The Midwest Union is in the process of setting up the schedule for next
fall and has asked if we have any special scheduling requests.
In the past we have asked for a bye weekend because of a player having a
wedding during the season (try to avoid that…weddings are cheaper in
winter anyways). Or another event that would pull a lot of guys away from a
Feel free to submit any request directly to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will determine if it’s
fits the criteria.
Expect a similar schedule to last year. 8 games, home and away (so two real
travel games) starting in late August and running through late
I am sure they have already given everyone a bye weekend for the NZ v
Osh Kosh and the Bottom Feeders do not have enough people to field two sides. We will be playing one match, with three thirty minute periods. Kick-off is now at 1:00pm. Please be there at 11:45am for field setup. After setting up the field, get together in position groups (forwards/backs) and start walking through set pieces/plays. That is what we did up at Duluth.
We have two home matches this Saturday, May 14th. First, the D2 will be playing against the St. Cloud Bottom Feeders at 12:00pm. At 2:00pm, the D4 will be taking on the Osh Kosh Mighty Pigs.
Both matches will be at our home pitch in Maplewood. (Afton Heights Park, Upper Afton Rd., Maplewood, MN 55119).
Please be at the field at 10:45m to help with field setup. Please setup your gear on the north side of the field (baseball diamond side).
Backs please bring a case of water for the team to use.
After the matches we will be doing the Annual Pig Roast. Below is the info for the event.
Join the St. Paul Jazz Pigs at the annual Saulala Mafi pig roast after the match
on Saturday May 14th. The event is hosted by our Old Boys in honor of
Saulala Mafi at the “Old Folks Home” at 764 Marshall Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
Come celebrate the growth and advancement of your Jazz Pigs. And Win BIG
in the raffle and enjoy some food and adult beverages.
You can purchase your tickets for $15 from you favorite St. Paul Jazz Pig!!!
After the evening comes to a close at the Old Folks Home we will be heading
to a local watering hole!!!
Please feel free to invite any of your friends and family.
We have some good raffle items so far but if you have anything you want to donate please let Goose know and I can arrange to pick it up.
Saturday, April 30th, we are traveling to Duluth, MN to take on U of M:Duluth College Men (3 time defending national champs). Kick-off will be at 12:00pm. Please be there kitted and ready to warm up by 11:00am. Troy wants to run extra lines with the back-line. If you are a kicker, please be there before 11:00am to warm up kicking.
The location of the match will be field 4 on the UMD campus,1064 University Drive, Duluth, MN
The weather Saturday is supposed to be sunny, but high in the mid 40s with wind up to 19mph.
For the match this weekend we are going to have a theme of above the waist
formal. Please see the attached photo for an example of what this should
look like. If you don’t have something like this already just swing by a
goodwill and pick up a fancy 5 dollar suit coat or something similar. After
the metropolis social we will be heading to Sally’s housewarming party
which the whole team is invited to.
Tomorrow we are taking on Metropolis’ D2 and D4 squads. The matches will be played at 800 Columbia Pkwy., Minneapolis, MN 55418.
D2 is at 1:00pm. D4 is at 3:00pm. Please be there by 12:00pm.
Forwards, please bring water for the team.
If you have the jerseys, please bring them.
Following the match, Sally is hosting a house warming party. The address is 2614 Lincoln St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418. The apparel for the social is above the waist formal.
Saturday, April 9th we are traveling to Winona Minnesota to take on the Winona State University Men’s team.
Kick-off is at 12:00pm. Please be at the field, kitted and ready to warm up by 11:00am. Depending on numbers, a B-side match will follow.
The field is the same as previous years, the Winona South East Technical College – a GPS address is: 1250 Homer Rd, Winona, MN 55987.
Please update your availability at http://saintpaulrugby.com/members-area/practice-and-match-availability-2/
For carpooling purposes, I have added additional information on the travel doc. If you are planning on driving, please list your name, days going down and back (Fri evening/Sat evening), how many seats are available in your car, and current passengers you have.
Also, if you need a hotel for either Friday and/or Saturday night, please contact Bones ASAP. (email@example.com).
This Sunday is our first game/scrimmage which also means our first social of the year. We will be having the social at my house following the scrimmage against Mankato. Please try to clear your schedule to attend the social for at least a little bit. There will be free food and Beer I am still debating between tacos or bbq sandwiches. My address is 462 Laurel Ave. St. Paul, MN 55102. You will know you have arrived when you reach the ugliest house on the block. The street parking is free. If you have any lawn games please feel free to bring them as well as i only have testicle toss and croquet. Please let me know if you have any questions.