Washington Rugby Football Club

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Washington RFC
Full name Washington Rugby Football Club
Union USA Rugby
Nickname(s) Washington Rugby
Founded 1963
Ground(s) Hyde High School Rugby Park
President Kevin Gilligan
Coach(es) Craig McLeod
League(s) USA Rugby Marfu Division I
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website

Washington Rugby Football Club is a Division I rugby union team based in Washington, DC.


Washington RFC formed in February, 1963.

Cherry Blossom Tournament[edit]

Washington RFC founded the annual Cherry Blossom tournament in 1966.[1]


Notable players[edit]

Note: caps and participation are accurate as of 3 August 2006 [2]

Australia Wallabies[edit]

Past Wallabies[edit]

  • Mitchell Cox, scrum-half, two international caps [3]

USA Eagles[edit]

Past Eagles[edit]

Bill Bernhard 1987, Fullback

Rob Blackmore 1988(B), 1989, Prop

Robinson Bordley 1975, 1977–1978, Flyhalf

Mike Conroy 1977, Center

Mike Coyner 1998-1999, Flank, 7s

Al Dekin 1993, 7s

Chris Doherty 1984, 1987, Center, 7s

Michael Lancaster 1978, Prop

Rory Lewis 1990 - 1991, Wing, 7s

Dan Lyle 1993(B) 1993, Lock, 7s, 15s Captain

Gerry McDonald 1988(B) 1989 1995-1996, Prop; Scotland U21's

John Robbins 1988(B) Hooker

Paul Sheehy 1991 - 1993, Fullback, 7s; 1991 World Cup Player

Tom Smith 1978, 1980, Wing

Scott Stephens 1991 - 1993, Flank, 7s

George Sucher 1998, Prop; 1999 World Cup

Kevin Swords 1985 - 1986, Lock

Dan Wack 1976 - 1978, 1980, Center

Ken Wood 1977 - 1978, 1983,Coach/Manager

James Cassidy 2000(B), Prop

Francois Viljoen 2004-Current, Fullback

Owen Lentz 2006, Hooker

PJ Komonognam 2006, USA 7's

Andrew "Tui" Osbourne 2006, USA 7's

External links[edit]