Men's practice for tonight, Thursday March 24th, has been changed due to the field conditions at Lincoln Park.
Practice will be held at Empire Plaza at 6:30pm sharp! Saturday practice at Lincoln Park remains unchanged (10am).
Beginning Monday, March 21, women's practice will be held outdoors at Lincoln Park. Practice will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8pm. Practice will be moved to Dick Green as field conditions allow.
Conditions will most likely be cold and wet for awhile so come prepared!
Saturday, March 19th, there will be a there will be a Men's team practice at Lincoln Park beginning at 10am. After practice this, the Men's team will be having a team building event/get together at the Recovery Room in Albany (Across from Albany Med). BBC America is showing Ireland vs England starting at 1pm. We have a lot of new players that have been showing up this season, so this would be a great way to welcome them to the club and for everyone to get to know each other.
Meeting Notes from the Women's Informational Meeting held March 1st, 2011 at the Victory Cafe
The Spring Schedule has been set and is available here.
Notes on the schedule:
Rachel Grimm has stepped down as Mechandise Guru. Thanks for all your years keeping us decked out in Knick's gear!
Tracy Cooper has stepped down as dues collector. Thank you for all your hard work! Nevada will be taking over as dues collector and will be responsible for making sure everyone is CIPP registered.
Mary and Willow will remain as Recruiting Leads. Please actively assist them by distributing any recruiting information they provide. The more the merrier!
Thank you Mary and Nevada for getting the new jerseys ordered. The first stripes design won and the new jerseys will be the same Halbro jerseys that they men have.
7s practice will begin May 18th. Practices will be held every Wednesday throughout the summer.
The new captains for 2011 are Kristin Bonomo and Angie Craig. Congratulations!
There are several open positions. Please contact Lori Staples if you are interested in getting involved!
Thanks to everyone who attending and be ready for a great 2011!
The women will begin indoor practices this week Tuesday the 15th and Wednesday the 16th of March. Practice will be at 8:30 PM at the Roller Derby Warehouse at 28 Thatcher St., Albany. It’s a peach-colored building just around the corner(first right) from Wolff’s Biergarten (885 Broadway). Practice will run 1.5-2 hours long. Please contact Lori Staples or Jo Kos to get on the listserv for more information on practices. Practice will move outdoors as the weather/fields allow.
This saturday morning at 9am, there will be a team run/meeting at Empire State Plaza. This is the Mens Team's first official get together of the spring season. We will have a workout and quickly go over the season schedule. If you can not attend, please email Eddy at firstname.lastname@example.org. New players are welcome! Practice location at Empire State Plaza
I wasn’t aware of this, but did you know that Albany has a rugby team called the Albany Knickerbocker’s Rugby Team? Long name, amazing results. (Read full blog post)
The Men's side is having a Captain's run 9am this Saturday, March 5th at the Empire Plaza. Meet at the stairs that go over Madison Avenue to the museum. Click on the link for the location: Empire Plaza
The many sports teams that Albany provides can be attractive to various athletes and fans, but there's one club that has existed in the area for decades that locals may not know about—The Albany Knickerbockers Rugby Football Club.
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Up-to-date information regarding rugby events in the Capital Region.