Category Archives: Hammers

Portland Tournament

The tournament begins at 8:30 and is slated to end at 4:00 pm. 1.5 hour drive time from Hood River if no traffic

Address is ORSU Rugby Club
2565 SW Ek Rd
West Linn, OR

I-84 west to I-205 South

I-205 Exit 3 Stafford Road. Turn left at end of offramp

Turn left on Ek Rd (first left after HW overpass).

ORSU field house is on left 0.3 miles

If I-205 is SNAFU, try I-5 south to 205 and double back to exit 3.

Portland Tournament

A combined Gorge team will be playing at the Portland Invitational Touch Tournament this weekend. All players (and our spectator) are invited.

Portland Invitational Touch Tournament
Saturday July 27, 2013 – 9 AM – 4 PM (approx.)
ORSU Rugby Field (Fuller’s Farm)
2565 SW Elk Road
West Linn, OR 97068

There’s also a Touch rugby clinic on Friday:

US Touch Clinic
Friday July 26, 2013 – 3:30 PM – 7PM
ORSU Rugby Field (Fuller’s Farm)
2565 SW Elk Road
West Linn, OR 97068


Change of Venue for Hood River Hammers

I am very pleased to announce our new Fall/Winter FLOODLIT location:

We now play at Collins Baseball Field (May Street west of 13th Street)

5pm to 7pm under the lights each Tuesday

We need to collect $10 from each player and this will see us through to next March! Please can you give payments to Roston who fronted the money for the lights and field. Many thanks.

Hood River News

Nice article in the Hood River news about the Hammers:

“The Hood River Hammers are far meaner in name than demeanor. But rugby is a tough sport, and every club needs a hard-hitting title, even if it’s a complete façade.

The Hammers have been playing once week for more than a year now and are looking for fresh meat to throw into the mix during the club’s Tuesday evening pickup games.”

I think they get extra credit for using a cedilla in a story about rugby.

Read more here.

Columbia River All Players Championships

AAP: The All-comers championships start today at

Fans have been lining up for weeks. I’m not sure if
anyone saw the crush for tickets yesterday at the
school, but it is expected to be even greater today.

There are rumours that Sting may be joining Her
Majesty and the Obamas in the presidential box.
Unfortunately Ban Ki-moon has already sent his

Kick off is at 3pm. Hot chocolates at 4. Maya has
promised to think about attending. (hi Maya).

As you enter the school, feel free to grab a couple
of extra people and encourage them to come and play.

See you there.