Rugby - Men's

Bianca Ortiz-Pallen wins Elite Camper 2013 at Nike Rugby Camp

Stanford University, Director Of Rugby, recognizes Bishop O’Dowd’s Bianca Ortiz-Pallen (2016) as the 2013 Nike Elite Camper, the highest honor awarded by Elite Rugby Camps USA.

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2013 Rugby Skills Camp Team Members

Touch Rugby Tournament and Awards Picnic

The 2nd annual Touch Rugby Tournament and End of Season Awards Picnic was held on Sunday, May 19. Six coed teams made up of current players, alumni and family members took to the field and, initially, “Ari’s Annihilators,” “Team Gretchen” and “The Ari Killers” looked to be the teams to beat. But a late run of form by Team USA would carry the day, defeating the stacked “Ari Killers,” 7-4, in the championship match. Some highlights included the dazzling play of parents Helen Garfinkle (Ari Flink’s Mom) and Greg Nuti (Corey’s dad), which gives merit to the saying “experience and guile will always defeat youth and skill.”

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Rugby Playoffs Schedule

Full NCIT Play Off Schedule Friday May 3 Jesuit JV Vs McClatchy 500pm Field 1 Jesuit Var Vs McClatchy Var 630pm Field 1 BOD JV vs Dixon JV 500pm Field 2 BOD Var Vs Dixon Var 630pm Field 2 Saturday May 4 JV Championship at 400pm Field 2 JV Consolation at 100pm Field 1 Var [...]

Men’s Playoff update 4-24-13

Men’s Play off Schedule Update Friday May 3 JV Vs Dixon at 500PM Varsity Vs Dixon at 630PM (DLS has withdrawn so we moved to 3) Venue Cherry Island Soccer Complex Sat May 4 Championship and Consolation Matches TBD

NCIT Rugby update

Both JV and Varsity Men will play Friday 5-3 evening and Saturday 5-4 afternoon. Match Times TBA. JVs play Dixon and Varsity plays Jesuit. The Women will have 2-3 matches on Saturday and 1 on Sunday. Times and Opponents TBA. Please make your hotel arrangements sooner rather than later. Orchid Suites Roseville. 916-784-2222.

This week

Training resumes Tuesday to Thursday 4-23 to 4-25 at HR 330-515 Saturday Team function TBA Playoff details TBA. ( I will have some info posted no later than Wednesday)



Director of Rugby
Head Varsity Coach

Ray Lehner
(510) 577-9100, ext. 232


Rugby Camp 2014

Youth Rugby Camp – Canceled
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