The RugbyNY Upstate Girls conference has announced their tentative 2021 season schedule.
The conference coaches met last month to work out practice and match covid protocols, game times, rule modifications and other details. "We all know and respect each other, so it really was not difficult to agree on most things" said Kenmore Rugby Coaching Coordinator Mackenzie Doolittle.
Changes include scrums being replaced with free kicks, limiting players allowed in lineouts, and no deliberate mauls. "After a year of no rugby, everybody is eager to get back on the pitch, but the safety of our players, parents and coaches is always our first priority" Doolittle added.
RugbyNY Upstate Director Glenn Nenoff advised teams to be flexible. "Our schedule is based on all 7 teams being able to field full fifteens sides, but we have contingencies planned to play 10's, 7's or whatever variation gets as many girls on the field this year as possible."
Practice for the girls high school and middle school teams begins March 17th at the Sportsplex indoor complex, the full calendar can be found on our home page at www.kenmorerugbyclub.org
2021 Kenmore Girls High School Schedule
4/25 1:00pm vs. Syracuse
5/2 1:00pm @ Corning
5/9 1:00pm @ Orchard Park
5/16 12:00pm vs City Honors
5/23 1:00pm vs Hamburg
5/30 1:00pm @ South Buffalo
6/6 Bye Week
6/13 TBD RugbyNY Seeding Match
The full Kenmore Rugby Club schedule can be found at www.kenmorerugbyclub.org/schedule and will be updated regularly as matches are added.