Thursday, August 31, 2017

North American Youth Squad Headed To Dubai

A team made up of the best youth players has been invited to participate at the Dubai 7s U-19 International boys division held in conjunction with the Dubai 7s. It is expected that players from elite programs like the Utah Lions, EIRA, Atlantis, and the Upright Rugby Rogues will help form the squad. This is the first time a North American team has been invited to the Dubai 7s. Some of the top youth teams in the world attend the tournament.

The team is raising funds to help cover the costs of traveling to the tournament. The team has to raise $7500 by October 20th. You can donate to their GoFundMe campaign.

Squad: Chase Schor Haskin ( Atlantis), Robert Figley (Atlantis), Mike Weir (Atlantis), Jesse Capriotti (Atlantis), John Grande IV (Utah Lions), Kaisa Saluone (Utah Lions), Kekoa "Tai" Kauwe (Utah Lions), Eric Naposki (EIRA), Patrick Madden (EIRA), Ryan James (EIRA), Jack Bradfield(EIRA), Josh Oh (Misfits), Ethan Hager (Upright)

Coaches: Greg Schor (Atlantis), Tyler Leggatt (Upright Rugby), Michael Cressler (Utah Rugby Academy)

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