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Girls High School Tackle Rugby is for all girls, any size and skill level. NO experience necessary. The girl's team is coached by former players with years of experience. The high school girls season runs mid January through May with practices on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Registration for Spring 2019 will reopen in November.

Practices will be held from 6:30 - 8 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Shipley Arena (706 Agricultural Center Drive, Westminster, MD 21157) in January and February. Outdoor practices start in March from 5:15-7:15 at New Windsor Middle School, 1000 Green Valley Road, New Windsor, MD 21776.

For more information contact Head Coach Gabby Balassone at 915-249-5833 or

Celebrating 23 years, the New Windsor Marauder’s Program began in 1995. The program’s founders were retired and current adult rugby players who felt a youth program would benefit the youth of Carroll County. The Marauders Rugby Club is sponsored by the West Carroll Recreation Council and the Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks. The Club is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Union, under the direction of and governed by a division of USA Rugby.

Since it's establishment in 2003, the girls’ program has earned 13 Maryland State Championship titles and has competed in the National Invitational Tournament a total of 9 times in places like Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Portland, Maine; Salt Lake City, Utah; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Palo Alto, California. Invitations to this tournament are limited to the best sixteen teams in the U.S. and our club has finished as high as 6th in the nation.

Countless players have gone on play rugby at the collegiate, women’s club, and even international levels. Additionally, numerous players have received scholarships. Women’s rugby is now an Olympic sport and many university rugby programs are entering the NCAA division system, like Mount Saint Mary’s University did this season, or adding rugby to their athletic offerings, which creates more potential for scholarships.

Training times

  • Day: Tuesday, 05:30
  • Venue: New Windsor Middle Fields
  • Day: Thursday, 05:30
  • Venue: New Windsor Middle Fields

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