Girls High School

2015 - Illinois State Final 4 2016 - Illinois State Final 4

What are Cailíní?

Cailíní is an Irish word meaning Girls.

The Cailíní

Head Coach: Laurence Hornibrook | Assistant Coaches: David Wadi, Bryan Blanch

The Chillicothe Cailíní are a girls high school rugby team for students in grades 9-12.

The Cailíní compete in Rugby Illinois Girls Division 1, along with teams from Aurora, Chicago, Elgin, Palatine, Plainfield, Rockford, and Sycamore.

While most players are from Illinois Valley Central High School in Chillicothe, players also come from across the Peoria area.

The competitive season is in April and May, with most matches played on Saturdays. The state championships are played on Memorial Day in Chicago. Practices are Mondays and Wednesdays during the season, but winter pre-season practices may be on a different schedule. Check the calendar for the schedule.


2016 TV News Feature on WMBD/WYZZ:

All Girls Rugby Team a Hit in Chillicothe