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The Blue(s) Note(s)

News:

  1. We have been cleared to resume training at Cutter (link). We are going to train Wednesday nights 7-9 pm until December. Check the Facebook players-only page for practice updates (i.e., weather).
  2. Do your USA Rugby registration at https://usarugby.sportlomo.com/
  3. COVID-19 update: The Fall 15s league schedule is cancelled.
  4. Fall matches will be rescheduled to Spring 2021.

Home games are at Lafayette Park at 38th and Granby Sts in Norfolk or at Captain Slade Cutter Park in Norfolk (watch the match announcements!).

Practice during the regular 15s season is at Captain Slade Cutter Park in Norfolk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 PM – 9 PM.

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Blues v NOVA and Rapp

Blues D3 opened things up with a hard fought match against Rappahannock. It was back and forth into the 2nd half when the Blues D3 pulled within 5 at 29-24. Then Rappahannock exploited the inexperience of the the Blues D3 to pull away for a 50-24 win.

The D1 match between NOVA and the Blues D1 was hard hitting and action packed. NOVA capitalized on the Blues penalties with penalty kicks to get on the board, while Norfolk answered back with trys. The Blues took a 34-28 lead with about 15 minutes to play and then chased down a NOVA break to seal the win.

Great day for the club with a ton of players taking the pitch to represent the Blues on both teams.