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Struble is proppin’ for the Pack

By Ray Wolf
It’s not unusual for Siskiyou County high school athletes to continue playing sports when they move on to college. Some play for community colleges, a few play for a university, and many play a club sport at their college. However, it’s a bit unusual when one of those athletes decides to play rugby…. Read more »

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Want to play rugby?

The State of Jefferson Rugby Club is gearing up for its fourth season of competition in the Northern California Rugby Football Union. We are currently recruiting players.
Experience is not necessary. We’ll teach you the game.
First practice is scheduled for Saturday, December 6 at Lower Greenhorn Park in Yreka. The league season starts in early January.
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2014 YMCA Youth Rugby Clinic

The Siskiyou Family YMCA is sponsoring its first Youth Rugby Clinic this week, with the action taking place at Yreka High School. The clinic for 9-14 year old ruggers, which started on Monday and ends on Wednesday, is being held at Yreka High School.
Volunteer coaches from the State of Jefferson Rugby Club are teaching participants… Read more »

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Video highlights: State of Jefferson v Humboldt rugby

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Mendocino @ State of Jefferson rugby video highlights and slide show

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Video by Letty Wolf
The Mendocino Steam Donkeys defeated State of Jefferson, 22-13, on Saturday at Lower Greenhorn Park in Yreka.
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Shasta Highlanders @ State of Jefferson Elite Rugby Highlights

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Video by Letty Wolf
The Shasta Highlanders paid a visit to the State of Jefferson Elite on Saturday, February 8.
The first half ended in a scoreless tie. Shasta scored a try and conversion about midway through the second half.
With about 12 minutes to play, SOJ put up three points on a penalty kick.
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State of Jefferson rugby team will tackle the Shasta Highlanders this Satuday

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The State of Jefferson Rugby Club will tackle the Shasta Highlanders this Saturday at Lower Greenhorn Park. The first hit will occur right around 1:00 pm. If you like rugby, or are interested in seeing what it’s all about, attend the match.
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Greg Smith Memorial Rugby Tournament photos by Janine Turner

Photos are from the Chico Oaks win over the Rogue Valley Barbarians in the Greg Smith Memorial Rugby Tournament “championship” game, and the OIT Hittin’ Hooters win over the State of Jefferson Elite in the consolation match.
For videos of some of the matches, go to rabidrugby.com
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State of Jefferson Elite v Mendocino Steam Donkeys

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Go to rabidrugby.com to see full video with sound.
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Redwood Empire @ State of Jefferson Elite

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2012 Dunsmuir 7s Rugby Tourney photos

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2012 Dunsmuir 7s Rugby Tournament video highlights

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The Shasta Highlanders Rugby Club from Redding hosted the 2012 Dunsmuir 7s Rugby Tournament at Dunsmuir City Park on Saturday, July 14.
In addition to the Highlanders, teams included the State of Jefferson Elite, Medford Barbarians, Mendocino Steam Donkeys, and the Highwaymen.
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Are you ready for some Rugby in Dunsmuir?

The Shasta Highlanders Rugby Club from Redding will be hosting a 7s tournament at the Dunsmuir City Park this Saturday. The first collision is scheduled for about 1:00 pm, with the smash-mouth action continuing all afternoon and into the early evening. There will also be an “Old Boys” 15s match at the end of the… Read more »

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1st annual Greg Smith Memorial Rugby tournament a success

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Mens rugby teams from Northern California and Southern Oregon converged at Lower Greenhorn Park on Saturday for an afternoon of gladiatorial bliss in the 1st annual Greg Smith Memorial 7-man rugby tournament.
At the end of the day, it was the Medford Barbarians that had run the table to win the tourney,… Read more »

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Greg Smith Memorial Rugby Tournament video highlights

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Elite v Humboldt Old Growth (Hogs): the full story

Article by Judd Hanna; photo by Regina Hanna
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The State of Jefferson Elite Rugby Club’s fans enjoyed perfect weather and impressive rugby on Saturday as they watched their hometown men battle against the Humboldt Hogs. Scoring from both sides came early and often as each team put up six tries… Read more »

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