LINCROFT: RUGBY CLUB TO HOST OLYMPIC DAY

Press release from Monmouth 7s 2016

On Saturday, June 18th, the Monmouth Rugby Football Club will host the 2016 Monmouth 7s Showdown at the Shore IV Tournament at their home-turf field of Thompson Park in Lincroft.

Now in its fourth year, Monmouth 7s is one of the biggest showcases for Rugby in New Jersey, drawing participation from throughout the Northeast. This 2016 edition has the added excitement this year of the return of Rugby to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio.

Additionally, the Tournament will host local Olympic Day festivities which promote Team USA in advance of the 2016 Rio Summer Games. The event includes Olympic themed activities, fun for kids, an opportunity to meet former and future Olympians and more!

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LINCROFT: GET IN THE SHUFFLE FOR 3-20

Shamrock ShuffleA reminder from the folks at Monmouth Rugby Football Club that registration for the 2nd Annual Shamrock Shuffle is still open, with the recreational fundraiser (a benefit for the Wounded Warrior Project) scheduled for Sunday, March 20 at Lincroft’s Thompson Park. Featured are a fun and scenic 5k run/walk loopand a 1 mile Fun Run for kids 12 and under, with prizes awarded for top runners in each age group. All registrants will receive a swag bag from our sponsors, plus an exclusive invite to a St. Patrick’s Day themed after-party (picture Guinness, corned Beef and cabbage, live music and raffles) at the club’s private Wilde Rover headquarters on Shrewsbury Avenue. Take it here to register.

LINCROFT: RUGBY CLUB SHUFFLES THE DECK

MonmouthRugbyThe Thompson Park home of the Monmouth Rugby Football Club is the setting for a special Shamrock Shuffle morning of race events on March 20, benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project.

Press release from Monmouth Rugby Football Club

Whether you choose to Run, Walk or Shuffle, you’ve got a golden opportunity to be part of a fundraising team effort on Sunday March 20, when the Monmouth Rugby Football Club hosts its second annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run and 1 mile Fun Run for kids.

Hosted at the Club’s home-turf playing field — Thompson Park on Newman Springs Road — the day gets underway at 9 am with a registration and packet pickup session in advance of the 10 am 5K Race/Walk. Kids 12 and under can take part in the Fun Run at 11:30 am, and an award ceremony takes place at noon, with all registrants receiving a “race day swag bag.”

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LINCROFT: FUN-RUN FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS

mrfc shamrock shuffleThe Thompson Park home pitch of the Monmouth Rugby Football Club is the setting for a special Shamrock Shuffle to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project on Sunday.

You can run your way to helping out a veteran. You can walk your way to glory. You can shuffle on over to the after-party, too. But the important thing is that you step outside this Sunday, when Red Bank’s Monmouth Rugby Football Club hosts the Shamrock Shuffle 5K and 1 mile Kids’ Fun Run.

It’s all happening at the club’s home field playing venue, Thompson Park on Newman Springs Road in Lincroft — and it gets underway at 9 am with a registration and packet pickup session in advance of the 10 am 5K Race/Walk. Kids 12 and under can take part in the Fun Run at 11:30 am, and an award ceremony takes place at noon, with all registrants receiving a “race day swag bag.”

Then at 12:30, the St. Patrick’s Day-themed afterparty kicks off at the private Wilde Rover clubhouse on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank, a public-welcome event that promises live music, Guinness, corned beef and cabbage, plus raffle prizes for both kids and adults.

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LINCROFT: RUN, WALK AND SHUFFLE

Thompson RugbyThe Thompson Park hometurf of the Monmouth Rugby Football Club is the setting for a special Shamrock Shuffle morning of race events on March 15, benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project.

You can Run your way to helping out a veteran. You can accomplish the same goal with a Walk. You can even Shuffle your way to glory, but the important thing is that you come out on Sunday, March 15, when the Monmouth Rugby Football Club hosts the Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run and 1 mile Kids’ Fun Run.

It’s all happening at the Club’s home field playing venue, Thompson Park on Newman Springs Road in Lincroft — and it all gets underway at 9 am with a registration and packet pickup session in advance of the 10 am 5K Race/Walk. Kids 12 and under can take part in the Fun Run at 11:30 am, and an award ceremony takes place at noon, with all registrants receiving a “race day swag bag.”

Then at 12:30, the St. Patrick’s Day themed after-party kicks off at the private Wilde Rover clubhouse on Shrewsbury Avenue, with live music, Guinness, corned beef and cabbage, plus raffle prizes for both kids and adults.

Proceeds from the event will go to support the Wounded Warrior Project, a nonprofit organization that offers a variety of programs, services and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following the events of September 11, 2001, as well as for their family members.

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RED BANK: YOUTH RUGBY RECRUITING

MonmouthRugbyBoysPress release from Monmouth Rugby Football Club
As the spring rugby season approaches, the U-19 boys and girls teams of the Monmouth Rugby Football Club (MRFC) are preparing for their games across Monmouth County. MRFC is a non-profit rugby football club founded in 1973 that operates out of Red Bank.

The youth rugby programs, which are open to all Monmouth County boys and girls under 19, begin their season in March. The boys team — the Monmouth Maulers — is entering its fourth spring season as a team, while this spring marks the first full year for the U-19 Renegades girls team.

The Renegades and Maulers are recruiting now for the spring season. Coaches Kristen Loupassakis and Carlos Oliveira run the practices, which are held Monday and Wednesday afternoons in Long Branch beginning mid-February.

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