Local rugby league is growing
Original post made on Sep 30, 2010
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on Sep 30, 2010 at 8:03 pm
Our nine year old played AYRU Rugby last year and had a great time. It was his best youth sports experience ever. Coaches, kids, parents - the best in sociability, teaching, and good sportsmanship. He's eager for a new season of muddy good fun to start.
on Sep 30, 2010 at 8:13 pm
Our 10 year old son played AYRU rugby last year for the first time. He now lists rugby as his favorite sport. The training was great. They have a certification program where the boys get recognized for each new skill that they master.
on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:32 pm
If you would like to get your Children involved in AYRU rugby contact Paul Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org
"Rugby is perhaps the most intriguing of all team sports because it requires a very diverse spectrum of players to operate as one unit. Like football we need big kids in the offense and a small and fast kids in defense, but unlike football they have to play continuously as one cohesive unit, no quarter breaks, no time outs! Perhaps this is what give rugby teams their enormous sense of comradeship".
"Rugby it a contest of speed and strength with a healthy sprinkling of intelligence and skills and its a beautiful hybrid of soccer and football with a little bit of wrestling thrown in for good measure".
"Of all the sports I've played and watched it is the one that has given me most pleasure. I want to pass this feeling and appreciation on to a new generation of kids. Playing rugby not only develops latent athleticism in our youth but the unique culture associated with rugby instills strong discipline and creates a increased sense of responsibility. Rugby helps our children grow in confidence and teaches them respect for authority. Tom and I have a clear vision for AYRU and we are determined to make the silicon Valley a "hot bed" for this wonderful sport and a source of star players to represent the USA Eagles in the not too distant future"!