Harlequins Cleaning Up the Streets

The Denver Harlequins have adopted a stretch of road in Englewood.  Not just rugby players, but also members of the community.  The Denver Harlequins have agreed to clean a stretch of Route 83 (from Florida Ave to Mississippi Ave).
Trash-stick to selfie-stick.

Harlequins & Black Ice USA Rugby Training & Edu

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BIG THANKS to Abstract Concepts for hosting T&E for some intro to rugby fun! Denver Harlequins Rugby Football Club and Black Ice Rugby came out to help educate and grow the game. Had some rousing games of touch engaging players from 10 – 60+ followed by a barbecue. Kudos to Rugby Colorado for being a trailblazer for community rugby!
How are you and/or your club making a difference in the community?

April 8th Scrimmage in Denver


For those who will be in Denver, there will be a practice scrimmage against the Rush. 11am at Jacob’s Park.
Jacob’s Park
7200 E. Mississippi Ave.
Denver, CO 80224
http://www.soccerfieldsofcolorado.com/maps/jacobs_park

St. Valentine’s Massacre 10’s Rugby Tournament – Breckenridge

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The Denver Harlequins are traveling up into the mountains for The 43rd Annual St. Valentine’s Massacre 10’s Rugby Tournament on February 11th. Our costume theme this year is Unpopular Superheroes.
If you are staying at Hugh Miller’s house, make sure to bring a bottle of liquor for payment for the lodging (in addition to any alcohol you bring for consumption). Email Hugh at
hrugbym {at} yahoo [dot] com
for directions.
Action starts early on Saturday at Kingdom Park Rugby Grounds and will continue until finals of both men’s and women’s divisions that afternoon. Rugby will conclude with trophies presented at the pitch and a rousing rendition of “America the Beautiful” as the sun drops beyond the Rocky Mountains’ Ten Mile Range followed by the ever-epic, after-match celebration at Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub in downtown Breck.
Venue: Kingdom Park, Breckenridge (9500 ft elevation!)
880 Airport Road
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
Date: February 11th, 2017
Time: 9am-6pm
Format: 10 v 10 with 7 minute halves
Cost: about $30 per player (Contact Casey Nordwald if interested – quinrugger [at] gmail (dot) com )
Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub
110 Lincoln Ave
Breckenridge, CO 80424
(970) 453-4949
http://nappertandysbreck.com/
Law Variations for Ten-a-Side Rugby:
http://www.irblaws.com/index.php?variation=3
More info on Tens:
http://kerikerirugby.com/2012/introduction-to-the-game-of-rugby-tens-10s-or-ten-a-side/
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Denver Harlequins D2 @ Park City Haggis

Quins vs Park City

The Denver Harlequins hit the road to take on the Park City Haggis. The D4 side will be back in Denver, playing the Marauders.
Kick off for D2 match is 3:00 pm
We depart Friday in vans. Early van is leaving at 10 AM. Late van is trying to leave around 3 PM- We would like to leave as early as possible so if possible arrange your schedule accordingly. Let Kris Hofstra know if you want to be on late van and earliest you can leave.
Meet-up Location:
Cook Park
7100 Cherry Creek South Dr.
Denver, CO
More Info: Calendar & Map