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Lost Afternoon Luncheon

Join the United States Rugby Foundation at the Lost Afternoon Luncheon in Washington, DC at the Mayflower Hotel on Friday, October 22nd.

Enjoy an afternoon of fun, socializing with old friends, teammates and new acquaintances the day before the US Men’s Eagles host the New Zealand All Blacks at FedEx Field. 

Registration deadline is Monday, October 18th @ 5:00 pm PST.

Here is the official itinerary for the Lost Afternoon Luncheon:
Friday, October 22nd
Reception 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Program 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (or maybe 4:00 pm)

As with past Lost Afternoon Luncheons, there’ll be a stellar group of speakers. This year’s lineup includes, US Eagles Men’s National Team head coach Gary Gold; MLR Commissioner George Killebrew; former United States Eagles captain Blaine Scully; Director of the North America Youth Rugby Referee Program Ken Fraine; and former DC Old Glory and Rugby World Cup Champion South African Springbok, Tendai Mtawarira.

One of the traditions of the Lost Afternoon Luncheon is the raffle and silent auctions of some great autographed rugby and baseball memorabilia. This year is no exception. Among the items being raffled off are:

  • USA replica jerseys autographed by: the Eagles team to face the All Blacks; the men’s and women’s US Olympic teams; and current and past US players

  • New Zealand All Blacks replica jerseys autographed by many of the current All Blacks on this tour and past All Blacks including, Ma’a Nonu, Kieran Read, Richie McCaw, the 2002 All Blacks Team, and the 2005 All Blacks Grand Slam Team

  • Baseballs autographed by some of Major League Baseball’s biggest stars including Clayton Kershaw, Miguel Cabrera, Kris Bryant, Buster Posey and Fernando Tatis, Jr.

  • In addition, a custom-made jersey signed by all of the victorious Rugby World Cup-winning captains will be on the auction block.

Help spread the word by telling your friends and teammates that the Lost Afternoon Luncheon is the place to be on Test Match Weekend!

The US Rugby Foundation would like to thank its Presenting Sponsors for this year’s Lost Afternoon Luncheon: Sheehy Auto Stores and Old Glory DC RFC. The USRF would also like to thank Budweiser for their support.


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