THIS WEEK in CHIEFS Rugby

Week beginning Monday, April 24th 

We are now well into the spring season, however, mother nature is not always cooperating as we hoped.  Please keep a look out for ‘Remind’ text messages and emails about cancelled trainings and games.

Games this week…

Remember to print and bring your Rugby Illinois ID card to all games.  If you do not have it with you, you risk not being able to play.

Wednesday, 26 April, 5:30 - 7:00pm

High School Girls v Hinsdale Central

@Calvary Church

Thursday, 27 April, 5:00 - 8:00pm

High School Boys Varsity/JV v Neuqua

@ Calvary Church

Friday, 28 April, 5:30 - 7:00pm

High School Boys Frosh/Soph v West Suburban Bulls

@ Chicago Blaze Rugby Club, 13011 W Smith Rd, Lemont, IL 60439

Saturday, 29 April, 1.30-4.00pm

U14 v Chillicothe

Sunday, 30 April, 10.10am-12.05pm

U12 v Junior Friars

@Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods), Elk Grove Village - Take Golf Road exit from I-290.  Turn right onto Golf Rd from interstate north and turn into the park at first lights.

Sunday, 30 April, 11.15am-1.15pm

U14 Girls Game

@Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods), Elk Grove Village - Take Golf Road exit from I-290.  Turn right onto Golf Rd from interstate north and turn into the park at first lights.

Sunday, 30 April, 1.25-3.25pm

U16 Boys Game

@Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods), Elk Grove Village - Take Golf Road exit from I-290.  Turn right onto Golf Rd from interstate north and turn into the park at first lights.

Events this week…

Community Service Project - April 29th 9am-2pm @ Fry YMCA 95th Street, Naperville

Healthy Kids Day

The YMCA is looking for 10-12 high school players to help run the various activities at the Healthy Kids Day.  They even need someone to dress up as McGruff the Crime Dog!!!

Email Janet (janetkean@yahoo.co.uk) if you are available to help out.

Games next week…

Details to follow...

Events next week…

Game results...  

Boys High School Varsity - click here

Boys High School JV - click here

Boys High School F/S - click here

Girls High School - click here

Middle School U14 - click here

Middle School U12 - click here

ALL GAMES AND LOCATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON THE CHIEFS CALENDAR

Anyone interested in writing a match report for each game?  We have family, friends and fans all over the world who would love to read a match report of the games our player are involved in.  

Events Coming Up…

Feed My Starving Children - May 26th ALL middle school players are invited to attend. Please use the following link to register

Chiefs RFC End of Season Banquet - Thursday, June 8th

More details to follow…

The Chicago Fire Soccer season has started and the Chiefs run a concession stand at the games.  This is the club’s BEST FUNDRAISER.  Use this link to sign up for a shift.  It’s great fun and you get to know other Chiefs parents!  More information can be found on our Fundraising page

Parents - we are a volunteer run organization and are always looking for parents to contribute in volunteering their time for in variety of ways for the club.  Click here to sign up for a volunteer opportunity this season. Remember that once you have completed your volunteer activity, you can request reimbursement of your family user fee!

If you have not registered yet please pay and register at http://www.chiefsrfc.org/spring-2017-registration.html 

If you have paid but not registered please contact info@chiefsrfc.org so we can get you registered

The practices times are below:

Team

Location

Start Date

End Date

Day

Start Time

End Time

MS U12/U14 Boys/Girls

Calvary Church

3/21/17

5/30/17

Tuesdays

5.30pm*

7.00pm*

MS U12/U14 Boys/Girls

Calvary Church

3/23/17

6/1/17

Thursdays

5.30pm*

7.00pm*

HS Boys

Calvary Church

3/20/17

Upto playoffs

Various days.  Check Chiefs calendar

4pm

6.00pm or 5.30pm

HS Girls

Calvary Church

3/20/17

Upto playoffs

Mondays

4.00pm

6.00pm

HS Girls

Calvary Church

3/22/17

Upto playoffs

Wednesdays

4pm

5.30pm

*times will push back as the nights get lighter.  Please check each week for practice times

Field location

Calvary Church 9S200 IL-59, Naperville, IL 60564

If you are new to rugby or a returning player/parent, here is a great overview of the games and the laws/rules

Please ensure you sign up for the relevant email communication list(s) which are available Click here to join your team email/text list.  The text service, ‘Remind’ is our main source of communication for short messages such as practice cancellation due to bad weather.  Please ensure you are connected!

Our club “store” at Boomer Ts is back online.  We also have a store on World Rugby Shop too.  Go buy your spiritwear today!

Any questions please contact us.

Janet Kean – President (630) 642-0463

email:info@chiefsrfc.org 

online:        www.chiefsrfc.org

Twitter:@ChiefsRFC

Facebook:www.facebook.com/ChiefsRFC

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.