Philadelphia, Pa- The Schuylkill River U23 7s team was Mid-Atlantic Men’s Open Champions, finished the 2016 summer season with 21-5 overall record and had a winning streak that hit 17 games spanning 4 tournaments. For any observer those stats jump out at you. When you consider those accomplishments were garnered by a group under 23 year olds against some of the best men’s clubs in the Mid-Atlantic, the results are outstanding.
As president of the Iona College Rugby Football Club, it is my responsibility to oversee all game production. After my short-lived rugby career ended due to shoulder injuries and I still wanted to contribute to the team.
The month of May is ALS Awareness Month. Commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function. URugby is doing their part by working with Quinn for the Win and the Chris Munn 7s Tournament to help bring awareness and understanding to this devastating disease.