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High School Rugby Championship

Below is the 2016 Event Guide for the High School Rugby Championship. Please contact Steve Albrecht at if your team is interested in competing, and check back shortly for details on the 2017 event!

Date June 3-5 (Friday – Sunday)
  • Friday:
  • Venues to be determined
  • Saturday and Sunday:
  • Talen Energy Stadium Academy Fields
  • One Stadium Drive
  • Chester, PA 19013
  • June 3 (Friday) 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (TBD)
  • June 4 (Saturday) 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (Talen Energy Stadium)
  • June 5 (Sunday) 08:00 am – 3:00 pm (Talen Energy Stadium)
Stadium Capacity 18,500
Tournament Prize HSRC Cup
Competing Teams 32 Boys16 Girls Teams
Previous Champions
2012 – Boys: Pride Rugby (Washington DC)

2013- Boys: Union (OK)

2014 – Boys: Utah Lions

2015 Boys Single School: Archmere Academy

2015 Boys Club: Maryland Exiles

2012 – Girls: Fallbrook High School (California)


2014 – NJ Blaze

2015 – NJ Blaze

Tournament Bracket
Round Robin: Boys – 8 pools of 4 will play 3 matches on Friday Girls – 4 pools of 4 will play 3 matches on Friday3 points for win, 1 point for draw, 0 points for loss
Knockout Rounds: All teams will play in Quarterfinals on Saturday. Semi Finals and Finals will be played on Sunday, along with consolation games for all other teams. Finals will be in the stadium on Sunday, along with the parade of all competing High School players.
Official Draw TBD
Sevens Rugby With only seven players per team playing on the same size pitch as a 15’s rugby match, sevens rugby offers non-stop action where speed, high scoring & athleticism rule the day. Rugby Sevens will be an Olympic sport starting in 2016 and the USA Sevens Rugby Collegiate Championship Invitational offers fans a preview of the talent pool available for the U.S. Olympic team.
Rugby Pennsylvania One of the largest State-Rugby Organizations in membership in the U.S. with over 70 teams at the High School level.
Contacts Steve Albrecht (