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2016 Spring Schedule

Jan. 16th vs. Tempe
Jan. 30th @ Temecula
Feb. 6th vs. Ventura
Feb. 20th @Santa Barbara
Feb. 27th @ SLO
Mar. 12th vs. Fullerton
Apr. 2nd vs. San Fernando
Apr. 9th @ Pasadena
Apr. 23rd Playoffs
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Practice time is now Tuesdays and Thursdays at Rillito Park from 6:30-8:30pm. 4502 N 1st Ave.

Posted:Thu Feb. 25th, 2016

Come out to our Meet and Greet Thursday July 30th at 7pm at Magpies on 4th Avenue. Meet the team and we'll go over all information you need to play.

Posted:Monday Jul. 27th, 2015

Practice begins on August 4th 2015 at Estevan Park from 5:30pm-dark and continues on Tuesdays and Thursdays thereafter. Estevan is located on Speedway and Main at 1000 N Main. Join our list serv to get updates or email info@lightningrugby.com

Posted:Tuesday Jul. 21th, 2015

Practice is at Mansfield Park from 6-8pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Mansfield is between Speedway and Grant at 2000 N 4th Ave. Join our list serv to get updates or email info@lightningrugby.com

Posted:Tuesday Jan. 13th, 2015

Practice begins July 29, 6pm at Estevan. Practice is from 6pm until dark at Estevan Park (speedway and main st). All new players are welcome. Practice location will change in September, so join our list serv to get the most updated information or email an officer!

Posted:Tuesday July 22nd, 2014

Come out to our friendly match against Tempe at Esetvan park. May 3rd Time: TBA.

Posted:Thursday April 24th, 2014

We are on winter break right now. Practices will resume Jan. 7th. Happy Holidays!

Posted:Tuesday Dec. 24th, 2013

We are selling Entertainment books to raise funds for our 2013-2014 Seasons. The books are $30 each and have custom versions so if you don't live in Tucson you can get one from an area near you. The book comes with an online membership which can double coupons or allow you to redem coupons with your smartphone. Visit our link to support OP Lightning Rugby.

Posted: Saturday Oct. 26th, 2013

Practice time has been changed to 6-8pm. Practices will still be held at Mansfield Park, 2000 N 4th Ave between Speedway and Grant, still Tues. and Thurs.

Posted: Thursday Oct. 10th, 2013

Practices will now be held at Mansfield Park, 2000 N 4th Ave between Speedway and Grant, still Tues. and Thurs. from 5:30-7:30PM. Estevan is being reseeded and so is closed for the next month. Please spread the word so everyone knows!

Posted: Tuesday Sept. 10th, 2013

If you are interested in playing rugby come to our Meet and Greet Thursday, Aug. 1st at Magpies Pizza, 605 N 4th Ave, from 6-7:30 PM. We'll go over the information you need to see if Rugby is for you. For more information contact Erin foudyaz@yahoo.com

Posted: Wednesday July. 24th, 2013

A big thank you to everyone who came out to Zombie Bingo! We'd like to thank Kappy's Bar and Sandwich Place for giving us a great place to play. We would also like to thank our sponsors and everyone who donated bingo prizes: Massage Envy, Sweet Cheeks, Head West Smoke Shop, Nail Trix, APEX Mixed Martial Arts, Trident Grill, Bookmans, ReActivate, Jimmy John's, Bare Minerals, CrossFit Works, Inc., Running Works, Raging Sage, Health is Wealth, Gadabout, Golden Eagle, Bud Light, Rubio's, and Haunted Hands Tattoo.

Posted: Thursday June. 27th, 2013

Dress as a zombie with the OP Lightning Women’s Rugby team & play bingo for the chance to win great prizes! $10 for 5 bingo cards & a Lightning Rugby cup. Additional cards only $1 ea.
Amazing Food, Drinks, & Raffles
Prize for Best Zombie
Proceeds go to OP Lightning’s 2013/2014 rugby season. Esteven Park.

Posted: Monday June. 17th, 2013

Lightning's last league home game is this Saturday. Lightning goes up against the Las Vegas Slots. Kick off is at 11am. Our Home Pitch is at Esteven Park.

Posted: Monday April. 18th, 2013

Lightning's last two games are coming soon. April 13th Lighting takes on Santa Monica at 12:20pm. Then on April 20th we go up against the Las Vegas Slots. Time TBA. Hope to see you at Esteven Park for our last two games of the season.

Posted: Monday April. 8th, 2013

Come out to the Round Robin on December 1st. Lighting, UofA A side, UofA B side, and NAU will play some 20 min halfs against each other. Kickoff is at 9am. The last game is scheduled to start at 2pm. Hope to see you at Esteven Park on Saturday.

Posted: Monday Nov. 26, 2012

Order your very own personalized Old Pueblo Lightning Rugby jersey. Deadline is Nov. 1st. Find out more info.

Posted: Monday Nov. 26, 2012

Order your very own personalized Old Pueblo Lightning Rugby jersey for a limited time. Find out more info.

Posted: Thursday Oct. 25, 2012

Practice field changed to Vista Del Prado park and practice time will change to 6-8pm.

Posted: Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012

Special thanks to Kappy's Bar and Sandwich Place for hosting Jersey Bingo. Thanks to everyone that came out to Jersey Bingo and to everyone who donated prizes: Bud Light, Massage Envy Spa, Boca, Bare Minerals Make up, Sweet Cheeks, Grimaldi's , Allegro's Gelato, Z Salon and Botique, and ReActive

Posted: Saturday Sept. 29, 2012

The fall season has started. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-7pm at Esteven Park. Come out and join us!

Posted: Monday August 6, 2012

Meet and Greet July 24th and July 26th. Come one of these two nights to meet the team and see if Rugby is for you. 6:30-8pm at Bumsted's on 4th Ave. For more info contact our recruiting chair Pineapple emlkb@msn.com

Posted: Thursday July 19, 2012

Come support your local women's rugby team in your best dress! $10 admission at the door includes cup and bingo cards. Fabulous prizes! 50/50 raffle! Wear your best dress or suit to be voted Prom King or Queen before the night ends!

Posted: Sunday Jun. 17, 2012

Lightning merchandise is now available! Check out our merchandise at https://lightningrugby2012.itemorder.com/shop. Orders will be received throughout May. The items will be shipped to the team at the end of June and can be picked up from Amy or a teammember. If you live outside of Tucson we can arrange something email info@lightningrugby.com.

Lightning makes a small profit on each item so pass the link out to friends, family, and alumni.

Note: The sublimation shirts have a minimum order of 48 so if not enough people order those, we will email you and let you know.

Posted: Tuesday May. 1, 2012

Come see Lightning in their last home game of the season. Tucson Lightning has a friendly against Tempe Saturday April 14th. Field and time to be announced.

Posted: Sunday Apr. 8, 2012

Practice field changed to Esteven for the remainder of the season. 5:30pm until it gets too dark.

Posted: Sunday Apr. 8, 2012

80's Bingo at Kappy's Feb 25th starting at 7pm. Come in your best 80's getup. Entrance is $10 for a Lightning souvenir cup and 5 bingo cards. The cup gets you $1 beers until the keg runs out. Drink specials to be announced.

Posted: Tuesday Feb. 20, 2012

The latest Lightning Women's Rugby newsletter is posted to the media page.

Posted: Tuesday Feb. 9, 2012

If you missed Lightning on the Frank Show you can now listen to it on the media page.

Posted: Tuesday Jan. 31, 2012

Tucson Lightning takes on the San Diego Surfer's B side team. Saturday Jan. 21th 11am at Estevan Park (Main and Speedway). This is first game of our league season and 1 of 2 remaining home games.

Posted: Thursday Jan. 19, 2012

Catch some of the Lightning Rugby girls on The Frank Show Thursday Jan. 19th in the 9am hour.

Posted: Wed Jan. 18, 2012

Tucson Lightning beat the University of Arizona Women in the friendly season opener. The score was Lightning 37-13 Arizona.

Posted: Sunday Jan. 15, 2012

Tucson Lightning takes on the University of Arizona Women's team. Sunday Jan. 15th 11am at Estevan Park. The friendly will be comprised of four 20 minute quarters in this season starter.

Posted: Tuesday Jan. 10, 2012

Lightning Rugby is training Mondays and Wednesdays at Crossfit Works. At the start of the new year Crossfit Works started Lightning on a training schedule to increase strength. If any other players would like to join in contact Jenna.

Missed us on the The Frank Show?. Listen to it on our media page.

Catch some of the Lightning Rugby girls on The Frank Show Friday Dec. 2nd around 9am. Tune in as Pineapple, Vdawg, and Susan talk to Frank about upcoming events.


Join us at Empire Pizza & Pub for a post-Thanksgiving gathering. Empire Pizza will be open Thanksgiving night for a benfit night for us. They will have 241 slices and 241 drinks, 7pm til 2am. Come on out after dinner with the family.