Washington Rugby Football Club

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Washington RFC
WRFC2.jpg
Full nameWashington Rugby Football Club
UnionUSA Rugby
Nickname(s)Washington Rugby
Founded1963
Ground(s)Hyde High School Rugby Park
PresidentKevin 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. Washington RFC formed in February, 1963. The team 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]

USA 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 U21s
  • 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 7s
  • Andrew "Tui" Osbourne 2006, USA 7s

Honours[edit]

  • Division 1 ERU Champions - 1988
    • Blume Trophy - 1971, 1974
  • Division 1 MARFU 15s 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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