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West Side Hawks Youth RFC

Regular Season 2017

2015 West Side Hawks Youth Rugby Football Club!

The West Side Hawks are a youth rugby club serving the west side of Albuquerque, drawing its players primarily from the school districts west of I-25 and south of Rio Rancho

The West Side Hawks play as part of the Albuquerque Youth Rugby United (the "AYRU") league of youth clubs in the city (website  The AYRU is part of USA Rugby (governing body of rugby in the USA).

The Hawks are actively seeking new players for the Spring 2016 season.  Boys and girls from ages 7 to 15 play on club sides divided into U9, U11, U13 and U15 teams.  Younger and new players start with non-contact competition, older and experienced players transition to contact play at U13 and U15 levels.  

The Hawks are coached by Richard Mathews and Dom Esparza.

The Hawks practice at the North Saint Pius Fields.

Practice for the contact players is held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 5pm to 7pm, starting on February 24th. 

Practice for the non-contact players is held on Thursdays, from 5pm to 7pm, starting on March 3rd.

The season ends with the Celtic Fest Youth Rugby Tournament, held at Balloon Fiesta Park on May 21st. 

If you have any questions please email

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