Season Starts April 6

There is still time to register (here)!

April 6 Schedule: (all of the below will take place at Altgeld Park (map))

12:00-1:00 Fifth & sixth grade tackle squad match

1:00-2:00 Seventh & eighth grade tackle squad match

2:00-3:30 4-14 y.o. Rookie Rugby session

See you on Sunday!


For those of you who have been trying to follow along, the practice situation has been somewhat fluid. Please refer to the Calendar menu above, as we try to keep that current.

Training schedule (subject to change):

Sundays 1:00-3:00 at Altgeld Park – turf field where we will be doing our tackling drills

Wednesdays til 3/26, or the weather lets us train outside, 5:30-7:00 at St. John Berchman’s on the corner of Altgeld and Maplewood, on the northwest corner – conditioning, situational games, laws of the game

Fridays 5:30-7:00 at Humboldt Park (unless we get the gym at a local High School, in which case it will be 6:00-7:00) – unopposed game situation running, restarts, laws of the game, defensive alignments, etc.

Humboldt and Altgeld Parks are on turf fields suitable for standard rugby cleats (studs or molded)

See you at training!

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

What’s the biggest news for the Wapiti besides open registration and the pending start of the spring season?

Our Sponsors! Huge props to Athletico and Foundation to be Named Later for their support of Youth Rugby in the Chicago area through Chicago Wapiti RFC.


Thank you, Athletico and FTBNL!

10/6 Clinic Postponed! Girls Day of Rugby still at Olympic Park in Schaumburg.

We regret that this morning’s clinic at Smith Park must be postponed due to standing water on the field as of 07:30 this morning.  Given that this would be our first experience at Smith Park, we do not want to jeopardize our relationship by tearing up their field.  We will work with the park supervisor at Smith to reschedule the clinic.

Unless iYRA indicates otherwise, this afternoon’s Girls Day of Rugby should still take place.

Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to all our dads. All of our players should come to Revere Park this afternoon from 2:00-4:00 for a fun-filled afternoon of rugby, cookout, and kids vs coaches and parents action!

For those of you who have been looking to the site for updates, sorry about the hiatus. We have a parent who has volunteered to help us keep it more current.