Malvern Prep's Rugby team will have a unique opportunity to play in a state-of-the-art, 18,500-seat Major League Soccer stadium this June.
The Philadelphia Union’s PPL Park in Chester is once again set to host the 2012 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship
(CRC), featuring 16 of the top collegiate men’s rugby programs in the country, on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3. The CRC in Philadelphia is the largest domestic rugby event in the entire country, showcasing 16 rugby programs in 38 matches over two days. Local favorites Penn State and Temple will return for the third and second time, respectively.
Malvern Rugby will be one of 16 teams particpating in the High School Rugby Challenge tournament, first playing two games at Drexel University on Friday, June 1 (details to come). Additional high school games will be played at PPL Park on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, in between the USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship
With only seven players per team playing on the same size pitch as a 15’s rugby match, sevens rugby offers non-stop action where speed, high scoring & athleticism rule the day. Tickets for the two-day event of rugby are available, with a portion of all ticket sales benefitting Malvern Rugby. Two-day PPL game tickets are $40. Please contact Robyn Stratton