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Early Bird Registration will open on September 7, 2019 for the 2019/2020 season. Early Bird registrants will receive a free t-shirt. Please visit our registration site

Welcome to the West Houston Lions

The home of Senior, High School and Youth rugby in West Houston

West Houston Rugby Club

We are excited about the future of rugby in Houston and invite you to join the West Houston Lions!

We are a group of highly energized players, coaches, parents and kids with a passion for rugby, and a long track record of developing successful rugby teams. Our aim is to provide an enjoyable rugby experience for all our members.

Through our dedicated coaches and coordinators we develop successful rugby teams from Cubs through to Seniors in the West Houston area. We are now looking to welcome new players and to build on what has been achieved in previous seasons.

The Seniors teams have been playing since 2006. Our Men's First XV side was promoted to compete in the Red River Conference Division 1 beginning in the 2018/2019 season! In addition, we will continue to compete in RRRC's Divisions 2 and 4 as per our previous season 2018/2019.

As a club, we focus on developing all players from Cubs (age 3) through to Seniors. We aim to ensure that the children are learning and having fun, and that the parents feel part of the club too.

Come and join the Pride!

In Texas, the Land of Football, It's Rugby to the Rescue

Texas High School Coaches Association turns to a program born from Rugby to help teach football players the correct tackling techniques to help reduce the amount of injuries and improve the tackling percentage of their teams.

NY Times Article

 

A Lions Parent Says...

"I knew through marriage to a British rugby player that the sport was much more than playing a game. But until we moved to the Houston area and had our children play, I had no idea what a true family it creates. Many of us are transplants here with no other relatives around, or in many cases even in this country. But I can truly say that the people of West Houston Rugby Club have become family and we are so grateful to be part of this incredible bond across players, parents, coaches, and of course friends". - Liz Phillips, April 2018

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Thank you to our sponsors

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Ocean Offshore

Ocean Offshore, is a privately owned company that provides safe, efficient, reliable and compliant subsea support services to the Oil & Gas industry and Decommissioning sector.
With over 30 years’ experience in Subsea Construction and Engineering, Ocean Offshore provides clients with the highest quality of support services. A company built on extensive knowledge of the Marine, Subsea, Diving, Platform/Pipeline removal and Renewable industries, Ocean Offshore has established long standing relationships with many international clients.

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Sponsored by Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL)

Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL)

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Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) is the market leader in ingenious flex-lay solutions and services, reducing costs of subsea projects around the world. 

With its HQ in the UK and its USA base in Houston, MDL and West Houston Lions make a perfect match - strengthened by the sponsorship of the team’s training strips. 

For more information about MDL, visit their website: http://maritimedevelopments.com/

Sponsored by Progressive Global Energy

Progressive Global Energy

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Progressive Global Energy is a world-leading staffing company committed to connecting the right talent with the right opportunity in the diversified energy industry. We support our clients and candidates’ needs by delivering safe and compliant manpower services quickly and effectively.

We provide expertise and offer unique insight into international Energy markets to source the best and brightest talent across the following disciplines:

• Upstream: Exploration and production

• Midstream: Shipping, transportation, storage and wholesale marketing of crude or refined petroleum products

• Downstream & Chemicals: Refining of petroleum crude oil, processing and purifying of raw natural gas and processing of chemical products

• Power & Renewables: Generation, transmission, distribution and sale of power, biomass, solar and wind energy

For your recruitment needs please contact Matt McManus on 832-900-5969.

Sponsored by Red Line Athletics

Red Line Athletics

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We are pleased to welcome Red Line Athletics as our Official High Performance partner. 

"Welcome to RedLine Athletics Youth Athletic Training Center, where our goal is to transform you into the best young athlete you can be. No matter the sport, no matter your skill, RedLine will make you a better athlete FIRST and then work on your sports specific skills. We are equipped with top notch staff and the best equipment to help you along the way!"

Sponsored by Energy Conference Network

Energy Conference Network

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Welcome and thank you to Energy Conference Network who will be sponsoring some scholarships this season for Youth & High school players whose financial circumstances would otherwise prevent them from playing rugby. Thank you Energy Conference Network for supporting our rugby community!

The Energy Conference Network is a Katy based company that organizes some of the largest and most respected oil and gas conferences in the world. Its conferences focus on assisting oil and gas companies in their digital transformation journeys, addressing such technologies as IoT, blockchain, machine learning and AI.

https://energyconferencenetwork.com/

Sponsored by EnerMech

EnerMech

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Enermech are a well established and respected provider of mechanical services solutions to the international energy services sector. 

Sponsored by Clarksons

Clarksons

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Clarksons is the world’s leading provider of integrated shipping services, bringing our connections and experience to an international client base.

Sponsored by Advancial

Advancial

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Welcome and thank you to Advancial Credit Union who join us this season as the Official Credit Union and sponsor of the West Houston Rugby Club!

With a history dating back to 1937, Advancial is an established and pro-active full-service financial institution providing personal, convenient and innovative financial services.

As a member you will receive services far beyond basic banking:

- Free checking and ATMs nationwide
- Better rates of return on deposits
- Low cost financing for autos and mortgages
- Low rate credit card with rewards
- Youth and teen accounts
- Unbeatable member service

To open your account online go to: www.advancial.org/whrc or call 281.752.8117 to speak to your nearest representative.

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Siena Energy

The West Houston Rugby Club is very grateful to Siena Energy who have offered to sponsor some scholarships for Youth & High school players whose financial circumstances would otherwise prevent them from playing rugby. Thank you Neville Henry and Hugh Idstein for this generous contribution to our club and our community.

From Siena Energy:

Siena Energy is happy to help Youth Rugby in Houston by supporting West Houston Rugby Club
“Everything large starts out small but a large idea is never small”. We are pleased to support West Houston Rugby with 4 Rugby Scholarships and one day hope to see them leading to a shot at USA Eagles.

Neville Henry and Hugh Idstein
Siena Energy LLC

Sponsored by Coldwell Banker

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Sponsored by The Australian American Chamber of Commerce

The Australian American Chamber of Commerce

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The Australian American Chamber of Commerce Houston (AACC) is a private, non-profit membership organization, founded in 1988 to develop business growth and economic relations between Australia and the USA.  The AACC is an organization of business and professional people committed to fostering business relations between Australia and the United States, promoting cross-cultural understanding, and enhancing the quality of life of Australian expatriates who live and work in the U.S.  

In light of the AACC's mission of “Connecting Australia and America through business, culture and education”, the chamber arranges regular business and social events throughout the year, to enable members to maintain ties with Australia and the large expatriate community living and working in the United States. Events focus on Australian-US business relations and interesting, and current aspects of Australian art and culture. Upcoming 2018 events include monthly Sundowners/happy hours, the 10th annual Australia Day Family BBQ, the 10th Annual AACC Conference, Down Under Sounds - a celebration of Australian Music, and the 30th Anniversary of the AACC in Houston in the Fall.

The AACC is managed by a voluntary Board, and functions independently of the Australian government, although it enjoys the patronage and support of the Australian Consul General Houston.

Sponsored by Katy Family Dental Group

Katy Family Dental Group

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Dr. Jeff Keh

Owner Dentist

 

 Growing up in a medical family, I got to witness the miracles of modern medicine. Dentistry enables me to make my patients smile again and to smile with confidence! It has been my goal to build an office that delivers quality, comprehensive dental care to patients. Seeing my patients smile is the best gift I can hope for.


We have a small office, and we try to understand everyone’s specific needs. My staff and I have created an atmosphere that eases patients’ fear of the dentist, and we truly care about the general health and well-being of each patient we see.

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Contact

   

West Houston Rugby Club

Katy, Texas, 77494

Email: info@westhoustonrugby.com  

Facebook: West Houston Rugby Club

Phone: 281-513-1033