We are Looking for Spring 2017 Mentors

USARugby Starting Rookie Rugby in Pittsburgh

Flyer Rookie Rugby Seminar West PA

Developing Youth Rugby in Southwestern PA

Rugby Family, in conjunction with RugbyPA and USARugby, we will be having a 1 hour discussion among all local organizations about developing a youth rugby league beyond the Harlequins Inner-city mentoring programs. For 20 years the only viable youth rugby programs in western PA have been focused on at-risk youth- This is the opportunity for […]

Why the Sport Your Child Should be Playing is Rugby

Why the Youth Sport Your Kids Should be Playing is Rugby   08.23.2015 – ALEX GOFF GOFFRUGBYREPORT.COM If you’re a parent deciding what sport your kid should try in elementary and middle school, and you don’t have rugby on your list, then you’re making a mistake. Rugby is played as non-contact touch or flag rugby […]

Harlequin in New Zealand

Pittsburgh Harlequin Zach Jessel is on the ground in New Zealand to play rugby with the Southbridge Rugby Football Club- about 30 minutes outside of Christchurch, NZ. Zach started playing rugby at Woodland Hills High School 9 years ago under the coaching of Harlequin Alumni Rick Stein and Mark Connolly.  Zach has matriculated through a USA […]

Youth Mentoring Begins

On April 6th, The Pittsburgh Harlequins Youth Mentoring programs will begin their 19th year of Rugby-centric mentoring in Pittsburgh’s Inner-city neighborhoods.  The Harlequins are always looking for individuals and groups that would like to be part of the programs, which meet Monday and Wednesday nights in April and May. A membership event is scheduled for […]

Harlequins Childrens Charities Events

October 23rd the Pittsburgh Harlequins Childrens Charities, a 501c3 Purely Public Charity, will hold it’s first membership event at Founders Field clubhouse.  In the Octoberfest tradition, we will be serving Beer and Brats- you won’t want to miss it. The event, free to members and guests, is completely underwritten by a corporate partner; Peak Technical […]

Braddock vs. Garfield

The 2014 youth rugby season has kicked off for the 19th year in a row.  Garfield, the season champion for the past two years, travelled to Team Braddock at Hawkins Village in the Borough of Rankin.  The sidelines were ringed with family and friends, as well as quite a few neighbors who just wanted to […]

Youth Season Begins April 7th

The Pittsburgh Harlequins will kickoff their 2014 Youth Mentoring Programs Monday, April 7th.  This year marks 19 uninterrupted seasons of mentoring to inner city youth in the Pittsburgh region. Started in 1995 by the Pittsburgh Harlequins Rugby Football Club, the programs encompass thousands of volunteer hours in the neighborhoods of Braddock, Hazelwood, Homewood/Larimer, Garfield and […]

Harlequins Win Praise for Mentoring

The Pittsburgh Harlequins were recognized at the Mentoring Partnership of South Western Pennsylvania’s as recipient of their “Striving for Mentoring Excellence” award. The Magic of Mentoring Recognition Event was held at Heinz Field on Thursday, October 24, 2013.  In addition to honoring the Harlequins, David J. Malone, President and CEO of Gateway Financial, was honored […]