Interested in giving rugby a try?

Looking for a competitive outlet?

Aiming to continue your rugby career in a great environment?

The Clayton Rugby Football Club is made up of players, of all skill levels, ages 18 and over. The club currently fields three sides and is only one of three clubs in the Carolinas that fields teams in multiple divisions. The Clayton RFC has grown quickly since our first game in 2014 and aspires to be a model club in the Carolinas and USA Rugby. We were recently rated as the 5th fastest growing new club in the USA by USA Rugby. We aim to continue that growth well into the future as we expand our programs and offerings to our members.

The Bootleggers 1st XV are the club’s main competitive side and is actively recruiting experienced players and athletes to help us move up the competitive ladder in USA Rugby. Our 1st XV is currently in Division 3 of the Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union. Our 2nd side serves as our developmental team for new players, social players, and Old Boys. The 2nds currently play in Division 4 of the CGRU. The Club also fields an Old Boys side that plays occasionally throughout the year.

No experience is necessary to play. The Clayton RFC has a culture that encourages and welcomes brand new players to the sport of rugby.

The club practices twice per week from early January until mid-November with a break during the Summer (if you want that is). The club is a member of the Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union as well as USA Rugby which is the governing body for the sport in the United States.

To learn more about the Clayton Bootleggers or if you would like to join, please contact us at:

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