Glendale Raptors

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Glendale Raptors
Full name Glendale Raptors
Nickname(s) Raptors
Location Glendale, Denver, CO
Ground(s) Infinity Park (Capacity: 5,000)
Coach(es) Andre Snyman
Captain(s) Zack Fenoglio
League(s) Pacific Rugby Premiership
2014 2nd (finalist)

The Glendale Raptors Men Division I team is a Colorado rugby club. The squad won the 2011 Division I Championships at Infinity Park. In 2012 Glendale lost the final to Belmont Shore.[1] In 2014 they will compete in the newly formed Pacific Rugby Premiership.

Squad[edit]

The 2012 squad contains 3 players who represented the US national team at the 2011 Rugby World Cup - James Paterson, Nese Malifa, and Nic Johnson.

Additionally, Iniki Fa'amusili played for the US U-20 national team that won the 2012 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Playing Squad 2012[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under IRB eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-IRB nationality.

Player Position Union
Stan Moaalii Hooker United States United States
Josh Sutcliffe Hooker Australia Australia
Dain Bassett Prop United States United States
Pat Carroll Prop United States United States
Chad Slaby Prop United States United States
Mike Tafel Prop United States United States
Matt Doubek Lock United States United States
Ryan Chapman Lock United States United States
Pieter Botha Flanker South Africa South Africa
Colby Knepp Flanker United States United States
Pat Doyle Flanker United States United States
Mike Kenyon Flanker United States United States
Nic Johnson Number 8 United States United States
Player Position Union
Andre Bachelet Scrum-half Australia Australia
Ata Malifa Outside-half United States United States
Valenese Malifa Outside-half United States United States
Justin Pauga Centre United States United States
Simon Dogbe Centre England England
Sam Botkin Centre United States United States
Daryl Furlong Centre Ireland Ireland
Douglas Graves Centre United States United States
James Paterson Wing United States United States
Bryan Evans Wing United States United States
Tyler Siegel Wing United States United States
Iniki Fa'amusili Wing United States United States
DeWon Reed Fullback United States United States
Spencer Scott Fullback United States United States
  • Bold indicates internationally capped player.

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