Fog Friday Beer Bust! - Jan 22 @ 6pm

This Friday, January 22, join the men and women of Fog Rugby at the LookOut Bar in the Castro to enjoy all the Budweiser beer you can drink from 6pm to 9:30pm for only $10!

Be sure to check out the selection of Fog Rugby T-shirts and hats on sale that night. We’ll also be raffling off exciting prizes throughout the evening.

Come on out, unwind after a hard work-week, and enjoy a beer with the men and women of Fog Rugby.

Place: LookOut Bar (corner of 16th and Market Streets, San Francisco)
Date: Friday, January 22
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Fog Men vs. Mendocino - Jan 16

The Fog Men will try to capitalize on the momentum of last week’s victory as they face Mendocino Steam Donkeys this Saturday, January 16, on Treasure Island.

Last Saturday the Fog pleased crowds with a narrow 23-21 win over Berkeley in their first game of the 2010 NCRFU league season.

This Saturday’s game schedule is as follows:

Match 1: Berkeley A vs. Aptos - 11:30 am kick-off
Match 2: Fog B vs. Berkeley B/Aptos - 1:00 pm kick-off
Match 3: Fog A vs. Mendocino - 2:30 pm kick-off

Fog Men's season opener this Saturday

Need some inspiration to help you stick to your new year’s resolutions of getting in shape? Start the year off right by coming out to support Fog Rugby in their season opener.

The Fog Men face Berkeley this Saturday, Jan 9, in their first Northern California Rugby Football Union (NCRFU) Division III match of the 2010 season.

The A-side match kicks off at 1pm at the Fog Rugby Pitch, with a B-side match to follow at 2:30pm.

Rugby star Gareth Thomas comes out as gay

Gareth Thomas

Former international rugby star Gareth Thomas became the first openly gay top-level rugby player after coming out in an interview with British newspaper The Daily Mail.

The 35-year-old Thomas, Wales’ most-capped player after appearing in 100 tests*, retired from internationals after the 2007 World Cup, but still plays for Welsh provincial side Cardiff Blues.

Read more about Gareth Thomas coming out in CNN and WalesOnline.

* Translation: Thomas was a member of the Welsh national team on 100 occasions against other teams in international competition.

Get ready for Fog Rugby in 2010!

The Fog Men will take a brief holiday break before launching into league play early next year.

This week’s Thursday night (12/24) training will be replaced by voluntary Christmas Eve touch rugby at Fog Rugby’s Treasure Island pitch.

Next week, the men will hold a regular training session on Tuesday, December 29, followed by a “Christmas and New Year’s Spectacular All-Welsh Pub Crawl” (further details available that night at training). Training is suspended on New Year’s Eve (Thursday, December 31).

Fog Rugby will be ringing in the New Year on Saturday, January 2, with a pre-season A-side vs. B-Side trial game at 1pm, January 2, on Treasure Island.

Regular training resumes on January 5 in preparation for the first league game of the 2010 season on Saturday, January 9, against Berkeley on Treasure Island.