Dallas Athletic Rugby Club

at , Dallas United States

Driving the development of rugby in Dallas for men and women. Best damn ruck in town. Contact president@darc-rugby.com. Dallas Athletic Rugby Club is a member of the Texas Rugby Union and currently competes in Division 2&3. #3 D3 Team in the Nation 2014-2015. #6 D3 Team in the Nation 2013-2014. #1(Tied) D2 Team in Texas Rugby Union 2011-2012. #4 D3 Team in the Nation 2010-2011! We are actively recruiting new players and striving to grow.

Dallas Athletic Rugby Club

Dallas , TX
United States
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Best Rugby Club In Dallas! DARC has both women's and men's rugby. DARC Dames is the women's side. DARC Knights is the men's side. Practicing Tuesdays and Thursdays. http://darc-rugby.com/training/ The Dallas Athletic Rugby Club endeavors to play, develop, support, and promote the sport of rugby for all age groups. DARC will assist players in reaching their full potential both on and off the field. DARC strives to teach the values and traditions of rugby as well as develop a functioning partnership with the community. This mission, though never complete, holds us close to the values and principals upon which the club was founded.

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For anyone interested in getting a New Years run in DARC will be playing touch this Saturday at 1pm at Heights Park in Richardson. Everyone is welcome so if you are new to the game of Rugby then this is the perfect chance to fall in love with the greatest sport there is. We will be at the South Eastern part of the park.

Published on 2015-01-02 00:17:40 GMT

DARC had a great day at PSA Murphy today working with the Plano Rugby Club in bringing rugby to the local youth and potential USA Eagles and Olympic Medalists. We are staunchly in support of youth rugby and we have big plans for the development of it in the new year. We would like to thank all the DARC guys for giving back to the sport that they love so much.

Published on 2014-12-27 23:25:53 GMT

DARC's Dallas Cup team faced off against a much improved Dallas Diablos team yesterday at lake Highlands Park. DARC won out with a final score of 79 - 31. DARC would like to thank the Diablos, the referee and all those that attended as we continue develop rugby in the DFW area. It was a big day for one of our members. We were very honored that our former president Mr. Richard Almond decided to spend a part of his wedding day playing the game we all love with his Rugby Family. We wish him and his new bride all the best in the future.

Published on 2014-12-15 00:15:25 GMT

Darc takes on the Dallas Diablos in its second Dallas Cup game today at lake highlands at 2.00pm. After a tough fought victory over the Dallas Rugby club last week we hope to see the results pay off today.

Published on 2014-12-13 20:29:13 GMT

Another great day of rugby for DARC. Darc's Dallas Cup team defeats a highly experienced Dallas Reds third side 33-10. Darc then played a 40 minute highly intense half and defeated the Dallas Reds second side 27-0

Published on 2014-12-06 22:17:04 GMT

Darc is having a thanksgiving game of touch rugby tomorrow at 9.30am at Heights Park in Richardson. It is located on Floyd between Arapaho and Belt Line. Everyone is welcome and if you're interested in getting a run in before gorging on food then feel free to.

Published on 2014-11-27 03:25:26 GMT

Today's game versus Alliance RFC has been cancelled due to Keller closing all city fields. It will be rescheduled in the meantime.

Published on 2014-11-22 16:46:40 GMT

DARC wishes to congratulate long time DARC player Drew McCure on making the Texas All Star team for the second year in a row. We wish him all the best when the team travels to Las Vegas

Published on 2014-11-17 16:32:41 GMT

DARC got their season off to the best possible start playing some champagne rugby in perfect conditions today. The DARC Dallas Cup team was victorious over The Lost Souls RFC 101-7. DARC defeated Grand Prairie RFC 99-0 in the showcase game. Everyone at the club would like to thank those that came to watch as well.

Published on 2014-11-09 00:11:11 GMT

The Dallas Athletic Rugby Club is excited to be opening it´s cup season this Saturday versus Grand Prairie RFC. We are extremely happy to announce our first 2014/2015 season starting 15. 1: Karl Tolar 2: Carlos Juarez 3: Jim Ombrello 4: Jesse Cavazos 5: Brad Luyt (C) 6: Nick Lock 7: Andrew Dowdy 8: Drew McCure 9: Ryan Green 10: Russell Sanders 11: Waldo Rabie 12: Josh Jones 13: Gonzalo Ruiz 14: Troy Glover 15: Ryan Baxter Come watch us this Saturday, November 8th at Lake Highlands Park kicking off at 2pm. There will be food, drinks and some truly exciting rugby played.

Published on 2014-11-07 00:31:58 GMT

Round One of the first annual Dallas Cup starts this Saturday November 8th. The game will be contested between The Lost Souls RFC and Dallas Athletic Rugby Club. This contest will take place at Lake Highlands Park (1008-1026 N Buckner Blvd, Dallas, TX 75218) at 12.30pm. DARC shall host Grand Prairie RFC in their first cup game of the season directly afterwards so make sure to come out and watch. Both teams are thoroughly committed to developing rugby in the DFW area on and off the field. They are sure to put on a exhibition showcasing what the Dallas Cup is about in the opening round. We are also pleased to be encouraging the development of one of the most promising young referees in the area as well. We look forward to seeing everyone there.

Published on 2014-11-06 05:46:12 GMT

DARC wishes Wichita all the best as they take the field in the national final.

Published on 2015-06-14 17:05:02 GMT

DARC loses an incredible contest 14-10 to Wichita Barbarians. In a game that could have gone either way we can be proud of how everyone played. DARC wishes Wichita all the best as the progress to the final.

Published on 2015-05-31 22:07:16 GMT

DARC emerges victorious against an incredibly fast Orange County Ravens. DARC won 44-28 and advances to the USA national championship semi finals. The game was played in perfect conditions. We thank all those that made the trip to support us and the Ravens for giving us a great game.

Published on 2015-05-30 19:35:02 GMT

The Dallas Athletic Rugby Club would like to congratulate our Head Coach Gordon Hanlon as he starts working with the USA Women's National Team. He will travel to Virginia to join up with the squad this Sunday. Gordon has also been invited to attend the International Rugby Academy of New Zealand High Performance coaching course. The IRANZ coaching course is the highest rated course in the world and to learn from the best coaches in New Zealand is an opportunity unlike any other. Gordon contributed regularily on This Is Texas Rugby, writing articles and was part of the TRU D1 pick em panel. He has grown up surrounded by the game in Ireland and worked with the Texas Representative side as well as regional sides in South America. We expect him to take his same attention to detail and sunny disposition and make a huge impact going forward. Gordon will be DARC's second represantative with the USA Eagles after Zee Ngwenya, who has 12 tries in 29 caps. Several members of DARC will be travelling to the Rugby World Cup in the UK this September and seeing a former club member step on the field at the World Cup is something we are all looking forward to.

Published on 2015-05-28 17:44:20 GMT

The Dallas Atheltic Rugby Club prides itself on being more than just a team. We are a club, for a club to succeed, the core values must remain consistent on and off the field. Recently, we publicly announced an on field conduct poilcy which has been hugely successful. We have not given away a single penalty for dissent or spoken to a referee in a negative manner since announcing this. We are sure all those who officiate our games will agree that it is an intimidation free enviroment, based off of mutual respect. Last Sunday, in our regional final, we overcame a tough Euless Texans team. The win however, was marred by scenes not beffiting rugby or DARC's core values. As a result we have suspended a starting player and several supporters for their actions. We are making a big push towards a national title this year, but sacrificing who we are is something we are not prepared to do. We aim to be the best club in Texas. To be the club that everyone can be proud of. We are not quite there yet but we will be. We have aspirations to keep growing exponentially and with our own field and proposed plan for a high performance center we will get there. However, as stated earlier we will not sacrifice our core values, respect, discipline and hard work.

Published on 2015-05-26 17:41:55 GMT

DARC overcame an incredibly tough Euless Texans team 14-12 to win the RRRC championship. In less than ideal conditions the game went down to wire. We have nothing but respect for the way Euless pushed us to the end. DARC advances onto the USA round of 8 where we will proudly represent Texas as we aim to bring home a national title.

Published on 2015-05-17 21:36:40 GMT

In a repeat of last year's final DARC overcame a tough fight back from San Antonio RFC 43-26. We look forward toa another fiery encounter against Euless RFC in the final tomorrow at 12pm. If you can't make it out to Prairie Park, S Bagdad rd, Grand prairie make sure to watch the live stream . Stream here: https://youtu.be/JR6XgfPVlMw

Published on 2015-05-17 01:11:23 GMT

No touch tonight due to celebrating July 3rd. Enjoy a Newcastle brown ale. http://youtu.be/-Jk4RueFBhk

Published on 2014-07-03 21:45:04 GMT

Come get a run in and play some touch tonight. Lake Highlands Park 7 until dark.

Published on 2014-07-01 20:54:19 GMT

It is with great displeasure that we have to announce that DARC Frightfish Tournament will be cancelled. The gloomy weather has made playing surfaces unusable for the weekend. We still wish to thank our tournament sponsors Kiolbassa Sausage, Central Dentist and Stealth Mode Games along with the clubs that were planning on participating for their support. You can join us tomorrow at 11AM at Ebeneezers for a viewing party of the rugby world cup final between New Zealand and Australia. DARC's next event is Friday 11/6/15 at Riverchase Golf Club in Coppell for the 2015 Susan David Memorial Golf tournament. Get your team signed up today!

Published on 2015-10-30 23:31:17 GMT

DARC is proud to announce that D.A.D Party Rentals will be providing a bounce house and Fun Time Faces TX will be providing a face painter for DARC Frightfish Tournament this Saturday! So don't miss out on this fun filled day of rugby and festivities!

Published on 2015-10-27 17:37:35 GMT

Due to poor weather conditions the friendly vs TCU RFC has been cancelled for tomorrow. Join us next week at Lake Highlands for Frightfish 2015!!

Published on 2015-10-23 17:07:02 GMT

It's too wet to train tonight but DARC will still be putting in work on structure of the game and theory.

Published on 2015-11-17 22:55:01 GMT

Announcing the 23 Knights selected to take on Maverick Rugby tomorrow in our first match of 2015/2016 DIII Rugby in the RRRC. DARC has worked tirelessly over the last four years to get to this point, a true club goal of fielding two competitive sides. With a strong influx of young players to the sport led by the leadership of a few DARC vets we're proud to field these men in the blue and gold! Kick Off at 2 PM Prairie Park in Grand Prairie Ted Langdon James Crowley Ryan Ibarra Richie Almond Jorge Flores Mauricio Pinto Robert Lindsey Kevin Works Gareth Ducray Donald Floyd Jr. Troy Glover Miles Herring Darren Scott Russell Sanders Tim Williams (C) Andrew Dowdy Tomas Larkin Erbold Uran Michael Brantley Michael Guillory Colt Baker Samier Saif Chris Keller

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