Boys Rugby and Girls Touch Rugby
The rugby program includes varsity and junior varsity teams. The boys rugby is tackle and they compete with other international schools in Manila. The girls rugby is touch rugby and they compete with international schools and several Philippines girls’ teams.
Length of Activity
The rugby and touch rugby seasons are November through February.
Rugby is open to students in grades 9-12. Tryouts are held during the first week of the season and last three days.
Expectations of Participants
Team members must make a commitment to attend all practices and games. Valid reasons for absence need to be discussed with coaches prior to the missed event. Boys rugby requires cleats and mouth guard; glasses may not be worn. Girls play touch rugby and must have cleats.
Non-Negotiable for Participants
Players should not be participating in any other sport during season.
Boys rugby is very physically demanding and includes tackling and hard hitting. Injuries do occur and participants should accept the risk of injury. There are three practices a week: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Varsity teams occasionally play Friday games away.
Varsity teams travel out of country sometimes for weekend tournament events. The dates and locations vary.
Purchase of uniforms (usually below 800 pesos).
Varsity trips out of country usually range between $350-$550.