Washington Rugby Football Club

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Washington RFC
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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
www.washingtonrugbyclub.org

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

History[edit]

Washington RFC formed in February, 1963.

Cherry Blossom Tournament[edit]

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

Honors[edit]

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

Honours[edit]

First XV Honors[edit]

  • Division 1 ERU Champions - 1988
    • Blume Trophy - 1971, 1974
  • Division 1 MARFU 15's Champions - 1987, 1995
    • Division 1 MARFU Sevens Champions - 2003
  • Division 1 PRU Champions - 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993

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