Jay Hanson’s story is a classic one of the early days of the modern era of American rugby.
He found rugby where he could, and continued to perform at a high level whenever he did so. He played in high school in Maryland when that wasn’t really a thing. He attended TCU and found a club in Fort Worth to play for.
The Tropical 7s will return for 2021 after having to cancel last year because of the COVID pandemic.
Like pretty much every rugby event slated for any time after March 15, 2020 being called off, events and teams are slowly stepping back onto the field.
The Washington Loggers select-side program has announced that Central Washington University men’s varsity Head Coach Todd Thornley has joined the Loggers’ coaching staff.
The Met New York U23 Selects defeated a combined White Plains team 43-24 in a hastily-organized game Saturday in the New York area.
The Met NY team is comprised of players who played their high school rugby in the New York City area, and have gone on to college either nearby or far away.
Despite the COVID shutdowns, we’ve seen little pockets of rugby spring up around the USA, and one select side is doggedly trying to keep the dream alive.
The Met New York U23s powered by the New York Athletic Club Foundation is looking to get on the field. It’s a group of college-aged players, many of whom have played as teammates or opponents since high school.