Fellow Mystics,As many of you already know, the Mystic River U19 Team is planning their biennial tour, which this year will take them to Italy.The team is traveling to Italy from February 14-23, 2020. The boys will be playing two international matches, training with international coaches, and going to see Italy v Scotland in Rome.If any players, old boys, or family and friends would like to join the tour please email me at [email protected].We are also beginning our fundraising efforts to subsidize the cost of the trip for our young Mystics. We plan to hold a raffle to help offset the cost.We are currently looking for donations of goods and services for the raffle so we can print up tickets and sell for the trip.If you have access to any items that you would like to donate for the raffle please email Janet Bunnell at [email protected] and copy Mort Sullivan at [email protected]We will also be putting out sponsorship packages in the near future.Thank you for all you do to support our youth program.All the best, TC
In partnership with our sponsor, Irish Rugby Tours, The Mystic River U-19 program will tour Italy from February 14 to February 23, 2020.
On the tour, the Gulls and their supporters will tour Milan, Venice, and Rome. The team will train with coaches from Italy Rugby, play two matches, and, for the first time in Mystic U19 history, attend the Italy v. Scotland Six Nations match in Rome!
The coaching staff will include Tom Clark, Mort Sullivan, Phil Baker-Coe, and Adnan Kawuma.
The tour is open to anyone in the Mystic River program – old boys, family, friends, and any local rugby players between the ages of 16 and 19. If you are interested in joining the tour, please contact Tom Clark ([email protected]).
If anyone has any fundraising opportunities, please contact Mort Sullivan ([email protected]).
We look forward to seeing you all this Saturday, September 7th, to celebrate 45 years of Mystic Rugby!
Tickets are still available until Friday for a discounted price of $60. This gets you a drink coupon as well as various appetizers and entrees served buffet style. Tickets will be available at the door for $75.
Link for tickets:
Itinerary for Saturday, 9/7:
10:30am – Mystic D2 v. Worcester @ Pine Banks Park, Malden
12:00pm – B-Side v. Worcester B Side
2:30pm – Mystic Elite Cup v. ATL @ Pine Banks Park, Malden
4:30pm – Post Match Celebrations @ John Brewer’s Tavern, Malden, MA
8:00pm – 45th Anniversary Dinner & Celebration @ Glass House, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA
We look forward to seeing you all there!
We hope you’re as excited as we are for your Mystic River Men’s 7s team to be traveling to Kansas City, MO for USA Club Rugby 7s Nationals!
While the boys are traveling, we thought we’d reach out with some information regarding the tournament. The format is a two-day tournament, Saturday August 10th with finals Sunday August 11th.
The schedule is as follows:
Match 1: 10:20AM CT v. Washington Athletic Club (Field 2)
Match 2: 1:20PM CT v. NAV 7s (Stadium)
Match 3: 4:20pm CT v. Park City Haggis (Stadium)
For those who would like to watch the matches, USA Rugby has partnered with FLORugby, a for-pay streaming service. Link: https://www.usaclub7s.com/watch-live.html
Finally, trips to several Nationals events, in both 7s and 15s, comes at a large cost to the club. Please consider donating to the GoFundMe for the trip.
Annually, Mystic River fields a select team consisting of the best collegiate rugby players from the Northeast and beyond. After tryouts and training, the team travels to Montreal, Canada competing against one of the very best Canadian U23 teams, the Voyageurs of Lower Ontario.
For the sixth year in a row, the Mystic Collegiate Selects will be traveling to Montreal, Quebec on Friday, June 14th to take on the Voyageurs of Lower Ontario!
To find the best collegiate talent, we will be holding try-outs at Pine Banks Park starting in June. If you are interested in trying out, or know of any collegiate players who would be great additions to the Mystic family, please contact Phil Baker-Coe by April 30th.
The schedule for the 2019 Mystic Collegiate Selects combine and try-outs will be as follows:
All training sessions will be at Pine Banks Park in Malden, MA
Saturday, June 1st from 12 – 2 pm (Arrive by 11:30 am)
Tuesday, June 4th from 8 – 10 pm
Thursday, June 6th from 8 – 10 pm
Saturday, June 8th from 12 – 2 pm
Tuesday, June 11th from 8 – 10 pm
Thursday, June 13 from 7 – 9 pm
Visit mysticrugby.com/collegiate-selects for more information.