NM Brujos season opener pushed back to Feb 17th! Atomic Sisters' home opener this Saturday in Rio Rancho! Spring practice continues! Fatboy Run in 3 weeks! Level one coaching course in two weeks!
Due to changes within the Southwest Rugby Union structure the New Mexico Brujos scheduled season opener at Tucson is cancelled. The Brujos now kick off the 2024 season in the Grand Canyon State on February 17th for a match with the Prescott Blacksheep. The Brujos return home for their first home match of the season against Phoenix on March 2nd. It's back on I-40 on March 16th to visit the Flagstaff Landsharks, before returning home to finish out the season against Camelback on March 23rd. The date of the 30th is also open for a possible date with another member of the union.
This schedule looks very different than years past, and there's the possibility of even more changes on the horizon, Stay tuned to the New Mexico Brujos Spring 2024 Match schedule page for up to the minute schedule additions and changes.
Atomic Sisters' first home match of the season this Saturday!
The NM Brujos home opener being pushed back a month is a huge bummer, but fret not, there still tiop notch rugby going on this weekend in own backyard! Coming off a dominant 72 - 0 win at El Paso last weekend the Atomic Sisters will look to continue that success with their first home opener this weekend against visiting Las Vegas. The Sisters' first home game of the season is this Saturday at the Rio Rancho Sports Complex, located at 3501 High Resort Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144, kickoff at noon! Last week's blowout shows the Sisters are picking up right where they left off last year from a season that saw them reach the final four. This is high level local rugby that shouldn't be missed!
Go get 'em Sisters!
Spring Practice has started!
NM Brujos twice a week Spring practice is underway! The Spring SW Rugby Union season is now one month away (more on those changes above so it's important to get out to practice and stay sharp!
NM Brujos Spring rugby practice is every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 PM at UNM Johnson Field, located at 2401 Redondo Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106.
New Players and all skill levels are always welcome! Cleats, mouthguard, and water very much recommended.
This season's success begins at practice, see everyone there!
Superbowl foothills fat run returns in three weeks!
There's more than one way to get in shape for the upcoming 2024 Spring season! Dust off your trail running shoes and say goodbye to bulk season, it's time to cut weight and get shredded! The annual New Mexico Brujos Superbowl Fat Boy Run is returning next month! Just in time for the start of the Spring rugby season, this run started years ago as a fun way to knock the winter fat off in anticipation of the season. We’ve since turned it into a fundraiser for suicide awareness. Please join us for the “hash” style run.
It’s a race and there are drinking challenges set up in secret locations along the course.
Please bring a cash donation, $5 minimum.
Event starts at 10 AM on Superbowl Sunday, February 11th, 2024 at the Embudo trailhead at the top of Indian School rd.
Level 1 coaching course in Feb!
Next month Albuquerque Youth Rugby United and New Mexico Youth Rugby are organizing a coaching clinic through USA Rugby to train anyone that is interested to become a certified Level 1 Rugby coach. The event will take place Saturday, February 3rd at 8 AM at the Paradise Hills Community Center located at 5901 Paradise Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114.
To register you have to login as a member then go to education and sign up. If you have any questions or need help signing up you can message E.T. Wilbur on Facebook.
This is a great opportunity to help grow the game because NMYR & AYRU really need more coaches, so please consider doing this. The rugby players of tomorrow are the the youth rugby players of today!