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50 Years of Norwich Rugby

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***Initial registration for the 50 Years of Norwich Rugby is closed. Please contact Paul Morgan via email if you are interested in attending or for more information.***

Norwich University Rugby has a long proud history. The Norwich Scrum Alums are honored to host all Norwich rugby alumni, friends, and families back to campus on September 10-12, 2021 to celebrate the tradition that brings us all together. This is a party not to be missed!

50 Years of Rugby Logo

There is much to celebrate and the Scrum Alums plan to offer an array of events that will bring together all generations of Norwich ruggers. Registration will close on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Weekend Schedule:
Friday, September 10, 2021
9:00 a.m. - Rugby Golf Tournament: Sugarbush Golf Club - Cost: $100/per golfer - Includes greens fees, cart, event favor, and lunch. 
4:00 p.m. - Norwich Rugby Memorial: White Chapel
6:00 p.m. - Barbeque Dinner: Plumley Armory - Cost: $30 - Dinner from Smokeshow Barbeque owned and operated by Matt Gfroerer '00

Saturday, September 11, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 
Rugby Clubhouse Dedication: Dog River Pitch - Join us to open the new home for Norwich Rugby!
11:00 a.m. - Men's and Women's Alumni Rugby Games: Dog River Pitch
12:00 p.m. - Women's Varsity Rugby Game vs. Bowdoin College: Dog River Pitch
2:00 p.m. - Men's Varsity Rugby Game vs. Brown University:
 Dog River Pitch
5:30 p.m. - 50 Years of Norwich Rugby Cocktail Hour: Plumley Armory
6:30 p.m. - 50 Years of Norwich Rugby Celebration and Banquet: Plumley Armory - Cost: $75 (includes meal and a Commemorative 50 Years of Norwich Rugby Program). $135 for two dinners and one Commemorative Rugby Program. 

Event and game start times are subject to change.

The celebration will feature guest speakers, a silent auction, inductions to the Norwich Rugby Wall of Fame, honors to the founders and sustainers of the Norwich men's and women's rugby programs, and a special video honoring the history and the future of Norwich Rugby.

Parking & Transportation: Space is limited in the Dog River Pitch Tailgate area. Parking and transportation plans for the weekend will be communicated in the coming months. 

Order your custom 50 years of Norwich rugby Apparel via Rugby imports

order your norwich rugby apparel and gear via greg norton '91

Make your gift to the Norwich Rugby Clubhouse - Leave your legacy on our new home

      • Accomodations: Norwich Rugby has room blocks at several area hotels.
        • Capitol Plaza Hotel: 100 State Street, Montpelier, VT - Call (800) 293-0718. Reference "Norwich Rugby". Room must be booked by August 10, 2021 to receive special rate.
        • Comfort Inn & Suites at Maplewood: 213 Paine Turnpike N., Montpelier, VT - Book online or call (802) 229-2222. Reference "Norwich Rugby 50th" to book as part of the block.
        • Sugarbush Resort - Clay Brook Hotel & Residences: 22 Gate House Ln, Warren, VT - Book online or call (802) 583-6300. Use code "NorRugbyGolf21" or reference "Norwich Rugby 50th" to receive the discounted rate.