Great season Exiles – but there is still more rugby to be played!
Select Side: For those that want to continue playing at a high level the Maryland Select Side is practicing and playing. The first practice is this Saturday, the 18th from 9:00 to 1:00 at Demarco Park in Aberdeen. Contact the coaches for details.
No practice this week, but we will practice again on May 21 and 23 in preparation for the Exiles Exhibition before the Old Glory match vs. Scotland U20 on May 27th.
Team party on May 25th – time TBD.
Exhibition match vs Fort Hunt on May 27th. This is a non league match so all ages can play. Players can stay and watch the Old Glory match for free.
Location: Mount St Mary’s on the East side of US 15 (you’ll see signs for PNC Center. We play on the practice fields near the PNC Center. Parking is free and accessible near Deegan Way. https://msmary.edu/about/our-campuses/mount-st-marys-university_emmitsburg-campus-map.pdf
Time: Players be ready to warm up at 11:30. Kick off is at 1:00.
Check In: All players are asked to provide a photo ID at Check In
|Emergency Plan – Use Gettysburg hospital, not Frederick
A trainer will be provided.
All players must bring a picture ID.
Kick off is at 1:00 at Mount St Mary’s in Emmitsburg. Players need to be at the field at 11:30. The field location is TBD.
All players will be checked for proper USA Rugby Registration. Players must bring a picture ID. No picture ID = no play
On Monday, May 27th, we will play Fort Hunt in an exhibition match as an opener to the Old Glory DC vs Scotland National U-20 Team. We kick off at 4:30 and the main event is at 7:00. The location is Cardinal Stadium, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20017.
Still awaiting official info about when we can enter the stadium, will we each have a handler to help guide us, locker room/changing situation, etc.
But we have refs assigned and the info about time, KO (4:30pm), stadium pricing. See link below. Parents and spectators need to pay, but players stay for free.
We had a great practice last night. We will practice twice more in order to get ready for the playoff match on Saturday:
Thursday, May 2nd at Bar T from 6:00 to 8:00
Saturday, May 4th at Mill Creek from 1:00 to 2:30
Semi finals vs. West Carroll on Sunday, May 5. Kick off is 1:00. Players arrive at 11:45.