Pelham Middle School tackle rugby team, defending NY champs, starts practices Feb. 3

The Pelham Middle School tackle rugby team, defending metro New York champions, will practice in the Hutchinson School gym on Feb. 3, 10 and 17 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The Parisi Speed School will do a demo during the Feb. 3 practice.

Outdoor tackle practices start March 2 and are held every Monday and Friday 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Prospect Hill School. Tackle players must also participate in middle school flag practices, which run Mondays and Fridays 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm starting in April.

Players can register for the program through the Pelham Rec Department, 738-0153.

The NY Metro middle school tackle league includes the following teams:

  • Pelham
  • Rockaway
  • Manhattan
  • Ridgewood
  • Lycee Francais
  • Jersey City
  • Long Island
  • Harvey School