Growing old, Bette Davis once said, is not for sissies. Neither is rugby.
Although, sissies — and butch guys, and women — are invited to have their try at proving their toughness with a rugby boot camp held by the Dallas Diablos Saturday. New members who are curious about joining or just learning about the sport are asked to bring sturdy shorts, an old T, gym shoes, water, sunscreen … and a game face.
Lake Highlands Park Match Pitch, Buckner Boulevard and Lake Highlands Drive. Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. Free.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 2, 2009.