Today, the Ruck Science team is pleased to announce our latest partnership. This time, with one of the leading ARP rugby franchises, Old Blue. The partnership will allow Old Blue to benefit from the Ruck Science sponsorship program, having already received their first donation in September of this year.
Old Blue Rugby is an amateur rugby club based in New York City. The club was founded in 1963 by Columbia University Alumni and competes at the highest level in US as part of the Atlantic Rugby Premiership. Old Blue is made up of amateur players, coaches and administrators with a professional attitude and ethos. With a rich history of success in various different leagues and competitions across the country. The club’s premiership ship has won 78% of their matches from 1990 to 2000. The rugby community identifies Old Blue with excellence. With over 50 championships, every game played against Old Blue is a like championship game.
Read more about the club’s history here:
Watch Old Blue in action
How to support the club
There are three main ways you can do this. Firstly, buy some merchandise from their online store. Old Blue are supported by a really fantastic apparel manufacturer, Paladin Sports. Click this link to see the full range of Old Blue training and supporters gear. Secondly, you can make a purchase on our website and enter the name “Old Blue” as your rugby club during the checkout process. If you’re a member of the club, watch your email inbox because you’ll be receiving an intro-coupon for 30% off anything on our store in the next few days. Finally, you can donate directly to the club through their gofundme calendar campaign. Well worth a look for the lady in your life.
Fundraising & charity
The Kits Off campaign is a collaboration between Old Blue RFC player Harry Higgins and Fashion photographer Jade Young. The two created a non-profit calendar to help raise awareness for individuals living with paralysis and spinal cord injury. Proceeds from sales of the calendar go to “The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation” as well as the “Wounded Warrior Project." For more information about Kits Off or to purchase a calendar, take a look at their website here.
Being one of the premier rugby clubs in the country, Old Blue is packed with international-quality talent. With USA Eagles representatives including James Bird, Harry Higgins, and Nate Augspurger to name just a few. The club has been blessed with talent in recent years. But the progression of players through to representative level also speaks volumes are the quality of the coaching staff at Old Blue.
For Old Blue Players/Supporters
A couple things to keep in mind if you want to try out Ruck Science and compare us to other supplement manufacturers:
Sign up for Rucks (our rewards program) and you’ll get $20 to spend before your first purchase. Check out the supplement sample stack which has all 4 of our custom supplement blends in a handy carrying stack for just $20. Enter “Old Blue” as your rugby club during the checkout process so we know where to send your donation