GRR: Rugby Virginia
Boys HS select teams from Virginia and Maryland met last week on the campus of Mount Saint Mary's in warmup games leading up to the South Regional Cup Tournament.
The Fairfax Police Youth rugby team repeated as Rugby Virginia DII champions this spring, beating Western Loudoun 29-7 in the final.
Fairfax was led by Woodson HS football standout Daniel Trump, who played flanker for the rugby team and was hugely influential on the field.
The Fort Hunt Warriors concluded one of their best season Saturday with a 36-19 defeat of Prince William in the Rugby Virginia Boys DI state final.
This was Fort Hunt's third state championship in the past five years.
Forth Hunt and Prince William will meet for the Virginia state championship after both clubs won their semifinals Saturday.
For Fort Hunt, it was just another hugely impressive performance, as they slammed Newport News 59-0.
Fort Hunt came out of the Jesuit Rugby Classic with A 3-1 and another jolt of confidence for this highly-regarded Virginia team.
For Coach Dale Roach, it was a gratifying experience, shutting out St. Xavier, Gonzaga’s 2nd side, and Greenwich, before losing 24-0 to Gonzaga’s 1sts in the final.
Fort Hunt’s solid tackling and pressure defense was on display through the weekend.