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LOCATION WestDale Middle School 5650 Claycut Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70806 ADMISSION Free TIME Gates open at 3pm; Game starts at 4pm TEAMS Prairie View A&M University Morehouse College/Florida A&M BASIC RULES OF RUGBY You can only progress the ball by passing it laterally or backwards, running with the ball, or kicking the ball forward Players cannot block or obstruct and opponent for their teammate Score by touching the ball down in the end-zone for 5 points, also known as a TRY. You can attempt a penalty field goal for 3pts. The PAT or conversion after a Try is worth...
Inaugural HBCU Rugby Classic to be held in Louisiana

Inaugural HBCU Rugby Classic to be held in Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA – GiftTime Productions, LLC will be organizing the inaugural HBCU Rugby Classic, taking place on May 5, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA. The HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Rugby Classic is an invitational rugby tournament that will feature men’s rugby teams from Prairie View A&M, Morehouse College, and Florida A&M. [caption id="attachment_6694" align="aligncenter" width="530"] Morehouse College Men's Rugby[/caption] “This event will accomplish two major goals. The first goal is to increase exposure of rugby in the United States, and to the HBCU community particularly. The rugby community is known to be one of the most inclusive in...