March 16, 2016
Todd Clever, Partner Austin Huns Professional Rugby Team
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Austin Huns Rugby Press Release: Austin, Texas, March 16, 2016
Austin Huns Rugby is pleased to announce that USA Eagles icon, Todd Clever, will be an official partner in creating the professional rugby team and complex in Austin, TX.
Clever joins the Huns Rugby Management group as co-owner and strategic partner. His responsibilities will include developing a professional structure for the new professional team, recruiting players, serving as a key contributor in the development of a state of the art training facility and ambassador for the Austin Youth Summer Camps.
“Having one of the most iconic U.S. players on our team will bring invaluable insight to the success of this project,” says Richard Osborn, President of Huns Rugby Management. “He will strongly compliment our efforts to create an impactful, high-caliber rugby program in Texas, which we hope to serve as a model for other clubs in the country.”
Todd Clever currently plays flanker for the Newcastle Falcons and is the current captain of the U.S. national team. Clever will officially begin this new partnership on April 1, 2016.
“I’m really excited about the project in Austin. From youth development to an elite structure, I know I can make a difference and am happy to bring my experience to the table.” said Todd Clever. “This is not a retirement from my playing career. I still have the burning urge to compete, but I understand You can’t play professional rugby forever and this opportunity to partner with the Huns is ideal for my transition from playing to the administrative side of things. I’m looking forward to bringing the knowledge that I have from my 10+ years of overseas professional rugby.”
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About HUNS Rugby Football Club
The Huns Rugby Football Club was founded in 1972 and is one of the first rugby clubs of its kind in Central Texas. Over more than 40 years, the club has developed an organization and a culture that have produced winning teams, first class coaches and players. The Huns’ training and competition fields are unmatched by any other in the region. For many years now The Huns Rugby football club remains one the largest men’s clubs in the United States, competing in all 3 National USA Rugby 15s divisions and the National 7s division.