Rugby cleats can be purchased and
will cost anywhere from $35 to $90 but football or soccer cleats are
Rugby balls are recommended but are
not required and they run about $20.
In addition, a mouth guard or gum
mandatory in regulation play. Every mouth is different so you will need to follow the directions on
the package to mold the mouth guard to your teeth. This is an
extremely important piece of equipment for the rugby player.
There is an optional soft-padded head
gear called a scrum cap used to protect the pack player's ears and head in the
scrum. Scrum caps are highly recommended by not required unless
you have had a previous head injury like a concussion. This
headgear is usually made from light synthetic materials. It is
important to remember to get the right fit and to make sure it is
The club supplies jerseys, sometimes
for a fee, but in all cases you will need to purchase your own
socks and shorts. You will also need spandex shorts to wear under
the rugby shorts in matches.
Gear can be purchased online or at
your local sporting goods store.