2020 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Virtual Induction Ceremony Presented by Penn Mutual is Now Available for Viewing!

In case you weren’t able to view it on Saturday, or you just want to watch it again, the 2020 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Virtual Induction Ceremony Presented by Penn Mutual is now available for viewing. The U.S. Rugby Foundation thanks

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US RUGBY FOUNDATION BALL GRANT RECIPIENT SPOTLIGHT – Shoreline Spartans Youth Rugby Club

Spartan Youth Rugby started in 2016 as a flag program with 7 children in Clinton, Connecticut.  In the last three years we have grown the flag program from that to roughly 40 youth players.  The youth rugby program plays in

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The 2020 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Program is Ready for Viewing

San Diego, California (November 13, 2020) – The 36-page 2020 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame virtual Induction Ceremony program is now available for viewing. The Rugby Foundation would like to thank the following program advertisers for their support of our virtual

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US Rugby Foundation Ball Grant Recipient Spotlight – Brooklyn Tech Rugby Football Club

The Brooklyn Tech Rugby Football Club was founded in the Fall of 2018. We are a two-season — fall and spring — high school rugby program complete with both boys and girls rugby sides. Both sides play separate, interscholastic competitions

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US Rugby Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Matt Godek

Matt Godek is regarded as one of the most influential ambassadors of the sport of rugby in America and the pioneer in the development of rugby equipment and supply. After playing rugby in college and the U.S. Army in the late

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US Rugby Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Mike Dunafon

Mike Dunafon’s American football career started in the 1960s and ended in 1977 after a stint with the Denver Broncos. He discovered rugby after moving to the British Virgin Islands in 1978, and played there until 1992. Mike went on to

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US Rugby Hall of Fame Craig Sweeney Award Winner: Dan Lyle

Dan Lyle was the original “Captain America” becoming the first USA player in the pro era to conquer the international stage both internationally and professionally.  The son of a two-star general gave rise to his leadership of both the US team

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Bob Erwin

US Rugby Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Bob Erwin

Bob Erwin played for and was involved in the formation of numerous rugby clubs throughout Texas, Indiana, and Minnesota. He gained experience as the president of the Minnesota Rugby Football Club from 1974-1976 and served on the board of the Minnesota

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US Rugby Hall of Fame Chairman’s Award Winner: 1976 USA Men’s Team vs Australia

1976 USA Men’s Team vs Australia – On January 31, 1976 in Anaheim, California, the U.S.A. Men’s National Team played against Australia in the Eagles’ first test match of the Modern Era. The USARFU was founded in 1975 with the purpose of acting

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Gerry Seymour

US Rugby Hall Of Fame Inductee: Gerry Seymour

Gerry Seymour was a rugby visionary who is credited with advancing the sport of rugby in middle America and beyond. Born in London, England in 1927, Seymour graduated from Westminster College prior to serving in the British Armed Forces. He came

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