San Jose PAL proudly presented you with a new sport coming soon in 2023 thank you for your interest in one of the best-growing sports in the world. Though Rugby is a contact sport with limited equipment, it is a sport that builds character. It develops self-esteem by discovering one's self-strengths and abilities. The world of Rugby is growing rapidly; opening many collegiate and professional pathways across the nation and world. At SJ PAL Rugby Club we strive to make leaders with a communal mindset.
The first day of practice will be at the end of January
Spring Season games run from Mid February through the last weekend of April
The championship occurs the last weekend of MAY
Depending on levels (7', 10's 12's, or 15s) games are round-robin formation
Practices will occur 2x/a week: January 2023 - March 2023 Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 2023 - May 2023 Mondays and Wednesdays
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ( Depending on the age group), U12 or younger will practice
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, HS level will practice 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Games are played Saturdays morning between 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This sport requires a high need of parent involvement with transportation-making sure athletes get to designated fields; away fields: Stockton, Sacramento, Concord, Milpitas, Pleasanton, Dublin, San Mateo, and San Jose
Rules, Policy, and regulation of Rugby
Everyone is welcome, and ALL levels and skills are welcome.
These policies, in accordance with Rugby NorCal (RNC) Bylaws and the 2018 Player Welfare Program, Code of Conduct, and Zero Tolerance Policy, shall provide more specific guidance and direction for the activities of RNC and shall be evaluated, ratified and/or modified and then approved on an annual basis by the RNC Board of Directors. The purpose of these policies is to support the following objectives:
To develop and maintain a strong, well-organized, and enduring youth rugby program for high school and younger players in Northern California and to provide the youth of all ages, sexes, cultures, and socio-economic statuses an opportunity to participate in a positive reward, and safe athletic experience.
To promote and maintain the ideals of strong character, good sportsmanship, leadership, good citizenship, fair play, and camaraderie between all players, coaches, referees, and spectators.
To promote and represent rugby in a positive, legitimate, and professional manner and be the primary representative and ambassador of Northern California rugby in all relevant matters and events, including but not limited to relationships and dealings with USA Rugby, regional, state, national or international rugby organization and their affiliates, and the public.
To develop and encourage a positive family-oriented atmosphere in the teams, clubs, conferences, and RNC so as the empower parents to learn about the sport, help run the clubs, and exert a positive influence where it is needed.
To promote and uphold the core values of World Rugby; integrity, Discipline, Solidarity, Passion, and Respect