Spring Newsletter (2023)

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Dear Fox Valley Rugby community,

Spring is here, and we’re excited to announce our upcoming schedule of events. From rugby matches to music concerts and pub crawls, we’ve got something for everyone. Check out our website for more information about each event.


  1. Talk Derby to Me Pub Crawl – May 6th, 2023. Come join us for a night of fun and drinks as we take over the downtown St. Charles bars. This year’s theme is Kentucky Derby, so don’t forget your fancy hats and bow ties! The crawl starts at 4 PM at Evergreen Pub. Grab your tickets here: https://www.foxvalleyrugby.org/product/pub-crawl/
  2. The Gilmour Project – May 19th, 2023. Join us at the Arcada Theatre as we take in Pink Floyd cover band “The Gilmour Project”! This is a great opportunity to support our team and enjoy some amazing music. Get your tickets here: https://www.foxvalleyrugby.org/product/the-gilmour-project/
  3. Chicago Hounds Tailgate – April 23rd, 2023. Don’t miss the chance to join our tailgate party before the Chicago Hounds game! We’ll be providing discounted tickets and tailgate packages, as well as combo bus packages from James O’Breen. Don’t miss out on the fun – grab your tickets here: https://www.foxvalleyrugby.org/product/saturday-night-lights/
  4. Saturday Night Lights – April 22nd, 2023. Fox Valley Rugby takes over Mooseheart Stadium for our first night game in forever. Come join us as we battle the West Des Moines Wombats in our newly minted battle for the inaugural Tasman Cup! This promises to be a thrilling match and we hope to see you all there to cheer on our team.


We are also excited to share our updated spring schedule for the upcoming season. Please mark your calendars for the following games and events:

  • April 1, 2023 – vs. Chicago Blaze at James O. Breen Community Park
  • April 8, 2023 – vs. Riot at James O. Breen Community Park (1:00 PM and 3:30 PM)
  • April 15, 2023 – at Lincoln Park
  • April 22, 2023 – “Fox Valley vs. Wombats Battle for the Bowl” at Mooseheart Stadium in Batavia, IL (7:30 PM)
  • April 23, 2023 – Chicago Hounds MLR Game – Fox Valley tailgate bus departs James O. Breen Community Park at 10:00 AM at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, IL
  • April 29, 2023 – vs. Chicago Blue at James O. Breen Community Park (1:00 PM)
  • May 6, 2023 – vs. Oshkosh + Pub Crawl at James O. Breen Community Park (1:00 PM)
  • May 13, 2023 – vs. Peoria at James O. Breen Community Park (1:00 PM)

For our most up to date schedule, please make sure to bookmark our schedule from our website: https://www.foxvalleyrugby.org/schedule/.

Best Regards,

Daniel Brinks
Fox Valley Rugby, President

Help Support Our Cause

As we prepare to take the field, we are reaching out to our community to ask for your support in the form of a donation.  At Fox Valley Rugby, we are more than just a sports team. We are a group of individuals who are passionate about rugby, camaraderie, and community. Our team is committed to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, and we strive to create opportunities for everyone in our community to enjoy rugby.

In order to achieve our goals, we need your help. Your generous donation will allow us to purchase new equipment, maintain our field, as well as cover the costs associated with trainers, match officials, and the great events we outlined above.

As a non-profit organization, every dollar we receive goes directly back into our team and community.  To make a donation, please visit our website at: https://www.foxvalleyrugby.org/donate/. If you are reading this and are already on our website, you should see links on this page.

Thank you for considering a donation to the Fox Valley Rugby Team. Your support will help us to continue to grow and provide opportunities to individuals of all ages and abilities in our community.

We hope to see you all at these events as we celebrate and support our team.

Go Fox Valley Rugby!

Josh Gaeth
Fox Valley Rugby, Head Coach

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