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Thursday, May 31, 2007
  SAN DIEGO Fund Raiser

Attention Wofhounds, current and not so current, and anyone interested in us in general.

In 15 years, we've gone from a rag-tag group of touring players to one of the three largest clubs in the US as we'll be competing this fall in RSL, Division I and Division III; only 2 other clubs in America can say this!

 In each of the past 6 years, we have put a team into the National Championship playoffs; 2006 was a history making year in that we accomplished something no other club in the history of US Rugby has done - we brought two teams to the National Championship Finals!  We continued our success in 2007 by entering a team into the Rugby Super League and are bringing yet another team to the National Championship Finals in San Diego on June 10th.

 For former and current members, we'd like to extend an invitation to support this side as they attempt to bring the club a third National Championship trophy in 5 years!  What we propose is that former & current players sponsor their Rugby playing position on the Division 3 championship side.  We will have a program produced with each of the Div III squad members and their corresponding sponsors listed.  To top it off we will have a send off night in the Briar where all the sponsors can meet our Div III team and wish them the best of luck in San Diego.

 Would you front row players out there like to "keep it in the family" and offer some sponsorship to our Championship seeking front row?  Perhaps the Half-backs would like to do the same? 

 Some of your teammates (Punter, Lawler, Davie O'Rourke etc) will be personally reaching out to you but the link below will enable you to offer your donation to the positions of your choice and, more importantly, put your name in our traveling program next to the pictures and positions of your brethren!  What a way to connect former generations with those now holding those spots 5, 10, 15 years later!

 You can show your support for the "front row", "locks", "back-row", "half-backs", "centers" or "back-3".  Tell us when you played for the 'Hounds!  Use Paypal, mail us a check or just go 'cash' if you prefer.  On June 7 at the Briar, we'll have a send off party where old can meet new!


Tuesday, May 22, 2007
  Wolfhounds take NERFU Championship

Newport RI.

At the annual NERFU Rugby tournament hosted by Newport RFC at the scenic Fort Adams location  the Boston Irish Wolfhounds first team cmae away with honors for the 6th time in 8 years.


Meeting and beating Boston RFC and Mystic RFC on Saturday, the Hounds ended up playing Connecticut side the Connecticut Yankees in the finals.


It was not a one sided affair however the scoreline favored the Wolfhounds by a long shot 45-5.


The Division III side which is headed to San Diego shortly did not fare very well  score unknown, however it was a good run for them prior to the big game on the 10th of June.

Sunday, May 13, 2007
  Wolfhounds returning to San Diego
Wolfhounds Division III side continue to show why they dominateEast
Coast Rugby in winning the Semi-final matchup against Bend 23 - 0.
An as yet unconfirmed report indicates that Mission Rugby will be their
opponents in San Diego again in the final this year.

As the week develops the full story from South Carolina will be told and
hopefully some pictures.

Next stop the NERFU annual Newport Tournament.

Saturday, May 12, 2007
  Wolfhounds thru to Semi-finals
Score on the door 43-18
Next game is tomorrow Sunday (8:30am) opponent unknown at this time
Friday, May 11, 2007
  Wolfhound to play with the Falcons

Jason Lett,  former Worcester and now Wolfhounds player will play with the US Falcons in the the second leg of the NA4’s competition.


This is a precursor to the Eagles World Cup selection process and we think Jason is well capable of being a member of the squad.


We have had a former member play with the Eagles, Dave Williams. Hopefully Jason can join him and do us all proud.  


  Newport Tournament May 19-20

Wolfhounds are going to participate in the annual Newport Tournament chasing honors as usual.

Fort Adams Park May 19-20. If weather is good then  this is the perfect venue.


Check out last years Gallery section for photos of our boys in action.

  Wolfhounds Div III side to USA RUGBY Finals

The Wolfhounds DIV III team are traveling over this weekend to Columbia SC where they will participate in the USA Rugby Qtr Finals (Elite 8) on Saturday and if they win the Semi-final on Sunday.

The squad which has performed well under the direction of Carl Morris and Burke Doherty are fit and strong and looking forward to the challenge which may lead them to a return visit to San Diego CA in a couple of weeks.


More news as the weekend evolves.


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