THE PEGASI:  FAIRFIELD COMBINED HIGH SCHOOL SIDE

Started in 2002, the Pegasi are a combination of Fairfield's Warde and Ludlow High School, along with players from other local high schools (Notre Dame, St. Joe's, Trumbull High, etc.).  The team routinely challenges for the State Championship having taken it in 2015 and 2016.

The high school program houses a freshman team, junior varsity team, and varsity team. Players come from Fairfield and neighboring towns to play. The High School program welcomes in “new to rugby” players. You do not need rugby experience to play. The official season runs March to May. Optional summer and fall tournament seasons are available for anyone interested in playing rugby on those seasons. Winter training is available January-March for those rugby players who want to get an early start. Players from all towns and high schools are welcome to play on the team.

The commitment is as follows:

·       Indoor Winter Training (Optional): Once/week on Sundays: 12-1

·       Spring Season: Four after-school practices/week (approx. start time is 4pm) and one game on Friday afternoon/evening

The High School/Under 18s rugby program is run by Robert Ehlers and Gennaro Gelsi. Bob Ehlers is President of the Fairfield Rugby Club and has served as coach of the Pegasi since its inception. Gennaro Gelsi is an experienced rugby player and coach who serves as a physical education teacher in the Fairfield Elementary Public School System. He also serves as the director of the U-10 Fairfield Flag Rugby Program and is a current Board member of Fairfield Rugby Club. 

Do you have any questions? Contact us at social@fairfieldrugby.org.

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