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February 28, 2013

Local sports briefs

Rugby

Essex County Youth Rugby spring sign-ups are available at www.essexcountyyrfc.com/. Essex is now an affiliate of the London Irish Professional Rugby Club in England and is offering a three-day camp at Amesbury Sports Park during April vacation. Visit essexcountyyrfc.com for more information.

Youth Baseball/Softball

Amesbury Little League registration is open for the 2013 spring season. The program is open for boys and girls between 5 and 12 years of age. All registration for this season will be online at www.amesburylittleleague.org. Please register before March 1. If there are any questions please contact Peter Arsenault at pharsenault@msn.com.

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Byfield-Newbury Little League Baseball and Softball is accepting registration for all players K-8 at http://www.byfieldnewburylittleleague.com/ to register or contact the Registrar at bnllregistrar@gmail.com.Triathlon

The fourth annual Tri for the YWCA will be March 24 (8 a.m.) at the YWCA Greater Newburyport, 13 Market Street. Events will include an indoor swim of 10 minutes in a 25-yard pool; indoor cycle of 25 minutes on a spin bike; and a 3K outdoor run. This is for all ages and fitness levels. Enter as an individual or team. Registrants who are not members of the YWCA can pay a $5/visit “Drop in” fee for swim and bike practice. Register on line only: http://www.active.com/running/newburyport-ma/tri-for-the-ywca-2013/.

Hockey

Newburyport High hockey games are broadcast on WNBP 1450 AM or 106.1 FM.

Running

The Winner’s Circle Running Club Boston Training Run Series includes eight runs of increasing distances, held at two-week intervals, spanning the Boston training time frame. To make sure you don’t get bored, each run will be hosted by different WCRC members at different locations. All WCRC members are invited to participate, whether or not you are running Boston. Shorter courses will also be designed for each session for those not interested in marathon distances. If you would like to host, contact Mike McCormick at 978-382-0738 or mamcc12@gmail.com.

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