Newsletter: August 2015

RRAA End of Summer Update

August 2015

August Alumni Update

Endless Summer Happy Hour
The dog days of summer are past us and the first cases of pumpkin beer are appearing on the shelves (much too early If you ask me). What better way to enjoy the final warm days than with a cold drink and some good company. You're invited to join us as we say farewell to August and welcome in Rugby Season!
Thursday August 27th
Cloud Social Rooftop Bar @ NYMA Hotel
6 West 32nd St.
(Between 5th & Broadway)
17th Floor
 New York, NY 10001


Can-Am Rugby
In what is starting to become a tradition for the RRAA, we had another excellent showing at this year's Can Am Rugby Tournament. The women took the field this time around making for a great RRAA outing. The women’s side was comprised of active players, alumni, and a few “visitors”. The women first took on the Ninjas of North Buffalo New York. The Ninjas proved to be too much for the motley RPI side taking the game 31-7. Placed into the consolation bracket the ladies fought hard against Sunday Spewnicorns, but the mythical creatures eventually got the best of the RRAA 17-8. The ladies were super excited to “Play 2 and BBQ” men played our brand of RPI Rugby and had great success on the day, the first match, the RRAA Men faced the Springfield Rifles Rugby Club from Central Massachusetts. We set the tempo for the tournament early with a 29-5 victory over the Rifles...Read More

Swag, Survey, The Eagles, and Fall Schedules
The RRAA swag store is live! Get all of your rugby alumni gear here.

The RRAA is exploring the possibility of entering a side in Savannah Georgia St Patrick’s Day Tournament. Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey.

The USA Rugby Trust is having a viewing party for the USA vs Harlequins match on 8/30 at 2pm. Tickets are 30$ and directly benefit the local Youth Rugby.

Finally, the Men’s and Women’s club are in the process of finalizing their fall schedules and coaching staff. Look out for the annual RPI Rugby Outlook as well as a special look at the team’s coaching staff.

Eugene Aiken, President of the RRAA at 
Ryan Clapp, Treasurer of the RRAA at