Rugby players get in on the action. Photos courtesy of Panthers Youth Rugby

Rugby players get in on the action. Photos courtesy of Panthers Youth Rugby

Registration open for Panthers Youth Rugby

By Sophie Demandolx

Special to the Reporter

If you are a teenager looking for a fun new sport or a parent looking for an outdoor sport for your young energetic child, give rugby a try.

Rugby is a fun and high-intensity game for players of all ages. It’s played in a touch format (like flag football) up to age 10, and as a contact sport for ages 10 and above, with adjusted safety contact rules for each age group.

Panthers Youth Rugby is currently on-boarding new players and our practices have been adapted to conform and comply with COVID-19 regulations and social distancing.

February practices take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. on Saturdays at Grass Lawn Park in Redmond, on Softball Field #1. Since there are not any “walk-ins” this season due to COVID-19, Panthers Youth Rugby waived the club’s fees for the whole month of February to allow all boys and girls ages 7-18 to play.

For more information and to register visit, https://www.panthersyouthrugby.com/registration/.




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