Rugby is one of the fastest growing youth sports in the nation, and especially in San Diego County. And now, East County has a team, the Grossmont Union Irish, part of the Southern California Youth Rugby League. Currently they are fielding a high school JV team with freshman and sophmores from El Capitan, , Monte Vista and Christian high schools. The team is looking for players from 12 - 19 years-old, girls and boys.
The team has plans to evolve next year into a Varsity and JV team with hopes of a 14U and girls team. All of the coaches are trained and certified by USA Rugby.
Practices take place at , and home games are played in Ocean Beach at Dusty Rhodes Park on Saturdays. So far the team is 4-0 with 202 points scored and 27 points given up. They have high hopes of winning the JV championship.
James Maloney is the head coach and administrator, contact him for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.