It's that time of year again, when all of our memberships in USA Rugby lapse - including the membership of the club. The club has been re-submitted, but we are NOT a recognized club with USA Rugby until we have at least 15 individual members registered.
Thank you for a great year. Did you know your USA Rugby membership is going to expire on August 31?
You can renew for the 2016-2017 USA Rugby competitive season, please return to www.usarugby.org and click on the red “Register/Login” button. On the next page click on “Login.” Your username is listed below. Your membership will be activated and listed as current on Tuesday September 1, 2016.
You will be registering as a "senior player" and on the club dropdown menu it's the first Back Bay Rugby listed (there are several). It will show our address as being in Costa Mesa. It's so simple even a rugby player can do it. I'm certain Kevin will lead by example and jump on this immediately, but we need the rest of you to step up and do this as well.
I won't keep bugging you about this - but know that if you don't get this done quickly, you risk Death by Zim.
Back Bay Rugby will compete in a variety of Social Sevens tournaments over the summer.
All players are welcome and you can use this time to regain your fitness for the upcoming season, to improve your skills and to promote rugby and Back Bay at all the tournaments.
You can also join the Google Group to get regular updated information from the coaches and players invovled.
Congratulations to our 2016 award winners:
- MVP - Ben Reynolds
- Players' Player - Andy Zimmerman
- Flash Award - Bradley Davidson
- Grassy Knoll Gang - Mike King
- Best Forward - Andy Zimmerman
- Best Back(s) - Mike Wendell & Elliot Freer
- Most Improved - Nick Doolittle
This year, Sharkapalooza 2016 will be held on August 20th at the beautiful Peninsula Park.
Further details will follow shortly
Anyone who has confirmed that a team is entered and needs to pay can pay directly below:
The Back Bay 2016 AGM was held at the Harp Inn on Saturday 14th, 2016.
As with all AGM's it start with very few members but when the roast pig was being served we finally got down to discussing the club's future.
Votes were cast and the new committee was elected as follows:
- President - Wes Pierce
- Vice President - Bob Sweeney
- Secretary - Mike Preciado
- Treasurer - Andy Zimmerman
- Sponsorship - Mike King
- Social - Taylor Alston
- Recruitment - Nick Vujnovich
- Manager - Ben Reynolds
- Club Captain - Mike Wendel
Congratulations to those who will lead the club forward towards the 2016 / 2017 season.