Friday, October 19, 2007

Western Suburbs RFC Today

Saturday, October 20 match: at PATUXENT RIVER RFC, A-side only ***2 pm***.

Directions are as follows to St. Mary's College:

1. From Fairfax, take I-495 South / Outerloop Capital Beltway
towards Richmond/Alexandria and continue across Woodrow Wilson Bridge into Maryland.
(approx 23 miles)

2. Take a right on Exit 7A for SR-5 / Branch Ave towards Waldorf.
(approx 10 miles)

3. Continue straight on US-301 South into Waldorf.
(approx 5 miles)

4. Turn Left on SR-5 Business / Leonardtown Rd and continuing straight
as road changes name to SR-235 / Three Notch Road towards
NAS Patuxent River / Point Lookout.
(approx 42 miles)

5. Approx 2.5 miles after the base, turn right on SR-489 / Park Hall Rd and
head West.
(approx 1.5 miles)

6. At stop sign, turn left on SR-5 / Leonardtown Rd and head South toward
St. Mary's College and the pitch on your left before reaching the college.
The Patuxent River RFC Lions sign will mark the pitch location.
(approx 2 miles)

Total travel time should be 2+20 plus traffic time.

Directions to the post match social (located at the Dew Drop Inn, Hollywood, MD)
will be provided at the pitch.


Practice Tuesdays & Thursdays at ***8:00*** at Herndon Middle School.
The address is 901 Locust St, Herndon, VA.
Please make sure to bring all of your regular practice gear
(Cleats, Mouth guard, water, etc).


From Fairfax:
1.) Take Fairfax County Parkway North.
2.) Left on Rt. 608 (West Ox Road).
3.) Right on Centreville Rd.
4.) Centreville Rd. becomes Elden St.
5.) Right onto Locust St.
6.) Herndon Middle School is at #901 Locust St.


From Sterling:
1.) Rt. 28 South towards Dulles Airport.
2.) Rt. 606 East towards Herndon.
3.) Rt. 606 East becomes Locust St.
4.) Herndon Middle School is at #901 Locust St.


To all active players who have not paid dues and others who wish to have
voting rights or contribute to the club,
The club has not pushed the dues issue this fall like we did in the spring,
BUT dues still need to be paid. To date we have received dues from some
players and a few OB's. Please see me next week with either your payment
or a time when you can pay. Since there are only 2 weeks left in the
regular season the deadline for payment will be Thursday Oct 25.

Dues are $120 ($60 if you are new to rugby)

Thank you,
Jeff Bush, Treasurer


from Lee Coogle concerning Old Boys "Golden Oldies" tournament:
I am currently taking names for interest in WARTS tour to the Golden Oldies tournament
in Edinburgh, Sept 2008.
We need to get 15 signed up (just a $20 deposit to cover the entry fee) so I can enter
the team and get the tournament information. Poltroons already have two teams entered!

Contact me:


If you missed one of the World Cup matches, go to and search on your zipcode.
It will tell you which cable company in your area carries the re-run, the channel,
and the times.


Fellow ruggers,
Make it a 'rugby reunion', invite your club mates and rugby enthusiasts to join
the Potomac Rugby Foundation ( ) at the Arlington Cinema
and Drafthouse for the Rugby World Cup Finals (10/20) LIVE.
The 250 seat Drafthouse is a unique moviehouse venue with full table F&B service.
Proceeds to benefit the 501(c)3 non profit Potomac Rugby Foundation.
Information Links below:

Don't miss out - you can order you tickets online!


Fall 2007 Schedule:
20 October at Pax River
27 October at Warrenton
3 November PRU Match - round 1
10 November PRU Match - finals


Some administrative notes:
1. if you need real-time info, always check the message board ( and the "what's new" sections
of the team website at
2. if you can't get access to the message board, email Kermit at
asking for permission.
3. DO NOT send emails to this address ( if you need immediate information because it is not monitored on a regular basis.



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