Serevi RugbyTown 7s

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The 2016 Serevi RugbyTown Sevens tournament at Infinity Park, Aug. 26-28, promises to be the best yet. 20 teams will be competing for the winner-take-all $10,000 purse, including all five U.S. military branches.
There are a few members of the Harlequins roster who will be competing for the Black Dragon 7s club.  Please come out and support your Harlequins.
Links:
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Fall Practice Start

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Attention Denver Harlequins Rugby Team players (and any guys interested in playing):
Fall practice officially starts on Tuesday, August 9th at our home field/pitch at 6:00pm.
Cook Park
7100 Cherry Creek South Dr.
Denver, CO 80224
http://www.denvergov.org/dpr/ParksandRecreation/RecreationCentersPools/RecreationCenters/CookParkRecCenter/tabid/444218/Default.aspx
Practice will continue every Tuesday and Thursday, same time and location, until Sept. 13th (at which point we switch to the lighted field).

New Sponsor: Lumin General Contractors

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We would like to thank our newest team sponsor, Lumin General Contractors, owned and operated by our own John Theodorakis, better known as “The Greek,” for contributing to the club!
It’s hail season again, and many homes were struck this past week in heavy storms. When you file an insurance claim, think of your teammate and your team when choosing your roofer!
Lumin will donate $200 to the club for referrals from the team and offer active club members a $500 discount when you choose them to fix your roof, siding, stucco, gutters, or windows.
Give them a call at 888-90-LUMIN, or 888-905-8646.

Olympic Rugby Watch Party

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The Denver Harlequins will be hosting an Olympic viewing event at the Irish Rover.  $20 ENTRY gets you all you can drink from 6-7 (includes well, draft beer and wine) Prizes to be awarded to best USA themed costumes. $5 Chance to win several local brewery packages. Proceeds to benefit the Denver Harlequins Organization (a registered 501c3 organization). Everyone is welcome; you don’t have to have ever heard of the sport of rugby before (although fans and players are always welcome).
More: Info

USA Rugby Level 200 Coaching Clinic

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Date/Time: Sunday, August 14, 2016 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Organizer: Colorado State University Men’s Rugby
Clinic Description
All contact teams require an active Level 200 Coach to be in compliance with USA Rugby.The Level 200 Coach Certification consists of online pre-course work and attendance at an in-person clinic. The course structure helps to blend the “how to coach” theory with the practical implementation of coaching Rugby.

The Level 200 Coach Certification focuses on player welfare and teaching players the technical skills to play safely. The assessment requires coaches to demonstrate effective coaching techniques. These techniques include teaching through games, technical skill development through progressions and collaborative coaching.

What do I have to do to complete this level?

  1. Complete the Level 100: World Rugby Rugby Ready (click here)
  2. Complete the Level 200 online pre-course work (click here)
  3. Attend the 1 day in person Level 200 clinic
Course Host: Rodney Hartley
Course Leader: Angus Peacock
Email: RodHartley73@gmail.com
Phone: 505-573-5301