Midwest Selects Camp – Saturday

For all the Midwest players out there …

My team, the Wisconsin Women, is hosting the second (and last) Midwest 15’s Selects Camp this Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22. Hopefully, everyone who’s eligible and interested has heard about it and is attending. It’s an open try-out camp for players 18 & over.

Midwest Women’s 15s All-Star Camp
April 21&22
Madison, Wisconsin

This two-day camp is the second of two camps for selecting and preparing the Midwest Women’s All-star 15s team for this season’s All-Star events.
Players are expected to attend one of the two camps to be eligible for selection.

Saturday will include sessions on continuity, defense, set piece possessions, and minor fitness testing (no bleep test, perhaps a timed 40). The Sunday morning session will focus on team play with scrimmages in the early afternoon. All experienced players are welcome to attend. Coaches are also welcome!

Tentative schedule of activities:

9:30 Registration
10:00-12:00 Ball handling; continuity skills
2:00-4:00 Unit work; team defense
Evening: Social at Wilson’s Bar & Grill ($10 All You Can Eat Spaghetti, Salad, Bread, Desserts, Soda … All funds raised help Wisconsin Women travel to USA Rugby D-1 Challenge Match in Seattle, WA).

9:00-11:00 Unit work if needed; team tactics; organize scrimmage teams
12:30-3:00 Scrimmage

What you should bring:
• Clothing for two days of practices, including a dark and light jersey, if possible
• Water

Fields: Yahara Rugby Field, aka “The Dump”. See http://www.wwrfc.com/directions.htm (bottom of page) for directions and map.

If you have questions about the camp structure or activities or would
like to volunteer to help in any capacity, please contact Martha Daines at

If you have questions about getting to Madison or logistics, contact ww_rfc@yahoo.com.

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