Open Tryouts


This is your chance to play professional rugby for the Gold!

Open Tryout Registration:

NOLA Gold is proud to announce our USA Open Tryouts along with 20 invitational spots in our High Performance Academy beginning in November!
Each athlete has the opportunity to show our coaches that they belong in Major League Rugby by performing a series of drills & exercises at our tryout. All athletes who stand out among their peers will be invited to join NOLA Gold on a professional or Academy contract for the upcoming 2018/19 season.
We believe the United States has the best athletes in the world and we are thrilled to be able to offer some young(or old) hopefuls the opportunity of a lifetime!
To register, fill out the waiver below and complete payment to reserve your spot!


Athletes will be evaluated by:

Former USA Eagles Attack Coach & NOLA Gold Head Coach- Nate Osborne
NOLA Gold Captain and USA Hawks Rugby League player- Taylor Howden
NOLA Gold GM- Ryan Fitzgerald


Ages 18+ 


Cost $50 online, $75 day of tryout


Open Tryout Locations:                

New Orleans, LA
  Sunday August 19
  Time: 12:00-4:00pm
  City Park- Magnolia Field
  10 Magnolia Dr. New Orleans, LA 70124

Mobile, AL
  Sunday September 2             
  Time: 12:00-4:00pm             
  Spring Hill College

Southern Pines, NC 
  Sunday October 21             
  Time: 12:00-4:00pm
  National Athletic Village (NAV)
  201 Air Tool Dr. Southern Pines, NC 28387

Contact Taylor Howden for questions:

REGISTER NOW for your shot to become a Professional Rugby Player!

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