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Fort Worth Rugby Happy Hour to Honor 1976 7s Team – Nov 3, 2016

Fort Worth Rugby is hosting a happy hour fundraiser to offset costs for its new pitch set-up at Harmon Park and athletic training for the coming season.

The event will be held at Thompson’s Bookstore in downtown Fort Worth at 900 Houston Street on Thursday, Nov 3 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. The cost is $10/person and includes hors d’oeuvres and drink specials.  Admission will for a members and a guest will be free for all members who are current on their Player or Old Boys dues.

The happy hour will also honor the all-conquering 7s team from 1976, with hair-styles from the era coming to the fore.  Scheduled to attend are Loy Raupe (the “Dorothy Hamill”), Chuck Wentworth (the “Bjorn Borg”), Lucian Clark (the ultimate “White Afro”), and an assortment of ‘staches and chops once sported by Jack Graves, Sam Brous, Andy Guynn, Don Methvin and Pat Patterson.

For more info, contact Marty Moore.

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Touch Rugby is up and running for the summer!

CO-ED TOUCH RUGBY is on every Thursday evening beginning at 7:00 at the club’s home pitch at Gateway Park!

Entrance to the fields is located on the north side of the park at <strong>4321 E First Street</strong>.

NO experience is necessary for touch rugby! It’s a great way to learn the game, and everyone is welcome to join us to make some new friends and enjoy some cold beers.

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Cowtown 7s and RRRC 7s Qualifier – JULY 9 – Registration Is OPEN

This year’s Cowtown 7s and RRRC 7s Qualifer will be held on Saturday, July 9 at Gateway Park.  We will be using the GRASS PITCHES for all brackets – not the artificial turf – which will be in great shape as they are currently in the city’s maintenance period for their fall sports leagues.

The RRRC 7s Qualifier will be played in the morning, with an 8-team Social bracket and 4-team Super Social bracket to be played under the lights at Gateway Park during the evening at the conclusion of the Qualifier.  All entry fees will be $250.  The deadline for Qualifier is June 27 and the deadline for the Social and Super Social will be  July 6.

Registration and payment can be found at HERE.

Directions to Gateway Park can be found HERE.

For those needing a hotel while in Fort Worth, the Hilton Garden Inn Medical Center (912 Northton, Fort Worth, TX 76104 approximately 5 miles from Gateway Park) has set aside a courtesy block of rooms under “FW Rugby Club” for $121.  These are first come, first serve.  You can book with this rate online at HERE.