Rugby for Research

Rugby for Research is an annual charity youth rugby festival hosted by the Chillicothe Rugby Football Club.

Funds raised are donated to a charity selected annually by the players.

Pre-order a 2018 T-Shirt

Must order by April 23 to assure delivery at the event on May 5. Shirts ordered late will not be mailed and must be picked up at High 5 in Chillicothe.

Organizations Supported

Match Schedule

Other Activities

  • Small Business Showcase (over 30 craft and specialty item vendors)
  • Kids Zone
  • Food, Beverages, and Snacks
  • Commemorative T-Shirts
  • Large Silent Auction
  • 50/50 Raffles


CRFC Rugby Pitch behind Chillicothe Jr. High (914 West Truitt Avenue, Chillicothe, IL)

  • Free Parking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Kids Zone with playground equipment
  • Small bleachers (bring chairs if you can)
  • Voluntary donations collected at the gate