NM Brujos vs ABQ Varks Saturday as part of rugby doubleheader in Rio Rancho. Sisters match at Noon.
Saturday is definitely a rugby day, and this Saturday in the state of New Mexico, Saturday is a rugby in Rio Rancho day. As part of a day of rugby that includes a men's and women's league doubleheader as well as other assorted rugby events (more on this below), the New Mexico Brujos will travel to the city different to take on their crosstown rivals the Albuquerque Aardvarks. The NM Brujos enter the match coming off a convincing 39 to 17 victory over the Scottsdale Blues two weeks ago, so this weekend's match should be an entertaining one! Que viva!
What: New Mexico Brujos vs Albuquerque Aardvarks
When: Saturday, February 26th, 2022
Where: Rio Rancho Sports Complex, 3501 High Resort Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Rugby Saturday in Rio Rancho!
As mentioned above, the NM Brujos and ABQ Varks match is just one of the many rugby related events taking place at the Rio Rancho sports complex this Saturday.
The day's events kick off at 9 AM when the New Mexico Tech Men's & Women's Rugby will be hosting a clinic for youth, limited contact, and high school from 9am-11am.
Next up at noon, the Atomic Sisters Women's Rugby host Lady Sharks for a league match up with a 12pm kickoff
And finally, following the Brujos and Varks at 2, there will be a 7's exhibition match.
Reminder for the Rio Rancho Sports Complex: Pets must be kept on leash, no glass allowed on the field. Please obey park rules! Parks and Rec will be present to enforce.
This promises to be a fun filled day of rugby, don't miss it!
Spring Practice Continues!
With all the rugby in the air it's more important than ever to get to practice! NM Brujos practice is every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 PM at Johnson Field.
New Players are always welcome!
All practices will follow strict covid safe and social distancing guidelines, and individuals can opt out of any drill or exercise as they see fit. Please bring cleats, water and a mask, and please fill out the health check form on the webpage: https://www.brujosrugby.com/brujos-player-health-check before every practice! This is important as the safer and more transparent we are as a team, the sooner we get to things going back to normal or something resembling normal. We are all in this together, so let's return to rugby safe and smart.