Share Your Old Rugby Photos with the Free Jacks to Celebrate 150 Years of Rugby in New England and a Chance to WIN a Free Jacks Jersey!

by | May 7, 2024 | Blog, Featured News, News | 0 comments

Image featuring: Free Jacks CEO, Alex Magleby playing for the USA.
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Share Your Old Rugby Photos with the Free Jacks to Celebrate 150 Years of Rugby in New England and a chance to win a free jacks jersey!

150 years ago the first ever rugby game on American soil was played at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Though the laws were fairly different over a century ago, the spirit of rugby has stayed the same and grown across the nation, forming the beautiful community we cherish today. 

At the turn of the 20th century, rugby was famously played at prestigious universities across America. Many rugby clubs in the United States were established in the 1960s and onwards when the sport was revived by former collegiate players who longed for the game they loved.

The New England Free Jacks are excited to celebrate the Sesquicentennial milestone of American rugby. Our team is calling on the Free Jacks’ faithful to help us archive historical photos and documents that tell the story of rugby in the United States.

 If you have any photos or documents from the formative years of rugby clubs across New England and the United States, please feel free to submit them, along with a short caption, to the Free Jacks for a future article that will anthologize the history of American rugby.

By submitting your photo, you will be automatically entered into a competition to win a Free Jacks’ Home Jersey! The winning photo will be used as the thumbnail and at the top of the article.

HOW TO SHARE YOUR PICTURES AND ENTER THE COMPETITION

1. Click here

2. Click select media and choose your photos from your device

3. Add your name, email and a caption about where you were and what year the picture was taken.

 

For full competition terms and conditions click here

For more opportunities to engage with the Free Jacks community, stay updated on future Free Jacks matches, festivals, and announcements through the Free Jacks’ news page: www.freejacks.com/news

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By continuing to use this website, you acknowledge and agree to abide by these terms regarding the use and distribution of Images.

PHOTOGRAPHY DISCLAIMER

By entering Veterans Memorial Stadium you are entering an area where photography, audio and video recording may occur.

Your entry and presence on the event premises constitutes your consent to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction of any and all recorded media of your appearance, voice, and name for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity in connection with the Horizon Foundation and its initiatives, including, by way of example only, use on websites, in social media, news and advertising.

By entering the event premises, you waive and release any claims you may have related to the use of recorded media of you at the event, including, without limitation, any right to inspect or approve the photo, video or audio recording of you, any claims for invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity, defamation, and copyright infringement or for any fees for use of such record media.

You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on this consent. If you do not agree to the foregoing, please do not enter the event premises.

However, if you would like an image removed from this page please contact

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Written By:

Colin Elliott

Staff Writer, Intern, @ New England Free Jacks

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