Rugby Kit and Equipment

  • Running shoes or cleats
    • NO football or baseball cleats
    • Plastic soccer cleats are great
    • Rugby cleats with metal studs are NOT required and are only for contact age grades
  • Mouthgaurd
    • Mandatory for all players U11-U19
    • Must be worn for contact training and in games
  • Red Rugby Socks
    • Optional and team managers will announce when and where for sale
    • Traditionally an all red knee high sport sock
  • Black Rugby Shorts
    • Optional, though recommended for age grades that tackle
    • Available at speciality sport stores
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Junior & Mini Rugby

St. Albert provides a minor rugby program administered by the  Edmonton Rugby Union (ERU). All players from the age of 3-19 (male and female) are welcome to play. Games are (for the most part) against other member clubs of the ERU. The ERU's home grounds are Ellerslie Rugby Park (ERP) on Ellerslie Rd & 111th - 11004 Ellerslie Rd SW, Edmonton.

 

(video) How to register a junior player and social membership
(video) How to view/manage your membership
Click HERE to view/manage your membership

 

New players are welcome to sign up anytime! Weather permitting, the season starts late April / early May and ends in mid-July for U5-U15 players. U17 and 19 players start training in June, with their first games in early July. Their season ends in late August.

A player’s age group is determined based on their age before January 1, 2019.


There is a lot of information here, broken into each age group for ease of access. If you need clarification or have further questions, please email stalbertjuniorrugby@gmail.com

Under-5 Intro to Rugby

  • Birth years 2016, 2015 and 2014
  • Non-contact, co-ed
  • Friday evenings in St. Albert, 6-6:40 and 6:45-7:30
  • Optional drop-in sessions Saturday mornings at ERP, 10:30-11:30
  • Registered players receive a rugby club shirt to keep
  • Fees: $134 / player

Under-7 & Under-9 Flag Rugby

  • U7 = birth years 2012 and 2013; U9 = birth years 2010 and 2011
  • Non-contact flag rugby, co-ed
  • Training:  Friday evenings in St. Albert, 6:30-7:30
  • Games: Saturday mornings at ERP, 9:30-11:30
  • Registered players receive a rugby club shirt to keep and wear for games
  • Fees: $199 / player

Under-11 Intro to Contact

  • Birth years 2008 and 2009
  • Introduction to contact, co-ed
  • Training:  Wednesday & Friday evenings in St. Albert, 6:30-8
  • Games: Saturday mornings - venues vary, TBD for 2019
  • A set of team jerseys is provided for game day use only
  • Fees: $214 / player

Under-13 & Under-15 Girls

  • U13 = birth years 2006 & 2007; U15 = birth years 2004 & 2005
  • Contact, combined age grades depending on the number of players
  • Training:  TBD for 2019
  • Games: TBD for 2019
  • A set of team jerseys is provided for game day use only
  • Fees: $249 / player

Under-13 & Under-15 Boys

  • U13 = birth years 2006 & 2007; U15 = birth years 2004 & 2005
  • Contact, seperate U13 and U15 teams
  • Training:  TBD for 2019
  • Games: TBD for 2019
  • A set of team jerseys is provided for game day use only
  • Fees: $249 / player

Under-17 & Under-19 Girls & Boys

  • Season runs June (training) - late August
  • Games start first week of July and will be played at various rugby grounds in Edmonton and area
  • Birth years 2003-2000
  • Training: twice a week as determined by coaches
  • Games: usually one weeknight per week
  • A set of team jerseys is provided for game day use only
  • Fees: $299.50 / U17 player and $305.50 / U19 player

 

 

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