2016 Spring

22
Mar
2016

Las Vegas Invitational Wrap-Up

  For the first time in club history the team traveled to Las Vegas to play in the Las Vegas Invitational. The boys have been training since early January, and were more than anxious to get out and play. Vegas brought out the best teams in the country all competing for a spot in the...
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03
Mar
2016

LVI Squad: Paul Coste

Not only is captain Paul Coste a physically dominant rugby player at 6’3″, he is also a natural leader of the club, pushing the boys of the NURFC to run faster, fight harder, and do better. Locally grown in Lexington, MA where he learned to go “bangs down”, Paul is an Economics major in his third...
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03
Mar
2016

LVI Squad: Peter Madden

Having grown up in Saranac Lake, NY in the Adirondacks, Senior Peter Madden is a natural outdoorsman and hiker, but more than that Peter is an integral part of the NURFC. At 6′, Peter’s size and athleticism come as a major advantage on the Sevens field where he has excelled in his three years with...
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03
Mar
2016

LVI Squad: Julian Bongrain

Hong Kong native Julian Bongrain is in his third year of playing for the NURFC and in that time has established his place among the high level skill players of the squad. 5’10” 180 lbs and a twin, Julian’s jukes and moves help make for big breaks on the pitch, moves that will be called into...
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02
Mar
2016

LVI Squad: Ryan Crowe

Even in his second year with the club, Ryan Crowe’s incredible speed and determination have solidified his place as one of the most valuable players on the team. A 5’10” 170lb native of Millstone, NJ, Ryan lived in London for four years where evidently the local rugby skills rubbed off and imbued him with a seemingly...
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02
Mar
2016

LVI Squad: Kai Killebrew

Though Kai has lived in five countries over his lifetime, he has made a real home for himself in the States with the NURFC. A 5’8″ 175lb native of Tokyo and former frequent hair-dyer, Kai has demonstrated his great versatility having gone from hooking on the XV team to sprinting in Sevens at Las Vegas. Only...
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02
Mar
2016

LVI Squad: Nolan Currie

Mr. Philadelphia Soul himself, Nolan Currie has been playing with the NURFC for three years now, driving the backs from his well-earned position at fly-half. When not running the esteemed and elite LLC which he co-partners with his roommate, Nolan is busy making big moves on the rugby pitch. At 5’8″ 170lbs, Nolan’s field sense and...
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02
Mar
2016

LVI Squad: Dante Pierantozzi

Dante Pierantozzi of Philadelphia, PA is a 5’10” 180lb sophomore in his second year of playing with the NURFC and, as evidenced by his place on the LVI squad, is one of the top up-and-comers on the team. Even through his first season last year and continuing on into the 2016 season, Dante is consistently...
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28
Feb
2016

LVI Squad: Max Hogewind

Watching him play on the rugby pitch, it’s hard to think that South African sophomore Max Hogewind intended to play American football during his studies in the state. However, in his second year with the club and his 12th year of playing rugby, the 5’11” 185lb Johannesburg native has established himself as one of the top...
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