may be one additional event the week of The Rugby Weekend on Thursday, November 1st in the evening, in the city of Chicago. This is yet to be confirmed.
Please let your coach know if you are unable to make a game.
Rookie Rugby - our t-shirts will not be here in time, so we will take pinnys for this week's game. Please wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing for running around. Cleats may be worn, but are not required. Mouthguards may be worn, but are not required.
Middle School - remember no leggings are allowed for boys, and remember your mouthguard. New players will be given shorts at training this week as long as Chiefs registration has been completed. Please wear black socks for the games.
Please contact Coach Mike email@example.com (Middle School) or Coach Janet - info@ChiefsRFC.org (Rookie Rugby) if you have any questions.
November 3rd 2018 - The Rugby Weekend returns to Chicago with a triple header of games. The Chiefs RFC will be hosting a family friendly tailgate party on the Waldron Deck. Tickets will be $10 and will cover the cost of hot dogs, burgers and water. You can purchase your tickets now by going to the The Rugby Weekend tailgate tab at the top of the website home page
Please bring your own (adult) beverages.
There will also be a signup page for help with paper goods, tables, grills, side dishes etc
Remember to get your spiritwear ordered before the start of the season too!
Go to the Store tab on our website to go to Boomer T’s and World Rugby Shop’s Chiefs RFC Spiritwear pages
Chiefs families, if you are interested in volunteering throughout the year, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, John Morgan for more information at
John.Morgan@hki.com or (331) 588 1651
Any parent interested in coaching, please contact Janet Kean for more information
Janet Kean – President (630) 642-0463
Home Field location (and outdoor training location)
Calvary Church Ctrl+9S200 IL-59, Naperville, IL 60564
PLEASE PARK IN THE PARKING LOT ONLY
DO NOT PARK ON THE ACCESS ROAD ALONGSIDE THE FIELDS. THE CHURCH WILL FINE YOU $50 FOR PARKING THERE!
Alternate home field location and training center
Go For It Sports, 9231 Galena Rd, Yorkville (https://goo.gl/maps/twrNg8Pn2R82)
Chiefs RFC Mission Statement
We welcome boys and girls from our communities to enjoy the spirit and learn the principles of rugby in a respectful, fun and safe environment, preparing them for a lifetime of enjoyment as players, teammates, competitors, and spectators and becoming future leaders of the community.
Through quality coaching, we endeavor to develop and support the game, encourage all players to gain confidence, increase their contribution to the team and excel as individuals thus reaching their full potential and demonstrate sportsmanship on and off the field in the fairest and truest spirit of the game.