The lads at Play Rugby USA are getting on their boots for a select side match against English visitors, Durham University. The game is taking place in New York City on Thursday July 15th at 7pm. Although the final roster won't be announced until next week, the current team will include 15 of PRUSA's male coaching staff and is based off a stringent selection criteria including involvement with PRUSA, availability for game & post match, and good looks!
Current team Roster:
Mark Griffin (Old Blue, Founder PRUSA), Connor Coyne (NYAC), Andy King (NYAC),Troy Bartley (NYAC),Abe Cohen (Old Blue, PRUSA Coach) ,Justin Ripley (Old Blue, PRUSA Coach), James Lik (Old Blue), Jonathan Kaplan (Old Blue), Aaron Ellison (Old Blue), Bryan Vale (Village Lions, PRUSA Coach & Office Manager),AJ Cush (NY Rugby Club, PRUSA Coach), Cameron Sinclair (PRUSA volunteer), Jonny Hoehman (Old Blue, PRUSA volunteer), Andrew Kremser (PAC (DC), PRUSA Program Manager, DC)*
Christian Mayo, (NYAC, PRUSA Program Director), Dominic Wareing, (Old Blue, PRUSA Coach Director), Justin Goonan (Boston, PRUSA Program Director)*, Gareth Redding, (Uni Glamorgan, PRUSA Coach),Tom Hatfield, (Uni Glamorgan, PRUSA Coach), Chris Day, (Uni Glamorgan, PRUSA Coach), Andrew Fern, (Uni Glamorgan, PRUSA Coach), Kirk Miller, (Old Blue), Elliot Rechtin, (Old Blue, PRUSA Coach), Luke Hume, (Old Blue),Willie Dominguez, NY Rugby Club, PRUSA Coach
* to be confirmed.
Coaching & Management:
Leo Purtill (Manager), Bruce McLane (Head Coach), Craig Levine (Forward's coach: team motivational speaker).
When: Kick off 7pm.
Why: Last match of Durham's East Coast rugby tour before heading to Canada.
Who: The lads below, but PLEASE BRING ALL YOUR FRIENDS. This will be a fantastic night of rugby on and off the field.
Cover: There is no charge for match or social although we would welcome donations on the evening to help cover the costs of the event.
For further information, please visit playrugbyusa.com
Should make for a great night of rugby!