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Albuquerque Youth Rugby United (AYRU)

Albuquerque Youth Rugby United Upcoming Events

Here we go the Spring Rugby Season here!  Time to get registered - our early bird discount goes through February!

What a great Spring Clinic - we gave out over 30 Rugby Balls, thanks to everyone who made it a great event.

Please come and Join us! Bring a sturdy pair of shoes or cleats and a great attitude. All new attendee's receive a Free Rugby Ball! Maybe you saw Rugby on the Olympics or you would just like to learn more. All are welcome!

Make sure to "Create an Account" at the top left of our home page to receive timely updates on where the next event is.

There are four clubs around Albuquerque and each club has ages 7- 8, 9 - 10, 11-12 and U15 at ages 13-15. There is non contact for 13 and under and contact for U13 and U15.

Teams are: 

West Side Hawks - Tue and Thur @ 5:30 at St. Pius, Highlanders - Start Tue March 7th @ 4:30 & Thur @ 5 N. Domingo Baca Park, Rio Rancho Raptors - Tue and Thur @ 5pm at Rio Rancho Sports Complex and Monte Vista Club @Eisenhower Middle School Tue and Thur at 5:30.  

No registration required to come and try it out.  Bring sturdy shoes or cleats, lots of water and a great attitude!

All Regular Season Matches are Saturdays at 10AM Balloon Fiesta Park

Please contact us with inquires/questions:


$90 Non Contact & $115 Contact - Registration Includes Rugby Ball and Jersey


Please email for more details on future clinics.

Young Highlanders "EMUS" Select Side - 13 April 2013 vs Denver East Angels


The AYRU is a 13-year old non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to developing boys and girls youth rugby in Albuquerque, and is sanctioned by USA Rugby (governing body for all rugby in the USA).  We play non-contact rugby for all ages 7 and up, and contact rugby for ages 13 and up.  

Our Spring 2017 season kicks off in late February with practices, and matches begin in March.  Four AYRU clubs serve the ABQ area and are waiting for you and your family to join!

EMAIL us at with any questions or for more information.

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Welcome to our website - JOIN US!  We'd appreciate if you'd would click on the "Create an Account" tab at the top of the page and sign up as a member of our site.  By creating a new account you will be added to our secure and automated email list advising you of all AYRU information, events, registrations, and team activities.


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