Rugby for Men, Women and Junior players of all ages and abilities.

Based in Edmonton, we offer a warm friendly atmosphere and a vibrant social line up throughout the year. If you are a long-time rugby player or you are just starting to play, come out to a practice and see what the Pirates can offer you!

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  • 2019 AGM Minutes are available for review now! Please welcome the 2019-2020 Pirates Board President – Kate Elizabeth (Childs) Vice President – Angela Lieu Treasurer – Alexa Fleming Secretary – Michelle Maycock Men’s VP – Bryce Michael Grozli Women’s VP – Karlee Walters Facilities VP – Kahlan Lukacs Social VP – Sabrina Hewitt MALs – […]

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  • Our annual high school sevens tournament is approaching quickly! Please see the documents below for information regarding pools, schedules, and FAQ’s. Frequently Asked Questions: Parking, Concession, Facility Access Time Pool Information Game Schedule  

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Upcoming EventsFull Calendar »
  • Upcoming Events

    Wed 30

    October Board Meeting

    October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Senior RugbyMore Info »
The Pirates offer senior rugby programs for both Men and Women. We welcome experienced and new players and have a policy of playing those who come to practice.
Junior RugbyMore Info »
The junior rugby season runs from the beginning of May to the end of July. Under 7 and Under 9 groups play flag rugby, contact is introduced at the Under 11 level. Teams are co-ed from Under 7 to Under 11, boys and girls are separated at the Under 13 level.
ClubhouseMore Info »
The Pirates clubhouse and fields are available for rentals. The clubhouse has a capacity of ~100 people with a full kitchen, bar, and patio with barbeque. three full sized rugby pitches, with extra space in the northwest corner, that can be used for a variety of field sports. Change areas and showers may be able to be rented.
HistoryMore »
The Edmonton Rugby Football Club was formed in 1953, most of their games were played against Calgary teams until 1958 when a group broke away and formed a second team. There now being two rugby clubs in Edmonton, it was decided to give the club a second name to avoid confusion. The name chosen was the Pirates after the famous Cornish team, the Penzance Pirates.