USA Rugby South Names Squad to Face the Cayman Islands

May 9, 2017

USA Rugby South Names Squad to Face the Cayman Islands


Doug Coil

USA Rugby South announced the squad to face the Cayman Islands in their first game of the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Tournament. This game will be played on Sunday May 14, 10:00 am at Life University in Atlanta, GA.

The Rugby Americas North Championship will be played from May 13 to June 17 with the USA Rugby South Panthers, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Mexico competing in a round robin competition for the title.

Rugby Americas North Schedule

  • May 13: USA Rugby South v Cayman Islands
  • May 13: Mexico v Bermuda
  • May 27: Mexico v USA Rugby South
  • May 27: Bermuda v Cayman Islands
  • June 17: USA Rugby South v Bermuda
  • June 17: Cayman Islands v Mexico

USA Rugby South Panthers Squad

Adam Channel Tiger Rugby
Alex Nazon Charleston Outlaws
Amro Gouda Charlotte
Calvin Storey Raleigh
Chase Riemer Chattanooga
Cormac Kenan Southern Pines
David Coleman Birmingham
Hein Erasmus Miami Tridents
Jarrett Gartin North Atlanta
Joe Bambinelli Atlanta Old White
John Bryant Charleston
Jordan Gunderson Southern Pines
Lyall Harrison Chattanooga
Matt Hughston Charlotte
Phillip Thiel Atlanta Old White
Saade Bou-Mikael New Orleans
Shawn Riley Southern Pines
Stephen Cappello Mystic River
Todd Sherer Columbia
Waymon Cassell Nashville
Wayne Chermely Knoxville
Zach Miller North Atlanta
Zach Blalock Birmingham

Matt Fontana Atlanta Renegades
Nathan Ring Nashville
Trey Eason Southern Pines

Coaches and Staff
Rene Daniel USA Rugby South
Francesco Balsas USA Rugby South
Renaldo Arroyo Valdosta St U
Pete Redmond Augusta
Sean Borman Monster Sports Network
Gary Kent Columbus/Fort Benning
Kevin Kitto USA Rugby South

Thanks Gary Kent for sharing the release.

USA Rugby South Panthers Squad: Adam Channel, Alex Nazon, Amro Gouda, Calvin Storey, Chase Riemer, Cormac Kenan, David Coleman, Hein Erasmus, Jarrett Gartin, Joe Bambinelli, John Bryant, Jordan Gunderson, Lyall Harrison, Matt Hughston, Phillip Thiel, Saade Bou-Mikael, Shawn Riley, Stephen Cappello, Todd Sherer, Waymon Cassell, Wayne Chermely, Zach Miller, Zach Blalock

Cayman Islands Squad:  Jordan Southway, Johann Fourie, Pete DeVere, Simon Dunford, Danny McGrath, Joey Westin, Chris Kennedy (Capt), Mark Soto, Alex Robertson, Shaun Gerard, Shane Westin, Ben Blair (Vice Capt), Alex Pineau, Morgan Shelver, Morgan Hayward, Venasio Tokatokavarua, Mikey Wilson, Iain Currie, James McGinn, Dave Acutt, Abdul Patterson, Eddie Westin, and Robbie Cribb + Head Coach Garry Southway

For more on the Cayman Islands squad, click here.

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