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Rugby Athletic, BLK Partners with Belmont Shore RFC

By Belmont Shore Rugby Club, 12/20/17, 10:00AM PST


Media Release

Rugby Athletic, BLK Partners with Belmont Shore RFC

MINNETONKA, Minn.  -  Rugby Athletic and BLK (#Beyond Limits Known) have officially announced a new partnership in which they will be the official apparel and rugby kit provider to Belmont Shore RFC through 2020.

"We are excited to have Belmont Shore as a key partner for the next 3 years.  Belmont Shore is an elite division 1 and Pacific Rugby Premiership team known nationally throughout the US and it was a point to partner with them.  Belmont Shore will be a key in our west expansion.” Rugby Athletic’s Chris Babiash said.  

“Belmont Shore is a prolific club in both 15s and 7s and every year runs deep into the national playoffs.  We could not have landed a better California partner club”

Founded in 1964, Belmont Shore Rugby Football club is one of the premier rugby clubs in the United States, with a history of Championship winning teams throughout the age groups. Located in Long Beach, CA the club has a flourishing youth program, a traditionally dominate men’s program, and a women’s team competing in Division 1. The club provides rugby playing opportunities to individuals of all ages with or without any experience.

“Rugby Athletic have actually been helping Belmont for many years, we were just never in a position to fully partner with RA. This year we knew if we wanted to continue to make Belmont Shore one of the best clubs in the country we needed a partner that understood what we're trying to do and help us get to that next level. We knew that RA was that partner for us and we're excited to work with them over the next three years and hopefully longer.” Said, Ian Carpenter - Vice President Belmont Shore RFC.

For more information on BLK, feel free to visit  If you wish to learn more about the products available to your team or club, please visit or contact Rugby Athletic at  or via phone at 952-542-1725. 

To follow the Belmont Shore Rugby in their quest for a National Championship, like their page on Facebook at