Miami Rugby Club

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Miami RFC
Full nameMiami Rugby Football Club, Incorporated
Nickname(s)The Black and Gold
Ground(s)German American Social Club (Practices) and Ron Ehmann Park (Games)
Coach(es)Wales Bill Clements
Captain(s)United States Craig Sykes, John Bankston
League(s)USA Rugby South Division 2, Florida Rugby Union
Team kit
Change kit

Miami Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club in Miami, Florida. According to rankings in Rugby Magazine, Miami lists amongst the top five clubs in the Southeastern United States. They have regularly won the Florida State Championship. Miami Rugby traces its origin to 1969 when it was founded by Reverend John Howells, who was the Anglican priest at the University of Miami and wanted to provide visiting British Royal Navy ships with competitive rugby. Miami Rugby competes in the USA Rugby South against clubs from Florida, as well as touring Argentine, British, German, Uruguayan, and West Indies Clubs. Miami Rugby has also toured the Americas.

Miami Rugby players come from all over the globe. Players from Miami Rugby have competed on United States Eagle National teams and on USA Rugby-South select side (all-star) teams. Miami Rugby players and “Old Boys” also lend coaching assistance to local universities such as University of Miami and Florida International University. Miami RFC Competes in the Premier Division within the Florida Rugby Union. As recently as 2008, Miami Rugby was ranked 19th in the nation by USA Rugby after winning a Florida State Championship. The club started a youth division in 2009.

Honors[edit]

  • Florida Cup
    • 1972, 1976, 1980, 1982, 1983, 2004, Champions
  • Daytona Beach Sevens
    • 2013, Champions
  • Fort Lauderdale Ruggerfest - (fka Spring Ruggerfest, fka International Rugby Tournament, fka Easter Seals Rugby Tournament)
    • 1983, 1997, Open Division Champions
  • Gold Coast Rugby Tournament
    • 1970, 1971, Champions
  • Invasion 7s - Lakewood Ranch
    • 2016, Champions
  • Orlando Invitational Rugby Tournament
    • 1999, Champions
  • Phillippe "Fiji" Leka Memorial 7s - Miami
    • 2016, Champions
    • 2013, 2nd Place
  • St. Patrick's Day Tournament - Savannah, Georgia
    • 1997, Gold Division 2nd Place
  • Sarasota Rugby 10-A-Side
    • 1997, Cup Division 1st Place
  • Sunshine State Games
    • 2016, Champions[1]
    • 2013, 2nd Place
  • Surfin' 7s
    • 2016, Cup Champions
    • 2016, Plate Champions
  • Todd Miller 7s - Clermont
    • 2016, Champions
    • 2001, Plate Division 1st Place
    • 1997, Open Cup Division Runners-up

(*FRU stopped sanctioning division 1 in 2013)

International Players[edit]

Current or former players that have represented their country

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

Player Position Union
Juampi Baptista Fly-half Venezuela Venezuela
Steve Gray (USA HOF) Fly-half United States United States
George Gutierrez Prop
Player Position Union
Rodrigo Salas Flanker Venezuela Venezuela
Leopoldo Sequeda Prop Venezuela Venezuela
Don Whittle Flanker Ireland Ireland

Results[edit]

  • As of February 2, 1977: 197 Wins and 27 Losses[2]
  • 1969-1977: 261 Wins and 30 Losses
  • 1978-1979: 37 Wins and 7 Losses
  • 1980: 41 Wins and 2 Losses
  • 1969-1981: 349 Wins, 39 Losses and 5 Ties
  • 1969-1983: 358 Wins and 42 Losses

Schedule for 1970:

  • Mar 28th vs. HMS Arethusa[3]
  • May vs. University of Florida, Gold Coast Rugby Tournament, Won 8-3
  • May vs. Freeport, Gold Coast Rugby Tournament, Won 6-3

Schedule for 1971:

  • Jan 16th vs. Baillou (Nassau)[4]
  • Jun vs. HMS Ark Royal
  • Jun 26th vs HMS Ark Royal[5]
  • Nov 14th vs. University of Florida Reserves, Orlando
  • Dec 4th at Aerowik (Kingston), Lost 16-6
  • Dec 5th at Jabaa (Kingston), Won 16-9[6]

Schedule for 1972:

  • Jan 8th vs. HMS Phoebe
  • Jan 22nd vs HMS Jupiter
  • Apr 15th Miami B vs. Nassau + Baillou, Gold Coast Rugby Tournament
  • Apr 15th Miami A vs. Pensacola, Gold Coast Rugby Tournament
  • Oct 7th at Orlando, Won 20-15
  • Oct 28th at Orlando, Cocoa
  • Dec 2nd Miami Red vs. Pensacola, Florida Cup, Lost 30-4
  • Dec 2nd Miami Black vs. Orlando, Florida Cup, Won 12-9
  • Dec 2nd Miami Red vs. University of South Florida, Florida Cup, Lost 16-0
  • Dec 2nd Miami Black vs. University of Florida, Florida Cup, Won 20-0
  • Dec 3rd Miami Red vs. Jacksonville, Florida Cup, Lost 11-4
  • Dec 3rd Miami Black vs. Florida State University - Final, Florida Cup, Won 15-13

Schedule for 1973:

  • Feb 23rd vs. Florida State University[7], Won 19-17[8]; Reserves Won 4-3
  • Mar 3rd at Orlando, Won 7-0
  • Oct 6th vs. Orlando, Won
  • Oct 13th vs. Jacksonville, Won
  • Nov 10th vs. University of South Florida, Won 30-14
  • Nov 17th at Orlando (14 wins in a row on Nov 16th)
  • Dec 15th vs. Trident, Florida Cup, Won 27-0
  • Dec 15th vs. University of South Florida, Florida Cup, Won 24-0
  • Dec 16th vs. Florida State University - Final, Florida Cup at the Tangerine Bowl, Lost 13-0

Schedule for 1974 (12-2 record for the year):

  • Jan 15th vs. Pueyrredón B (Argentina), Won 25-18[9]
  • Feb 23rd vs. HMS Fearless, Won 52-11
  • Mar 23rd vs. Orlando, Won 26-4
  • Sep 14th vs. Trident, Won
  • Oct 5th at Orlando, Lost 9-3
  • Nov 10th vs. Jacksonville, Won 48-0
  • Nov 12th vs. Trident
  • Dec 7th vs. University of Florida, Florida Cup, Won 10-6 (3 OT)
  • Dec 7th vs. Orlando, Florida Cup, Won 15-6
  • Dec 8th vs. Florida State University - Final, Florida Cup at the Tangerine Bowl, Lost 17-12

Schedule for 1975:

  • Jan vs. Club Pueyrredón (Argentina), Won
  • Mar 2nd vs. HMS Ark Royal, Won 12-9
  • Mar 4th vs. HMS Tartar, Won 42-4 (7th straight win)[10]
  • Apr 19th vs. Trident
  • Sep 17th vs. HMS Nubian, Won 15-6[11]
  • Sep 28th at Iron Horse
  • Dec 13th vs. Pensacola, Florida Cup, Won 24-0
  • Dec 14th vs. University of Florida - Semi-Final, Florida Cup, Won 10-0
  • Dec 14th vs. Tallahassee - Final, Florida Cup, Lost 16-6[12]

Schedule for 1976: Fall Season - 1st team 15 wins, 1 loss; 2nd team 7 wins, 3 losses, 1 tie[13]

  • Jan 10th vs. Alumni (Argentina)[14]
  • Jan 24th at Iron Horse
  • Jan 25th at Orlando
  • Mar 20th vs. Canadagua (NY) Vikings, Gator Invitational Rugby Tournament
  • Jul 3rd vs. HMS Ark Royal[15], Won
  • Sep 4th vs. Old Smugglers 2nd team, FIU 7s Tournament, Won 20-0[16]
  • Sep 4th Reserves vs. Trident 2nd team, FIU 7s Tournament, Won 20-3
  • Sep 4th 3rd team vs. Old Smugglers 3rd team, FIU 7s Tournament, Won 12-0
  • Sep 4th vs. Trident, FIU 7s Tournament, Won 24-0
  • Sep 4th Reserves vs. Old Smugglers 2nd team, FIU 7s Tournament, Won 30-0
  • Sep 4th 3rd team vs. Old Smugglers 3rd team/Naples, FIU 7s Tournament, Won 16-14
  • Sep 4th vs. Old Smugglers, FIU 7s Tournament, Won 28-7
  • Sep 4th Reserves vs. Trident, FIU 7s Tournament, Tied 10-10
  • Sep 11th vs. Trident, Won 28-3; Reserves Won 18-4[17]
  • Sep at Grand Cayman, Won 7-6
  • Sep Reserves vs. President's XV in Grand Cayman, Lost 9-7
  • Oct 2nd Reserves vs. Old Smugglers Reserves, Won 22-11
  • Oct 5th vs. Public School Wanderers (England), Won 16-10[18]
  • Oct 8th Reserves vs. Public School Wanderers, Lost 36-10
  • Oct 16th Reserves vs. Boca Raton, Won 16-10
  • Oct 23rd at Orlando, Won 19-6
  • Nov 6th vs. Freeport (Bahamas), Won 25-10[19]
  • Nov 7th Reserves vs. Freeport Reserves, Lost 6-4
  • Nov 13th vs. Boca Raton, Won 37-0
  • Nov 20th at Brevard, Won 41-22; Reserves Won 20-6
  • Dec 4th vs. Grand Cayman, Won 18-11
  • Dec 4th Reserves vs. Boca Raton, Won 25-0
  • Dec 5th Reserves vs. Grand Cayman Reserves, Won 26-10
  • Dec 11th vs. Jacksonville, Florida Cup, Won 19-4
  • Dec 11th vs. Tallahassee, Florida Cup, Won 7-4
  • Dec 12th vs. Old Smugglers - Final, Florida Cup, Won 20-0

Schedule for 1977[20]: 45-4 for '76/'77; First American team to win Mandeville 7s Tournament

  • Jan 8th vs. Boca Raton, Won 33-4; Reserves Won 32-0
  • Jan 15th at Freeport (Bahamas), Won 10-3
  • Jan 16th at Freeport, Won 18-0[21]
  • Jan 22nd vs. New York Athletic Club, Won 37-15
  • Jan 23rd Reserves vs. New York Athletic Club Reserves, Won 13-6[22]
  • Jan 25th Reserves vs. Old Smugglers Reserves, Won 16-0
  • Feb 1st vs. Sarnia (Canada), Won 28-18
  • Feb 3rd Reserves vs. Sarnia (Canada) Reserves, Won 16-6
  • Feb 5th at Tampa, Won 23-14; Reserves Won 22-0
  • Feb 16th Reserves vs. Princeton Old Boys, Lost 29-13
  • Feb 19th vs. Old Blue (NY), Lost 28-22; Reserves Lost 18-10
  • Feb 26 at Kingston Reserves, Mandeville All Caribbean 7s Tournament in Jamaica, Won 34-0
  • Feb 26 at Montego Bay, Mandeville All Caribbean 7s Tournament in Jamaica, Won 24-0
  • Feb 26 at Mandeville, Mandeville All Caribbean 7s Tournament in Jamaica, Won 20-0
  • Feb 26 at Arawak, Mandeville All Caribbean 7s Tournament in Jamaica, Won 26-0
  • Feb 26 at Kingston - Semi-final, Mandeville All Caribbean 7s Tournament in Jamaica, Won 20-0
  • Feb 26 at Mandeville - Final, Mandeville All Caribbean 7s Tournament in Jamaica, Won 16-8[23]
  • Mar 1st vs Western Illinois University, Won 66-3
  • Mar 3rd Reserves vs Western Illinois University Reserves
  • Mar 5th vs. Tampa/University of South Florida, Won 16-7; Reserves Won 12-4
  • Mar 8th vs. University of West Virginia, Won 38-3
  • Mar 10th Reserves vs. University of West Virginia, Won 74-3
  • Mar 12th vs. Orlando, Won 50-0
  • Mar 12th Reserves vs. University of Florida, Won 32-24
  • Mar 19th at Florida International Tournament in Gainesville
  • Mar 22nd vs. Kent State University, Won 24-7
  • Mar 26th vs. Iron Horse, Won 47-0; Reserves Lost 25-14
  • Apr 1-13 South American Tour
  • Apr 2nd Reserves vs. Camp LeJeune Marines
  • Apr 16th vs. Jamaican Barbarians
  • Apr 23rd at Fort Lauderdale, Won 86-0 *New state scoring record[24]
  • Apr 24th Reserves vs Boca Raton, Won 36-6
  • Apr 30th Reserves at Boca Raton, All Florida 7s Tournament in Miami, Won 22-0
  • Apr 30th at Boca Raton Reserves, All Florida 7s Tournament in Miami, Won 34-0
  • Apr 30th Reserves at Winter Park, All Florida 7s Tournament in Miami, Lost 20-0
  • Apr 30th at Winter Park, All Florida 7s Tournament in Miami, Won 26-6
  • Apr 30th vs. Miami Reserves, All Florida 7s Tournament in Miami, Won 24-6
  • Apr 30th Reserves at Trident, All Florida 7s Tournament in Miami, Won 16-4
  • Apr 30th at Trident, All Florida 7s Tournament in Miami, Won 30-0
  • Apr 30th at Boca Raton, All Florida 7s Tournament in Miami, Won 36-0[25]
  • May 3rd vs. Oldie Goldies
  • May 5th vs. Oldie Goldies
  • Sep 3rd vs. Trident - scrimmage
  • Sep 10th vs. Old Smugglers, Won 41-3; Reserves Lost 9-7
  • Sep 16th vs. HMS Diomedes, Won 66-6
  • Sep 17th Reserves vs. Trident Reserves, Won 26-3
  • Sep 17th 3rd team vs. Boca Raton 1st team, Won 20-9
  • Sep 24th at Grand Cayman (Bahamas), Won 21-8; Reserves Won 27-9
  • Oct 1st vs. Freeport (Bahamas)
  • Oct 2nd Reserves vs. Freeport Reserves

Schedule for 1978:

  • January 21-22 vs. Velox (Victoria, British Columbia)
  • January 27-29 at Freeport
  • January 27-29 at Bahamas
  • Feb 12-15 vs. Cardinal Newman (Argentina)
  • Feb 18th vs. Boston
  • Mar 4th vs. Tallahassee, Lost 20-17[26]
  • Mar 5th vs. East Carolina University
  • Mar 11th vs. East Carolina University
  • Mar 19-23 vs. Nottingham University (England)
  • Mar 25th at Freeport Festival
  • Apr 8th vs. University of Florida
  • Apr 11th vs. Old Illtydians (Wales)
  • Apr 13th vs. Old Illtydians
  • Apr 22nd vs. United Hospitals (England)
  • May 1-6 vs. Blackheath (England)
  • May 10th vs. Preston Gra-sshoppers (England)
  • June 5-8 vs. Lloyds Bank (England)

Schedule for 1979:

  • Jan 13th vs Trident, Won 46-6
  • Jan 28th vs. San Carlos (Argentina), Won 27-20
  • Feb 3rd vs. Ft. Lauderdale, Won 38-0
  • Feb 17th at Boca Raton, Won 28-14
  • Feb 19th vs. Western Ontario, Won 8-0
  • Feb 24th vs Orlando, Won 16-12
  • Mar 1st vs. Vancouver Rowing Club, Lost 12-14
  • March 3 vs. Boca Raton, Won 30-0
  • March 6 vs. Smugglers won 14-0
  • March 10 at Tallahassee, Lost 20-14; Reserves Lost 14-0[27]
  • Mar 13th vs. Xavier, Won 10-7; Reserves Lost 9-10
  • Mar 17th vs. Olivos, Lost 10-12
  • Mar 20th vs. Cal State, Lost 0-15
  • Mar 21st vs. Beacon Hill, Lost 13-0
  • Mar 28th vs. Courtland St., Won 26-0; Reserves Won 10-0
  • Apr 12th vs. Rhode Island, Won 24-6
  • Apr 14th Reserves at Pelicans - No score, Miami with 9 players
  • May 5th at Cayman, Won 15-6 and Won 19-4
  • June 2nd vs. Moseley (England), Lost
  • June 16th vs. Dry Gulch, Won
  • Dec 1st vs. Cayman Island RFC won 50-4
  • Dec 15th vs. HMS won 36-4

Schedule 1980: Florida 7s Champions and Florida Cup Champions - Fall season: 11 games won, 1 lost, and 1 tied

  • Feb 9th Reserves at Fort Myers, Lost 12-11
  • Feb 16th vs. Trident, Won 21-6
  • Feb 16th Reserves vs. Boca Raton, Lost 24-0
  • Feb 23rd at Fort Lauderdale, Won 40-6
  • Feb 28th Over 30s vs. Huntington, Drew 9-9
  • Mar 4th vs. Holy Cross, Won 46-4
  • Mar 8th vs. Jacksonville in Clearwater, State Championship, Won
  • Mar 11th Reserves vs. Columbia
  • Mar 13th Reserves vs. Xavier, Lost 16-4
  • Mar 15th vs. Nassau, Won 33-0
  • Mar 22nd at Cayman
  • Mar 25th Reserves vs. Smugglers, Won 10-6
  • Mar 30th vs. Colgate University, Won 20-8
  • Apr 3rd Reserves vs. Colgate University, Lost 21-9
  • Apr 12 at Louisiana State University, Southern Regionals, Lost 9-8
  • Apr 17th vs. West Bridgeford (England), Lost
  • May 13th vs. Penarth (Wales)
  • May 18th vs. Vale of Lune (England)
  • Aug 22nd vs. Henley (England)
  • Aug 31st 7s at Fort Myers
  • Sep 6th Reserves at Port Charlotte
  • Sep 13th at Fort Myers
  • Sep 13th Reserves vs. Trident
  • Sep 20th Reserves vs. Boca Raton
  • Sep 27th at Cayman
  • Oct 4th at University of Florida
  • Oct 4th Reserves at Fort Myers
  • Oct 11th Reserves at St. Leo's
  • Oct 15th vs. Orange Emus (Australia), Won 36-6
  • Oct 18th vs. Smugglers
  • Oct 18th Reserves vs. Brevard
  • Oct 21st vs. Smugglers, Won 10-9
  • Oct 25th at Trident
  • Oct 25th Reserves at Fort Lauderdale
  • Nov 1st Reserves at Palm Beach
  • Nov 4th vs. Mlablas (South Africa)
  • Nov 8th Reserves vs. Smugglers
  • Nov 15th at Boca Raton
  • Nov 22nd Reserves at University of South Florida
  • Nov 29th vs. Fort Lauderdale
  • Dec 6th at Florida Cup
  • Dec 6th vs. Cayman
  • Dec 13th vs. Grand Cayman

Schedule 1981:

  • Jan 1st vs. Sydney Teachers (Australia), Won 56-16
  • Jan 24th Reserves vs. Trident Reserves
  • Jan 31st vs. Trident, Won 28-3
  • Jan 31st Reserves vs. Ft. Lauderdale Reserves, Won 53-0
  • Feb 7th vs. Boca Raton, Won 32-3
  • Feb 7th Reserves vs. Palm Beach, Won 9-7
  • Feb 14th vs. Pelicans; Reserves
  • Feb 14th 2nd Reserves vs. Fort Myers
  • Feb 21st Reserves vs. Brevard won 48-0
  • Feb 28th at Boca Raton, Won 25-0; Reserves Won 25-3
  • Feb Reserves vs. Xavier of Ohio, Lost 12-8
  • Mar 7th vs. Manhattan, Lost; Reserves Won
  • Mar 14th Florida Championships at FIU Campus in Miami: Won Div. I by Forfeit and won Div. II against Fort Myers 32-0
  • Mar 21st won vs. Princeton College
  • Mar 22nd and 26th vs. College of London, England at home. Won
  • Mar 26th vs. Princeton at home. Aside won 90-0
  • Mar 28th vs. Ft. Lauderdale, away. Won A & B sides
  • Apr 7th Over 30s vs. Richmond Heavies (England), Won
  • Apr 11th at South Regional Championships, Lost 31-0
  • Apr 18th vs. Tamworth (England)
  • Apr 19th vs. Cardiff (Wales), Won 40-20
  • Apr 19th vs. Boca Raton, Won
  • Apr 25th at Eastern Finals
  • May 2nd vs. Pilgrim Fathers (England), Won 11-6
  • May 9th vs. Bristol (England), Lost 28-23
  • May 15th vs. Northern (England), Won
  • May 20th President's XV vs. Bristol (England), Lost
  • Aug 24th vs. Bath, Lost 53-6
  • Sep 5-7th at Fort Myers' 7s Tournament
  • Sep 12th at Orlando; Reserves too
  • Sep 19th Reserves at Trident
  • Sep 26th Reserves vs. Smugglers
  • Oct 9th at Grand Cayman; Reserves too
  • Oct 17th at Fort Lauderdale, Won 14-6
  • Oct 24th Reserves at Polk Pillagers
  • Oct 31st vs. Boca Raton, Won 7-6
  • Nov 7th vs. Smugglers, Won 14-13
  • Nov 7th Reserves vs. Palm Beach
  • Nov 14th vs. Brevard, Won
  • Nov 21st at Trident
  • Nov 26th Tour to Nassau

Schedule 1982:

  • Jan 30th Reserves vs. Fort Myers
  • Feb 6th at Iron Horse
  • Feb 13th vs. Fort Lauderdale
  • Feb 20th at Brevard
  • Feb 27th at Boca Raton; Reserves at Palm Beach
  • Mar 6th vs. Trident
  • Mar 9th vs. Georgetown University
  • Mar 10th Over 30s vs. West Chester State College
  • Mar 13th State Championship
  • Mar 19th vs. Princeton University
  • Mar 23-26 vs. Qatar
  • Apr 2nd vs. Bucknell
  • Apr 3rd vs. Pelicans; Reserves vs. Univeristy of South Florida
  • Apr 17th vs. Polk
  • May 1st at Palm beach
  • May 13th vs. Worthing (England)
  • Sep 5th Reserves at Fort Myers' 7s Tournament
  • Sep 11th vs. Trident, Friendly, Won
  • Sep 18th at Fort Myers, Won 8-6
  • Sep 25th vs. Trident, Lost 14-8; Reserves vs. Palm Beach, Lost 14-11
  • Oct 2nd Reserves vs. Trident, Won 20-0
  • Oct 3rd vs. HMS Broadsword, Won 28-0
  • Oct 9th at Fort Lauderdale, 18-8
  • Oct 16th at Palm Beach, Won 34-3; Reserves Won 10-4
  • Oct 23rd at Boca Raton, Won 11-3
  • Nov 6th Reserves vs. Fort Myers
  • Nov 13th at Orlando, Won 13-7; Reserves Won 11-0
  • Nov 20th vs. Brevard, Won 37-16
  • Nov 27th vs. Pelicans
  • Dec 4th Florida Cup

Schedule 1983: State And Regional Champions

  • Jan 15th vs. Tridents, Friendly, Won
  • Jan 22nd vs. Iron Horse
  • Jan 29th Reserves vs. Ft. Myers
  • Feb 1st vs. Boca Raton
  • Feb 5th Reserves at Palm Beach, Tied 16-16
  • Feb 12th vs. Ft Myers, Won 41-7
  • Feb 19th at Ft. Lauderdale, Won 19-12
  • Feb 26th Reserves at Daytona
  • Mar 5th at Pelicans, Won 19-10
  • Mar 6th Reserves at Tampa, Won
  • Mar 12th at Trident, Won
  • Mar 18th vs. University of Rhode Island
  • Mar 26th Iron Horse Tournament; Won 12-8, Lost 13-9, Won 8-4
  • Apr 2nd State Championship at home, Won 12-9
  • Apr 16-17 Regional Championship at home
  • Dec 4th vs. Iron Horse, won Florida Cup 14-13

Schedule 1988:

  • Feb 26th vs. University of Michigan
  • Feb 27th Florida Club Championship
  • Mar 3rd vs. San Isidro U23 (Argentina), Won
  • Mar 5th Fort Lauderdale Tournament, Lost
  • Mar 15/16 vs. Yale
  • Mar 19th vs. Ridge
  • Mar 26th vs. Jacksonville
  • Apr 2nd at Fort Lauderdale
  • Apr 3rd vs. Pubside (England)
  • Apr 9th vs. Trident
  • Apr 16th vs. Brevard
  • Apr 20/21 vs. Muscat (Oman)
  • Apr 26th vs. Muscat
  • Jun 18 vs. Toulouse (France)
  • Sep 10th at Brevard
  • Sep 24th at University of Florida
  • Sep 25th at Jacksonville
  • Oct 1st vs. Boca Raton
  • Oct 15th at Trident
  • Oct 22nd vs. Fort Lauderdale
  • Oct 29th at Fort Myers
  • Nov 5th at Pelicans
  • Nov 12th vs. Iron Horse
  • Nov 19th at Palm Beach
  • Dec 3rd Citrus Bowl Tournament

Schedule 1989:

  • Jan 21st at Orlando
  • Jan 30th at Trident
  • Feb 4th vs. Pelicans
  • Feb 11th vs. Boca Raton
  • Feb 18th at Iron Horse
  • Feb 25th vs. Tucumán Juniors (Argentina)
  • Mar 4th at Fort Lauderdale
  • Mar 11th vs. Space Coast
  • Mar 25th vs. Barnet (England)
  • Apr 1st vs. Fort Myers
  • Apr 8th Tournament in Jamaica
  • Apr 19th vs. Brüggen Bears (Germany)
  • Apr 22nd vs. Brevard
  • May 6th vs. Preston Grasshoppers (England)
  • May 8th vs. Preston Grasshoppers
  • May 20th vs. Llantrisant (Wales)
  • Jun 3rd Miami Group IV 7s Tournament
  • Aug 20th vs. Old Freemen's (England)
  • Sep 2nd Fort Myers 7s
  • Sep 16th vs. Iron Horse, Won 25-6
  • Sep 23rd vs. Trident; Reserves too
  • Sep 30th at Boca Raton; Reserves too
  • Oct 7th vs. Fort Lauderdale; Reserves too
  • Oct 14th vs. West Palm; Reserves too
  • Oct 21st Florida Rugby Union Club Championships, Clearwater
  • Oct 28th at Florida State University; Reserves too
  • Nov 4th vs. University of Florida; Reserves too
  • Nov 18th at Brevard
  • Nov 18th Reserves vs. University of Central Florida at Brevard
  • Dec 2nd Citrus Bowl Tournament

Schedule 2002:

  • Jan 12th vs. Tridents Won 31-18
  • Jan 26th vs. Tridents Lost 5-13
  • Feb 2nd vs. Fort Lauderdale Won 22-10
  • Feb 9th vs. Orlando Lost 19-34
  • Feb 16th vs. Fort Lauderdale tied 13-13
  • Mar 2nd vs. Orlando Won 10-30
  • Mar 9th vs. Pelicans Won 39-22
  • Mar 16th vs. Boca Raton, home
  • Mar 23rd vs. Pelicans, home
  • Apr 6th vs. Boca Raton, away

Schedule 2004:

  • Dec vs. Trident - Final, Florida Cup, Won 27-20

Schedule 2008:

Schedule 2009:

  • Sep 12th vs. Fort Lauderdale, home, won 40-0
  • Sep 19th vs. Tridents, away, Won 17-19
  • Sep 26th vs. Brevard, home, Won 46-7
  • Oct 17th vs. Boca Raton, Florida Cup, Lost 41-7
  • Oct 24th vs. Florida International University, away, Won 5-40
  • Nov 1st vs. Marista Rugby Club Mendoza U19, home, Lost 15-17
  • Nov 24th vs. Tridents, home, Won 33-10
  • Dec 5th vs. Boca Raton, away, Lost 23-17
  • Dec 12th vs. Naples, home, Won 26-3

Schedule 2011-2012:

Schedule 2012-2013 (0-9 in FRU DII):

Schedule 2013-2014 (11-1 in FRU DII):

  • Nov 16th vs. Naples, home, Won 44-12
  • Jan 18th vs. Fort Lauderdale, Won 30-8
  • Apr 12th vs. Fort Lauderdale - Final, Clermont, Won 37-10

Schedule 2014-2015 (2-2 in Florida Cup, 1-1-8 in FRU DII):

Schedule 2015-2016 (0-10 in FRU DII):

Schedule 2017:

Schedule 2018 (2-6 in FRU DII, 3-1 in Florida Cup):

  • Jun 23rd vs. University of South Florida, Surfin 7s West Palm Beach, Won 33-0
  • Jun 23rd vs. Neptunes, Surfin 7s West Palm Beach, Lost 26-10
  • Oct 6th vs. Florida Atlantic University, Won 28-14
  • Nov 10th vs. Trident, Florida Cup, Lost (forfeit)
  • Nov 10th vs. Columbus, Battleship Rugby Invitational Tournament, Won
  • Nov 10th vs. Baton Rouge, Battleship Rugby Invitational Tournament, Lost
  • Nov 11th vs. August, Battleship Rugby Invitational Tournament, Won (forfeit)
  • Nov 17th vs. Palm Beach Panthers, Florida Cup, Won
  • Dec 1st at Indian River, Florida Cup, Won (forfeit)
  • Dec 8th at Fort Lauderdale, Florida Cup, Won (forfeit)

References[edit]

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  5. ^ "What it was, was rugby". The Miami News. 25 Jun 1971.
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