This past weekend, Richmond Strikers Rugby played in their first tournament of the season at Carolina Ruggerfest in Charlotte, North Carolina. Strikers Rugby were represented by the 3rd & 4th grade boys team, the 5th & 6th grade boys team, the 7th & 8th grade boys team and the High School Junior Varsity and Varsity boys team. In addition, Strikers middle school girls’ players combined with the Raleigh Redhawks and the Strikers high school girls’ players combined with their Family team to compete. All teams were extremely competitive and even took home some hardware!
The 5th and 6th grade team and the High School Boys Varsity teams both took home the Plate Championship! In addition, the High School Girls Family team High School Boys JV team came in second in their divisions and were the Cup Runner-Ups. We are also extremely excited for the 3rd & 4th grade team and middle school girls who played in their first ever rugby matches!
Results from this weekend can be found at the links below:
- 3rd & 4th Grade Boys
- 5th & 6th Grade Boys
- 7th & 8th Grade Boys
- Middle School Girls (played with Raleigh Redhawks)
- High School Junior Varsity Boys
- High School Varsity Boys
- High School Girls Family (combined with Loudoun, Prince William & Vienna)
The spring season officially kicks of this weekend! The 5th & 6th and 7th & 8th grade teams will be playing in a round robin with teams from PAC and Vienna here in Richmond at Pouncey Tract Park beginning at 11am. The High School Varsity will also host a match against Norfolk at J Sergeant Reynolds Community College at noon. Our 3rd & 4th grade boys team will be traveling to Alexandria.